May 16, 2015, 11pm at Prinzenbar, Kastanienallee 20, Reeperbahn. The LGBT "ultimate Pop Party" in Hamburg - first Pop The Floor "slumber party" with DJ Berry E (POP, RNB CLUB & A TOUCH SHITTY-TRASH WITH SHOT). Admission: 9€
May 16, 2015. 11pm at Mystery Hall gay cruise cinema Mystery in the Reeperbahn with DJ Edu de La Torre. Narrow corridors, dark rooms, darkroom disco, electronic music, discreet fun boys' night out. See Babylon and facebook page:
May 16, 2015, 11pm at Grüner Jäger, Neuer Pferdemarkt 36, St. Pauli. Saturday LGBT party night, with Kick-Ass-Queereoké, the LIPS party crew, DJ Ed van Dreck's Dance-Hits and Singalongs; light-shows, glitter and confetti.
May 23-24, 2015 along Lange Reihe, Hamburg. General public street fair with stage shows in the Lange Reihe: choirs, live bands in a variety of musical performances + flea market on Baumeisterstraße to haggle and browse, food and beverages. Look out for the Nordbaeren-Hamburg bears at M & V Bar/Restaurant (Lange Reihe 22).
May 24, 2015, from 11pm at Golden Cut, Holtzdamm 61. Camp Gluecksmodul gay dance party, 3 DJs, videos/visuals, dress sexy & spectacular. Electro, House, Hip Hop and R'n'B. DJs: Gerald van der Hint, Barbie Breakout, Arno von Dannen. See facebook
May 30, 2015, from 11pm at Schmidts Tivoli 30, Spielbudenplatz 24. Big Saturday LGBT party on three floors, with 5 DJs. See facebook and website:
June 10-14, 2015. As William Blake said, ‘Wisdom through Excess’ – a message the festival takes very seriously. This international theatre rave transforms the Kampnagel into an Acid Bayreuth, with a showdown between two theatre groups HGich.T and God’s Entertainment. Come along all: hippies, yippies, poets, punks, junkies and queers. Art is sexy! Excess Yourself!
July 24 - August 2, 2015, Pride Week activities, Saturday Christopher Street Day Parade, dance parties, LGBT film festival, street festival, entertainment of many kinds. 2014 events set an attendance record, with approximately 165,000 people at the parade for the 34th Hamburg CSD.
August 1, 2015, from 4pm at MS Artville/ MS Dockville, Alte Schleuse 23 See facebook for updates. Lineup: Erobique, Parra for Cuva & Band, Lake People, UNMAP, Ena Lind, Cookachoo, DOPPELGANG and Spatzhabibi.
August 5-23, 2015 at Kampnagel. Pop music and performance festival with over 50 acts, performances, workshops, exhibitions and concerts - seven Summer Festival theater co-productions plus six German and European premieres.
August 6-9, 2015. The 42nd anniversary long weekend for men into leather, rubber and fetish. Catonium SM sex wonderland and party; Saturday cruise on the MS Stubntz down the Elbe River, and more. See the complete program at their website:
October 20-25, 2015, Celebrating 26 years of Hamburg LGBT film festivals. Venues: Metropolis Kino (Steindamm 52); Kampnagel, Jarrestraße 20; Passage Kino, Mönckebergstraße 17; Studio Kino, Bernstorffstraße 93-95; B-Movie, Brigittenstraße 5; Rote Flora, Achidi-John-Platz 1; and Bildwechsel, Kirchenallee 25. See film programs/ schedules at their website:
November - December, 2014 (to be confirmed). Holiday season weekends, colorful program of music and evening entertainment shows, mulled wine, punch and goodies at Hamburg's only queer Christmas market. Various clubs and groups from the gay and lesbian community participate (last year) at the central parking lot, at the intersection of Lange Reihe and Kirchenallee in St. Georg.
Mid-January, 2016. Annual bears' weekend, with over 1200 bears and friends. Events typically include: Bears at the Sauna, double-decker bus tour, Bear-Bowling, Saturday Bärenpaadiie XXL party climax, and Sunday brunch. See website for details and updates on these and other events throughout the year:
Mid-April, 2016 (to be confirmed). Events typically include: FRI Gear scene + candidate selection. SAT champagne reception + Show and Mr Leather HH election. Venues include: Treff Extratour, Tom's Saloon, Mr Chaps and S.L.U.T. See more on this and other MSC-Hamburg events at their website: