Fridays + Satudays 10pm-5am at Mathiasstraße 4-6. Mostly Lesbian/ gay-friendly dance club and cocktail bar featuring DJanes Thunderpussy, Anna Andersson, and more; karaoke, theme parties.
Fridays and Saturdays, 8 and/or 11pm, at ARTheater, Ehrenfeldgürtel 127, Ehrenfeld. Performance art, music performers, electronic music, dance nights, SpokenWordClub comedy, poetry, AudioIntensiv, Carnival events, Sector Adepts, Rave or Die - for ongoing events see their facebook page.
Current daily listings for downtown Cologne clubs: SM / Fetish/ naked events for men at STATION 2B COLOGNE; and whats happening Fridays and Saturdays at Baustelle4U gay music bar + lounge.
Every 4th Saturday of the month from 11pm at Venue, Hohestrasse 14. HomOriental LGBT Oriental party. Turkish Pop, Oriental & house music, Black Music, Kurdish, Arabian, Persian, Greek, Jewish, Armenian and Balkan sounds in the mix. Admission: €6 up to midnight, €8 after.
Every Wednesday from 10pm at LOOM Club, Hohenzollernring 92. Stylish setting gay dance night, 18+ young crowd, men/women mix. Dance Classics, Mainstream, Charts, Pop & House with DJane Djumelle and DJ GinaG. Seperate Area with Trash & Bad Taste Sounds from DJs Scampi and Tunar. 5€ entry before 11pm, 8€ after.
January 28, 2017 at Die Halle Tor 2, Girlitzweg 30, Cologne. "The Most Provocative Party of the Year." Gay circuit party with DJs Binomio, Tom Siher and Herb. A unique experience of shows, visuals, decoration, animation and music, with 14 annual parties in Madrid, 2 festivals and an international tour to more than 50 cities around the world. See more details at:
February 4, 2017, 11pm, at Triple A, Mittelstr. 12. Sexy Party Cologne Dance/Cruise Party. DJs Moussa + Karl Kay. 2 Floors, Locker Room, Playzone, Acts/Performers, Brilliant Sound/Lights, Sexy Bartender, Welcome Shot. Vocal/ Progressive/ Tech House, Dance, Black, Electro.
February 5, 2017, 6am - 6pm at Nachtflug. First Sunday/month daytime after-hours gay dance party. Progressive/House/Minimal sounds, 23-years running. Fresh fruit free. DJs: Andrei Stan, DJRW, Con Taco, Thomas Piechotta. In the Bacardi Lounge: Large Ear Stuart. Entry €13. Next date: Feb 26th, 6am-6pm at Nachtflug; followed by 8pm-6am NAUGHTY/REVELATION at Essigfabrik.
February 9, 16, 23, 2017, 1-7pm at STATION 2B COLOGNE, Pipinstraße 2. MenZone naked party. The biggest STRIPSHOW in Cologne starts again this Thursday with all guests getting naked ;-). You can wear a mask If you like - free at the entrance. Next: Mar 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th.
February 10-26, 2017, at South Stadium, Germany‘s biggest and most beautiful beer tent. Thousands of revellers celebrate in Cologne‘s South Stadium to a non-stop koelsch music program, starring top performers. Enjoy freshly drawn Frueh-Koelsch (Cologne beer) and delicious Cologne specialities.
February 11, 2017 11pm- 7am at Club Z im Zimmermanns, Venloer Straße 39. Queer dance party with DJs Alex Reitinger + Kivi Hank playing IndiePop.
February 21, 2017, 9pm, at Filmpalette. French 2016 drama, director André Téchiné. Son of a soldier must learn to live with a boy who terrorized him at school, as his mother takes in a bully whose own mother is ill. A film about the romantic and sexual awakenings of two 17 year old boys as their relationship, at first hostile and violent, becomes one of love.
February 23 - March 1, 2017, annual festival, Friday/Saturday/Sunday Carnival and Parade, Monday Rosenmontag, street & club parties, bar closing times suspended for the festival duration; costumes, drinking, singing all over the city. Midnight Tuesday burning of Nubbel -- the straw doll scapegoats for all the sins of the year. Ash Wednesday traditional fish dinners.
February 24, 2017, 10pm-noon at New Crystal Club Cologne, Hohenzollernring 79. Gay dance party with shows/ performers, international guest DJs playing Latin + Tribal. 24€ at the door.
February 24, 2016, and every 3rd Saturday + special dates, from 11pm at Privé Club. Monthly gay dance party, DJs Jon Doe Brussels), AM3D (Ams), Card Mercier, Djosh, playing progressive & techno fusion. Cover: 10€. Next 2017 dates at Club Privé: Mar 18 - Pump! w/ DJs TIM BENJAMIN, SKIPPO, CARD MERCIER; Apr 15; May 20; Jun 17; Jul 7; Aug 19; Sep 16; Oct 21.
February 25, 2017, from 5:30-midnight at Station2B, Pipinstrasse 2, Cologne. Private events on irregular dates in Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Mannheim, Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne clubs, where, willing "mares" offer themselves to "stallions" without ever seeing their faces. Entry: 12 €. See website for details.
February 25, 2017, 11pm-open end, at Bootshaus. Eight star DJs, three dance floors, huge LED walls, lasers, special fire effects, XXL play zone, outdoor area, an army of hot performers. DJs: Kenne Perry, Saeed Ali, Micky Friedmann, Sharon O'Love, Dynamite, DjCK. IT’S shuttle buses will run between Schaafenstrasse and the BOOTSHAUS COLOGNE club all night for 2€ per ride.
February 26, 2017, 6am - 6pm at Nachtflug. Carnival Special Progressive/House/Minimal sounds Sunday dance party. DJs: BEN MANSON, CHRIS BEKKER, MIKE J, THOMAS M. In the Bacardi Lounge: DER EGGERT + JESKO. Followed 8pm Sunday to 6am Monday by NAUGHTY / REVELATION at Essigfabrik, Siegburger Str. 110, with DJs PAGANO, FARIUS, CHRIS BEKKER, SOREN LUKA, THOMAS PIECHOTTA.
February 26, 2017, 11pm-6am, at Reineke Fuchs, Köln. Monthly 4th Friday gay/gay-friendly homo, bi, trans or hetero Pop/ House party. Main Floor (Dance/Electro) DJs ILL-C + Deejay Marquez play Dance, Electro and Black Music! Cover charge 8€ - 18+ event. Coming up: March 17th, 11pm- 6am at Reineke Fuchs - Love Generation - Best of 90s & 2000s.
February 26, 2017, 11pm New Crystal Club, Hohenzollernring 79. Two dancefloors, 6 star DJs. LIVE PORN SHOWS, Laser + Lightshows, Playzone. DJs: Sultonic (BER), Asaf Dolev (TLV), D’Alessandro (Rome), Samuel D (BER/Cologne), Alejandro Alvarez (Brussels), Rony Golding (Cologne). On stage porn stars/ hot dancers. Sexy.
March 11, 2017, 11pm-7am at Artheater, Ehrenfeldgürtel 127 - Rock Loud With Your Cock Out- 2 Dancefloors of Techno, House, Deep by 100% Vinyl: HGR, The Electric Taste; IndiePop/ Disco, 100% Queer: Alex Reitinger + Pol; SwingCafé DJ Von Fröhling.
March 25, 2017, 10pm-5am at Station 2b. House + Tribual + Sports/ Athletic = sexy Gay Dance Party. Players Party/ Paris meet addiction/ Berlin in Cologne. Circuit House music by DJs Paolo TuNar vs Kreisel. Pornoboys Allen King + Angel Cruz (MAD) in sexy sportswear, plus a hot show on stage. Hosts Fabian and Marcel w/ sexy shots. DarkArea, sport lounge, naked skin/ athletic guys.
February 24-27, 2017. Four days, four parties at Cologne's best venues, 20 star DJs, 40 hours of music, 60 performers. See Sexy Carnival. Its Cologne, Salvation/B:east Berlin, Rapido Amsterdam, Black Party Zurich, Scream Paris, Fly Brussels, XLsior Mykonos, XTRAvaganza Antwerp. Next: July 7-10 Sexy Pride.
April 26-29, 2017 at Koelnmesse (Köln-Deutz). World's oldest art fair for modern/ contemporary art of the 20th/ 21st century, annually inviting approximately 200 international galleries to showcase painting, sculpture, photography, prints, multiples, installations, performance and moving image art in the city of Cologne, the cultural center of the Rhineland region and beyond.
May, 2017 (TBC). Annual Cologne Old Town bear's weekend, Past year included: Welcome parties at Badehaus Babylon, Amadeus and Cox-Cologne; Chill-Out-Bears-Boat from Dampfschifffahrt Colonia + Amadeus/ Barcelon/ Cox-Cologne. Gentle Bears Bar/ Pullermanns bar-hops; Clip BMD Party; Sauna Chill-out + Goodbyes.
July 1-2, 2017, 2pm-10pm at Schaafenstraße/ Mauritiuswall, Rudolfplatz. The weekend before CSD, annual open-air summer afternoon street festival of food, drinks and entertainment, plus DJs from local clubs Mumu, Exile and Iron - free admission.
July 7-9, 2017. Main events: Friday - Sunday Street Festival with 3 stages of entertainment and dancing on the squares on and around Heumarkt. Sunday Parade/Demo with up to 120 floats -- almost a million people in previous years. Complete details/ updates online:
July 7-10, 2017. SEXY returns for 4 consecutive days anticipating 6000+ party guests at Cologne's best venues. Spectacular visuals/ sensational show acts/ the sexiest, most handsome men from all over europe, international star DJs. See lineup + venues:
October 10-15, 2017 (TBC) at Filmforum NRW, Museum Ludwig, Bischofsgartenstraße 1 + Filmpalette. Among youngest German LGBT film festivals, the only one in Germany's gay capital Cologne and its biggest conurbation, the Rhine-Ruhr area, with an outstanding program each year. Also in Dortmund the following week. See info:
November 22-26, 2017 (TBC). Annual international bear's gathering. Past year: BEAR DANCE Welcome Party; PIPE! Men-Only Party; SHOW + BUTCH&BEAR; parties and bar nights, saunas, bowling, naked party, cruise night, coffee+cake, BEAR TOUR + Roman Museum (Praetorium), and the Mr Bear Germany contest. See updates & full program at: