Every Thursday naked men's parties at Open Mind, Aragón 130. Dress Code Fridays, Fisting Sessions, Naked With Mask parties on Sunday nights. See website for more details.
Saturdays 11pm-7am at Matinée Club/ Hotel Urquinaona, Ronda Sant Pere, 24, Barcelona. Official gay dance party of Matinee group for men to flaunt muscles/ keep the summer circuit scene going all year. Matinee All Star DJs include Taito Tikaro, Andre Vicenzzo and Lenz Gracia. Busy dark room and VIP Tables available, Cover: 15-20 €.
Saturdays, midnight-6am, at The Black Room, Ramblo de Catalunya 4. Gay dance party, House music, shows, singers, acrobats, go-go boys, dark room, terrace, international DJs Enrico Arghentini + Raül Dubnoise and more. See fb below + Saturgays.com for more info.
Saturdays, midnight - 6am at Club Latino, Teatre Principal, Les Rambles 27. Gay dance party with DJs Hidroboy and guests - a perfect blend of music genres and ages. Entry: free before 2am, 10 € after includes 1 drink.
September 14-18, 2016, 8:30pm at Sala Muntaner, Muntaner 4. "Canciones para el alma y el corazon." Songs for the heart and the soul, under the direction of Luc-Olivier Sánchez. Choir of over 40 male voices - universal love songs and poems in six languages. A fundraiser to benefit the Link Foundation, supporting LGBT people in situations of vulnerability or dependency.
September 22-25, 2016, four-day annual events with Saturday the biggest day. Barcelona holds its largest festival of festivals including: Correfoc - a fire run through fireworks cascades; human towers in Placa de Jaume; music concerts; and the Parade of Giants.
October 11, 2016, 5pm at Sala Chomón. A love story about two adolescent girls adapted from the comic by Julie Maroh; a Cannes Film Festival winner but controversial due to the explicit sex scenes.
October 11, 2016, 12-6am at Razzmatazz, Almogàvers 122. Las Cinco return with fun/ mixed party in three rooms; Bego Pupi Poisson and Kika Lorace show - hits: Putón Verbenero + Arriba Maricón. MC/ singer Sharonne Shimai, Pop Bar indie/pop from Rajah, Karmele + Lydia, los chicos of the Ká crew. Dark Room w/ Radiocontrol + Elio Krass.
October 14-23, 2016. Annual film festival, one of the highlights of the Catalan queer calendar with a 'provocative' program of 9 days -- everything from gay feature films to shorts and also porn screenings. Venues include: FILMOTECA DE CATALUNYA, Plaça de Salvador Seguí, 1-9; CINEMES GIRONA, C/ Girona 175. Also in Terrassa Girona. See website line-up:
October 15, 2016, 12-6am at Teatre Principal Barcelona/ Sala B Theatre Club, La Rambla, 27-29. Gay party with performance by Azúcar Moreno. DJs SPOTIFY, Hidroboy, Banana Láser and Ari Korrales. International/ Spanish Pop + remixes. Free entry until 1:30am, 10-15€ after that.
October 20, 2016, 9:30pm at Sala Laya. Indie neo-noir psychological thriller feature film, directed by Casper Andreas, written by David Michael Barrett. A murder mystery about Dusty (Van Hansis) who blacks out while confronting his unfaithful boyfriend. When he comes to, his boyfriend Stephen (Gale Harold) has been murdered, and he's the prime suspect. In English w/ Catalan ST.
October 21, 2016, from midnight at SAFARI DISCO CLUB, Calle Tarragona 141. "La fiesta mensual más divertida" - with two ambiences and four DJs playing POP DANCE + HITS in room one; and HOUSE in room two. TANGA! Boys + SHOTKA España for all.Entry: 5-15€.
April 12-17, 2017. This past year events included: Nightly Bear Parties, Bear Sauna, City Tours, Dinner/ Dance Parties. Host hotels: Two, by Axel and Hostal Mimi. WED opening party at Sala B, Luz de Gas; THU SAY WOOF at Sala VIP; FRI BEAR&BUTCH SEX PARTY Club Trash; SAT GORILLAS at Suit 191; SUN RUDE at Sala VIP. See website for 2017 events/ details TBA.
April 13-16, 2017. Past year events included: THU MEGAWOOF at BIKINI Club; FRI THE WEEK at Under Club; SAT MAIN PARTY at The One; SUN WE Party Tea Dance at Bikini Club + FOREVER TEL AVIV at Razzmatazz. See website + fb for 2017 info TBA.
June - July, 2017 (TBC) at l'Institut Francès (The French Institute), Carrer de Moià, 8. Eleven days of film features, documentaries, shorts with LGBTQ themes from around the world.
July 2, 2017 (TBC). Annual 10am-10pm a 12-hour non-stop pool party at Illa Fantasia Water Park (Finca Mas Brassó, Vilassar de Dalt, on coast to the north of Barcelona - see photos. Big festival day of water fun, go-go dancers, performers, & the best sound by Matinée All Star DJ's + more surprises.
July 7-8, 2017 annual Gay Village (Av Reina Cristina) festivities, culture, sport, debate, entertainment, drag race & many parties including foam party. Parade route usually from Plaça Universitat to Plaça d’Espanya, with over 100,000 people. See their website for 2017 details and previous years' photos.
Mid-July, 2017 (TBC). Eight-day Gay Mediterranean Spanish cruise - this past year on the Sovereign, a medium-sized Pullmantur Cruise ship with 5-level central atrium and 12 decks from Barcelona -- perhaps the most gay-friendly city in Europe. 7 nights full board, soft drinks, activities, shows, parties. Barcelona > Malaga > Cádiz > Ibiza > Valencia > Barcelona.
Early August, 2017 (TBC). Europe's biggest gay cultural/ leisure international festival, 13 days of sun, entertainment, parties, water parks, beach, bear/butch events, entertainers, top DJs, art exhibitions, cinema + conferences. Mega dance events in Barcelona, followed by events in Gran Canaria and Ibiza.
September 11, 2017 holiday parades, celebrations, concerts, demonstrations and events throughout Barcelona and Catalonia to commemorate the siege and final fall of Barcelona, September 11, 1714, in the Spanish war of Sucession. Plaza Catalunya concerts plus Festa per la Llibertat celebrations at Parc de la Ciutadella, near the Arc de Triomf, Passeig Lluís Companys.