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 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:
Through December 30, 2019 at Parkplatz Kirchenallee/ Lange Reihe. A month of holiday season weekends, colorful program of music, entertainment shows, mulled wine, punch and goodies at Hamburg's only queer Christmas market. Various clubs/ groups from the gay and lesbian community participate. FB
December 31, 2019, 11pm-6am. The hottest guys, sweaty and dancing on the most important night of the year - excessive, masculine, straightforward: Hamburg's boys and men celebrate the New Year to fat, electronic beats.
January 1, 2020, 12:30-8am at Fundbureau, Stresemannstraße 114. Gay+friends dance party. House/EDM/Electro, Pop/RnB, 80s/90s/Schlager music. Main Floor Techno/Techhouse DJs Berkenkamp, Tee Jay, and Bass Raper. Pop/Rnb/Charts DJs Marquez, Tobicé Giacomo Soler and Fabi B. Free welcome shots. Neon Lights + Chill Area; the hottest boys + girls in North Germany.
January 4, 2020, 11pm-6am. Viva la vulva! Inviting all heroines to celebrate this feminist women's party at Kaiserkeller, Grosse Freiheit 36, St. Pauli. DJ Frau Hoppe w/ Pop to Rock. Safe space every 2 months for all women: lesbian, bi or hetero, cis or trans, to be among themselves, celebrate and dance. Welcome shots. Next date: March 7th.
January 9, 2020, 7pm-1am at thier, Schulterblatt 98, Sternschanze. New decade, new luck, every 2nd Thursday in our queer living room, the gayborhood pub of hearts, the one and only thier! Where the rharbabsi still tastes as good and DJBJ will play hits of the 90s, 00s, 10s and the best of today. Auld Lang Syne!
January 17-19, 2020, at Markthalle Hamburg, Klosterwall 11 (this past year). 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:
January 18, 2020, 12-8am, FRI/SAT. House music is queer music! Sound that originated in 80s NYC + Chicago queer black club culture. Masculine daddies/ regular guys. Fuck labels event for everyone! Tech House, Jackin House, Vocal House, Deep House u.v.m. A touch of 80s New York + 90s Berlin, plus some Hamburger Schanze vibe too. Hollywood Tramp at the turntables!
January 19, 2020, 2pm-6am, PAL / ROOM II Karolinenstrasse 45. X-rated Darkroom. Feel Free To Do What You Want. Strict Door Policy. Party with Strong Content + Adult Themes that some may find offensive. Easily offended? Please choose another party. DJs NIKLAS SCHWEIG, CRYPTOFAUNA, LUCINEE, and FELIX KROPF. Next: Feb 1.
January 25, 2020, 11pm-6am. It will be WILL, SHRILL and above all: PINK! Outside is freezing cold but under the Schmidt Tivoli holy dome the mood is boiling! We'll just let it rip: PINK INC - inviting all of Northern Germany to party, drink, have fun on 2 floors! Hier wird die geilste Party in Hamburg gefeiert! Saal DJ Darc Delirium + Angies DJane Xandra. Host VALERY PEARL.
January 27, 2020, 9:15pm. With the gay hardcore porn stage name Jonathan Agassi, Yonatan has fans around the world. At home in Berlin he does live sex shows and works as an escort. He says he feels successful, with the best job in the world, but seems unhappy, and uses more and more drugs. Without his stage character he claims he would have been much more desperate long before now.
February 1, 2020, 11pm-6am, Kaiserkeller, Grosse Freiheit 36. Alternating monthly w/ women's Sheroes party. SHAKESQUEER queer/ colorful people/ all sexual orientations celebrate together. DJs Luise Bass, Frau Wunderlich and Doc Bader play Queerpop, Dance Classics, Indie, Rock and more. Next: Mar 7th - Sheroes.
February 7, 2020, midnight-9am at Uebel und Gefährlich, Feldstraße 66. Kids Make Noise: Time to be whoever the fuck you want to be on the dance floor. Celebrate Queer Indie, Rock, Alternative & Electro Pop with the weirdest and realest LGBTQ+ crew in town. New location, new look.
February 8, 2020, 11pm-5am - Back to the roots, celebrating Moondoo Basement (Neben der Ritze), Reeperbahn 136. DJs Divinity + Eduardo de la Torre with resident DJs Neal Porter, Daniel White and Matt Blue. For years in the Moondoo basement, Saturday after Saturday, house-enthusiastic guys took over and let everyone dance.
February 8, 2020, 11pm-7am at Fundbureau, Stresemannstraße 114. Gay clubbing with two floors of dancing. Mainfloor (Techno//Techhouse) DJs: Berkenkamp, Tee Jay, and Bass Raper. Barfloor (Pop//Charts//RnB) DJs: Tobicé + Fabi B. Free Welcome Shots by AroundElias.
February 15, 2020, 12-6am Sat/Sun at Klubhaus St Pauli, Bahnhof Pauli. HAMBURGS BIGGEST MEN-ONLY EVENT - House/Electro dance party. DJs TBA. Dark rooms/ discreet/ fun boys' night. Sweaty basement/ pulsating hot Electro House beats - CUM AND PLAY WITH US! Come as you are - but be sexy! See website: Babylon.
February 15, 2020, midnight-8am. Hamburg's crazy gay pop party Pop Extravaganza: Lip Sync For Your Life, Glitterbox Make Up Station, All You Can Eat confetti, Seifenblasen-Gewitter, Welcome Shots by Pierre Daily, Pop-Non-Stop by DJ Hollywood Tramp aka Berry E. (Pop, RnB, Club Sounds, Hits+Shits). Hosted by Jane Doe.
February 17, 2020, 9:15pm. Dark comedy of manners wryly explores the life of a Berlin school teacher and contrasts his public and private lives. Sexually explicit for general audiences of the day it was considered groundbreaking for its subject matter, soon achieveding cult status. A document of gay culture of West Berlin post gay liberation, in the brief time before the onset of AIDS.
February 29, 2020, midnight-7am at Uebel und Gefährlich, Feldstraße 66. The new Hamburg party grand opening w/ Ballsaal DJs Paul Paillette, Miss Delicious and DJCK play Pop/Charts/RnB/BestOf. Turmzimmer DJs Fabi B + Matt Blue play Tech-House/Electro. Performance by Jamie Lee Kriewitz. Free welcome shots by Kyti Voo. Hosted by Sirena Secret. Special guest Hubert Fella.
May - June, 2020, 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 8-12, 2020, 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.
May 10-12, 2020 (TBC) 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-May, 2020 along Lange Reihe, Hamburg. General public weekend street fair with 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).
August 1, 20120, 12pm-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.
Early August, 2020, the 40th-year Pride Week activities, 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 5-23, 2020. 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.
August 6-9, 2020. Legendary leather/fetish annual parties since 1973 - aboard the MS Stubnitz. Mr. Leather Hamburg Election and other events at MR.CHAPS, SLUT, Blockbräu, Cafe Gnosa; a Motorbike Run w/ MSC-Hamburg Motorradgruppe and HEIN+FIETE. See this year's program at:
Mid-October, 2020. Six days, 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. See film programs/ schedules at website: