In the heart of the city, Friday nights at AnKERT Klub, Paulay Ede utca 33. No admission charge. Terrace, cloakroom, lounge, dance hall. Two DJ's, nu-disco, deep house, indie, pop. Music from 9pm, dance most likely from 11.30pm. Crowd is mixed, mainly 20-35 y.o. Hungarian gay guys. No dress code, no basement, no excuse!
October 8, 2016 - January 29, 2017 at Ludwig Museum. Works represent Bartókian ideals using contemporary art devices, referring to/ based on Bartók’s œuvre. Aims to inspire artists to create new works along conceptual positions on the frontier between art and science - without restrictions of genre, but with a special focus on light and sound installations.
October 22, 2016, 11pm-5am at Toldi Klub, 1054 Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 36-38. New Joanne unofficial album launch. 18+ LGBT party by WOW "a pop dance party for the hippest queers and their friends" once in a month. Pop music, great sound system, DJs Mórocz, BrB, mettyu. Entry all night 1500 HUF.
October 29, 2016, 11pm-6am at Kasino Budapest, Dorottya utca 2-4. An 18+ queer party for fashion junkies, posers, models, art-heads and other freaks. Underground as well as glamorous, Garçons promises a new era in chic clubbing. DJs Hotraw + Botek. Entry before midnight 1500 HUF; after midnight 2000 HUF.
January, 2017 (TBC), at Art+Cinema, Erzsébet krt. 39. Five days with more than 30 LGBTQ feature films from around the world, including award-winning works shown for the first time in Hungary, exciting documentaries, short films, workshops and games.
July 1, 2017 (TBC) Saturday Pride March from downtown through a world heritage environment. Previous week events include film screenings, discussions, workshops, theater performances, art exhibitions – Pride and other parties, burlesque, drag shows, concerts, picnic, and See fb
August 9-16, 2017. Multi-cultural festival of music on Óbudai Island each year. Take local train (HÉV) departing from Batthyány tér. Around 1000 performances take place during the week-long festival. There are YouTube live streams if you can't make it, and an official "after movie" to be released after the event.
Late August, 2017 (TBC). Weekend for bears, cubs and admirers. Past year included: BEAR CRUISING & PARTY at Action Bar; strip show + Mr Bear Hungary elections at Mediterrán Club, Liszt Ferenc tér 10; Bears In the Jacuzzi, lazy afternoon at the sauna, steam and Jacuzzi, Magnum Sauna; and FEED THE BEARS for last hugs, food, and cheap drinks at the Why Not Cafe.