Monthly screenings of LGBTQ films from around the world, in Hamburg at Metropolis, Kleine Theaterstraße 10, and also in 19 other German cities - in the film's original language, with German subtitles. SCREENINGS resume September through May after the Summer months break.
Every three months, 11:30pm-8:30am. Pride & Special Events in the main concert hall of Docks Hamburg. Two floors of Pop, RnB and Electronic Music - the perfect combination of concert feeling and pure party nightlife with show, live acts and full-energy Dj sets. HALFTIME SHOW (Mainfloor) by Nicki Dynamite, Hollywood Tramp and Barbara Fox + DJs + Welcome Shots.
Every 3rd Friday in the month from 8pm at Feinkost Hafencity, Am Kaiserkai 27, the northern bears meet for a cozy get-together. See website for details:
Monthly Saturday, 11pm-6am. On hold during Covid-19 lockdown. WILD, SHRILL and above all: PINK! Your PINK DISCO needs you! - inviting all of Northern Germany to party, drink, have fun on 2 floors! Hier wird die geilste Party in Hamburg gefeiert! Guest DJs play pop+charts + Black/RnB/Hip Hop. Host VALERY PEARL.
Monthly Saturdays, 12-6:30am at Klubhaus St Pauli, Bahnhof Pauli. HAMBURGS BIGGEST MEN-ONLY EVENT - House/Electro dance party. DJs Julien Riess + Mørk. Dark rooms/ discreet/ fun boys' night. Sweaty basement/ pulsating hot Electro House beats. CUM PLAY WITH US! Come as you are - but sexy! Website: Babylon.
Every other month Saturday, 11pm-7am at Fundbureau, Stresemannstraße 114. Gay clubbing with two floors of dancing. Mainfloor (Techno//Techhouse) DJs: Ben Manson, Tee Jay, and Berkenkamp. Barfloor (Pop//Charts//RnB) DJs: Deejay Marquez + Fabi B. Free Welcome Shots by AroundElias.
Monthly Sunday, 4pm-2am, PAL / ROOM II Karolinenstrasse 45. DISCO to TECHNO DJs. X-RATED DARKROOM! FEEL FREE TO DO WHAT YOU WANT TO DO (you know what to do). STRICT DOOR. PARTY FEATURES STRONG CONTENT AND ADULT THEMES PEOPLE MAY FIND OFFENSIVE. IF YOU ARE EASILY OFFENDED THEN PLEASE CHOOSE ANOTHER PARTY.
August 27 + 30, 2020, THU 5pm, SUN 8:30pm. Fellini's film adaptation of the ancient novel fragment Satyricon by Petronius - a theme of glamorous and decadent decay. The erotic adventures of two young men in Roman society during the time of Nero. The director was fascinated by the symptoms of decay in this hedonistic epoch, comparing them with those of modern civilization.
September 2-6, 2020. Online Films: Becks; Benjamin; Bizarre, Buddies; Concussion; Équation à un inconnu; Five Dances; The Florence Foster Jenkins Story; The Four-Faced Liar; Los Fuertes; Jamie and Jessie are Not Together; Keep The Lights On; Little Men; Lola vers la mer; Love and Death on Long Island; Saturday Church; Pólvora en el Corazón; Xposed Shorts.
September 2-6, 2020 online. Fictional, documentary, experimental shorts from Britain, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Sweden, the USA: Stereotype - Inés Espinosa; Szép alak/ Beautiful Figure - Hajni Kis; Something Said - Jay Bernard; Be Mine Sometime - Carson Parish; Get - Martin Edralin; Pirate Boys - Pol Merchan; Itch/ Thrust - Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert, Ulrika Bandeira.
September 19-20, 2020 (postponed from May 30-31), along Lange Reihe, Hamburg. General public weekend street fair w/ 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). See 2021.
September 19, 2020, 9-11:30pm. A stream - where everybody worldwide can join in. Featuring: Melanie C, ILIRA, MIA, Matther Wood, Loona, Marcella, FASO, Bambi Mercury, Daniel Johnson, Riccardo Simonetti, Dick + Honest, LEOPOLD, Strify, Chris Flyke, Ferhat and more. Performances, talks, bday wishes and fun. Hosted by Barbara Fox, Nicki Dynamite and Hollywood Tramp.
September 21, 2020, 7pm. A child of prosperous millennial-generation Iranian immigrants, Parvis tries to escape Hildesheim provincial life with pop culture, grindr-dates and raves. Caught shoplifting, he does community service in a refugee shelter, and meets Iranian siblings Banafshe and Amon, a fragile relationship increasingly tinged with awareness that their futures are unequal.
October 2020, date TBA. Twenty-year-old Jaime stabs his best friend to death during a night of drinking. Sent to prison he is put in a group cell run by Potro, the stallion, who, as Jaime's protector, makes him a prince. In return he expects loyalty and sex. The relationship fulfils Jaime's need for affection and belonging, but then a brutal power struggle breaks out.
October 20 - November 1, 2020. Celebrating 31 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. Film programs/ schedules at website:
January 15-17, 2021, at Markthalle Hamburg, Klosterwall 11 (this past year). The 22nd 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:
April - June, 2021, at various venues A versatile program of tragedies, comedies, solo evenings and large ensembles, symphonic-scene readings and moderated panels. Outstanding works from German-speaking theaters at some of the most beautiful cultural centers of the Hansestadt: the German, the Thalia, Kampnagel, the St Pauli, Hamburgische Staatsoper, and the Laeiszhalle.
May 7-9, 2021, Kehrwiederspitze to Fish Auction Hall. Displays on land/ on the water in HafenCity, at Speicherstadt and Oevelgönne Museum Harbour. Events observe anniversary of 1189 decree by Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, issuing a charter to local merchants, granting freedom from customs duties for ships that sailed the Elbe from Hamburg to the North Sea.
Early August, 2021. THU-SUN Legendary leather/fetish annual parties since 1973 - aboard the MS Stubnitz. Bondage/ Gaybiker Interviews/ Music. Mr. Leather Hamburg 2021 Election. Program will be posted at website. A fundraising campaign in support of the culture ship MS Stubnitz is now taking place. See details at:
May 7-9, 2021 at Hamburger Fischmarkt, Fischmarkt 1. Seventh annual fish auction hall 3 days of LGBT Pride events in celebration of Hamburg's port, information area, food stalls and stage with DJs, live shows and entertainment. Past year included an Aftershow Party at Wunderbar.
Late July, 2021 (TBC). Saturday Christopher Street Day Parade meeting point on Lange Reihe; dance parties, LGBT film festival, street festival, Pride Dance, entertainment of many kinds. Attendance of approximately 200,000 people at the parade for this past Hamburg CSD.
August 6-8, 2021 from 3pm. Go crazy at the most beautiful place in Hamburg; celebrate yourself and life with a line-up of the complete Grad family from Hamburg and Berlin to celebrate and dance as always: loud, excessive and with a lot of bass! Make love in the open air + surrender to the music. Gay, straight, bi - any other sexual preference: music has no sexual orientation!
August 13-15, 2021, 2pm at Beach Motel Heiligenhafen, Seebrückenpromenade 3, Heiligenhafen. 3 days of partying, dancing, flirting, sports, fun and wellness at Heiligenhafen beach, just 100km from Hamburg. With Parade, yoga, beach fitness and volleyball, chill-outs, White + Full Moon Parties, go-gos, gay cinema, pornokaraoke, Mr Gay Beach, workshops and nightly men-only Steam.
August 7-8, 2021, 8pm-6am at Spielbudenplatz, Reeperbahn. Celebrate CSD - colorful, diverse, bigger and more beautiful w/ Hamburg DJs, artists, drag queens, influencers and bloggers in the heart of the city! Confetti, balloons, laser shows, karaoke, drag balls, men-only floor, girls floor, crusing area, gogos, showtime beneath the open sky, shining in PINK and the rainbow colors.
Mid-August, 2021. Festival of the world, European and German premieres, three weeks each August at Kampnagel and selected places in Hamburg. Since its beginning in the mid 80s, the festival has held a position as one of the big European festivals, presenting about 50 different works of theatre, dance, visual arts, performance, music and theory, from around the world.