August 21-25, 2013, fully loaded week of events, parties and, of course, a Saturday parade and Pride Show at Rådhuspladsen, City Hall Plaza. See website for details and parade route. Also parties around town.
August 21-25, 2013 International gathering for bears and their admirers. Events, tours, movies, parties, parade, shows at different locations in Copenhagen during the annual Copenhagen Pride Week.
August 23, 2013, 12:30-5:30pm in Rådhuspladsen - City Hall Square, final contest night wraps up events of all this past summer with 10 contestants in swimwear and formals, hoping to become Mr Gay Denmark. The winner will then advance to the Mr Gay Europe and Mr Gay World contests.
August 23-24, 2013. Celebrating Copenhagen Pride 2013 by closing Knabrostræde to cars for a small street party with neighbors, Club Christopher and The Hideout Bar. Extended hours until 10pm Friday and Saturday with three course menu of classic Danish kitchen favourites, known locally as “granny’s kitchen.”
August 24, 2013, 4pm-7am at Club Christopher, Knabrostræde 3, Copenhagen. After the parade is over, have some fun on the square --then come to the 4pm street party on Knabrostræde. At 10pm the club door open and the celebrations continue 'til 5am with guest Berlin DJs and CC's best. Entry: 250 kr.
August 24, 2013, 10pm-5am, at Bøssehuset/ The Gayhouse, Mælkevejen 69D, Christiania, Copenhagen. DJs HIFI SEAN (London), John Eltong (DK), Costa (DK). Advance tickets 100 Kr at Jailhouse or 120 Kr at the door.
September 7, 2013, midnight-5am, at Block 66, Onkel Dannys Plads, Bygning 66, Copenhagen. As days get shorter, darker and boring, Homo Electric returns with better beats than ever, your favorite DJs as well as new funky ones, with one sole aim: to lighten up the Danish fall and electrify Copenhagen's best dance floor. No cover charge.
August, 2013, about creating queer space and community consciousness-raising; local artists, musicians, DJs, performers, film screenings and workshops. Check the website for details on this unique event.
October 4-13, 2013 annual film fest: the very best of international gay and queer films at the world's longest running gay and lesbian film festival. See their website or fb for a program of films, and venue details, plus special film screenings throughout the year.
October 11, 2013, annual event. Museums & cultural institutions open their doors for a special night. Almost 100,000 visitors, 500 events, 6pm to midnight. For access buy a Culture Kit, (DKK 90) at most S Train stations, libraries & cultural institutions.
June, 2014, RFSL Malmö, Gasverksgatan 11, Malmo Sweden. The Rainbow Festival in Malmö, 25 minutes by train from Copenhagen: 5 days of speeches, parties, a parade, drag shows & entertainment. Gatufest street party.
Late June, 2014. Scandinavia's biggest same sex dance competition, dancers, ”homoorganic” food, and guests from around the world. Dance competitions followed by Ballroom party under open skies coinciding with the annual St John bonfires, celebrating the longest day. See website for details.
The celebration of Sankt Hans or Midsummer night is a popular Nordic tradition that takes place every year on June 23, the longest day of the year. The entire city celebrates, but the place you want to be is Amager Beach Park by Helgoland Baths.