Current daily listings for downtown Cologne clubs: SM / Fetish/ naked events for men at STATION 2B COLOGNE; and whats happening Fridays and Saturdays at Baustelle4U gay music bar + lounge.
Fridays + Satudays 10pm-5am at Mathiasstraße 4-6. Mostly Lesbian/ gay-friendly dance club and cocktail bar featuring DJanes Thunderpussy, Anna Andersson, and more; karaoke, theme parties.
Fridays and Saturdays, 8 and/or 11pm, at ARTheater, Ehrenfeldgürtel 127, Ehrenfeld. Performance art, music performers, electronic music, dance nights, SpokenWordClub comedy, poetry, AudioIntensiv, Carnival events, Sector Adepts, Rave or Die - for ongoing events see their facebook page.
Every 4th Saturday of the month from 11pm at Venue, Hohestrasse 14. HomOriental LGBT Oriental party. Turkish Pop, Oriental & house music, Black Music, Kurdish, Arabian, Persian, Greek, Jewish, Armenian and Balkan sounds in the mix. Admission: €6 up to midnight, €8 after.
Second + Fourth Wednesdays from 11:30pm at Gloria. Stylish setting gay dance night, 18+ young crowd, men/women mix. Dance Classics, Mainstream, Charts, Pop & House with DJane Djumelle and DJ GinaG. Seperate Area with Trash & Bad Taste Sounds from DJs Scampi and Tunar. 5€ entry before 11pm, 8€ after.
October 1, 2017, 8pm at Nachtflug. Progressive/House/Minimal sounds Sunday dance party. DJs PAGANO, CHRIS BEKKER, MIKE J, THOMAS PIECHOTTA, JESKO, and APEX. Next dates: Nov 5th Halloween; Dec 3rd.
October 5, 2017, 1-7pm at STATION 2B COLOGNE, Pipinstraße 2. MenZone naked party. The biggest STRIPSHOW in Cologne this Thursday with all guests getting naked ;-). You can wear a mask If you like - free at the entrance. Oct 8, 9pm-3am Horny Sunday Naked + Underwear. See other ongoing and special events at:
October 14, 2017, 11pm-7am. Rock Loud With Your Cock Out- 2 Dancefloors. Readings: Marcella Rockefeller, Laila Licious, Kimberly Kiss. Absolutely fabulous RealQueens Drag-Performances. Dancy beatz: DJs Alex Reitinger, Styloroc, Regina Peper w/ best IndiePop-Backstage-Tracks of the past decade: IndiePop is Disco! Kivi Hank in PoppCafe. Techno: Helga P, Arantxa Gallardo, Von Fröhling.
October 17-22, 2017 at Filmforum NRW, Museum Ludwig, Bischofsgartenstraße 1 + Filmpalette. LGBT film festival in Germany's gay capital Cologne and the Rhine-Ruhr area, with an outstanding program each year. Films to include: Tom of Finland, Feral, God's Own Country, and Chavela. In Dortmund Oct 24-29. See info:
October 20, 2017, 11pm - 6am, and every 3rd Friday/month at Reineke Fuchs. A time machine! Back to when everyone wanted a Nokia 3210, all about Crazy in Love and Call on Me - a time of Tutti Frutti + Gameboys. Barbie girl, Mr Brightside, Sk8erboy or genius in a bottle, everyone 18+ is welcome! DJ ILL-C - the best of 90s + 2000s with a bass drive.
October 21, 2017, 10pm-6am at Club Degree, Alter Markt 36-42. Third Saturday/month night clubbing for the gay and open minded. Progressive, Tech, Deep and Techno like nowhere else - w/ DJs AM3D, DJosh, and Card Mercier. Cover: 10€. Next dates: Nov 18th; and Dec 16th.
October 24, 2017, 9pm at Filmpalette Köln. Young Yorkshire sheep farmer Johnny, emotionally shut off by drink and work, tries to keep the family farm going after his father's stroke. For lambing season, Romanian migrant worker Gheorghe is hired to help out, confronting Johnny with feelings of love for the first time, forcing him to an ultimatum about his future in life.
October 27, 2017, 11pm-6am at Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, w/ Dance/Electro DJs Kevin Neon + Deejay Marquez; second floor RnB/HipHop/Dancehall w/ Da Wood Entmt. Cover charge 8€. 18+gay/gay-friendly homo/bi, trans or hetero dance parties, continuing monthly every 4th Friday. Next: Nov 24th.
October 31, 2017, 11pm-8am at Domhof Köln. Gay circuit-style dance party with star DJs Rony Golding + Alejandro Alvare. Entry 10-14€. After-party cruising at Badehaus Babylon Cologne. Next: Nov 25th - The Pin-Up Game. See SEXY PARTY Cologne: Sexyparty.cologne
November 11, 2017, from 5:30-midnight at Station2B, Pipinstrasse 2, Cologne. Private events on irregular dates in Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Mannheim, Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne clubs, where, willing "mares" offer themselves to "stallions" without ever seeing their faces. Entry: 12 €. Next date: TBA. See website for details.
November 22-26, 2017 (TBC). Annual international bear's gathering. Past year: BEAR DANCE Welcome Party; PIPE! Men-Only Party; SHOW + BUTCH&BEAR; parties and bar nights, saunas, bowling, naked party, cruise night, coffee+cake, BEAR TOUR + Roman Museum (Praetorium), and the Mr Bear Germany contest. See updates & full program at:
November 25, 2017, SAT 9pm to open-end at Exile. DJ KATY BÄHM (BERLIN). Host PAM PANGCO (REAL QUEENS). See sexyparty.cologne
December 1-4, 2017, 11pm-6am, Bootshaus. FRI Opening Party, SAT Main Party w/ 8 Star DJs, 3 dancefloors, light/laser show, huge LED walls, XXL Playzone by MGW, hot SEXY dancers, big opening show, locker room, outdoor area. Bus shuttle between Schaafenstrasse and club all night. SUN lineup TBA. See FB.
December 1-3, 2017. FRI 11pm Moussa's Xmas Dance at Domhof w/ DJs Moussa + Moussa. SAT 11pm SEXY Pin-Up Game Main Event at Bootshaus. SUN 6am Greenkomm St Nicholas Party at Nachtflug. SUN 8pm Naughty Control at Diamonds. More details TBA.
February 8-14, 2018, annual festival, Friday/Saturday/Sunday Carnival and Parade, Monday Rosenmontag, street & club parties, bar closing times suspended for the festival duration; costumes, drinking, singing all over the city. Midnight Tuesday burning of Nubbel -- the straw doll scapegoats for all the sins of the year. Ash Wednesday traditional fish dinners.
Late April, 2018 at Koelnmesse (Köln-Deutz). World's oldest art fair for modern/ contemporary art of the 20th/ 21st century, annually inviting approximately 200 international galleries to showcase painting, sculpture, photography, prints, multiples, installations, performance and moving image art in the city of Cologne, the cultural center of the Rhineland region and beyond.
June 30 - July 1, 2018 (TBC), 2pm-10pm at Schaafenstraße/ Mauritiuswall, Rudolfplatz. The weekend before CSD, annual open-air summer afternoon street festival of food, drinks and entertainment, plus DJs from local clubs Mumu, Exile and Iron - free admission.
July 6-8, 2018. Main events: Friday - Sunday Street Festival with 3 stages of entertainment and dancing on the squares on and around Heumarkt. Sunday Parade/Demo with up to 120 floats -- almost a million people in previous years. Complete details/ updates online: