May 16-20, 2013, annual fetish events at clubs and saunas around town. 2012 included: Friday Full Fetish Party at Station 2B; Saturday Fetish Night at Kölner Dom; Sunday leather dinner at Brunnerei Weiss with entertainment & Mr Fetish election. See events list online.
June 22 - July 7, 2013, annual parade (July 7) and July festive street parties, dancing, & entertainment (July 5-7). Complete details onine.
August 9, 2013, 7pm-5am at Zum Rudolf, Habsburger Ring 18. Big bash with live music, dancers, iight shows and special effects, the best line-up of local and international selection of DJs.
August 24, 2013, from 11pm HomOriental GLBT Oriental party every 4th Saturday/month. Turkish Pop, Oriental & house music, Black Music, Kurdish, Arabian, Persian, Greek, Jewish, Armenian and Balkan sounds in the mix. Admission: €6 up to midnight, €8 after.
August 31, 2013 from 10pm-open end, Lab's at Crystal Club, Hohenzollernring 79-83. Guest DJs Chris Bekker (GMF), Tom Nikso (LAB's)
September 1, 2013, at Nachtflug, Hohenzollernring 89-93. Sat night/Sun morning after-hours, 6am to open end. Progressive, House & Minimal sounds, 18 years running. Top DJ line-up, free fresh fruit. Free entry 6-8am, 13 euros at the door after 8am. NEXT: October 6th, November 3rd, December 1st, and January 1st 2014.
October 19, 2013, 10pm at Zeughaus 24, Zeughausstraße 24 (Appellhofplatz / Friesenplatz). Light-hearted dance party, pop hits from the 70s to now. Ongoing event each third Saturday of the month: November 16th, December 21st....
November 28 - December 1, 2013. Events include: Bear Bowling at West Bowling; Oriental Express Party at Venue; Bear Sauna at Babylon; Bear Reception at COX; Butch & Bear Party at the Gloria Theatre and election of Mr Bear Germany.
February 14 - March 3, 2014, at South Stadium, Germany‘s biggest and most beautiful beer tent. Thousands of revellers celebrate in Cologne‘s South Stadium to a non-stop koelsch music program, starring top performers. Enjoy freshly drawn Frueh-Koelsch (Cologne beer) and delicious Cologne specialities.
March 3, 2014, annual festival, Maundy Thursday before Carnival Monday Rosenmontag, street & club parties, bar closing times suspended for the durationl; costumes, drinking, singing all over the city. Midnight burning of Nubbel --doll scapegoats for all sins.