Gay Cologne

1st Saturdays at Venue

Every first Saturday of the month at Venue Club, Hohe Straße 14, Cologne. Mixed monthly gay and lesbian pop music disco party.
Die Mittwochs-Party für Schwule, Lesben und Freunde

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.
September - April dance parties
Body-Check Party

April 19, 2014, and every third Saturday of the month, at Zimmermann's Club, Venloer Strasse 39, Cologne. Serious House, Techno and Electro music for mixed but gay-friendly crowd. Event takes a break for the summer months.
From SF with Love

May 24, 2014, 10pm at Bogen 2, Mittelstraße 12-14. Party for bears, cubs, otters and friends. DJs: HIFI SEAN (London), Maik Conrath. €12 presale or €16 at the door.
Cologne Fetish Pride 2014

June 5-9, 2014, Pentecost fetish events at clubs and saunas all around town. In collaboration with Folsom Europe Berlin and others, the event has grown into a major international annual event. Partners include: BOX Medien, Boners, Basement. Station 2B, Deck 5, Phoenix Sauna, Babylon Badehaus, COX Cologne, Hombres, Barcelon, Baustelle 4U, Bartmänner, Checkpoint, Dome Fetisch, MGW.
Liebe Freunde der langen Nächte
Coco Schmitz

June 27, 2014, 11pm at Club Schmitz, Aachenerstr. 28, Cologne. Twice monthly pop, trash and 90s R&B dance party "for gayz, lesbianz & friendz. Cheerz!" Admission: 5€.
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June 28, 2014, from 11pm at Venue, Hohestrasse 14. HomOriental GLBT Oriental party every 4th Saturday/month. 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. Next: July 26th.
For 23 years an integral part of the Cologne Pride
Kölner AIDS Gala

July 4, 2014, on stage at the Maritim Hotel with many celebrities from radio, television and politics who stride down the red carpet each year to show solidarity with people living with HIV/AIDS and support the work of AIDS Help Cologne. This year's hosts: Katty Salié, Jochen Schropp and Esther Schweins. See website for details and ticket information:
wild. schwul. feiern.

July 4-5, 2014 (and each 2nd Saturday/month), 11pm at Reineke Fuchs, Aachener Straße 52 - with warm ups and afterparties at Zum Rudolf, Rudolfplatz. Gay, mostly men House Party. DJs Oliver M, Mike Kelly, EMRock, Sua Amoa + Underwear Promo Boys.
Kölner CSD-Parade & Festival
Christopher Street Day

July 4-6, 2014. Main events: Street Festival from Friday July 4th, from 6pm with 3 stages of entertainment and dancing on the squares on and around Heumarkt - through July 6th at around 10pm. Sunday Parade with up to 120 floats and almost a million people in previous years. Complete details/ updates online.
Mai Party für Schwule, Lesben und Freunde
Maydance | Closer2Heaven

July 5, 2014, 10pm at Gloria Theater Köln, Apostelnstraße 11. Pop/ House Party from combined talents DJs Hildegard (Hildegard Meets Music / Sunshine-Live), Meave De Tria ( Delicious Housetunes), GinaG ( bodycheck/ Cuebase FM). Go-go dancers, photo shoots.
Cologne Pride Main Party
Sexy Circus - Cologne

July 5, 2014, 10pm at SARTORY SÄLE, Friesenstrasse 44-48. Big dance bash, chic and glamorous ballroom, 12m ceiling, chandeliers, multiple levels, large VIP stage, main dance floor + phenomenal stage, 2nd floor POP and CHARTS. 8 DJs, army of hot dancers, live show, laser show. OFFICIAL SEXY AFTERHOURS 4am in private apartment at gay house bar Zum Rudolf on Rudolfplatz.
6am Sunday morning after-hours at Nachtflug
Green Komm

July 6, 2014, from 6am to open end at Nachtflug, Hohenzollernring 89-93. Sat night/Sun morning after-hours. Progressive, House & Minimal sounds, 18 years running. Top DJ line-up, free fresh fruit. Free entry 6-8am, 20 euros at the door. Next dates: Sept 7th, Oct 10th, Nov 2nd, Dec 7th.
Horse Fair - Foire aux lopes - Mercado de yeguas

August 23, 2014, from 5:30 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. See website for details. Next date: November 8, 2014.
Butch & Bear + Mr Bear Germany
Bear Pride Cologne 2014

November 27-30, 2014. Events of past years have included: Bear Bowling at West Bowling; Oriental Express Party at Venue; Bear Sauna at Babylon; Bear Reception at COX; Butch & Bear Party at the Gloria Theatre and election of Mr Bear Germany.
Celebrate Carnival in the Big Party Tent
Kölschfest 2015

January 30 - February 15, 2015, 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.
Rosenmontag long weekend
Cologne Street Carnival 2015

February 12-18, 2015, annual festival, Maundy Thursday before Carnival, Monday Rosenmontag, street & club parties, bar closing times suspended for the festival duration; costumes, drinking, singing all over the city. Midnight burning of Nubbel -- the doll scapegoats for all the sins of the year.
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