Every first Saturday of the month at Venue Club, Hohe Straße 14, Cologne. Mixed monthly gay and lesbian pop music disco party.
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.
April 30 - May 3, 2015 Bear May Day + November 25-29, 2015 (to be confirmed). Bear Pride last year included: Bear Sauna; Bear Bowling, Bear Reception; Bear(s)Express; Bear Night Show and Mr Bear Germany election and Butch & Bear party; Bear Bar Tour and more....
May 3, 2015, from 6am to open end at Nachtflug, Hohenzollernring 89-93. Sat night/Sun morning after-hours. Progressive, House & Minimal sounds, 18 years running. DJ line-up: CHRIS BEKKER, JON DOE, STEPHAN FISCHER, LARGE EA + JESKO. Free fresh fruit. Summer break, then back in the autumn and winter months.
May 9, 2015, from 11pm, at ARTheater, Ehrenfeldgürtel 127, Ehrenfeld. Indie Pop, Britpop, Electronica/House/Techno; for the "Queer-Straight-Not Sure Rock n Roll- Party" set.
May 9, 2015, 11pm-5am at Club Schmitz, Aachenerstr. 28, Cologne. Deep, Tech and Melodic House dance party "for gayz, lesbianz & friendz. Cheerz!" DJs: MONI KA, Ade Kanon. Hosts Marian, IanFab, Rick and Chris Royal Gotha. Admission: 4€.
May 13, 2015, 11pm-5am at Zimmermanns, Venloer Straße 39. New gay underground party BEAR PRIDE special powered by NightKomm. House Party for all, with DJs Ben Manson, Emrock and Dave Urania (Madrid, Kluster).
May 16, 2015, from 11pm and every third Saturday at Privé Club, Hohenzollernring 92. Monthly gay dance party, DJs Mike Jay (Kinky Beats), Thomas William (Night Komm), Alejandro Alvarez (Gay Happening), and Jon Doe ( La Demence / Beardrop / Green Komm). Cover: 10€
May 21-25, 2015, Pentecost weekend fetish events at Cologne clubs and saunas. In collaboration with Folsom Europe Berlin and others, the event has grown into a major annual international 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.
May 22, 2015, from 11pm, and each 4th Friday at Club Bahnhof, Bartholomäus-Schink Straße 65/67, Ehrenfeld. Monthly gay/gay-friendly Pop/ House party. DJs David Marquez and Chris Wacup + guest GRDN. Cover charge 6€ before midnight, 8€ after.
May 23, 2015, 10pm at Bootshaus, Auenweg 173, Cologne. Big dance bash, number 2-ranked club in Germany; main floor, “Black Box”, VIP lounge, special effects, new sound and lights. 10 DJs, 3 dance floors, army of hot dancers, live show, lasers, playzone, after party. Babylon Sauna after-hours. Next: July 7th Cologne Pride; Oct 3rd Anniversary Party; Dec 25th Winter Edition.
May 23, 2015, from 11pm at Venue, Hohestrasse 14. HomOriental LGBT 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.
June 13, 2015 (plus each 2nd Saturday/month), from 11pm at Reineke Fuchs, Aachener Straße 50. Gay, mostly men, House Party. DJ LeoMeo (Paris) extended set + Underwear Promo Boys. See facebook. After at Phoenix Club. Next date: July 3rd Cologne Pride with DJs Alexio (BER) + Dror Konig (TLV).
July 3, 2015, on stage 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. See this year's hosts and more details and ticket information at their website:
July 3-5, 2015. Main events: Friday Street Festival with 3 stages of entertainment and dancing on the squares on and around Heumarkt. Sunday Parade with up to 120 floats and almost a million people in previous years. Complete details/ updates online:
August 22, 2015, 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: October 31st.
November, 2015: at Filmforum NRW, at Museum Ludwig, Bischofsgartenstraße 1 and Filmpalette. One of the youngest LGBT film festivals in Germany, but the only one in Germany's gay capital Cologne and its biggest conurbation, the Rhine-Ruhr area, doing their our best to establish an outstanding program. See website for info
January 29 - February 7, 2016, 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 4-10, 2016, 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.