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Gay Berlin

Ancient Worlds
Greeks, Etruscans & Romans

Ongoing, the Altes Museum. The world inhabited by gods, heroes & myths from the classical era. Includes: the colossal kouros of Didyma; the 'Praying Boy;' the spear bearer & the Amazon by Polykleitos; vases & everyday items of life in ancient Athens.
What's On in Berlin
Gay Berlin

Incomparable events calendar for all the gay parties, films, cultural events and more, happening in the city that never stands still - in German & English - from Siegessäule Magazine. Click "English" then "Calendar" month & day for the listings.
GLBT Party Club - Die Szene & Nightlife Location in Berlin Friedrichshain
Die Busche (ex Haus B)

Every Wednesday 10pm-5am plus Fridays and Saturdays 10pm-7am at Die Busche, Warschauer Platz 18. The biggest gay/lesbian dance nights in Berlin, young crowd, mainstream music. Wednesdays Pop, Fridays Chart and Disco, Saturdays Classic Mix Disco.
Against yourself. Around queer narratives
Gegen Berlin

Ongoing party events, usually at KitKat. "We are not selling you the possibility to be 'queer' for one night. We want to expose you to your own fears and pleasures by pushing you to understand how your own power mechanisms are produced." Fruit buffet, welcome shots, swimming pool, 5 bars/lounges, fetish balconades.
"art (and sex) should be an open experience"

Ongoing events and open spaces. "Pornceptual presents pornography as queer, diverse and inclusive. We aim to prove that pornography can be respectful, intimate and artistic, while questioning usual pornographic labels. 'Can art succeed where porn fails – to actually turn us on?'”  See website for details.
Im Kino

An ongoing monthly series of LGBTQ film nights at Cinemaxx Potsdamer Platz, from around the world, in original languages with German-language subtitles. See the website for upcoming screenings in Berlin and 29 more German cities. SCREENINGS resume September through May after the Summer months break.
A Berlin cult party
Chantal's House of Shame @Bassy Club

Thursdays 11pm-8am at Bassy Club in Pfefferberg basement, Schönhauser Allee 176. Legendary "Super Disco" extravaganza, with showtime around 1am - live vocalists and band entertainment, renowned house and electro DJs, hard-partying and uninhibited mixed crowd. Host Chantal.
Karaoke Sex Party
Gayhole: Darkroom-Karaoke

Every Thursday, 11pm at  Monster Ronsons Ichiban Karaoke. The NASTY KARAOKE PARTY with Amy, Whitney, und Michael; cabins available, SING IN THE DARK with strangers! Admission 3 Euros with a free schnapps at the door. Sing, dance, fuck, get sucked into the GAYHOLE.
For over 20 years - now with new sound, new décor, new lounge, new splendor
Connection Club Berlin | Factory

Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sunday, Fuggerstraße 33. Two dancefloors, lounge, cruise maze, the biggest darkroom in the city, international DJs. Parties: Men-Only The Fabric every first Friday Industry and third Friday Cazzo; Mate second Saturday; Labyrinth fourth Saturday. See Factory.

Second Fridays, 11pm-8am, at KitKat Club, Köpenicker Str. 76. Relocated from London to Berlin, now one of the biggest and most successful monthly parties in town, with best local/international DJs and unique performers from the international gay underground scene. A majority gay night/ everyone welcome. Also Pride + Folsom Europe events, plus B:EAST BERLIN at Magdalena dates:
Non-mainstream & sophisticated
Berghain + Panorama Bar

Saturday nights from midnight until Sunday afternoon at Berghain and Panorama, Am Wriezener Bahnhof, playing Hard House, Techno in a gay-friendly warehouse/industrial mixed crowd environment. Very selective door, €12 entry. Fridays in Panorama only.
The classic Berlin Saturday night
CarneBall Bizarre KitKatClubnacht

Saturdays, 11pm-8am at Kitkat, Köpenicker Straße 76/ Brückenstraße. Queer Elektrotechno, NuTrance, Progressive Dance with performances, playrooms. "flamboyant, styled and colourful crowd  -- multi-layered, feature-filled, sensual, multi-sexual... hilarious action, ecstatic atmosphere, rocking party crowd." After party: Piep Show.
HomOriental party, playing Greek, Turkish, Arab, and Israeli Pop music
Gayhane @SO36 | House of Halay

Last Saturdays each month at SO36. Belly dancing go-gos, midnight show, Homo Oriental dance floor with DJ Ipek and guest DJs. Long been known far beyond Berlin, for almost 8 years, lesbians, gays, shemales and friends have been dancing to Turkish, Arab, Greek and Hebrew pop music. Also after-midnight shows/performances.
Sunday T-Dances
Café Fatal @SO36

Sundays 7pm-1am at SO36. LGBT Ballroom dancing, lessons until 10pm, then Disco Pop and German Schlager music, dirty dancing & fun.
Every Sunday + special nights

Sundays from 11pm at House of Weekend, Alexanderstraße 7. Big gay/mixed dance nights at thei new summer location, On two dance floors playing Electro and Pop - DJs include: Ades Zabel, Barbie Breakout, Biggy Van Blond, Bürger P., C. House, Chris Bekker, Divinity, Gloria Viagra, Jurassica Parka, Maringo, Melli Magic, Stella DeStroy, Super Zandy, Topmodel.
Yorck Kinogruppe

Every Monday, 10pm at Kino International, Karl-Marx-Allee 33. Weekly sceenings of the best in LGBTQ cinema from around the world. See website for upcoming films.
The 6th program of the 12 Moons: Queer Classics: Documentary films
Monika Treut’s view on the sexual avant-garde

Through July 12, 2018. Sexual-politically pioneering Treut films, made with her passion for strong, resistant, utterly committed characters who create their own feminism, in pursuit of sexual and physical self-determination. Screenings: Gendernauts, Dr. Paglia, Didn’t Do It For Love. All films in English with German subtitles.
Berlin's most shrill, sexiest + funniest public viewing of the 2018 World Cup
Locker Room by Nina Queer

Ongoing through July 15, 2018, daily at noon at Biergarten der Griessmühle, Sonnenallee 221, Neukölln. The 12-year tradition continues. The World Cup Series - OPEN AIR with a MEGA CINEMA-WALL, DJs, food, beer showers, goal wall shooting and AFTER GAME PARTYS. Running commentaries for all games by DISCO ICON NINA QUEER. ADMISSION FREE!
Contemporary art exhibition held every 2-3 years since 1998
10th Berlin Biennale: We don’t need another hero

Through September 9, 2018, at five locations. "A conversation with artists and contributors who think and act beyond art as they confront the incessant anxieties perpetuated by a willful disregard for complex subjectivities." Exhibits, performances, music, film screenings. See artists and program:
Weather Permitting...
B:east Party - Summer Fever + Sunday Openair

June 30 - July 1, 2018, 11pm Saturday - 10pm Sunday. B:EAST 2018 Summer Season continues with a BIG 23-HR party in the Polygon Garden. Box: Beroshima, D-knox, and Miguel Mea. House: Click | Click, Sarah Wild, Bee Lincoln. Garden: Mirco Niemeier, Brett Knacksen, Abilaan, Matthias Pohland aka Tiasz. Italo Disco: All night long + Bender 101. Next B:east: July 26th, at Mercedes-Benz Arena.
Every Sunday + special nights
GMF in July

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018, 11pm-6am. Every SUNDAY - Berlin's only party for straight + queer audiences - with Urban Sounds + Electronic Beats! One of Berlin's top 10 clubs w/ 2 floors and skyscraper rooftop - at ALEXANDERPLATZ. Next dates: August 5th + 12th....
The film stars Antoine Lahaie as Matthew, a Canadian newly resident in Berlin
Mongay: M/M, by Drew Lint

July 2, 2018, 10pm. Matthias lives in Berlin. Matthias likes techno. Matthew likes Matthias. Matthew wants Matthias. Matthew wants to be Matthias (Nicolas Maxim Endlicher). Obsessed, Matthew takes the opportunity to assume Matthias' identity when the other youth is injured in a motorcycle accident that leaves him comatose. Next: July 9th - Love, Cecil; July 16th - Nico 1988.
A film by Anne Fontaine - France 2017 - Queer Lion winner, Venice Film Festival
Marvin ou la belle éducation | Reinventing Marvin

July 5-11, 2018. Queer coming-of-age story of a young man, based on writer Edouard Louis’ best-selling 2014 autobiography, The End of Eddie. Sensitive Marvin Bijou (Finnegan Oldfield), born into a rough working-class family, must deal with ruthless bullies, mean siblings and a sometimes tender, often stupid, alcoholic father, before moving to Paris to work in the theater.
Simon Spier ist 17 und hat ein großes Geheimnis: Er ist schwul.
Love, Simon - by Greg Bernanti

July 5-18, 2018. MON at Kino International. THU at Xenon. Simon is popular, with plenty of friends, but he can't share his gay secret. Adaptation of Becky Albertalli novel featuring a young gay protagonist for a Hollywood first. Apparently the risk paid off, as the film has been a huge success.
History/importance of Homosexuelle Aktion Westberlin & Lesbisches Aktionszentrum
Radical – Lesbian – Feminist

July 6 - November 6, 2018. Founders of this aggressive 1970s W German feminist lesbian group came from anti-authoritarian and anti-capitalist leftist factions of the 1968 student movement which rarely discussed dominant heteronormative/ patriarchal social structures. First started as a women’s group within HAW, they became LAZ and were active from 1972 to 1982 before dissolving.
Die neue Party für Lesben und friends
Letz Be On

July 6, 2018, 11pm-8am. Glossy/ naughty monthly mission: space for the ladies to get asses shaking, free minds + NIPPLES! Party sanctuary ocean: Dykes, great music, mind-blowing shows, national/ international starlettes. Electronic/ Pop Hop/ Bass Beats w/ Elektro Muff: Amperia, Sky Deep, Smi. Pop That Coochie: DJane LadyChan, DyCe, Ployceebell. W/ Glossy Naughty Crew. Visuals: Ma Ritt.
Hosted by Gay Partys Berlin
YOUNGSTERS PARTY - Young & Beautiful

July 6, 2018, 11pm-6am at Connection. Best Pop and House Music all night. Fun areas to play, biggest darkroom in Berlin. Two Dance Floors: Mainfloor: Anna Klatsche/ Basement: HOUSE BEATS. Special: Snapsroulett. Free Entry + drink for ages 25 and younger until midnight. Special: Snapsroulett.
Dancing, live show, cruising...
Zirkus Party - Crazy Night by Destiny Drescher

July 7, 2018, 11pm-6am at Connection. 2 dance floors, 3 floors of play areas, biggest darkroom in Berlin, cinemas, sexy/hot bartenders, DJs Destiny Drescher + Paul.
bump! Das Retro-Studio!
If only I could turn back BUMP!

July 7, 2018, 11pm-8am. Pop 'thru the years': Cul de Paris, Prof. Dr. Cheddar, Fixie Fate. 90s R'n'B + vocal house beginners: U-Seven, mikki_p. 60s/70s/Soul/Schlager: Modeopfer, Didi Disco. Strong Enough-Freischnaps: Franky + ChriZZy. The Shoop Shoop-Candies: Miss Debra Kate.

July 7, 2018, 11:30pm. Come party, be ratchet/ open minded, have fun, be fierce, twerk, shake. HipHop, RnB, Trap, Dancehall and Afrobeats. HOSTS: Caramel Mafia, Lenki Balboa, Kai Kani and Offbeatsupportah. FB
Hosted by CockTail d'Amore Berlin
CockTail d'Amore x ESP Institute

July 7-9, 2018, SAT midnight until MON 8am. 32-hour dance party featuring Bears in Space aka Chris Bowen + Victor Rodriguez (LA), Cocktail d'Amore Sound Machine, Heidi Lawden + Lovefingers (LA), Intergalactic Gary (Hague), Juan Ramos (Berlin), Perfect Lovers (Mexico City), Trent (Berlin).
Sunday Morning + Night; Monday Night
Mona-Lisa & the PoodleClub! Nachspiel + Electric Monday

July 8, 2018, 8am Techno/ House/ Electro Dance, w/ DJs Peter Wiseguy, In-Spector, Don Tom, Heinrich, and Green. 11pm Nachspiel Techno/ Electro DJs Match Hoffmann, and Enantion. July 9th, 11pm Electric Monday Minimal/ Deep House/ Techno/ Electro/ Breakz DJs Alxj, Barbara Myra, and Frankie Flowerz.
Kino International Queer Film Series
Mongay July

July 9, 2018, Monday 10pm at Kino International - Love, Cecil (USA 2017). July 16th, Monday 10pm at Kino International - Nico 1988 (Preview). July 18th, Mongay am Mittwoch, Wednesday 10pm at Kino International - Mamma Mia! Here we go again (USA 2018). Mongay am Mittwoch also has screening at 9pm, at Delphi LUX, Kantstraße 10.
A new LGBT festival: "Standing together, without borders!"
Berlin Queer Days 2018

July 12-22, 2018, Potsdamer Platz. Introducing new possibilities for society at this 11-day city festival to celebrate the summer heat of Berlin. Stage shows/ entertainment, food stalls, + queer scene information booths. Responding to right-wing populism, a movement for a diverse society of LGBTQ people, foreigners, refugees, migrants -- welcoming all/ celebrating all cultures.
Two gay Syrian refugees are trying to rebuild their lives
Mr. Gay Syria, by Ayse Toprak

July 12, 2018. Husein, a barber in Istanbul, lives a double life between his conservative family and his gay identity. Mahmoud, the founder of Syria’s LGBTI movement, is a refugee in Berlin. A dream unites them: participate in an international beauty contest to escape trapped lives and end their invisibility, despite the refugee crisis and the consequences of being gay and Muslim.
For young people, the Internet is the central place for queer empowerment

July 13 - August 10, 2018. Dedicated to the adventurous search of countless adolescents for a place of self-assurance and self-determination beyond the heteronormative majority. Where can young girls/ women, lesbians, trans and inter-persons find themselves? Who portrays them truthfully? With which tools can individual pain and any collective progress be made visible?
The biggest Sportswear & Sneakerparty in Berlin

July 13, 2018, 10pm-6am. Sports festish party from the Sneakfreaxx crew - dress: sneakers/socks, picolon, prolls, skater or scally. Smoking and cruising areas, darkroom, lockers. Fetish movies by PROLLBOYS-PRODUCTION. Hosted by Prollking. Next dates: August 10th; September 14th; October 12th; November 9th; December 14th.
Travestie für Deutschland + Nackt-Entertainment
Popkicker by Jurassica Parka

July 14, 2018, 11pm-8am. PARKA POP: Jurassica Parka, kitt, Charlet Crackhouse. HOUSE: Spencer Reed, Exildiscount, and Sara Moshiri. RETRO: aMinus, Gitti Reinhardt. Drag Show: Jade Pearl Baker, Jacky-Oh Weinhaus, Matthew Peach, and Victoria Bacon. Naked Entertainment: Dimi Try + Tom Bola. Toiletten-Salon: Jacky-Oh Weinhaus + Victoria Bacon. Free schnaps: Ryan Stecken + Destiny Drescher.
Hosted by Gay Partys Berlin
Beef Party - Fleischeslust

July 14 + 28, 2018, 11pm-6am. Get naked for free admission all night! Everything here is about MEN! Lightly dressed BARTENDER! Lots of bare skin and cool outfits in the club! The newest and hottest porno + big XL DARK AREA. Two Floors of Music: Main floor (14th) DJ Ad Isko (28th) Leebow; Basement Playzone DJ Will Delight. GEILE + HORNY Live perfornances. REAL MEN, REAL MUSIC, REAL FUN!
Far too seldom seen in films, music videos & TV ads
Looking For Queerdom: Film Premiere

July 18 - August 8, 2018, 6pm. Results of workshop on thoughts/ feelings of young women, people of color, trans and intersexuals, presented in the film lounge, becoming part of the 12 Moons program for three weeks. Teenagers translate their experiences into films and videos to present unusual, curious and queer perspectives in opposition to standard (hetero) normative mainstream visions.
rbb Fernsehen film series for the first time goes beyond the TV hetero-norm

July 19 - September 13, 2018, Thursdays at 11:55pm. Pioneering German TV broadcasts, rbb Fernsehen presents 9 queer films: July 19th - God’s Own Country; July 26th - Sascha; Aug 2nd - Frauensee; Aug 9th - Keep The Lights On; Aug 16th - Im Namens des …; Aug 30th - Jongens; Aug 30th - Duke Of Burgundy; Sep 6th - Stadt Land Fluss; Sep 13th - Blau ist eine warme Farbe.
Hot Topic: music & politics
HOT TOPIC x Delicia x Schangelig

July 20, 2018, 9pm-8am. Queer-feminist project DJs/ producers/ artists outside heteronormative mainstream. Party + networking forum: diverse scenes + topics, rebels and cuties. Party 11pm QueerPop: Viola, LCavaliero, lisalotta.p. Delicia Latinx/ Tropical Bass: Aerea Negrot, Natalia Escobar, Isa GT. Rock: DJ trust.the.girl, Karina Qanir. Solishots/ Info: Wildwasser FrauenNachtcafé.
Berlins beste Party für jüngere Gays und deren Freunde & Fans!
Youngsters Party - Stadtfest Opening

July 20, 2018, 11pm-6am at Connection. Best Pop and House Music all night. Fun areas to play, biggest darkroom in Berlin. Two Dance Floors: Mainfloor by DJ Anna Klatsche. Basement by Fixie Fate. Special: Snapsroulett. Free Entry + drink for ages 25 and younger until midnight.
Europe's largest queer open-air event
Gay Stadtfest 2018

July 21-22, 2018, annual weekend of Gay Pride festivities in Schöneberg, each day from 11am. Crowds throng music stages and surrounding streets, clubs and beer gardens around Nollendorfplatz in all directions. See the 2017 photos, and program for 2018 as announced, at their website.
Zirkus - Stadtfest Special

July 21, 2018, 11pm-6am. Two dance floors with Electro, House, Main, Pop music. The Biggest darkroom in town, cinemas. DJs Patrick De Almendra + Ad Isko. LETS DANCE - PLAY - HAVE FUN.
Hosted by Nina Queer

July 21, 2018, 11pm-10am. Summer garden open. House DJs: Ricardo Ruhga + Matteo Pagliarella. Popfloor DJs: ink, Influx, Francis and Nina Queer. Retrofloor DJs: Brigitte Reinhardt + Doris Disse. Drag-Show: MELLI MAGIC + Nina Queer. Polysexueller XXL Darkroom + FreakGogos + Walking Acts. DISCOBUS: AMANDA COX. The LOUNGE: SEX-RODEO w/ Brigitte Skrothum.
Being who we are is a never-ending fight.... party hard on our dance floor
Revolver Pride Festival Boat - CSD on the Spree 2018

July 26, 2018, 5:30-11pm, Mercedes-Benz Arena, Mercedes-Platz 1. Open-air garden w/ B:EAST/ REVOLVER/ MENtabolism w/ Estelle van der Rhone + DJs Brett Knacksen, Ben Manson, aleXio, and Matthias Pohland aka Tiasz. Happy Boarding hosts Pamela Pänedraischen + Lola Palooza. Harbor After Party, 11pm at TBA.
Revolver Party - Pride

July 27, 2018, 10pm-10am. Monthly Berlin Friday events with the best of local/ international DJs + unique performers from the gay underground scene on the main floor - and featuring harder International techno music in the B:EAST room. DJs: Ben Manson, Moussa, dj aleXio, Marcel db. Dragon Floor: Guy Williams, Maringo, Matthias Pohland aka Tiasz. Separee: Mr. Fonk. Next date: Sept 7th.
Partykids, das ist eure Zeit. Queer Celebration of Culture - by Plastic + SchwuZ
Plastic - Gieza Poke Show x Venganza x Jen DM (LA)

July 27, 2018, 11pm-8am. Queer popculture. NerdPop: marsmaedchen, Simon Dömer, Lego. House-Floor: Vvicky, Joey Quinones, DJ Saliva w/ host Venganza. Doing The Most by Black Cracker: Jen DM (LA), DavOmakesbeats (SF), Ahmad Larnes, [{“XANA”(})]. Show: Gieza Poke/ rubber dolls: Chandelier, Divine Brown, Alexander Cameltoe, Caddy Domplex. W/ Cheryl's Singalong Toilet.
Hosted by Gay Partys Berlin and Connection

July 27, 2018, 11pm-6am. The ultimate POP-PARTY in Berlin! MUSIC by DJs Darc Delirium + Francis Walter. FUN + STIMMUNG. SPECIAL: Fotowand / Karaoke / Buffet.
Pride Berlin
Christopher Street Day 2018

July 28, 2018 Berlin Gay Pride annual parade from noon, scores of floats down Kurfurstendamm to Brandenburger Tor, with half a million or so people - participants can spontaneously join the demo wherever they like - and more than a few playful public shenanigans each year. Festival between Siegessäule and Brandenburg Gate: stalls, stages entertainment, culture, politics, music. See:
The Official Main Party of Berlin Pride
UNITY Pride 2018

July 28, 2018, 10pm. MEMBERS, GMF, TrashEra, Goys N‘ Birls, Chantals House of Shame, Real Housewives of Neukölln, MALEparty, Komfortzone: Monika Kruse, Dapayk+Padberg, Marc Miroir, Aerea Negrot, Gloria Viagra, Berry E, Handmade Page, Katy Bähm, Deepneue, Stella deStroy, Esther Silex, Fixie Fate, Max Del Principe, Charlet C.House, Leto van Long, Dennis Bigell, Mutti....
The industrial underground House & Techno club space for men by Boiler Sauna
Hunters – Neon Wonderland Pride Special

July 28, 2018, 10pm. Foam & fetish Pride party w/ no dresscode - all welcome. Big dancefloor w/ 2 DJs: Benjamin + Rico Ad Hoc playing Tech House, Minimal and Electro. Dark and play areas.
Wir freuen uns auf euch!
SchwuZ CSD Party

July 28, 2018, 11pm-9am. Best Of SchwuZ - Pop, House + Retro. POP: Jurassica Parka, Jacky-Oh Weinhaus, PomoZ, LCavaliero. HOUSE: Michael Trotter (NYC), Ena Lind. Agyena. RETRO: Modeopfer, Cuftan, Herr von Keil. POPKICKER SHOW by Jurassica Parka: Buttcocks Ballet performance by FlaminGoGos. Candy Girl: Kristelle Airlines. Free Shots: Nicky Glam. Hosts: Kristelle Airlines and Nicky Glam.
Hosted by SchwuZ
DIVAS CSD Special: A night dedicated to Jennifer Lopez

July 29, 2018, 7pm-2am. Night dedicated to Jennifer Lopez. Hosts: Destiny Drescher + Amy Strong. Pop-Music by Gloria Viagra + Destiny Drescher. Jenny-from-the-Block-Karaoke-Floor + J.Lo-Battle um den großen DIVAS-Preis. Mach mit oder Sashay away. Next: Aug 5th - a night dedicated to Kylie Minogue.
Polygon Club & MENtabolism present the OFFICIAL BERLIN PRIDE CLOSING EVENT

July 29, 2018, 10pm-10am. For HUNKY/ SEXY BOYS who are into good music and a sexy atmosphere. Gorgeous outdoor garden with 12-hour open air dance floors and sexy darkroom. See DJ lineup TBA at:
Being a LGBTQI is always a matter of resistence.... now party the fuck up!!!
B:east Berlin PRIDE / CSD XXL Special

July 29, 2018, 11pm. Techno progressive and trash party featuring DJs Pagano, Alan Oldham Music(bpitch), Lady Blacktronika, Rony Golding, Gavio Xamps, Ptoile, Brett Knacksen, Sarah Wild, Annie O, and Yosh Houzer. B:EAST BERLIN and REVOLVER PARTY will be in the CSD parade with our own truck, noon to 6pm from Kudamm to Siegesäule.
LGBT Park Festival
Parkfest Friedrichshain 2018

August 11, 2018. Annual Summer Saturday LGBT festival, thousands in attendance, lots of local talent performing on grounds of open-air cinema in Friedrichshain / Volkspark. Non-commercial festival celebration involves many gay clubs & institutions. See website for previous events.
CockTail d'Amore, Discwoman Community, TrashEra, G day, Lecken, Buttons, MEMBERS
WHOLE | United Queer Festival 2018 - Vamos A La Playa!

August 24-27, 2018. FRI 6pm - MON 8am, Gremminer See, Gräfenhainichen. Queens, kings, everyone in between Summer road trip retreat w/ beloved Berlin queer party collectives: gigantic open-air chosen-family reunion. Camp naked under the stars/ explore scenic peninsula nature wild+free!
LGBT Swing Party
Gay Night at the Zoo

August 31, 2018, 7pm, annual evening at Berlin Zoo "Elefantentor" Budapester Strasse. Sing/ swing between elephants, tigers and penguins. Music/ charity event to enable school classes to visit the Zoo! A gay open-air party at Zoo Berlin.
European Fetish Event of the Year
Folsom Europe 2018

September 5-9, 2018, annual weekend leather/fetish/skin/rubber events draw 25,000 visitors. Past year included: THU - Dungeon no Disco at Connection. FRI - REVOLVER Black+Blue Party/ KitKat. SAT - Fuggerstrasse streetfair, gates open noon + PIG Fetish Party/ Alte Münze. Gay Boat excursion, bars and bathhouses events begin Wednesday. See website for all events around the city.
14th annual spotlight on Berlin
Festival of Lights

October 5-14, 2018 (TBC) - annual event. Berlin icons including TV tower and Brandenburg Gate lit up, made into backgrounds for projections. The city is transformed into a stage and the landmarks, monuments, buildings, streets and squares become the stars. National and international artists, designers and creative teams tell their stories.
Die Kultveranstaltung ist zurück!

September/October, 2018 from 6pm each Monday at Mühlenstraße 45-46, Ostbahnhof, Mitte. Eleventh year annual 7-week celebrations at Oktoberfest tent, wooden benches and lawn. Good food, DJs, go-go dancers, drag divas, live music bands and performers on stage, and plenty of Oktoberfest beer. See each night line-up and schedule at website:
The 16th HustlaBall in Berlin
Hustlaball Berlin Circuit Weekend

October 18-22, 2018 (TBC) with FRI main event at KitKat. The 16th HustlaBall Berlin will take place within the framework of the 9th HustlaBall-Circuit-Party-Weekend in Berlin - with the “REAL” HUSTLABALL AWARDS, back to the roots! .. Fun with/for hustlers, hookers, pimps, streetwalkers, flesh-peddlers, porn stars + other scandalous sorts. See details + photos at:
What is the difference between Pornography and Art? Art is more expensive!
13.Porn Film Festival Berlin

October 23-28, 2018 (TBC), Cinema Moviemento, Kreuzberg. Pornography should stimulate, be erotic, sexy, not unwatchable as it is. This festival will showcase the most innovative, risk-taking visionaries in film, photography, performance, music, the art scene, porno-land and even porn karaoke to challenge the erotic film genre; artists who have explored sex through their work for years.
The Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin 2019
Berlinale 69

February, 2019. With 250 international talents, 100+ experts, mentors and guests reveal the secrets of their success. Berlin’s largest cultural event, one of most important film industry dates. Eleven days, 23 venues, around 400 films, many world or European premieres, every genre, length, format, from 100+ countries; 300,000 tickets sold; art, glamour, parties and business deals.
Berlinale Festival Best in Queer Film
Teddy Awards

February, 2019 at Haus der Berliner Festspiele. Berlinale queer cinema awards honor Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Short Film, TEDDY Jury Award and SPECIAL TEDDY AWARD. Stage show, stars from around the world; the TEDDY Party --probably the best party of the Berlinale. The German and English website has a trove of information + video clips.
New Films from Berlin & Brandenburg
Achtung Berlin

Early April, 2019, annual 8-day film festival dedicated to Berlin & Brandenburg filmmakers, 3rd largest in Berlin. Feature films, documentaries, 6 world premieres. See website for past and upcoming events.
Thousands of fetish guys from around the world come to Berlin
Easter Berlin - The 43rd Annual Fetish Events

April 17-23, 2019 (TBC). Events at 25+ venues typically include: BOG Biker/ Rubber/ Naked Sex/ Fisting/ Sports/ Foot Fetish/ SLUT/ BLUF/ Beef/ Dungeon/ PIG Party/ SNEAKFREAXX/ Skin Lust/ Underwear/ Fetish Boat/ Revolver/ Hunters/ Fetish Comedy/ Mister Leather Berlin/ Vodka Tasting/ Cigar Lounge/ Boot Shine/ Frühlingsfest/ Puppies/ CP/ Champagne Reception/ Breakfast/ Dinner/ Gulasch.
21st annual Carnival of Cultures
Karneval der Kulturen

Mid-May, 2019, annual 4-day celebration of cultural & ethnic diversity of Berlin in Kreuzberg: Sunday Parade from Hermannplatz, street festival, entertainment stages, international bands, stiltwalkers, acrobats, magicians (visitors test their own abilities & skills). About 300 market stalls, food of many lands, arts & crafts and much more.
International Queer Short Film Festival

Mid-May, 2019. QUEER FILM in all forms - glory, shame, distaste, trash and beauty. Four day 14th annual festival by people who enjoy queer films, screening new plus old films, shorts or features - the queer perspective from all corners of the world to challenge normative views, propose alternate ways of thinking, and approach life and storytelling in other ways. See program early May: