January 15-18, 2015. Annual bears' weekend, with over 1200 bears and friends. Events including: Bears at the Sauna (Men’s Heaven Spa, Steindamm 14), double-decker bus tour, Bear-Bowling (Bowling World, Wagnerstr. 2), and Saturday Bärenpaadiie XXL party climax at Markthalle Hamburg, Klosterwall 11, w/ DJ Sven Enzemann. Sunday brunch at Hofbräu Wirtshaus, Speersort 1.
February 14, 2015, from 10pm at Fabrik Club, Barnerstraße 36, Altona. LGBT dance party with BERLIN DREAM BOYS; DJs Freddy Madle, Ivo, and Miss Holly Day for the hottest and most current mixes of pop, R'n'B & House until the early morning hours. See photos and videos from previous events at their website:
April 5, 2015, from 11pm at Golden Cut, Holtzdamm 61. Camp Gluecksmodul gay dance party, 3 DJs, videos/visuals, dress sexy & spectacular. Electro, House, Hip Hop and R'n'B. DJs: Gerald van der Hint, Barbie Breakout, Arno von Dannen. See facebook
April 17-18, 2015. FRI Gear scene 7pm at Treff Extratour, Zimmerpforte 1 + 10pm candidate selection at Tom's Saloon, Pulverteich 17. SAT champagne reception 6pm at Mr Chaps, Greifswalder Strasse 23 + S.L.U.T. Show and Mr Leather HH 2015 election at S.L.U.T. Rostocker Strasse 20. See more on this and other MSC-Hamburg events at their website:
June 10-14, 2015. As William Blake said, ‘Wisdom through Excess’ – a message the festival takes very seriously. This international theatre rave transforms the Kampnagel into an Acid Bayreuth, with a showdown between two theatre groups HGich.T and God’s Entertainment. Come along all: hippies, yippies, poets, punks, junkies and queers. Art is sexy! Excess Yourself!
July 24 - August 2, 2015, Pride Week activities, Saturday Christopher Street Day Parade, dance parties, LGBT film festival, street festival, entertainment of many kinds. 2014 events set an attendance record, with approximately 165,000 people at the parade for the 34th Hamburg CSD.
August 5-23, 2015 at Kampnagel. Pop music and performance festival with over 50 acts, performances, workshops, exhibitions and concerts - seven Summer Festival theater co-productions plus six German and European premieres.
August 6-9, 2015. The 42nd anniversary long weekend for men into leather, rubber and fetish. Catonium SM sex wonderland and party; Saturday cruise on the MS Stubntz down the Elbe River, and more. See the complete program at their website:
October 20-25, 2015, Celebrating 26 years of Hamburg LGBT film festivals. Venues: Metropolis Kino (Steindamm 52); Kampnagel, Jarrestraße 20; Passage Kino, Mönckebergstraße 17; Studio Kino, Bernstorffstraße 93-95; B-Movie, Brigittenstraße 5; Rote Flora, Achidi-John-Platz 1; and Bildwechsel, Kirchenallee 25. See film programs/ schedules at their website:
November - December, 2014 (to be confirmed). Holiday season weekends, colorful program of music and evening entertainment shows, mulled wine, punch and goodies at Hamburg's only queer Christmas market. Various clubs and groups from the gay and lesbian community participate (last year) at the central parking lot, at the intersection of Lange Reihe and Kirchenallee in St. Georg.