Gay clubbing

The gay dance clubs in Amsterdam are not very big, but there is a wide range of gay dance parties, from techno, to popular, underground or disco tunes. Most popular club is Church, which has mostly fetish and underwear nights, but also regular dance nights.. The other club is NYX in Reguliersdwarsstraat which attracts mostly a young crowd, and a lot of straights. Every month there are several parties in other clubs. Most famous are Funhouse, Bear Necessity and Rapido.

Party agenda

Below is a list of all gay parties happening in Amsterdam, some of those are on only once a year. Check our gay party agenda to see what's on in Amsterdam when you are there.

Amsterdam gay party agenda

Gay clubs

logo Club Church Club Church
Kerkstraat 52, 1017 GM, Centrum
Church is a very popular gay dance & cruise club at the Kerkstraat (near Leidsestraat). [...]
wed 20:00–01:00, thu 22:00–04:00, fri-sat 22:00–05:00
logo Club NYX Club NYX
Reguliersdwarsstraat 42, 1017 BM, Centrum
Club NyX is a gay minded club in the famous Reguliersdwarsstraat Amsterdam. The club attracts a young audience, many are gay but str8 are also welcome. [...]
thu 23:00–04:00, fri-sat 23:00–05:00, sun 19:00–01:00

Gay parties, circuit parties, after parties, etc

Backdoor Teadance - Akhnaton
Nieuwezijdskolk 25-27
The Backdoor was a popular Sunday event from 2000-2005. The party is now back at a new location. [...]
logo Bear Necessity Bear Necessity - Panama
Oostelijke Handelskade 4
Bear Necessity started as a bear party, but has become more a general gay dance party for real men. [...]
22:00-05:00, 22:00-05:00, 22:00-05:00
Club Danserette - Tolhuistuin
IJpromenade 2
Club Danserette is the clubby sister of the Danserette party. With a mix of dance hits from the 90's, 00's en 10's.
logo Danserette Danserette - Akhnaton
Nieuwezijdskolk 25-27
Danserette is a happy gay party with classic hits and tunes from now: from Donna Summer to Lady Gaga. [...]
Danserette 1 and 1 - Paradiso Amsterdam
Weteringschans 6-8
Danserette 11 years! During the Milkshake weekend Danserette celebrates this in Paradiso Amsterdam.
logo F*ng POP Queers F*ng POP Queers - Paradiso
Weteringschans 6, 1017 SG, Amsterdam
Young and trendy gay night, it's fun, it's pop and it's soooooo gay! A few times a year this party has a XL edition, at club Paradiso Amsterdam.
logo Funhouse Funhouse - WesterUnie
Klönneplein 4-6, Westergasfabriek ,
Rapido Events present FunHouse. Popular gay dance parties at Wester Unie, at Westergasfabriek Amsterdam. [...]
22:00-05:00, 22:00-05:00, 22:00-05:00
logo Garbo for Women Garbo for Women - Club Lite
Jan van Galenstraat 24, 1051 KM, Amsterdam
Garbo for Women is every 3rd Saturday of the month. Special women-only dance party. [...]
Westermarkt, Central Station
Amsterdam’s world-famous Homomonument is not just a memorial; it's also a fabulous place to party during Kingsday, Liberation Day. [...]
Invasion - Undercurrent
Papaverweg t/o 54, 1032 KJ, Amsterdam-Noord Amsterdam
Amsterdam's newest fetish party INVASION, is heading up to it's first edition during Euro Pride Amsterdam on Friday 5th August 2016. [...]
Kiss Bang Affair - Club NL
Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 169, 1012 RK, Amsterdam
Kiss Bang Affair is a monthly open minded gay party.
logo Ladz Ladz - Club Church
Kerkstraat 52, 1017 GM, Centrum
Ladz: the gay dance party for lads, scallies, gabbers, sneaker- and sportswear boys. [...]
22:00-05:00, 22:00-05:00, 22:00-05:00
LGBTQ Amsterdam - Eden Amsterdam Manor Hotel
Linnaeusstraat 89
Monthly gay, bisex, trans and queers neighbourhood drinks at the the new Eden Amsterdam Manor Hotel
Prik Pride Street Party - Prik
Spuistraat 109
For the first time bar Prik will have an official large gay pride street party! For 2 days the Spuistraat will be filled with Prik happiness, pop and dance tunes. [...]
logo Rapido Rapido - Paradiso
Weteringschans 6, 1017 SG, Amsterdam
Rapido is a gay circuit party in Amsterdam. The party is held at concert hall Paradiso, which is an old church in the centre of Amsterdam. [...]
15:00-02:00, 15:00-02:00, 15:00-02:00
Rosario - Rosario - Amsterdam
Rosario is a new gay / straight friendly night in pavillion Het Blauwe Theehuis in the middle of the Vondelpark.
logo Spellbound Spellbound - OCCII
Amstelveenseweg 134, 1075 XL, Amsterdam
Queer Underground Dance Party with Performances, DJs, VJs, Video, Chill Out Techno, Electro, House, Disco, Dub. [...]
logo Trut Trut
Bilderdijkstraat 165
Very cheap underground gay party every week on Sunday in Amsterdam. Be early, as only 220 people fit in and at 22h it's usually full. [...]
sun 22:00–03:00

Gay friendly, mixed and str8 clubs and parties

logo AIR AIR - Air
Amstelstraat 16, 1017 DA, Centrum
Air is a regular big club in the centre of Amsterdam next to the Rembrandtplein. It's located at the space of the former infamous iT, Except of the old door, the club is completely rebuild with the latest sound and light technology. [...]
Amsterdam Calling - Eurovision time! - Club Lite
Jan van Galenstraat 24, 1051 KM, Amsterdam
OGAE Netherlands is organizing it's annual party the night before Eurovision In Concert.
logo Supperclub Supperclub
Singel 460, 1017 AW, Amsterdam
Famous and trendy restaurant / lounge. In fact, it was Supperclub that launched the lounging phenomenon. [...]
mon-tue 19:30–01:00, wed 19:30–02:00, thu-sat 19:30–04:00, sun 19:30–01:00