Gay clubs, bars and queer parties in Cologne

Gay in Cologne - a meeting point for gays and lesbians

Cologne have a large LGBT scenes and although the city itself "only" has about 1 million inhabitants, it is still a hot spot for gays and lesbians from across the Rhine region. Around the popular Rudolfplatz you will find countless gay bars for every taste. Often the area between Heumarkt and Rudolfplatz is therefore also called the gay Bermuda triangle. Schaafenstraße is the epicenter of queer bar culture in Cologne. Every weekend gays and lesbians crowd each other from one bar to the next, and especially in summer it's like a street party every night. The gay party scene has a lot to offer. The best parties take place at regular intervals (usually monthly) in the hottest locations.


Gay Party at the Artheater in Cologne - two dance floors with IndiePop and Electro


The Monthly Queer Party in Cologne. No matter if you are homo, bi, trans or hetero. Music: dance, electro & black, Admission: 10 EUR

Bitchy Bingo

Every Wednesday it's Bitchy Bingo evenings at Exile Cologne. Cool drinks, great drag shows and prizes are waiting for you.


Cosy cafe in Cologne. Bar & Cafe with breakfast offer, homemade cakes, good wines and large Gin offer.

Die Mumu

The craziest Gay Bar in the Schaafenstraße. Every evening the young party people meet here to drink & celebrate on Cologne.

Exile Cologne

Popular gay bar on the Schaafenstraße in Cologne. On Wednesday & weekend a great place to enjoy drinks and meet friends.

Exile SaturGay Night

Every saturday in Exile, hot beats, different parties and theme events are the order of the day. Admission: 10,00 Euro minimum consumption

Fancy Friday @ Exile Cologne

Your start into the weekend at Exile Cologne. From 10 pm live DJ with the best mix of charts, dance and pop. Until 11pm longdrink happy hour


The Kölsch for only 1 Euro is available from Tuesday to Sunday between 6 pm and 7 pm in the Ruhrpott bar Cologne.

FREAK Party Cologne

Cologne's LGBTQI & Friends Event! The party with great music, DragShow and entertainment, and many sexy party people.

Freitagsparty @ Die Mumu

Every Friday from 11 pm the party night starts in Cologne's hottest pub! Information about the theme parties and special events on Facebook.

Green Komm Afterhour Party

Several times a year the popular After Hour Party for gays, lesbians and their friends takes place in Cologne.

Hennes' Terrasse

The lounge-style summer terrace in Cologne. Refreshing drinks and cocktails under the open sky directly at Rudolfplatz.

HomOriental @ Rich Club

The gay-lesbian orient party in Cologne. Your gay party with oriental Balkan pop, Arabic & House with current pop and black sounds.

Kaffeeklatsch mit Samantha & Oli

The hottest coffee talk in Cologne: Your Sunday full of fun and entertainment!

Karaoke @ Exile Cologne

Every Thursday at Exile Cologne it's "The Stage is yours" The karaoke party in Cologne. Offer from 8pm to 10pm: every Kölsch only 1€

Queer going out: Gay Bars in Cologne

Cologne is home to a huge LGBT+ community and a meeting point for gays and lesbians from all over the region. Here are our tips and recommendations for Gay Bars & Cafes in Cologne!


The Mumu Happy Hour. Daily between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm you get the after work Kölsch for only 1,00 Euro.

Longdrink Happy Hour

Happy Hour at Exile Cologne. All Longdrinks only € 5.10, With Bombay or Redbull € 5.90


Hooray, it's Tuesday again, and that's karaoke night in Cologne! From 10 pm you can show what you can do on the microphone.


Several times a year NaughtyControl invites you to Cologne with international top DJs, finest house music and lots of sexy men.

Quiz Night @ Exile Cologne

You're the smartest, you drink - On Thursday it's guess, know and win! The Quiz Show (100.000 Shnaps Show) at the Exile Colonge.

Rainbow @ Tivoli Club Cologne

Multicult Club Beats for Gays, Lesbians & Friends in Cologne. The multicultural party for the LGBT community in Cologne.


The Gay Bar in Cologne offers a chilly atmosphere, tasty cocktails and drinks as well as a large wine list for a tired evening.

Samstagsparty @ Die Mumu

Every Saturday from 11 pm the party night starts in Cologne's hottest bar! Information about the theme parties & special events on Facebook.

Sexy Party Cologne @ Bootshaus

Up to 5 times a year Cologne is called "WE are SEXY". One of the most popular gay dance events of the party scene in Germany.