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Gay LGBT euro events including Germany, Berlin, Paris, London, Madrid, Athens and more. We do our best to try and keep up with all the events, but sometimes we miss one or two.

If you event is not listed, just drop us an email to info@bear-rikers-berlin.de and we will do our best to add it quickly.

Jan – Mar | Apr – Jun | Jul | Aug | SeptOct – Dec

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival is 30 years old in 2016

January

  • AROSA Gay Ski Week – The idyllic and gay-friendly Swiss resort of Arosa invites you to its eleventh fun-filled LGBT ski week. Since 2005, this lively and colorful week has become one of the biggest Gay and Lesbian winter events in Europe. Arosa, Switzerland; Jan 21-28, 2017
  • Bärenpaadiie XXL 2017 – a gay bear weekend in Hamburg with gay parties, sauna, and events. Hamburg, Germany; Jan 20-22, 2017
  • Leather Pride Dublin – featuring a range of social events for the Leather and fetish community. The main event on Saturday 28th in Fibbers will feature the 2017 Irish Titleholders Competition. We are inviting members of the Irish Fetish Community and our friends and colleagues from partner groups all over the world to join us for this special weekend. Dublin, Ireland; Jan 27-29, 2017
  • Mr Gear Ireland – Our mission is to develop the Leather & fetish scene for gay men here in Ireland, building relationships with similar groups and community organizations here and abroad. At GEARED nights we provide a genuine gay and fetish friendly venue, on a Saturday night, with a late bar, a reasonable cover charge and normal drinks prices. Having a strict dress code ensures that those who take the gear seriously feel comfortable. It also creates the right atmosphere. We began in early 2013 as GEAR Ireland and had our first monthly event in Fibber Magees in May 2013. This is an entirely voluntary and not for profit operation after the essential costs are covered we will donate any surplus funds to charity again at the end of the year. We also run occasional Gear sales, a Bondage workshop and participate in similar fetish gear events elsewhere whenever possible. Our Dress Code – Leather/Biker. Rubber, Military, Skinhead, Workwear & Sportgear. Dublin, Ireland; Jan 28, 2017
  • RegenbogenBall – The Wiener Regenbogenball (Viennese Rainbow Ball) is the number one ball for LGBTI people and their friends. Vienna, Austria; Jan 28, 2017
  • Mister Rubber Italy 2017 – Rubber & fetish friends from Italy & Europe will come to have fun and choose the new Mister Rubber Italy 2017; the winner will participate at the most important European and international events and contests (Mister Eurorubber, International Mister Rubber). Jan 28-29, 2017

February

  • Festival des images aux mots – 8th edition of the Lesbian Film Festival, Gay, Bi and Trans Toulouse “Of Images For Words” The Festival  Of Words In Pictures  has found its place in the cultural landscape Toulouse film, as well as local and national LGBT movement. Toulouse, France; Feb 6-12, 2017
  • Rainbows Winter FestivalRainbow Reykjavik combines amazing nature, nightlife and northern lights in fantastic international and local company. We offer waterfalls, erupting geysers, tectonic plates, the most popular LGBT party of the season, comedy, singing, exciting activities, world class cuisine, and geothermal baths all neatly arranged over 3 glorious days. This small pride festival really is the perfect winter getaway and a great introduction to Iceland. Reykjavik, Iceland; Feb 9-12, 2017
  • SnowGay Weekend – Located in the Pyrenees of Lleida, this ski resort has 47km of slopes, one of the highest snow levels of the Pyrenees (2,751 m maximum and 2,020 m minimum) and a privileged location facing the north, which results in a snow of excellent quality. Feb 10-12, 2017
  • Leatherpride Belgium – MSC BELGIUM organizes meetings for men showing interest in motorcycles and biker men. Our organization persuesÒ three goals: Strengthening of the gay fetish scene, Public visibility to reduce prejudice, Support of sexual health associations and organizations Antwerp, Belgium; Feb 15-20, 2017
  • Darklands is the world’s only indoor gay fetish festival. This is the ideal place to meet Leatherpride visitors or catch-up with new friends at our bar. Follow any of our free workshops, visit the fetish market and take in a great line-up of shows, porn actors, DJs and performers. Antwerp, Belgium; Feb 15-20, 2017
  • !f Istanbul International Independent Film Festival (Rainbow Films) – The !f Istanbul International Independent Film Festival was founded in 2001 and every February and March, it hosts some 70,000 film buffs and celebrated filmmakers from around the world.  Turkey – Istanbul – Feb 16-26, Ankara – Mar 2-5, Izmir – Mar 2-5, 2017
  • TEDDY AWARD at the International Film Festival in Berlin – The 31st TEDDY AWARD will be in the context of the 66th International Film Festival on Friday, 02.19.2016. Place the festive ceremony is Haus der Berliner Festspiele in der Schaperstraße 24, 10719 Berlin.; Feb 17, 2017
  • Mr Puppy Europe – Two days of play on our padded puppy mosh pit with hours dedicated to the wruff players and the more cuddly pups. Get a wash n’ trim at our Poodle Salon, learn new tricks at the Pet Obedience School and get a check up at our House Veterinarian. Antwerp, Belgium; Feb 19, 2017
  • Gay Fetish Awards – The X-Awards honor European porn stars in the gay fetish scene in various categories. Antwerp, Belgium, Feb 19, 2017
  • Sitges Carnival – Sitges Carnival is one of the world’s top 10 carnivals and attracts more than 250,000 people to Sitges over 7 days with amazing parades, shows and parties. This is one Winter festival you don’t want to miss! Stiges, Spain; Feb 21 – Mar 1, 2017
  • National Student Pride – Held in London since 2014 the three-day spectacle celebrates our mission to be the pride of conversation. It is centered around a daytime festival free at the point of entry with panels, the largest free LGBT job fair, a performance stage and so much more. This is the centerpiece of a whole weekend of club nights, parties, cinema screenings and events spread across three days held every year during LGBT History Month in February. London, United Kingdom; Feb 24-26, 2017
  • Zinegoak Bilbao International GLT Film Festival – Zinegoak is the international LGBT film and performing arts festival of Bilbao which is organized by Hegoak Association and that celebrates its 13th edition in 2016. We invite you to submit your film through our website. You may learn more about us in the “Other Editions” tab. Bilbao, Spain; TBA
  • Fetish Pride Italia & Mr. Rubber Italia Contest – Italy’s biggest gay fetish pride event comes complete with a film festival, photo exhibition, an art exhibition and plenty of parties with various themes such as rubber, leather uniforms, skin heads, sneakers and a ‘Fuck the rest’ party to finish off proceedings. Rome, Italy; Jan 28-29, 2017

March

  • The DÜSSEL-CUP – Düsseldorf’s gay and lesbian sporting event. The Düssel-Cup is organized by four clubs: VC Phönix, Düsseldorf Dolphins, Weiberkram and TSC conTAKT.Around 700 participants come from all over Europe to Düsseldorf to participate in 11 sporting disciplines including swimming, volleyball, basketball, dancing, soccer, badminton, and running. Düsseldorf, Germany; Mar 3-5, 2017
  • Maspalomas Carnival – Canary Islands, Spain; Mar 3-12, 2017
  • Amsterdam Bear Pride – Amsterdam Bear Pride, a yearly event for gay men who are big, butch and hairy and all their lovers and admirers. Amsterdam; Mar 2-6, 2017
  • Amsterdam Bear Pride Main Party – Following the election of Mister Bear Amsterdam, it is time to get dancing!Amsterdam’s finest bear parties, Furball Amsterdam & Bear-Necessity, join forces to bring you an EXTRA LONG unforgettable party that will go on until 8:00 AM. Both will contribute with their best DJ’s to make sure you can dance until the early morning! Amsterdam; Mar 4, 2017
  • Swing – Only 90 minutes from Zurich, the Swiss resort village of Lenzerheide is the perfect setting for an Alpine adventure; Mar 5-12, 2017
  • Gay & Lesbian Travel Expo at ITB – Gay & Lesbian travel is visible at ITB Berlin since 2003 but it became one of the “established ITB travel segments” in 2010. In the meantime, the Gay & Lesbian Travel Pavilion has become an increasingly important landmark. Thus at ITB Berlin 2012 more than a dozen exhibitors were presenting the latest trends and products in the LGBT market on a record display area covering 200 square metres in Hall 2.1a. Mar 8-12, 2017
  • Roze Filmdagen; Amsterdam Gay & Lesbian Film Festival  – 20th AMSTERDAM LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Mar 9-19, 2017
  • Starkbierfest – For five days, the Münchener Löwen present the established programme-mix of folksy togetherness and hot event.Bavaria, Germany; Mar 15-19, 2017
  • BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival  – Since starting life in 1986 as Gay’s Own Pictures, BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival (formerly BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival) has brought the best in international queer cinema to the South Bank. The festival has evolved to become one of the highlights in the LGBT cultural calendar, a place for the breadth of the community, and a few of our honored friends, to meet and watch and talk and drink and dance and debate. March 16-26, 2017
  • European Gay Ski Week – With over 1000 participants from all around the world our European Gay Ski Week is easily the first choice for Gay winter sports enthusiasts. We offer great parties, happy Apres Ski and stupendous events in a super-friendly and welcoming environment. You can hang out with some fine folk as you ski, snowboard, swim, gym, dine, dance and party. Les Menuires and Les Trois Vallées, French Alps; Mar 18-25, 2017
  • European Snow Pride – European Snow Pride is Europe’s biggest gay ski week. Tignes, Espace Killy (Tignes+Val d’Isère) Tignes, France; Mar 18-25, 2017
  • Bear Carnival Maspalomas – Bear Carnival will be a large-scale bear meeting in Gran Canaria, the biggest gay beach destination in the World. Have a look at the program! the last edition was held in March 2016, overlapping the famous Maspalomas International Carnival. It was a complete success, attracting hundreds of bears from America, Europe, and Mid-East. Gran Canaria, Spain; Mar 19-27, 2017
  • PITBUL VIENNA – Austria’s hottest bear&butch-run. For real men, wild bears, fetish-fans & friends into relaxed masculine attitude… “WOOF!” Bavaria, Germany; Monthly Parties
  • GLITCH – We are a groundbreaking 10 day festival with a unique programming focus, either made by Queer/LGBTIQA+ people of color on any subject or films made by directors of any identity featuring/documenting LGBTIQA+ people of color. Glasgow, Scotland; Mar 24 – Apr 2, 2017
  • Queergestreift Filmfestival – Get ready for two weeks queer cinema full of glittering glamor, compelling dramas, deep feeling and first class entertainment. Konstanz, Germany; Mar 24 – Apr 5, 2017
  • Gay Snow Happening – After a one-year break, Sölden in Tirol’s Ötztal once again plays host to Europe’s biggest Ski Party in Pink. Hundreds of gay and lesbian party owls will get together in one of the most renowned winter sport resorts. SÖLDEN, Austria; Mar 25 – Apr, 2017
  • Béar Féile – Dublin Bears are a social group run by gay men for gay men of all ages who identify as bears or admirers. We have a committee of 5 and are supported by volunteers on an ongoing basis. We run monthly and annual social events in Dublin City, Ireland and also travel to support other Bear groups. Dublin, Ireland; Mar 30 – Apr 2, 2017
  • International Transgender Day of Visibility TDoV is a day to show your support for the trans community. It aims to bring attention to the accomplishments of trans people around the globe while fighting cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the trans community. Unlike Transgender Day of Remembrance, this is not a day for mourning: this is a day to be empowered and get the recognition we deserve! Mar 31, 2017– Dec

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