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 and international guest DJs. Also Saturday DUDECUTE! afterparties.
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.
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.
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:
WE Party, Sportsparty, Sündenbock, and No Regrets gay circuit dance parties and afterhours throughout the year. See 2016 dates at their website:
September 28 - October 8, 2017, 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 with 70 film premières, well-known actors & directors. Also discussions on the films. The program of the 13th ZFF will be published in September 2017
October 6 - November 4, 2017. Annual party under a great tent in the traditional Münchener manner, at Bauschänzli Island, with Bavarian beer, food & music -- natürlich! See website for details and tickets online.
October 6, 2017, 11pm-6am Friday night/Saturday morning at Heaven Club, Spitalgasse 5. LGBT Pop, Dance, House, DJ: DjCK (Sexy Köln) plays Elektro, Pop & Dance. 1:30am Drag Show. Entry: CHF 15. Next BOYteschema!: Nov 3rd w/ DJ DjCK (KÖLN).
October 7, 2017, 11pm-7am at Heaven. Gay circuit dance style night with DJs José Jones (Barcelona) + Angel O (Zürich). Shirtless dancing bodies rub against one another to the DJs' drifting bass sounds; the mood gets increasingly aroused, and Splash Party/ Heaven is back in full swing. Entry: CHF 20
October 13, 2017. Gay electronic dance party for friends and their friends. And maybe their friends. If you have no friend see their friend-for-one-night list. Next date: Dec 29th.
October 13, 2017, 11pm-6am at Heaven. Not only the Britney club hit, also the motto at the Heaven party with a hot mix of the latest pop and sharp RnB tracks. Celebrate the weekend on one of the most popular dancefloors in Zurich with DJ Steve Bam - playing RnB, Pop, and Dance. Entry: CHF 15.
October 14-15, 2017, 11pm - 7am Sat/Sun Queer dance party 12-yrs running. HipHop, RnB, Dance Charts, Deep House. Show: Nicki Dynamite (HAM). DJs Melli Magic (BER), Steve Bam (ZÜR), GITTI Gitti Reinhardt (BER), VIicky Goldfinger (ZÜR), Zör Gollin (ZÜR) Hosted by Miss Heaven 2017. Afterparty 4-7am at Heaven - DJ Bobby Bella w/ Progressive House/ Trance. Free entry.
October 14, 2017, 11pm-6pm at Exil, Hardstrasse 245. LGBTQ dance party. New and older discoveries of indie, pop, rock and electro-sphere. Upcoming 2017 date: Dec 16th at Papiersaal.
October 20, 2017, 11pm-6am at Heaven. Attitude has become an integral part of the Heaven menu, popular with fans of good dance music. Be there as Heaven comes to the boil with DJ Vicky Goldfinger, and her usual serving of Glamour, playing a contemporary mix of Pop, Charts and House music, along with DJ Zör Gollin. 15 CHF. Flight attendants w/ crew ID enter free.
October 21, 2017, 11pm - 7am at Heaven. Gay dance party. Guest DJ the Berliner Kult-Drag-Queen JURASSICA PARKA - good music making + unusual and always new looks. CHF 20. Ongoing monthly Saturday nights w/ guest drag DJs.
October 23, 2017, 11pm-6am at Heaven. After the Pink Monday the party continues at Heaven as the tents on the Bauschänzli slowly empty. Schlager and pop music from resident DJs in the spirit of Oktoberfest. No cover charge.
October 27-28, 2017, at Heaven. FRI 11pm-6am. Annual weekend when Snow White meets Godzilla and Count Dracula feeds on Paris Hilton in latex. Dark Queen of the night: no less than the scandalous/ slippery Berlin Drag queen Charlet C House, moving the crowd to thriller moves with RnB, Pop, and Dance. Dress in full body costume - enter free. SAT 11pm-7am Charlet C House Halloween climax.
October 28, 2017, 9pm-late, at Papiersaal, Kalanderplatz 6. 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. Tickets: CHF 20.
October 28, 2017, 11pm - 7am at Heaven. Halloween weekend reaches its peak on Saturday as Charlet C House invites you to Heaven again with a DJ set to give you an unforgettable pre-Halloween night playing Pop, Charts & House music, among the eerily-dressed figures, with matching zombie decor.
November 10-12, 2017. FRI 10pm-3am BlackOut DJs I Will, Ricardo Ruhga, Allysson at Q. SAT 10pm-7am Mirror DJs Micky Friedmann, Phil Romano, Jack Chang, Ben Bakson, Angel O, Ricardo Ruhga, Tyra Starlight at X-tra. Vocals: Beth Sacks. Angels dancers/artists, mirrors/fireworks/lights spectacle, huge LED wall. After Party 7am-3pm at Q Club, Förrlibuckstrasse 151.
November 18, 2017, 10pm-4am at Les Garcons. Gay Dance Party pushing up the temperature with Balkan beats, Black Music, Reggaeton and Pop Charts + drag show on stage. DJs ZEJNA MURKIC + ALEKS ZDJELAR. Admission: CHF 20. Next date: Jan 27th at Q-Club, Förrlibuckstrasse 151.
December 1, 2017, 11pm-6am at Heaven. A 3rd Despacito Party to follow the two well-received premieres - with DjCK (Köln) playing Latin, RnB, and Tropical House making people happy on the dancefloor along with songs by Shakira following the Zurich concert. Admission: CHF 15.
December 2, 2017, 11pm-7am at Heaven Club, Spitalgasse 5. Gay dance party night. DJ Alexio (Revolver Berlin) seduces the crowd, taking them soaring with his pumping House beats. A Gravity event to send you floating to Heaven.
January 20-27, 2018, the 14th 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.
January 27, 2018, 11pm-6am at Heaven. No matter if you have Balkan roots or not, whether gay or not, this legendary Balkan Gay Night shouldn't be missed! Show by CJ Croix. DJ Countessa plays Balkan Beats - see just how fast this young Viennese in action can get the dance floor to the boil and everyone in the whole club carried away by the sound.
February 3-4, 2018 (TBC), 10pm-5am, at X-TRA. A sumptuous night blending chic with erotic - the biggest glam party Angels ever! Soiree of beauty, grace, joie de vivre. DJs TBA playing progressive, Tribal, Tech-House. Tix: Cranberry Bar, Männerzone + Rathaus Cafe. See 2018 updates at their website:
April - May, 2018 (TBC). Eight day LGBT film festival at various venues in Zurich including Cabaret Voltaire; then following week at Cinema Luna, in Frauenfeld.
May, 2018 (TBC). 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:
Early May, 2018 (TBC), 10pm-6am at X-tra, Limmatstrasse 118. Annual epic spring adventure: sensual, fresh, all white weekend: FRI Opening Party, SAT WHITE PARTY Main Event.
June 8-9, 2018 (TBC) annual events. Fri/Sat 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.
July 5-7, 2019. 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:
August 11, 2018 (TBC). 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. Parties: Friedas Büxe, Club Bellevue, Hive, Klaus, Plaza, Supermarket, Zukunft.