CSD 2017 German Pride Festivals (Jul – Sept)

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In Germany, Pride is celebrated under the Christopher Street Day CSD banner.

Christopher Street Day (CSD) is a worldwide day of celebration, memorial day and demonstration day of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders. The name Christopher Street Day is only common in Germany and Switzerland. In Austria, the event is called Regenbogenparade, in English-speaking and Romance countries are usually called Gay Pride (= “homosexual pride”) or Pride Parades.

Der Christopher Street Day (CSD) ist ein Fest-, Gedenk- und Demonstrationstag der Homo-, Bi- und Transsexuellen sowie der Transgender. Der CSD ist eine Demonstration und Feier gegen Diskriminierung und für Gleichstellung, Akzeptanz und Toleranz.

Apr – Jun | Jul – Sep

CSD 2017 German Pride Festivals (Jul - Sept)
Photo courtesy of CSD Berlin http://csd-berlin.de/


  • CSD FREIBURG 2017 – The demonstration/parade in Freiburg takes place on 1 July 2017 under the motto “refreshing and popular”! In the afternoon we continue to Stühlinger Kircheplatz and in the evening with the official CSD parties. Baden-Württemberg, Freiburg; July 1, 2017
  • CSD LEIPZIG 2017 – The Christopher Street Day Leipzig stands for solidarity for another and against a disagreeable opposition. Because all people with all their different aspects have a right to life a happy life without violence and without Hate! Sachsen, Leipzig; July 7-15, 2017
  • CSD PIRNA 2017 – A central part of the Christopher Street Days in the Elbe Valley to get in contact with people is the varied queer street festival in the heart of Pirnas in the middle of the market square. Sachsen, Pirna; July 8, 2017
  • CSD KIEL 2017 – On the 8th of July 2017, the street festival of the 20th Christopher Street Day in Kiel will take place at 2 pm on Asmus-Bremer-Platz. Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel; July 8, 2017
  • CSD FRANKFURT 2017 – As every year, the CSD Frankfurt takes place on the third weekend in July. Hessen, Frankfurt; July 14-16, 2017
  • CSD ROSTOCK 2017 – On every third Saturday in July (an exception existed only in 2006 due to the football world championship, because, among other things, Berlin had to postpone its CSD to the 3rd Saturday). Thousands of lesbians, gays, transgenders gathered their families and friends to a colorful demonstration The Hansestadt Rostock. Colorful, shrill and loud, we draw attention to ourselves and take up a new, up-to-date political themes every year and publish them in our own way. At the same time, we offer “our people” the opportunity to show themselves as we are now! Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Rostock; July 15, 2017
  • CSD TRIER 2017 – Christopher Street Day (CSD) brings together people, organizations and, groups involved in the LGBTI community’s interests, as a demonstration day for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trangent, transgender, intersex and queer (LSBTTIQ) people in Trier. The CSD Trier is organized and carried out through voluntary work.
    Rheinland-Pfalz, Trier; July 15, 2017
  • CSD KONSTANZ 2017/CSD AM SEE 2017 – In Constance, for the first time in 1992, a CSD, with only 40 participants, was carried out. These women and men of the first hour have shown plenty of courage by demonstrating publicly under the rainbow flag in Konstanz, southern Baden. Baden-Württemberg, Konstanz; July 15, 2017
  • CSD MÖNCHENGLADBACH 2017 – The Christopher-Street-Day in Mönchengladbach takes place on the 15th of July for the third time. The organizing CSD Mönchengladbach e. V. announces some news. Nordrhein-Westfalen, Mönchengladbach; July 15, 2017
  • CSD COTTBUS 2017 – The theme this year is ” Love is colorful” Brandenburg, Cottbus; July 15, 2017
  • “Christopher Street Day” auf der Spree – CSD ON THE SPREE is unique Berlin tradition: Sightseeing Tour and “demonstration” on the water combine with fun and culture made within the CSD week a contribution to the rich spectrum of gay and lesbian clubs and big city life. CSD ON THE SPREE always takes place on Thursday before the Parade weekend. Jul 20, 2017
  • CSD BERLIN 2017 – the motto of the Berlin CSD 2017 has been fixed: “More of us – every voice against the right!” Berlin; July 22, 2017
  • CSD MAINZ 2017/SOMMERSCHWÜLE 2017 – At the ensuing CSD party in the Rheinfarmer of the Rheingoldhalle, not only two renowned DJ’s will be a great addition. Gracioso is again looking for “Miss Drag Rheinland-Pfalz” in 2016. We look forward to a nice summer vacation and wish you a lot of fun. Rheinland-Pfalz, Mainz; July 22, 2017
  • CSD WENDLAND 2017 – a colorful parade through the villages with colorful carriages and lots of tamtam then: handbag-throwing contest. In the evening: a party in the evening. Brandenburg, Wendland; July 22, 2017
  • CSD BRAUNSCHWEIG 2017/SOMMERLOCH FESTIVAL 2017 – The goals of the Summer Festival CSD Braunschweig are: the integration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and transsexual fellow citizens. To strengthen in the region, to demonstrate against discrimination and for social and political equality as well as acceptance of diverse ways of life and les.bi.trans.schwuler culture and art To give a space. Niedersachsen, Braunschweig; July 28-29, 2017
  • CSD HAMBURG 2017 – The slogan „Come with us! Discrimination is no alternative” is the foundation on which the campaign for Hamburg pride week will be built. Hamburg, Hamburg; July 28 – Aug 6, 2017
  • CSD SIEGEN 2017 – It is a brave start: In 2000, a small Christopher Street Day is held for the first time in Siegen. The local les-bi-gay groups, clubs, institutions, consultants and restaurateurs find themselves together and organized a party in the rooms and the garden of a scene discotheque in Siegen-Geisweid. Nordrhein-Westfalen, Siegen; July 29, 2017
  • CSD STUTTGART 2017 – The highlight of the Christopher Street Day (CSD) in Stuttgart undoubtedly is the political parade through the city center. The motto of this year’s CSD demo is PERSPECTIVE CHANGE. 80 formations with more than 5,000 active participants in the train as well as around 200,000 spectators on the roadside are expected. Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart; July 29, 2017
  • CSD DUISBURG 2017 – Our CSD motto for 2017 “No Hate Area” Nordrhein-Westfalen, Duisburg; July 29, 2017


  • CSD ESSEN/RUHR CSD 2017In almost every major city in Germany, there is today a CSD, the largest in Cologne (Cologne Pride) and Berlin. The Ruhr.CSD in Essen is now the largest CSD in the Ruhr area. Nordrhein-Westfalen, Essen; Aug 4-5, 2017
  • CSD NÜRNBERG 2017 – The motto for the Nuremberg CSD 2017 is “We are queer! – strong together!”
    Bayern, Nürnberg; August 5, 2017
  • CSD MANNHEIM 2017/CSD RHEIN NECKAR 2017 – Organizer of the annual CSD in Mannheim for the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region is the CSD Rhein-Neckar eV, which is supported as a nonprofit organization by people from various sectors. The most diverse people, whether they are women, men, students, entrepreneurs or party makers, are represented in our society, representing all groups of the colorful “non-normative-heterosexual” world. Baden-Württemberg, Mannheim; Aug 8, 2017
  • CSD MAGDEBURG 2017 – Start with the flag raising on the 11th, followed by two weeks of films, literature and theme parties. The highlight is the great parade through the downtown with CSD city festival on the 26th. Sachsen-Anhalt, Magdeburg; Aug 11-26, 2017
  • CSD ULM 2017 – With this year’s motto: “Choose the Moment” to the CSD Ulm.Neu-Ulm 2017 we would like to invite you to show us the whole diversity of our community and to demonstrate together our rights. Only together can we move something – be part of a large community. Baden-Württemberg, Ulm; Aug 12, 2017
  • CSD KOBLENZ 2017 – We have been celebrating and demonstrating in Koblenz every year since the 15th of August 2008 on the 3rd weekend of August. The Koblenz CSD proves itself with a wide mix of performances and political discussions. The colorful activity in the only city on the Rhine and the Moselle creates a connection between the city flair and family festivals. Rheinland-Pfalz, Koblenz; Aug 18, 2017
  • CSD LÜBECK 2017/LÜBECK PRIDE 2017 – The Christopher Street Day in Lübeck emerged from the gay-lesbian street festival in the Hartengrube. On June 29, 2002, the first CSD demonstration under the slogan “Lübeck shows flag. And you!” Through the old town and ended on the 4th Gay-Lesbian street festival in the Hartengrube. In the years 2002 and 2003 the CSD was organized by the Lübecker AIDS-Hilfe eV. In 2004 the Freibeuter eV founded as a support association of the Lübecker AIDS-Hilfe eV, designed the CSD in the Hansestadt until 2006 and then started their work.

 Schleswig-Holstein, Lübeck; Aug 19, 2017
  • CSD DARMSTADT 2017 – Not only gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans * and inter * people are invited to the Darmstadt Christopher Street Day on 19.08.2017, but all the inhabitants of our city and beyond. The CSD makes visible what everyone knows: sex and sexual diversity are part of a city society and must be protected and supported. Hessen, Darmstadt; Aug 19, 2017
  • CSD ERFURT 2017/CSD MITTELDEUTSCHLAND 2017 – Thüringen, Erfurt; Aug 20-27, 2017
  • CSD GIESSEN 2017 – The CSD is therefore not only to celebrate diversity, but also to commemorate it, to draw attention to discrimination and to promote equal rights. During the street festival, there will be political speeches and a minute of silence for all people who have suffered discriminatory attacks due to HIV and/or their own identity. This silence minute also serves the visibility and remembrance of all persons who died of AIDS and/or by physical assaults. Hessen, Giessen; Aug 26, 2017
  • CSD BREMEN 2017 – t is very important to us that the diversity of sexual orientations and gender identities gets their space at the CSD Bremen.” Bremen, Bremen; Aug 26, 2017
  • CSD KASSEL 2017 – The motto of this year “Loud. Proud. Queer” Hessen, Kassel; Aug 26, 2017
  • CSD MÜNSTER 2017 – The CSD Münster e.V. is a federation of queer organizations and people in Münster. Together, we plan and organize Christopher Street Day (CSD), the demonstration day for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, intersexual and queer (LSBTTIQ *) people in Münster. Nordrhein-Westfalen, Münster; Aug 26, 2017


  • CSD HALLE 2017In 2009, for the first time in Halle, there was a cooperation between several clubs in Halle, which jointly organized a CSD. Since then the market square has been the place of the street festival – always with good resonance and with good weather in the heart of Halles. Sachsen-Anhalt, Halle; Sept 2, 2017
  • CSD DORTMUND 2017 – Slado eV, together with its member associations, is organizing a Christopher Street Day (CSD) – Queer in the area – in the city center of Dortmund. Under the motto “Your scene. Your area. Your CSD – 21 years CSD Dortmund. Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dortmund; Sept 9, 2017
  • CSD WEIMAR 2017 – Together for equal rights! This year, too, we make Weimar’s streets colorful again. Together with you, we show our diversity and stand for acceptance as well as equal rights. Thüringen, Weimar; Sept 16, 2017

CSD 2017 German Pride Festivals (Jul – Sept)

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