Recommended by Pinky
Insider tips, the best trendy venues and my favourite locations.
More from Pinky

Cologne at night – Enjoy the city´s Clubs and Gay-Parties

As a world-famous LGBT hot spot, Cologne offers its residents and visitors all sorts of spectacular events and happenings. The city is home to some of the best gay parties and offers a vibrant and diverse night life.

What's going on in Cologne? Your party calendar for the best gay parties and events in Cologne.

Monthly Queer Party Series

With a party called BACKSTAGE diARies Cologne hosts a wonderful queer event every 2nd Saturday of the month at trendy Artheater. Party fans love the casual and relaxed atmosphere here and appreciate the indie and electronic music played until the wee hours of the morning. The party is not only popular with gays and lesbians, everyone is welcome who is tolerant and open-minded.

The best music and the hottest guests

Another LGBT party highlight is a party called Beatz & Boyz. The queer party fun alternates between the clubs Reinecke Fuchs and Heinz Gaul and takes place every month. Amazing DJs then play disco classics, chart music and electro beats. Here you can go out with friends and of course flirt around.

Multicultural Club Beats in Cologne

With RAINBOW Party there will be a multicultural gay/lesbian party series in Cologne from 2020. As a highlight an interactive integration of the guests into the music program is planned.

We are curious!

Mega Gay Events: Sexy Cologne

The huge event Sexy Cologne takes place several times a year (Pride, Carnival) at popular Bootshaus directly in the center of Cologne and has been thrilling the gay circuit community for years. The big gay spectacle offers hot gogo shows, live acts and international top DJs.

Cologne's new LGBTQI & Friends event

Party, show and entertainment: that's what the FREAK Party in Cologne promises. Several times a year the party takes place at different hip places. In the program: great music, XXL show and sexy party people.

After Hour !?

If you're still in party mood after a busy Saturday night, then legendary Greenkomm in the hip and central club Nachtflug is the place for you. Greenkomm is one of the most traditional and best after-hour parties ever.

International Party Series

Of course, the internationally known party series MALE also performs regularly in Cologne. The MALEparty Cologne is one of the most successful gay parties ever and is an absolute highlight of the queer party calendar. The party takes place at Halle Tor 2. Here are the best DJs and of course, there are lots of hot show acts and performances.

The best queer parties, gay bars and clubs can be found here: Cologne Gay Bars & Parties


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!