Friday 11pm - 6am + Saturday 11pm-8am at Heaven, Spitalgasse 5, playing Deep House, Progressive House and Techno on Fridays, variety of music including Charts Disco, Pop, House, Techno to Open Format on Saturdays. Resident + international guest DJs. Events include: Avalon; Balkan Gay Night; Boyahkasha; Boyteschma; Dudecute; Hell On Heels; Hell's Kitchen; MILK; Sissy That Walk.
The best guide to LGBTQ and gay-friendly parties in Zurich, and the nearby cities of Bern, Basel, and Luzern. In German, but with links to English-language websites and facebook pages.
Wednesdays 10pm-3am at Heldenbar. Queer, gay, lesbian, bi, straight mid-week deep house and techno dance party night from "der sonnenkrieger" - the the sun warrior.
Ongoing fetish parties at rage-club sector abc. sportswear + sneakers-parties + biker gear + sex parties - at all rage sectors - play fair, fuck safe. See website for weekly lineup of events:
WE Party, Sportsparty, Sündenbock, and No Regrets gay circuit dance parties and afterhours throughout the year. See upcoming dates at their website:
Monthly Milchjugend LGBTQ+ youth group events at: Heaven; Provitreff, Sihlquai 240; Theater Neumarkt, Neumarkt 5; HAZ, Sihlquai 67, Zurich. Beyond Zurich find their queerness, liebe und glamourösität at: Reflection Bar & Bistro, Winterthur; Milchbar Baden, Aargau; and Treibhaus, Luzern. See details at:
Saturdays, 10pm-5am, September through May LGBT and Friends monthly events - all welcome, with the biggest hits from back then until today, and on the electro floor with plenty of whacks. At Dynamo Zurich or Gaskessel in Bern. See FB
February 1, 2020, 10pm-5am. Time for the monkey to swing a leg again. Back again, turning night into day together. Dive into the Groove Jungle on the All Time Hits Floor, or the Electro section. LGBT community + everyone welcome who wants to celebrate an open and tolerant society.
February 1, 2020, 11pm Saturday w/ DJ Allyson Lus. Feb 7 Friday night w/ DJ Steve Es. Feb 8, Latin Night w/ DJ Allex. Feb 14, Love Night w/ Xapa Kente. Feb 15, Clubsounds w/ DJ Christiano S. Feb 21, Pop Hits w/ DJ Alex. Feb 22, A World of Beats w/ DJ Snoop - Black/Pop/Latin/Asian. Feb 28, w/ Queen of Drags Aria Addams. Feb 29, Hot as Hell Lucifer Party w/ DJ Ricardo Ruhga, House/Electro.
February 1, 2020, 11pm-7am. One of the greatest Berlin show artists is coming to Limmat city: Absinthia Absolut! transforms Heaven into her playground, enchanting guests w/ her artistry, entertainment and fun! Think-outside-the-box! House Tunes by Steve Bam + Quinten van der Dam, for dancing until the early morning hours.
February 7, 2020, 11pm-6am Friday night/Saturday morning at Heaven Club, Spitalgasse 5. LGBT Pop, Dance, House, DJ: DjCK (Köln) plays Pop. Entry: CHF 15. Facebook
February 8, 2020, 9pm-3am at Bananenreiferei, Pfingstweidstrasse 101. Cozy evening for ages 40+ meet, dance, chat, celebrate, and drink. DJs rotate frequently, keeping it fresh, playing wide-ranging music: old to new, things you know from the charts. Lounge: Jetzt buchen. Doors/ Show 9pm. Next: March 14th.
February 8, 2020, 10pm-5am. Things are about to get Hairy - we are about to cough up a Fur Ball! Details TBA.
February 8, 2020, 11pm. Secret Garden for Gays & Friends with Ex-Laby-DJs Thomi B, Jesse Jay, Willi P, Bobby Bella, and Ambient P. playing Progressive Trance + Goatek. Cover: 11pm - midnight 10 CHF; after 20 CHF. FB
February 8, 2020, 11pm-7am. Relive the top hits from the nineties with Britney, Bomfunk MC's, Eminem, S Club 7 and the SafriDuo. Tonight, Heaven revels in memories and nostalgia for the noughties with music by DJ Louis de Fumer.
February 15, 2020, 11pm-7am at Heaven. For over 4 years a well-attended Zurich party, Heaven also strongly supports the promotion of young talent. Drag queens get jump starts here, and DJs take first steps toward perfection. DJ U-GO-BOY (Köln) plays Pop + PopHouse. Entry: CHF 20.
February 15, 20202, 11pm-9am at Hive Club, Geroldstrasse 5. Dance all night on two floors to the finest electronic music. DJs Karotte, SE/RIO, PLAYLOVE, Mel Nagelbein, Nici Faerber, Prince JayJay, Vanita. Show: Darcvalac + LukesLyka. Host Stella Divine. Open-air courtyard. Fortune-teller Madame Selma. Food.
February 21, 2020, 11pm-6am. This evening Heaven mutates into sinful party hell! Dare to go down and be rewarded with a hot ride on the dark side of the party sky. Frivolous bustle, dirty dancing and vicious bar operations guarantee a sinful-fun night. DJ Käry (Frankfurt a.M.) plays Pop/House. Admission: 15 CHF.
February 22, 2020, 11pm-7am at Heaven. Monthly gathering of Zurich drag queens and their boys. Guest DJ Bambi Mercury (Berlin) playing Pop. Show: Modeopfer (Berlin). CHF 20. Ongoing monthly Saturday nights w/ guest drag DJs. Come in drag, come in free!
February 24, 2020, 8:30pm. Xolani helps in the annual Xhosa circumcision ritual/ transition to manhood. In a remote men-only South African mountain camp, young men regain their strength. Painted white, they learn masculinity codes of their culture. In this macho/ aggressive environment, Xolani takes care of rebel Kwanda, who quickly uncovers Xolani's secret.
February 28, 2020, 6:30-10pm, Gravity9. Experimental space to encounter other beings in playful/ friendly atmosphere. Relax, connect w/ yourself + others through mindful touch. Celebrate diversity/ inclusion; encounter others from the LGBTQIA+ community w/ various exercises. All genders/ orientations/ ages 16+ Next: Mar 27th.
February 28, 2020, 11pm-6am. Party to super bass beats on a pretty fly dance floor. The meeting place for cool cats, club kids, party gals, nightclubbers, celebrators, funseekers, social lions and drag queens you rarely see anywhere else. DJ Stella Sanchez plays Pop + PopHouse music. Entry: 15 CHF.
February 29, 2020, 9pm-3am. Cozy evening/ ages 40+ meet, dance, chat, celebrate, and drink. DJs rotate frequently, keeping it fresh, playing wide-ranging music: old to new, things you know from the charts. Lounge: Jetzt buchen. Doors/Show 9pm. Next: March 28th.
February 29, 2020, 10pm-4am. Show your colours! Vote yes for discrimination protection in early February. Ride with queer animals on the rainbow at the end of February. Offstream will lay out a trashy-queer sound carpet for you. Dance in all the colours of the rainbow.
March 13 + May 8, 2020, midnight-7am. All-inclusive high energy, fast-paced, driving-techno no boundaries queer party for all genders/sexuality/kinks. Come share love for the music. Big XXX play area. LINE-UP: CLTX (BER), Bunny (RO), Pelin Vedis (CH). Twinks, bears, daddies, grannies, freaks and straight boys'n'girls all dance together in Berlin. Come. We'll take care of it!
March 20, 2020, 11pm-6am, venue TBA (previously Kauz, Ausstellungsstrasse 21). Sex-positive queer dance party/ counter protest to queer censorship w/ 3 key values: RESPECT/ LOVE/ CONSENT. Treat everyone with respect/ love; touch only with permission - then touch a lot! No racism, body shaming, transphobia or sexism tolerated.
March 21-28, 2020, 10am. Sun, snow, spring skiing + parties for like-minded men + women. Slopes, après-ski + evening party program w/ international DJs, drag MCs Melly + Mataina, along with karaoke, bowling, the hut or the evening campfire. Past year included Bierhimmel Boyahkasha! Closing Party.
March 23, 2020, 8:30pm. Passionate, exceptionally crafted tale of love and liberation set against backdrop of Georgian traditional dance! Goal-oriented rule-follower Merab, who trained most of his life for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble, is thrown off balance by Irakli, a naturally gifted dancer with a rebellious streak, who awakens both rivalry and desire in Merab.
April 28 - May 7, 2020. Ten day LGBT film festival at various venues in Zurich, which last year included Cabaret Voltaire; then May 8th-10th at Cinema Luna, in Frauenfeld. See 2020 updates at FB and website below:
May 1-3, 2020, 10pm-7am. Annual weekend epic spring adventure: sensual, fresh, all white. FRI White Out. SAT White Party Main Event. SUN White After Party. Lineup TBA. Updates: FB More Angels 2020 events: Jun 19-21 Kitsch Party Weekend; Aug 8-9, Flash Party Weekend; Nov 6-8, Black Party Weekend - see:
April-May, 2020. An annual month of a hundred or so events - LGBT films, readings, discussions, performance art, comedy, theatre works, sports, music concerts, dance parties and more. See the full daily program at website:
June 19-20, 2020 annual events. Fri/Sat mid-June two-day festival with bars, food and entertainment stage - all-night movies too. Saturday Parade/demo usually follows shoreline of Lake Zurich, beginning at Hafendamm Enge, ending at Kreuzstrasse. Other events take place in week before. See their website for updates.
August 8, 2020, 1pm-midnight. Colorful house/techno parade, street dancing, electronic music, top international stars, innovative newcomers, 30 Love Mobile moving stages, 6 fixed stages enroute, wide range of music, top DJs, dance animations, typically 200+ DJs, live acts, VJs plus hundreds of dance performers - followed by 80 parties in clubs around town.
August 8-9, 2020, 10pm-6am. Special party event in collaboration with DIRTYWEST // FREEDOM PARTY on the occasion of the Street Parade. Past year featured DJs Mickey Friedmann, Ben Manson, Lydia Sanz, and Allysson Luis. Handsome Angels Dancers, as superheroes.
September 16 - October 10, 2020. A traditional annual party of a month under a great tent in the traditional Münchener manner, at the main hall of Zurich Hauptbahnhof main station, Bahnhofplatz 15, with Bavarian beer, food & music -- natürlich! See website for details and tickets online. FB
September 24 - October 4, 2020, at Sechseläutenplatz Zürich. The work of up-and-coming young filmmakers from around the world, awarding the "Goldenes Auge" prize in the competitive category. Eleven days/ 70 film premières, well-known actors/ directors. Also discussions on the films. The program of the 16th ZFF will be published in September 2020.
October 11-13, 2020, at Rote Fabrik. Queer culture that challenges, criticizes, encourages and allows. The creation of our own queer cultural spaces and art forms creates meeting places of our subculture. Music, dance and show are our way of turning the world upside down. Likewise, the themes of gender, youth, relationships, body, identity and friendship are being reinterpreted.
July 1-3, 2022. Three-day folk/ arts/ music festival that attracts millions of visitors each third year to Bahnhofstrasse and Paradeplatz with: Friday and Saturday musical fireworks displays; amusement park rides; over 70 shops on Sechseläutenplatz, Hafendamm Enge, Mythenquai, Limmatquai, Bürkliplatz and at City Hall. See more at their website:
January 23-30, 2021, the 17th annual gay ski week: 5700 foot elevation mountain resort, parties, gourmet dining, dancing, lounging in the sun, 10 gay-friendly hotels - boutique to chalet, foam party, fondue night, classical piano concert, pool party, cabaret-night, drag- queen ski race.