Gay pop-up parties

You'll want to clear your schedule for Berlin's best gay parties



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Gay culture has been central to Berlin for decades. Immortalised in music, cinema and literature, the gay scene is synonymous with the city's characteristically liberal and tolerant atmosphere. This being Berlin, pedestrians will tut themselves into apoplexy should you cross the street whilst the little red man is flashing, but if a parade of six-foot drag queens wish to strut down the Ku'damm in full regalia on a busy Saturday afternoon, be prepared for no one to bat an eyelid. As a tribute to Berlin's ultimate and unpredictable gay scene we've rounded up our exclusive picks of Berlin's best gay, lesbian, transexual, drag and bisexual parties.

Pet Shop Bears at Berghain Kantine

  • Rated as: 4/5

At Berghain Kantine, you’d be forgiven for thinking that a gay party night called Pet Shop Bears would be packed out with hirsute gentlemen of impressive stature – but no, bears don’t pack out these

  1. Berghain/Panorama Bar. Am Wriezener Bahnhof
  2. Last Friday of every month

Cocktail D’Amore

  • Rated as: 4/5

Luscious vibes, deep house, smiling faces, great atmosphere – one of the friendliest parties in town is this monthly warehouse bash, courtesy of the cocktail combo of Berghain’s Boris and Italian duo Discodromo. The capacity crowds up for a memorable night out and

  1. Location varies
  2. Monthly events

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