Gay bars, clubs, saunas and events in Berlin

Gay bars and cafes

BarbieBar

Cocktailbar, cafe with cake, lounge bar .... Barbiebar is a bit of it all . A sure value in the Berlin Kreuzberg gay nightlife.

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BarbieBar
Mehringdamm 77
Kreuzberg, Berlin
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mon - thu16:00 - 00:00fri - sat18:00 - 01:00
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Blond

Gay bar in Berlin Schöneberg. Karaoke on Tuesdays, special events like ABBA and Eurovision parties/

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Blond
Eisenacher Straße 3a
Berlin
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mon - fri15:00 - 04:00sat - sun12:00 - 04:00
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Blue Boy Bar

Men only gay bar in Berlin Schöneberg.

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Blue Boy Bar
Kleiststrasse 7
Berlin
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Cafe Berio

The Gay and Lesbian Institution in the middle of Berlin is Cafe Berio. After a night out, you can enjoy food all day and night. Always busy with guys having a coffee, tarte or sandwich.

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Cafe Berio
Maassenstr. 7
Schöneberg, Berlin
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mon - sun06:00 - 03:00
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Cafe Cralle

Women cafe

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Cafe Cralle
Hochstädter Str. 10a, Wedding
Berlin
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mon - sat19:00 - 02:00sun19:00 - 00:00
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Hafen

Stylish bar with an artistic twist next to Tom's Club. When it's nice weather the guys drink their beers outside on the pavement.

On Mondays, Hafen presents a special quiz show, Quizz-O-Rama. Every first monday of the month the quiz is in English! Drop dead gorgeous looking tourists welcome (according to their brillant website)!

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Hafen
Motzstr. 19
Schöneberg, Berlin
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mon - sun19:00 - 04:00
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Kleine Philharmonie

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Kleine Philharmonie
Schaperstr. 14
Schöneberg, Berlin
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mon - sun19:00 - 03:00
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Kumplenest 3000

Classic gay bar with campy trashy interior.

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Kumplenest 3000
Lützowstr. 23
Tiergarten, Berlin
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mon - thu19:00 - 05:00fri - sat19:00 - 08:00sun19:00 - 05:00
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Möbel Olfe

Mixed bar at Kottbusser Tor in Kreuzberg. The name is taken from a big neon sign of a former furniture store, which was simply left on top of the building when it closed. Today it marks one of the most remarkable bars in Berlin. Created by the owners of Raststätte Gnadenbrot (gay restaurant in Schöneberg).

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Möbel Olfe
Reichenberger Str. 177
Kreuzberg, Berlin
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tue - wed18:00 - 03:00thu - sat18:00 - 05:00sun18:00 - 03:00
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Pinocchio

Men only gay bar, many older men and boys trying to make money out of that.

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Pinocchio
Fuggerstr. 3
Schöneberg, Berlin
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mon - thu14:00 - 02:00fri - sat14:00 - 04:00sun14:00 - 02:00
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Roses bar

If pink is your color, get to this small, very campy but cosy pink colored gay bar.

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Roses bar
Oranienstraße 187
Kreuzberg, Berlin
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mon - sun22:00 - 06:00
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Zum schmutzigen Hobby

Cosy living-room kind of bar with very friendly people. The main host is Nina Queer, the most famous Berlin transvestite. The crowd is fairly young (around 30), casual and easy going.

Contrary to the name, this is not a dirty bar - well, maybe except for the pictures of women's genitals in the gents' toilets.

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Zum schmutzigen Hobby
Revaler Straße 99
Friedrichshain, Berlin
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mon - thu19:30 - 04:00fri - sat20:00 - 06:00sun19:30 - 02:00
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Dance

Die Busche

Die Busche (for some time Haus B). Same concept, same music, different name. So expect a very campy club, frequented by very young gay boys and lesbian girls (and their admirers).

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Die Busche
Warschauer Platz 18
Friedrichshain, Berlin
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fri - sat22:00 - 07:00
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SchwuZ

SchwuZ

SchwuZ brings you all different kinds of music from latest pop charts to indie, electro and glittery 70s/80s retro music. Check their website for this weeks parties!

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SchwuZ
Rollbergstr. 26
Bezirk Neukölln, Berlin
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SO36

Partylocation. SO36 has a long tradition in gay/lesbian Berlin. They were host of the legendary Electric Ballroom parties on Monday nights. After the closing of Electric Ballroom the new weekly "Kurzurlaub - Electronic Entertainment" and Electric Xchange will make SO36 the place to be for electronic music
in Berlin again.

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SO36
Oranienstr. 190
Kreuzberg, Berlin
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tue - sat21:00 - 05:00
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Gay sauna

Der Boiler gay sauna

Der Boiler gay sauna

The largest gay sauna in Berlin. 

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Der Boiler gay sauna
Mehringdamm 34
Berlin
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mon - thu12:00 - 06:00fri - sun24h
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Cruise bars and clubs

Connection

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Gay Dance club in Berlin Schöneberg with 3 floors of cruising areas and dance floors. DJ plays pumped-up dance hits, while many guys keep walking around the corridors and cruise areas.

This is a low barrier cruise / dance club. Nothing too crazy going on. 

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Connection
Fuggerstr. 33
Schöneberg, Berlin
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Lab.Oratory

Big gay cruise and play club in the basement of the famous Berghain club. Authentic industrial design gives this club the right atmosphere to cruise and play.

The entrance can be found on the left side of the building. Different theme nights weekly. Please check their website for the actual dress code of the day.

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Lab.Oratory
Zufart Wriezener Bahnhof/ Friedrichshain
Friedrichshain, Berlin
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Tom's Bar

Tom's Bar is probably the most famous gaybar /club in Berlin Schöneberg for successful cruising. The further you go to the back, the hotter the atmosphere.

Behind the large screen and the table soccer games, you'll find the entrance to the large darkroom in the cellar.

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Tom's Bar
Motzstr. 19
Schöneberg, Berlin
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mon - sun22:00 - 06:00
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BärenHöhle

The BärenHöhle is the bar for bears and bear friends in Prenzlauer Berg, 2nd heart of the Berlin gay scene. It’s a small cozy bar, where men can both meet and get to know each other. Coziness is our utmost priority!!!

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BärenHöhle
Schönhauser Allee 90
Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin
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Böse Buben

Gay cruise bar in Berlin Schoeneberg, with different party themes every night. Check their website for parties.

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Böse Buben
Sachsendamm 76-77
Schöneberg, Berlin
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wed16:00 - 23:00thu19:00 - 02:00fri - sat20:00 - 03:00suncheck site
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Club Culture Houze

Clubs come in all shapes and sizes. Club Culture Houze can’t be described in a few words, so check their website for a tour that covers all the essential facts.

In general we can say: it's a Berlin cruise club with mixed and men only parties. Monday, Friday and Saterday are gay / men only. Dresscode is fetish or naked, depending on theme night.

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Club Culture Houze
Görlitzer Str. 71
Kreuzberg, Berlin
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Ficken3000

The name is the program

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Ficken3000
Urbanstr. 70
Kreuzberg, Berlin
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mon - sun22:00 - 08:00
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Greifbar

Popular gay / cruising bar in Prenzlauer Berg. Video's, backrooms and cabins for you to enjoy.

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Greifbar
Wichertstr. 10
Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin
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mon - thu22:00 - 05:00fri - sat22:00 - 06:00sun22:00 - 05:00
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Grosse Freiheit 114

Bar in Friedrichshain, very local. Styled like an old sailors hangout this is a tricky one: the back rooms have cabins, so it can get quite cruisy.

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Grosse Freiheit 114
Boxhagener Straße 114
Friedrichshain, Berlin
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wed20:00 - 06:00thu20:00 - 04:00fri - sat20:00 - 06:00sun20:00 - 02:00
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Mutschmanns

Fetisch-Cruising-Point

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Mutschmanns
Martin-Luther-Str. 19
Schöneberg, Berlin
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wed22:00 - 04:00thu21:00 - 03:00fri - sat22:00 - 04:00
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New Action

Classic leather gay bar in the heart of the Berlin gay area with dress codes. 2 bars, playing rooms and a cage . This is more of a 'late night' bar .... very late ... 

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New Action
Kleiststr. 35
Schöneberg, Berlin
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wed - thu22:00 - 05:00fri - sat22:00 - 07:00sun22:00 - 03:00
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Scheune

Gay Cruising Bar

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Scheune
Motzstr. 25
Schöneberg, Berlin
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mon - sun21:00 - 07:00
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Stahlrohr 2.0

Fetish gay play and cruise bar in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin. Stahlrohr has been a value in the Berlin gay cruise scene for years.

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Stahlrohr 2.0
Paul-Robeson-Str. 50
Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin
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Triebwerk

Naked or underwear only cruise club. Two floors - upstairs is the bar. Downstairs are cages, slings, a St Andrews cross and a dentist's chair.

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Triebwerk
Urbanstrasse 64
Kreuzberg, Berlin
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mon22:00 - 05:00tue - wed20:00 - 04:00fri - sat22:00 - 06:00sun16:00 - 00:00
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Woof

Gay Bar in Berlin - Schöneberg with darkroom.

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Woof
Függenstrasse 37
Schöneberg, Berlin
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Dance parties

Cafe Fatal - SO36

Popular Sunday Teadance with mixed gay and lesbian crowd. The night starts with an open dance course at 7pm. After 10pm, the crowd gets loose on the dance hits. From Disco to Schlager, you will hear it here...

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SO36
Oranienstr. 190
Kreuzberg, Berlin
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sun19:00 - 02:00
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FC Snax - Berghain

FC Snax is the sportswear edition of the famous Snax party. This large gay fetish party is at the combined location of Berghain and fetish club Laboratory in the basement.

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Berghain
Zufart Wriezener Bahnhof/ Friedrichshain
Friedrichshain, Berlin
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GMF

Big Sunday gay night with a pop and an electro dance floor. Gay berlin celebrates here  the end of the weekend.

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GMF
Ritterstraße 26
Berlin
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sun23:00 - 07:00
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Klub International - Kino International

Every first saturday/month
ki | klub international

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Kino International
Karl-Marx-Allee 33
Mitte, Berlin
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Propaganda - Metropol Berlin

Propaganda is a monthly gay party. It's one of the biggest parties is town, with over more than 1000 boys and men.

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Metropol Berlin
Nollendorfplatz 5
Berlin
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Cruise parties

Hustlaball - KitKatClub

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The worlds biggest sexy  benefit party with gay video stars and DJ's.

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KitKatClub
Koepenicker Strasse 76
Mitte, Berlin
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Pig - Location to be confirmed

PiG "The Official Party of Folsom Europe" has grown and grown. This party is absolute one of the best in its league. Organisation is really well done. No surprise thousands of gays from all over Europe and beyond come here to have a great night out. The new location is amazing and offers something to all: great dance floor, a big spacious bar area and even a 'Food Hall' .. and of course a big play area.

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Wasteland - KitKatClub

Straight out of Amsterdam, this epitome of fetish extravaganza. Wasteland’s fusion of gay and straight, fashion and fetish, its embrace of dance music, VJs and high production values has proved an enduring international hit. Having become the most notorious fetish party in Europe and an extraordinary feast for the senses.

Strict dress code 

Leather, Uniforms, Plastic, Rubber, School Boys + Girls, Metal, Cross-Dress, Fetish-Burlesque, Fetish Glamour, Medical, Body Art, Fetish-Goth, Fetish Steam Punk, Baroque
No casual street wear. No combat army dress. 
(The decision of the door b*tch is final)

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KitKatClub
Koepenicker Strasse 76
Mitte, Berlin
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Other

Flax

Cafe, bistro weekend club. Attracts mostly a younger audience.

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Flax
Chodowieckistr. 41
Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin
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tue - sun18:00 - 04:00
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Shops

Blackstyle

Latex-Fetishclothing, Bondage, Toys, Boots and much more

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Blackstyle
Seelower Strasse 5
Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin
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mon - wed13:00 - 18:30thu - fri13:00 - 20:00sat11:00 - 18:00
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Connection Garage - Connection

Leather, Rubber, Clothes, Toys, Magazines ... they have it all

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Connection
Fuggerstr. 33
Schöneberg, Berlin
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mon - sat10:00 - 01:00sun14:00 - 22:00
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Leathers

Gay leather shop

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Leathers
Eisenacher Str.101
Berlin
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tue - fri12:00 - 20:00sat12:00 - 18:00
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Mister B

World Known Leather-Fetish Shop

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Mister B
Motzstrasse 22
Schöneberg, Berlin
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R&CO Berlin - ROB

Leather and Rubber store from the famous Amsterdam brand.

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ROB
Fuggerstrasse 19
Schöneberg, Berlin
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Gayfriendly places

Berghain / Panorama Bar - Berghain

Huge old electricity plant near Ostbahnhof with industrial-style Panoramabar (Fridays, usually only Panorama open), world famous techno dance club (open only Saturday nights along with Panorama) and Lab-Oratory (special location for play and cruise parties, mostly open seperate during the week, men only). Also live performances. One of Berlin's hotspots on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.

Easy to get to with S-Bahn - take the train to Ostbahnhof, take the main exit keeping McDonalds on your left, turn left as you walk out of the station, walk down a bit and take the first right following the train line now on your right side, take the first left and keep walking with a chain fence on your right - now join the end of the queue because there is always one. Expect 1-2 hour wait.

Attention: Take a taxi if you are not familiar.

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Berghain
Zufart Wriezener Bahnhof/ Friedrichshain
Friedrichshain, Berlin
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Kitkatclub - Sage-Club

Open minded club

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Sage-Club
Köpenicker Straße 76
Mitte, Berlin
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Gay events

Easter leather and fetish week

The Berlin Leather und Fetish Week is a yearly party weekend during Easter. Berlin turns into fetish for the wildest week ever. Gays from all over Europe pack there leather, rubber, skingear, uniform or other fetish clothing and fly to Berlin for the BLF | ECMC Leather & Fetish WEEK. Lots of parties and events are on the agenda this week including Fetish- and Sxparties, 

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  • 8 - 14  Apr * link icon00:00 - 00:00
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Folsom Europe

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Folsom Berlin is the European edition of infamous San Francisco Folsom street party. Thousands of leather and fetish guys come to Berlin this weekend for numerous parties and events.

The main event is the street fair itself. This is held outside on Saturday in the afternoon at the Welser- and Fuggerstraße. Most guys wear some fetish gear, some have really spectacular outfits. This is a decent street party though, so no outside action.

The main inside parties (with a lot of action) are Pig and Perverts. Beside that there are many other parties for specific fetishes, and most of the gay bars organise something as well.

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Folsom Europe
Fuggerstrasse / Welserstrasse
Schöneberg, Berlin
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Gay Pride Week / CSD Berlin

Gay Pride Week / CSD Berlin logo Gay Pride Week / CSD Berlin

Christopher Street Day is Berlin's gay pride. It is the end of Pride Week / CSD Berlin.

The big parade on the last Saturday of Pride week will follow a route from the Kurfurstendamm to the Siegesäule.

At night a big Pride party will close CSD.

Berlin CSD is one of Europe's biggest gay prides, with gay parties and events all over town.

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  • 24 - 26  Jullink icon
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Hustlaball Circuit Party Weekend

The world's biggest Erotic benefit party has a whole weekend of fun, play and dancing in Berlin. With different parties and events over the weekend.

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Snax Club - Berghain

Infamous cruise and fetish party at one of the most spectacular locations in Berlin, Berghain (an old power station).

The main dance floor in Berghain is filled with a couple of thousand fetish guys dancing on hard German techno.

In the basement, which is the location of fetish club Lab-oratory, you'll find a huge maze with different darkrooms and play areas. Here's where all the action is.

Have fun but keep it safe!

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Berghain
Zufart Wriezener Bahnhof/ Friedrichshain
Friedrichshain, Berlin
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Stadtfest Berlin - Stadtfest

This gay  festival will take place in the area bounded by Motzstrasse, Eisenacher Strasse, Fuggerstrasse and Kalckreuthstrasse, 

Food, drinks, dance and information markets.

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Stadtfest
Nollendorfplatz
Schöneberg, Berlin
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