Ongoing, the Altes Museum. The world inhabited by gods, heroes & myths from the classical era. Includes: the colossal kouros of Didyma; the 'Praying Boy;' the spear bearer & the Amazon by Polykleitos; vases & everyday items of life in ancient Athens.
Incomparable events calendar for all the gay parties, films, cultural events and more, happening in the city that never stands still - in German & English - from Siegessäule Magazine. Click "English" then "Calendar" month & day for the listings.
Every Wednesday 10pm-5am plus Fridays and Saturdays 10pm-7am at Die Busche, Warschauer Platz 18. The biggest gay/lesbian dance nights in Berlin, young crowd, mainstream music. Wednesdays Pop, Fridays Chart and Disco, Saturdays Classic Mix Disco.
Ongoing party events, usually at KitKat. "We are not selling you the possibility to be 'queer' for one night. We want to expose you to your own fears and pleasures by pushing you to understand how your own power mechanisms are produced." Fruit buffet, welcome shots, swimming pool, 5 bars/lounges, fetish balconades.
Ongoing events and open spaces. "Pornceptual presents pornography as queer, diverse and inclusive. We aim to prove that pornography can be respectful, intimate and artistic, while questioning usual pornographic labels. 'Can art succeed where porn fails – to actually turn us on?'” See website for details.
An ongoing monthly series of LGBTQ film nights at Cinemaxx Potsdamer Platz, from around the world, in original languages with German-language subtitles. See the website for upcoming screenings in Berlin and 29 more German cities. SCREENINGS resume September through May after the Summer months break.
Thursdays 11pm-8am at Bassy Club in Pfefferberg basement, Schönhauser Allee 176. Legendary "Super Disco" extravaganza, with showtime around 1am - live vocalists and band entertainment, renowned house and electro DJs, hard-partying and uninhibited mixed crowd. Host Chantal.
Every Thursday, 11pm at Monster Ronsons Ichiban Karaoke. The NASTY KARAOKE PARTY with Amy, Whitney, und Michael; cabins available, SING IN THE DARK with strangers! Admission 3 Euros with a free schnapps at the door. Sing, dance, fuck, get sucked into the GAYHOLE.
Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sunday, Fuggerstraße 33. Two dancefloors, lounge, cruise maze, the biggest darkroom in the city, international DJs. Parties: Men-Only The Fabric every first Friday Industry and third Friday Cazzo; Mate second Saturday; Labyrinth fourth Saturday. See Factory.
Second Fridays, 11pm-8am, at KitKat Club, Köpenicker Str. 76. Relocated from London to Berlin, now one of the biggest and most successful monthly parties in town, with best local/international DJs and unique performers from the international gay underground scene. A majority gay night/ everyone welcome. Also Pride + Folsom Europe events, plus B:EAST BERLIN at Magdalena dates:
Saturday nights from midnight until Sunday afternoon at Berghain and Panorama, Am Wriezener Bahnhof, playing Hard House, Techno in a gay-friendly warehouse/industrial mixed crowd environment. Very selective door, €12 entry. Fridays in Panorama only.
Saturdays, 11pm-8am at Kitkat, Köpenicker Straße 76/ Brückenstraße. Queer Elektrotechno, NuTrance, Progressive Dance with performances, playrooms. "flamboyant, styled and colourful crowd -- multi-layered, feature-filled, sensual, multi-sexual... hilarious action, ecstatic atmosphere, rocking party crowd." After party: Piep Show.
Last Saturdays each month at SO36. Belly dancing go-gos, midnight show, Homo Oriental dance floor with DJ Ipek and guest DJs. Long been known far beyond Berlin, for almost 8 years, lesbians, gays, shemales and friends have been dancing to Turkish, Arab, Greek and Hebrew pop music. Also after-midnight shows/performances.
Sundays 7pm-1am at SO36. LGBT Ballroom dancing, lessons until 10pm, then Disco Pop and German Schlager music, dirty dancing & fun.
Sundays from 11pm at House of Weekend, Alexanderstraße 7. Big gay/mixed dance nights at thei new summer location, On two dance floors playing Electro and Pop - DJs include: Ades Zabel, Barbie Breakout, Biggy Van Blond, Bürger P., C. House, Chris Bekker, Divinity, Gloria Viagra, Jurassica Parka, Maringo, Melli Magic, Stella DeStroy, Super Zandy, Topmodel.
Every Monday, 10pm at Kino International, Karl-Marx-Allee 33. Weekly sceenings of the best in LGBTQ cinema from around the world. See website for upcoming films.
Now ongoing through February 28, 2018. Personal stages of a life. Gay, intellectual, militant sexologist/ gay activist Martin Dannecker was a new kind of homosexual. In a flamboyant vinyl coat he joined the 1960s student movement, shook gays from their sleep with Rosa von Praunheim in 1971, and encouraged ongoing discussions about homosexuality, in cooperation with Reimut Reiche in 1974.
March 2 + 16, 2018, 11pm-6am at Connection. Young + beautiful! Best Pop and House Music all night. Fun areas to play, biggest darkroom in Berlin. Two Dance Floors: Mainfloor by ANNA KLATSCHE (POP) on March 2nd and KATY BÄHM plays RnB at the March 16th BUNNY PARTY. Basement both nights by DJIN TONIC (RETRO). Free entry for ages 25 and younger until midnight.
March 2, 2018, 11pm-8am. Monthly series for lesbians continues to make space to get asses shaking, free minds and the NIPPLE! Electronic/ Pop Hop/ Bass + Beats: Elektro Muff: CHROMA, INA D, Sky Deep. Pop Hop: Marsmaedchen, MaryQ. Beat The Box: Pat Bernetti, Anxious G. Entertainment: Pinklabel.tv, Dark Room, Glossy Naughty Crew. Visuals: Ma Ritt. Co-host: PorYes + Sexclusivitäten
March 3, 2018, 10pm. Ft: Wolle XPD, Jam el Mar, Clark Kent, Johann de Beers, Sym van Lynx. Live: Disco Bizarre w/ Sonne, Mond, Mango + Spanks! Electrotechno/NuTrance/Progressive/PsyTrance. Chill + outdoor areas, seperate playrooms, sauna, and new KitKat-Candy-Shop. Dress: leather/ fetish, Sack/Ash, Uniform, TV, Goth, Kostüme, elegant eveningwear, Glitz/Glamor, anything Extravagant!
March 3, 2018, 11pm-8am. Pop 'thru the years: mikki_p, Gitti Reinhardt, and ChrizzT. 90s RnB + vocal house beginners: Sara Moshiri + derMicha. 60s/70s/Soul/Schlager: Doris Disse + Didi Disco Nobody Does It Better Freischnaps: Franky + ChriZZy. You're So Vain Candies: Miss Debra Kate. We will bump you! How deep is your bump?
March 3, 2018, 11pm-9am. Reopening at a BRAND NEW CLUB. Featuring on the POP FLOOR: Magic Magnus, Francis Walter, Gitti Brigitte Reinhardt, and Nina Queer. HOUSE FLOOR: Marc Ed Garden + Waikiki (Mike Schmeling). GAME-LOUNGE/ GRATIS SCHNAPS/ MEGA DARKROOM/ FREE Cotton Candy.
March 3, 2018, 11:30pm. Come out to party, be ratchet, have fun, be fierce, twerk, shake, be open minded and help us to celebrate Caramel Mafias and Offbeatsupportahs Bdays. HipHop, R&B, Trap, Dancehall and Afrobeats by Caramel Mafia, Cambel Nomi, NOT YOUR GIRLFRIEND and Offbeatsupportah. It's gonna be lit! #IssaParty #Openminded #RatchetsHaveMoreFun.
March 4, 2018, 8am. Techno/ House/ Electro Dance, w/ DJs Vanessa Sukowski, Gebrüder Werner, Schockwave, Heinrich, Sherwee, Davor. 11pm Nachspiel Techno/ Electro DJs Match Hoffmann, Dilone, Stempelmann, Marcel db, Scary, Nikos Incravalle, Coon, John Kotti. March 5th, 11pm Electric Monday Minimal/ Deep House/ Techno/ Electro/ Breakz DJs Freedom B, Bruno Otranto, Ricardo Rodriguez.
March 4, 2018, 11pm-6am, House of Weekend, Alexanderplatz. Gay/mixed, Electro+Pop floors. DJs Zach Burns (LON), AleXio (XLSIOR), Francis (BER). Mar 11: Ployceebell (BER), Destiny Drescher (BER), Addicted (Green Komm). Mar 18 DJs Sella (BER), PomoZ (BER), Charlet C.House (BER). Mar 25: DJs MARINGO (BER), Darc Delirium (BER), Stella DeStro (BER). Next: April 1st Easter Special.
March 9, 2018, 11pm-10am, at KitKat. Men's Gay Dance Party; DJs Maringo, Zusan, Sultonic, Tiasz, Asaf Dolev, K!Simo, Larry Tee, and Alice Dee. Unique performers from the International gay underground scene + even harder International techno music. Advance tickets 10€. Next dates: March 30th Easter Special; Apr 13th; May 25th.
March 10, 2018, 11pm-10am at Polygon Club, Wiesenweg 1-4. Brand new venue! DJ line up for the relaunch: CYRK Live, Maze & Masters, Robert Owens, Bee Lincoln, Miguel Mea, Brett Knacksen, Oliver Mohns, Mr. Fonk, and Boogiemann (Crack Bellmer) play Techno, Detroit Blues, and House music.
March 10, 2018, 11pm-8am. Pop/House/Retro + 2am show. PARKA POP: Jurassica Parka, Simon LaCoste, Jaycap. HOUSE: Divinity, Ika Duchna, Agyena. RETRO; Anna Klatsche, Gitti Reinhardt. SHOW: The Voice of Germany- Drag Jade Pearl Baker. TOILETTEN-SALON: Victoria Bacon + Jacky-Oh Weinhaus. NAKED ENTERTAINMENT: Philipp + Dimi Try. FREE SCHNAPS: Ryan Stecken + Destiny Drescher.
March 13, 2018, 8pm. Océane RoseMarie brims with life, friends, and above all, ex-girlfriends. But she just met Cécile, the this-time-it's-for-real woman of her dreams! But she hasn't really asked Cécile what she wants... It is time for Océanerosemarie to grow up a little, if she wants to win Cécile over. But is she actually capable of that?
March 16, 2018, 11pm-8am. Queer-feministic DJs, producers + artists from outside the heteronormative party-mainstream. QueerPop: Lennox, Lenki Balboa, LCavaliero. Delicia Latina(x) Floor: Natalia Escobar, Berlin Disaster, Isa GTT. Rock: Julie Parker, DJ trust.the.girl. Unterstützung bei Beziehungsgewalt. Visuals: Zoey Vero. Specials by Other Nature alternativer Sexladen.
March 17, 2018, 11pm-9am. Berlins biggest Party/ Entertainment Night featuring TV- and Radio-Star Nina Queer. Housefloor: Ricardo Ruhga + Deejay Divinity. Popfloor: Magic Magnus, Destiny Drescher, Influx, Nina Queer. Retrofloor: Doris Disse + DJin Tonic. Discobus by Amanda Cox. Show: Nina Queer + THE IRRENHOUSE ALL STARS. Polysexueller Darkroom XXL. FreakGogos + Walking Acts.
March 17, 2018, 11pm-6am SUPERHEROES at Connection. Come as your favourite Super Hero (full costume). Two Floors: Mainfloor DJ Will Delight. Hosting + Basement by A.DISKO (Electro/House). Cool atmosphere and music with super-heroic decorations. 2 Floors & Bars, Huge Play-Area / Dark Room. DANCE - PLAY - HAVE FUN - SHOW THE HERO INSIDE YOU!
March 28 - April 3, 2018. Events at 25+ venues to include: BOG Biker/ Rubber/ Naked Sex/ Fisting/ Sports/ Foot Fetish/ SLUT/ BLUF/ Beef/ Dungeon/ PIG Party/ SNEAKFREAXX/ Skin Lust/ Underwear/ Fetish Boat/ Revolver/ Hunters/ Fetish Comedy/ Mister Leather Berlin/ Vodka Tasting/ Cigar Lounge/ Boot Shine/ Frühlingsfest/ Puppies/ CP/ Champagne Reception/ Breakfast/ Dinner/ Gulasch....
March 29, 2018, 9pm-2am. DRESSCODE: BOOTS, ARMY, CAMOUFLAGE, ALPHA, BOMBER JACKETS, JEANS, CHAPS, LEATHER, BLACK SNEAKERS. FETISH MOVIES BY PROLLBOYS-PRODUCTION.
March 30, 2018, 11pm-8am. PopFactory: Exildiscount, Olympia Bukkakis, Simon Dömer. House: Ena Lind, Mikey Woodbridge, Samuel Gieben. Black Cracker (HipHop/Bass): Swan Meat, ASHUS, ISLA sistema, GIRRRLZ. Show: Gieza Poke's Rubber Dolls featuring Victoria Bacon, ReveRso and herself. Performance: Cheryl's Singalong Toilet. Free Shots: Esbjork Exstellar, PSORIASIS.
March 30, 2017, 11pm-10am, Osthafen Berlin, Alt-Stralau 1. Special REVOLVER PARTY + B:EAST Berlin EASTER FETISH WEEKEND Parties. On Friday expect more than 2000 sweaty, sexy fetish Boys. A BIGGER and BETTER than ever XXL event w/ DJs Pagano, Maringo, Asaf Dolev, Moussa, Matt Bogard, Tiasz, Annie O, and Katy Böhm.
March 31, 2018, 10pm-6pm at Untertage. Awesome bass, sound, lasershow. Sexiest 18+ guys from around the world. Darkroom/ playzone. Big dance floor, shower, foam and no-foam areas. DJs Christal C. Cokes (Berlin) + Ludo Kaiser (Paris) play MINIMAL, TECH-HOUSE, TECHNO, and PROGRESSIVE. See Facebook.
March 31, 2018, 11pm-8am at SchwuZ. House/Techno/Disco Queer Dance Party. Ashes to ashes dust to dust, the last dance of joy after 12 great years and so many artists. Room of Pop DJs: PomoZ, Jaycab, and DJNK. House/Tech/Disco DJs: Aérea Negrot, Mauro Feola, and Lucky Pierre. Disco/ House hosted by Crush: 2Faro, Mashyno, and Budino. Free Shots: Julius Petit + Don Franco.
April 1, 2018, 11pm-8am. Legendary, annual, King-Sized Easter Party w/ space for over 1500 guests; river-front location w/ powerful sound on 2 floors, House/ Techno/ Urban/ Pop Dance mix by DJs Chris Bekker, Marion Cobretti, Alejandro Alvarez, Gloria Viagra, and Katy Böhm. Show: Jade Pearl Baker. LIVE: Adam Joseph.
April 1, 2018, 11pm-12pm noon at Polygon Club Berlin. Berlin's monthly Gay Techno/ House event B:EAST will close the BERLIN XXL EASTER BPARTY WEEKEND with a massive bang.... DJs Tyree Cooper, Minijob, Sarah Wild, Brett Knacksen, Rony Golding, Ben Manson, Marcel db and many more, plus Special Secret Act...
April 1, 2018, 10pm at Club GRETCHEN, Obentrautstr. 19-21, Kreuzberg. Pop, Disco, Dance and Club Classics dance party for hunks and bears. Powered by Scruff.
April 11-18, 2018, annual 8-day film festival dedicated to Berlin & Brandenburg filmmakers, 3rd largest in Berlin. Feature films, documentaries, 6 world premieres. See website for past and upcoming events.
Mid-May, 2018 (TBC) at Kino Moviemento. QUEER FILM in all forms - glory, shame, distaste, trash and beauty. Four day 13th annual festival by people who enjoy queer films, screening new plus old films, shorts or features - the queer perspective from all corners of the world to challenge normative views, propose alternate ways of thinking, and approach life and storytelling in other ways.
Early June, 2018 (TBC), annual celebration of cultural & ethnic diversity of Berlin in Kreuzberg: Sunday Parade from Hermannplatz, street festival, entertainment stages, international bands, stiltwalkers, acrobats, magicians (visitors test their own abilities & skills). About 300 market stalls, food of many lands, arts & crafts and much more.
June 21-24, 2018 (TBC). Past year included Welcome Party. Bear Comedy BusTour, Main-Event Unshaved XL Saturday 10pm-5am Pop/Disco/Dance/Club Classics for hunks and bears at Club GRETCHEN, Kreuzberg; BearBrunch + Sunday UnderBear party for bears/cubs and friends, with dancing, dark room, snacks.
July 12-22, 2018, Potsdamer Platz. Introducing new possibilities for society at this 11-day city festival to celebrate the summer heat of Berlin. Stage shows/ entertainment, food stalls, + queer scene information booths. Responding to right-wing populism, a movement for a diverse society of LGBTQ people, foreigners, refugees, migrants -- welcoming all/ celebrating all cultures.
July 21-22, 2018, annual weekend of Gay Pride festivities in Schöneberg, each day from 11am. Crowds throng music stages and surrounding streets, clubs and beer gardens around Nollendorfplatz in all directions. See the 2017 photos, and program for 2018 as announced, at their website.
July 28, 2018 Berlin Gay Pride annual parade from noon, scores of floats down Kurfurstendamm to Brandenburger Tor, with half a million or so people - participants can spontaneously join the demo wherever they like - and more than a few playful public shenanigans each year. Festival between Siegessäule and Brandenburg Gate: stalls, stages entertainment, culture, politics, music. See:
August 11, 2018. Annual Summer Saturday LGBT festival, thousands in attendance, lots of local talent performing on grounds of open-air cinema in Friedrichshain / Volkspark. Non-commercial festival celebration involves many gay clubs & institutions. See website for previous events.
August 31, 2018, 7pm, annual evening at Berlin Zoo "Elefantentor" Budapester Strasse. Sing/ swing between elephants, tigers and penguins. Music/ charity event to enable school classes to visit the Zoo! A gay open-air party at Zoo Berlin.
September 5-9, 2018, annual weekend leather/fetish/skin/rubber events draw 25,000 visitors. Past year included: THU - Dungeon no Disco at Connection. FRI - REVOLVER Black+Blue Party/ KitKat. SAT - Fuggerstrasse streetfair, gates open noon + PIG Fetish Party/ Alte Münze. Gay Boat excursion, bars and bathhouses events begin Wednesday. See website for all events around the city.
October 5-14, 2018 (TBC) - annual event. Berlin icons including TV tower and Brandenburg Gate lit up, made into backgrounds for projections. The city is transformed into a stage and the landmarks, monuments, buildings, streets and squares become the stars. National and international artists, designers and creative teams tell their stories.
September/October, 2018 from 6pm each Monday at Mühlenstraße 45-46, Ostbahnhof, Mitte. Eleventh year annual 7-week celebrations at Oktoberfest tent, wooden benches and lawn. Good food, DJs, go-go dancers, drag divas, live music bands and performers on stage, and plenty of Oktoberfest beer. See each night line-up and schedule at website:
October 18-22, 2018 (TBC) with FRI main event at KitKat. The 16th HustlaBall Berlin will take place within the framework of the 9th HustlaBall-Circuit-Party-Weekend in Berlin - with the “REAL” HUSTLABALL AWARDS, back to the roots! .. Fun with/for hustlers, hookers, pimps, streetwalkers, flesh-peddlers, porn stars + other scandalous sorts. See details + photos at:
October 23-28, 2018 (TBC), Cinema Moviemento, Kreuzberg. Pornography should stimulate, be erotic, sexy, not unwatchable as it is. This festival will showcase the most innovative, risk-taking visionaries in film, photography, performance, music, the art scene, porno-land and even porn karaoke to challenge the erotic film genre; artists who have explored sex through their work for years.
February, 2019. With 250 international talents, 100+ experts, mentors and guests reveal the secrets of their success. Berlin’s largest cultural event, one of most important film industry dates. Eleven days, 23 venues, around 400 films, many world or European premieres, every genre, length, format, from 100+ countries; 300,000 tickets sold; art, glamour, parties and business deals.
February, 2019 at Haus der Berliner Festspiele. Berlinale queer cinema awards honor Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Short Film, TEDDY Jury Award and SPECIAL TEDDY AWARD. Stage show, stars from around the world; the TEDDY Party --probably the best party of the Berlinale. The German and English website has a trove of information + video clips.