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Gay Zurich

New Gay Dance Nights in Zurich

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.
Daily updates, in easy-to-read format Party Listings

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.
The longest-running regular gay event in Zurich
Heldenbar, Wednesdays

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.
Zurich's industrial/ fetish/ cruise club
kick-off! + prollboyz + biker gear - urban sex parties

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:
"Switzerlands‘ best Party brands"

WE Party, Sportsparty, Sündenbock, and No Regrets gay circuit dance parties and afterhours throughout the year. See upcoming dates at their website:
Milchjugend + Falschsexuelle Welten
Molke 7 + Molke Beyond + Milchbar + Milchreise + Jugendpride

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:
Your Disco needs You!
King Kong Party

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
Es wird höchste Zeit, dass der Affe endlich wieder das Tanzbein schwingt
King Kong Party

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.
New gay club - WED-SAT club nights at the former Les Garcons
Bronx Nights

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.
Einer der grössten Show-Künstler aus Berlin kommt in die Limmatstadt
Absolut Heaven

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.
...bestens zum Musikkonzept des Clubs

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
Tanznacht40 steht für einen gemütlichen Abend für alle ab 40 Jahren
Tanznacht40 Zürich-West

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.
A queer ball themed dance party: Come be amazing
Kweer Ball - Fur Ball

February 8, 2020, 10pm-5am. Things are about to get Hairy - we are about to cough up a Fur Ball! Details TBA.
Hosted by Alte Kaserne Zürich
Secret Garden

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
2000er Party, Heaven
The 2000s Party

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.
Heaven auch stark für die Förderung von Nachwuchstalenten ein
One Night in Heaven

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.
Hiveahkasha ist zurück - Like a compact folk festival with better music
HIVEAHKASHA! - Boyahkasha Party

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.
An diesem Abend mutiert das Heaven zur sündigen Partyhöhle
Hell's Kitchen

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.
Hell on Heels ist die mit Abstand schrillste Party im Heaven Club
Hell On Heels w/ Bambi Mercury

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!
His best kept secret: Xolani loves another man

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.
Hosted by QueerSpace and Men Bodywork Zürich

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.
The stage is yours - converted into a catwalk
Sissy That Walk

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.
Tanznacht40 steht für einen gemütlichen Abend für alle ab 40 Jahren
Tanznacht40 Papiersaal ZH

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.
Bekenne Farbe! Stimme anfangs Februar für ein Ja zum Diskriminierungsschutz

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.
DRESS CODE: Sporty/ Sexy/ Crazy/ Kinky
Zurich goes Harder

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!
Safe space for adults of all ages, genders, sexualities and fetishes
Explicit - Fifth

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.
The most famous gay ski week in Europe for winter sports and party enthusiasts
Gay Snowhappening 2020 Sölden Austria

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.
Film by Levan Akin - Georgia 2019
And Then We Danced

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.
23rd Annual Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Pink Apple 2020

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:
The 26th ANNIVERSARY - A party in its Prime
Angels | White Party - Diamonds

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:
LGBT culture festival in Zurich
Warmer Mai

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:
Die grösste LGBTIQ-Veranstaltung der Schweiz
Zurich Pride Festival 2020

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.
Dance for Freedom - 29th Edition
Street Parade 2020

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.
The Angels Group presents
Flash Party 2020

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.
Authentisches und traditionelles Bierfest
Züri-Weisn 2020 Zurich Oktoberfest

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
Promoting the exchange of ideas
Zurich Film Festival

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.
Das queere Festival der Milchjugend geht in die nächste Runde!
Lila Festival

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.
Zurich Street Festival
Züri Fäscht

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:
There's sure to be snow!
Arosa Ski Week 2021

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.