Gay bars, clubs, saunas and events in Cologne

Gay bars and cafes

Die Mumu

Popular gay bar for very young guys. Popular dance and pop tunes.

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Die Mumu
Schaafenstrasse 51
Cologne
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mon19:00 - 02:00tue - wed19:00 - 05:00thu19:00 - 02:00fri - sat19:00 - 06:00sun19:00 - 02:00
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Ex-Corner

Gay bar. One of the Cologne Classic.

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Ex-Corner
Schaafenstr. 57-59
Cologne
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mon - sun19:00 - open end
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Exile on Main Street

New popular gay bar in the gay area of Cologne. Happy dance tunes, modern and stylish venue.

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Exile on Main Street
Schaafenstrasse 61A
Cologne
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mon - thu18:00 - 02:00fri - sat18:00 - 05:00sun15:00 - 02:00
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Iron

Gay cocktailbar. Every Sunday classical music.

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Iron
Schaafenstr. 45
Cologne
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tue19:00 - 02:00wed - thu19:00 - 03:00fri - sat20:00 - 06:00
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Gay sauna

Phoenix Sauna - Phoenix sauna

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Popular gay sauna in Cologne. With hot-jacuzzi, an entire new bar and vast cruising-areas. Young local crowd.

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Phoenix sauna
Richard Wagner Strasse 12
Cologne
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mon - thu12:00 - 06:00fri12:00sat24hsun - 06:00
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Sauna Babylon

This used to be the Badehause sauna. It has been renovated last year, completely new and enlarged cruising area this year. Nice clean, luxurious sauna with big outside-pool (open all year), open fireplace and the biggest steam bath in Cologne. Located centrally near the clubs at the Ring for chilling after parties.

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Sauna Babylon
Friesenstr. 23-25
Cologne
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mon - sun11:00 - 06:00
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Vulcanus gay Sauna - Vulcano Sauna

Gay sauna for older guys and their admirers

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Vulcano Sauna
Marienplatz 3-5
Cologne
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mon - fri11:00 - 22:00sat11:00 - 08:00sun11:00 - 22:00
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Cruise bars and clubs

Station 2b

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Station 2b is the Gay Cruising bar and club in Cologne, the biggest and most popular; dance floor upstairs, playgrounds downstairs. Read the reviews, they will give a good image. Different theme sex parties, mostly on wednesday or thursday and of course on sunday.

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Station 2b
Pipinstr. 2
Cologne
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mon - thu19:00 - 00:00fri - sat22:00 - 04:00sun15:00 - 21:00
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Dance parties

Greenkomm - Nachtflug

Sunday morning club. Mix of people that went out and people just out of bed, also a mix of gay and straight. 

The Green Komm After Hour is internationally well known and one of the most popular events in North Rhine-Westphalia with its international and local DJs . 

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Nachtflug
Hohenzollernring 89-93
Cologne
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  • Sun 23 February 2020link icon06:00 - 18:00
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HomOriental - Tivoli Cologne

If you like horny Turkish or Kurdisch, hot Arabs, spicey Persians, handsome Balkan-Boys, then u are right where you need to be. Every 4nd saturday of the month, the HomOriental Party invites gay minded people to party on oriental dance music with a great atmosphere of 1001 nights in the heart of Cologne.

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Tivoli Cologne
Hohe Str. 14
Cologne
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Sexy - Bootshaus

Sexy Cologne is a large popular gay dance party. The parties usually take place during events. The biggest edition is Sexy World at Cologne gay pride.

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Bootshaus
Auenweg 173 / Zoobrücke Köln-Deutz
Cologne
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  • Sat 4 July 2020link icon SEXY Pride World22:00 - 07:00location icon Lanxess Arena, Willy-Brandt-Platz 1
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Cruise parties

Xtreme! - Essigfabrik

Xtreme! the sleazy fetish event for sexy men at Cologne Pride.  Big warehouse space with play areas, presenting 250 square metres of fetish adventures. The second play area is for the lovers of outdoor pleasures!  Welcoming over 1200 visitors each year, this event draws a steaming hot mix of men from all over the globe, from the fetish fans to sleazy clubbers… 

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Essigfabrik
Siegburger Straße 110
Cologne
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Gayfriendly places

Gloria

Gloria is a Cafe with a theater at its rear. Both areas sometimes used for partys. THis is one of the oldest gay venues in Cologne: a real Landmark.

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Gloria
Apostelstrasse 11
Cologne
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mon - sat12:00 - 19:00
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Gay events

Cologne Fetish Pride

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International Gay Fetish Event. The Cologne Fetish Pride will be all about Fetish. Parties are organised, a leather diner and many Fetisch guys will be in town.
Main events are listed below.

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Cologne Gay Pride - CSD

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The very popular gay pride / CSD Christopher Street Day in Cologne (Köln / Koeln) which attracts hundred of thousands of gay men and women from all over Europe. Traditionally, CSD Cologne consists of the Gala of the AIDS-Hilfe on Friday, the street festival in the Old Town for the whole weekend and the parade through the Cologne inner city on Sunday. Futhermore there is a big selection of parties all weekend long, so something for everybody ! As one of the biggest events for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people in Europe, Cologne Pride is in all, an important international scene event Cologne celebrates diversity, and looks forward to guests from Europe and the whole world.

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Karneval - Carnaval

Karneval

THE event of the year in Cologne. It sets the whole city completely out of normal order for almost a week, starting on thursday morning and ending at early wednesday morning.

The classic bar/street-Karneval is to be found mostly in the gay bars around Rudolfplatz / Schaafenstrasse. Just walk down Staufenstrasse and look around (don't forget that some of the bars are just on one of the sidestreets.

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Carnaval
Center of Cologne
Cologne
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  • 20 - 26  Feblink icon00:00 - 00:00
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Events

Rosenmontag

The Rosenmontag is all about the big Karnevals parade in the centre of town, in Cologne its just called " d'r Zoch" (THE parade).
It starts around 10.30 in the South of the Old Town, near Clodwigsplatz, will go up north and make a tour in the central old Town, to go to the Dom and ends west of the Dom, somewhere in the afternoon.

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