Gay bars, clubs, saunas and events in Helsinki

Gay bars and cafes

Bear Park Cafe
Karhupuisto Map
Summer cafe at the heart of the Kallio Bear Park (Karhupuisto). Open from May till September, but not on rainy days.
tue-sun 08:00–18:00
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Fairytale
Helsinginkatu 7 Map
Intimate small bar which you can recognize by the rainbow-window. You need to press the buzzer near the door to get in. [...]
mon-fri 16:00–02:00, sat-sun 14:00–02:00
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Kulma - KULMA
Agricolankatu 13, 00530 Helsinki Map
Small, easy and cosy cafeteria.
tue-sun 08:00–18:00
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Mann's Street
Mannerheimintie 12 A (2.kerros) Map
Bar with karaoke and late licence. Happy Hour from 7 till 9 pm.
mon-thu 14:00–01:30, fri-sat 14:00–03:30, sun 14:00–01:30
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Dance

DTM
Mannerheimintie 6 Map
DTM is the largest combination of Gay Cafe, Bar, Disco and Night Club in Scandinavia and a self called Finish institution! The fully licensed Cafe/Bar on the entrance floor of the building offers daily fresh baked pastry, snacks, a good selection of teas and coffees as well as a variety alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments and cocktails. [...]
wed-sun 22:00–05:00
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Hercules
Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 21 B, 00100, Helsinki Map
Hercules in the heart of Helsinki is the most popular Scandinavian Gay Nightclub. [...]
mon-sun 21:00–04:00
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Gay sauna

Vogue
Sturenkatu 27a Map
The only gay-sauna in Finland. Sauna Vogue is located in the 5th floor of the building at Sturenkatu 27 a, Helsinki. [...]
tue-sun 16:00–23:00
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Cruise bars and clubs

Keltainen Ruusu
Malminrinne 2 Map
Gay cruise, video and sex club with over 30 video booths, some with gloryholes, slingrooms, jailroom dark room and cinemas. [...]
mon-fri 10:00–06:00, sat 10:00–07:00, sun 12:00–06:00
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US Video
Malminkatu 24 Map
US Video is a new cruise and video gay sex club on Malminkatu 24, behind Radisson Blu hotel at Kamppi-area in very center of Helsinki
mon-thu 11:00–21:00, fri 12:00–00:00, sat 13:00–01:00
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Outdoor beaches, parks

Pihlayasaari Beach - Pihlayasaari Island
Huge gay nudist beach on the island of Pihlayasaari.
mon-sun 00:00–00:00
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Gay events

Eurovision Baltic Cruise - Tallink m/s Silja Europa
OGAE Finland is hosting the Eurovision Cruise.
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Helsinki Pride
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Helsinki Pride is the biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) event in Finland. [...]
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