Every Friday + First Saturdays 10pm-5am at Church. Men-only dance + cruise parties. Underwear, jocks, swimwear, sports shorts or naked. DJs Rado, Max del Principe, Hansom, Danny + guests. €10 to enter.
Every Sunday 10pm-3am at Bilderdijkstraat 165 E popular mixed Gay/Lesbian disco dance night by non-commercial queer group of volunteers. Good atmosphere, good music, affordable prices and a secure environment. Check online for special theme party dress codes and come early - they fill up fast!
Every 1st Sunday of the month, 3-7pm at the Eagle, ncAdam Naked Night at the Eagle. Every 3rd Sunday at the Eagle, Horsemen & Knights, 18+ men-only safe sex naked and underwear parties. Free condoms + lube.
Each Monday, 8-9:30pm, Tango Queer workshops at Amstelveenseweg 7 near Vondelpark with support from the Embassy of Argentina. Dance with same-sex partner in free and welcoming environment -- suitable for all levels (no partner needed). After workshop the dance floor is open until midnight for tango dance practice.
January 28, 2017, 10pm-4am at at Paradiso Noord, Buiksloterweg 5C, Tolhuistuin. Cub night mix of dance music from the 90s until now: Junior Jack, Madonna, Beyonce and Rozalla. "We keep it light pink." DJs Dr John + Raf. €16 at the door. Next date: Feb 25th Danserette Classic at Akhnaton. See their website for more details:
January 28, 2017, 10pm-5am at Church, Kerkstraat 52. Every-other-month men-only gay fetish dance/cruise party for lads, scallies, gabbers in sneakers and sportswear. DJs play the harder styles of dance music / great dance floor/ relaxed lounge/ sexy staff. €10 at the door. Next date: March 25th.
February 4, 2017, 11pm-6am at Panama. The RAUNCHY - HOT - MASCULINE Amsterdam Party. The hunkiest, hairiest guys in town; bears, musclebears, bodybuilders, cubs, chasers + everyone in-between. DJs Rado, Sergio Cardoso and Misja Xampl play House music. No dresscode/ no door policy. More 2017 dates: Mar 4th; Apr 8th; Jun 3rd; Aug 5th; Oct 7th; Dec 30th. Details/ tickets at:
February 11, 2017, 10pm-5am at Church, Kerkstraat 52. Mr XXXLeather Election - the men-only gay fetish, dance/ safe sex cruise party - one of the biggest in gay Amsterdam. DJs Mo'cum + Rado. Hot guys including Mr XXXLeather 2016 + Mr Leather Amsterdam 2017. Strict dress code: leather, rubber, skinhead, army, uniform. Tickets: €10. Next: Apr 16; Jun 18; Aug 13; Oct 8; Dec 17.
February 11, 2017, 11pm-4am, at OOCCII, Amstelveenseweg 134 -behind Vondelpark. Saturday night queer underground dance party, House, Techno, Wave, Electro, Disco, Dub. DJs TBA + Video: AlexEtJeremy, Exc Machine. € 7. Next date: April 8th. See facebook
February 18, 2017, 10pm- 5am at WesterUnie + WesterLiefde, Klonneplein 6. Saturday/ Sunday gay/mixed dance party. International guest DJs TBA. Advance Early Bird Normal tickets: 250 €. Next dates: Mar 18th, Apr 29th.
February 25, 2017, 10pm-4am at Akhnaton. Gay/mixed dance party party with nothing but hits, from classic to club and club to classic ...ABBA/ Kylie/ Rihanna,,, Tough pink pop and dance mixes. €17.50. See their website for more details:
March 2-6, 2017. Welcoming all the furry fellas and friends for a weekend of fun: bowling, pub crawl, dancing, cruising, bingo, canal cruise, plus the Mister Bear Netherlands election - events to inckude Furball + Bear Necessity in a diverse schedule to take place at Eagle / Dirty Dicks and other locations.
March 9-19, 2017. Annual Amsterdam Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, in past year at three halls of Het Ketelhuis, at the Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek. Around 120 high quality, broad and diverse selection of movies (features, documentaries and many shorts) scheduled this year from around the world. For more info and venues see website:
March 11, 2017 at Maassilo, Rotterdam. FPQ at the new Cocktail Fest Party! Together with other organizers like WTF (Rotterdam), Club Room Service (London), Circuit (Barcelona), Superball (Amsterdam), R.A.W. (Germany). Something for everyone: leather harnesses, ballet dresses, or colorful leotards..., smokey eyed makeup or Windsor ties..., muscles, drags, twinks, bears and daddies.
March 18, 2017, 5:30pm-midnight at The Eagle, Warmoesstraat 90 (new location). Strict rules private male-only sex event; willing "mares" offer themselves to succession of "stallions" never seeing their faces. Participants decide their role, but cannot change once the party starts.
March 18, 2017, 10pm-late, at Club Church: The Amsterdam Hairy Men Dance Party with DJs Mike Kelly, Big General and Bramsterdam. You don't have to be hairy - you just have to like hairy men! Tickets 10€. Next 2017 dates: May 20th, July 15th, Sept 2nd (TBC), Nov 18th. See details & previous party photos on their website:
March 25, 2017, 10pm-5am at Church, Kerkstraat 52. Every-other-month men-only gay fetish dance/cruise party for lads, scallies, gabbers in sneakers and sportswear. DJs play the harder styles of dance music / great dance floor/ relaxed lounge/ sexy staff. €10 at the door. Next dates: May 27th; July 29th; Sept 30th; Nov 25th.
April 23, 2017, 4-8pm at Club Chuch. Four times each year men-only Sunday dance, sex, play & fetish parties. Strict dress code: leather, rubber, full uniform, skinhead, army, boots only (naked), shirtless or leather with jeans, jockstrap or dark underwear. DJ Mo’Cum. €10 (no advance sales).
April 27, 2017, was Queen's Day, now King's Day following the investiture of King Willem-Alexander. Parties begin the night before, streets fill with people, canals bob with boats and circuit parties throb. Open-air concerts are generally free. Reguliersdwarsstraat and Amstel areas and the Roze Wester Festival at Westerkerk draw big gay crowds.
April 27, 2017, 11pm-5am, Paradiso. Queer Trash/ Pop Party to challenge monocultures of this straight, gay and lesbian world ...for a creative, open-minded society. Dresscode: Dandy Gentlewoman + Mr. Femme Fatale. Queer cabaret performers, crossdressing dansers. FPQ Ballhaus Popmusik, Club der Piraten Moderne elektronische tanzmusik + BeatClub!
April 30, 2017, 3pm-2am, at PARADISO, WETERINGSCHANS 6. Gay/mixed dance party w/ DJs TBA. Can you handle 11 hours of dancing in perfect rapture?
May 4th each year. Main events at the Dam square to honor those lost in the war; also a gay ceremony at the Homomonument to commemorate the Holocaust casualties.
May, 2017 (TBC). Five days of parties, in past year at: Club Church, Cuckoo's Nest, Dirty Dicks, Eagle, Mister B, Prik, and Web includes Main fetish party, election of Mr Leather Amsterdam, international DJs, live shows, porn stars, big play area; fetish events, BLUF meeting, and much more. See website for agenda:
July 29-30, 2017 (TBC). The 6th edition of Milkshake Festival, Sunday at Westerpark in Amsterdam. An ‘everything is possible’ two day dance festival where entertainment, music preference, clothing choices and status have nothing to do with sexuality. See more details at website:
July 29 - August 6, 2017. Festival, partying in bars and streets: the world's only gay Canal Parade, Saturday on the Prinsengracht and Amstel river; Drag Queen Olympics; Netherbears in the Street; plus sports, concerts and cultural events of all kinds beginning earlier in the week. Also below and: pride.amsterdam
Early September, 2017. An unselected, untamed and un-juried festival of 11 days; a celebration of theatrical madness and independent spirit; a plea for artistic freedom. Eleven days with 80 different shows at more than 40 locations -- plays, live art and performances outside the established theater circuit. See website for program (in English):
Late-October, 2017 (TBC). Mr Leather Europe Contest & GET RUFF!! Leather/Fetish party. Each year Leather Pride gets bigger than ever before. Main event party: Damage. Weekend events at clubs around town: WareHouse, Eagle, Dirty Dicks, Argos, Church, Black Body, Spijker, De Engel and more. See more info at website: