More than 20,000 party people from all over the world will converge in Cologne for the four-day Sexy Pride Festival to be held July 7th to 10th 2017. This year, for the first time ever, the 2017 Sexy Pride Festival is held in conjunction with the city’s other big party festival Pride Circuit Cologne, with its world-famous Greenkomm after-party and the legendary Naughtycontrol!
DAY 1 – Friday July 7.
It all starts on Friday with a welcome shot at the official Festival Welcome Point at the Mgw Store in Cologne, where visitors can buy tickets and festival passes and collect their festival wristband, the best way to ensure fast, convenient entry to all parties and events.
After the kick-off event, the music will start at 6pm on the Dos Mas Dance Stage on the plaza in front of the Gürzenich concert hall in downtown Cologne. The legendary, open-air dance floor at Gürzenich will feature a variety of genres, from vocal house to progressive to electro to driving pop beats. There will also be hot gogo dancers and fantastic live acts to thrill the queer audience.
The climax of the first day of the festival is the official opening party “It’s Party presenting Hell & Heaven” – a Brazilian-style party featuring international 5 world-star DJs, 10 hours of music, Hot gogo dancers, High-class venue in the heart of town, Best Tribal House, XL Opening Show, Welcome Shot by Dos Mas.
At 2 p.m. on Saturday the Dos Mas Dance Stage cranks up again. A phenomenal line-up of top DJs from events in Cologne and around the world will pump out a non-stop mix of the best genre hits to ensure the special open-air dance floor feel guests have come to expect at Cologne’s enormous street party.
DAY 2 – Saturday July 8.
The biggest highlight on Saturday is the official main party Sexy, held like always at the Bootshaus venue – ranked No. 15 of the Top 100 Clubs worldwide and No. 2 in Germany. On the 4,000-square-meter grounds you will find Sexy Pride Land with four dance floors, an army of hot dancers. various indoor and outdoor areas and an entire amusement park with rides, food trucks, chill-out areas, photo shoots, special decorations, XXL play zone & cruising area by Mgw. The 12 world-famous DJs like Micky Friedmann, Sharon O’Love and Saeed Ali will operate the turntables and keep the 5,000 guests hopping. Gates open at 10 p.m.
DAY 3 – Sunday July 9.
After Sexy Pride Land the party continues at the legendary Greenkomm afterparty at the Nachtflug club. Shuttle buses will bring guests directly to the venue from the Bootshaus. On the main floor, world-famous DJ Francesco Pagano will serve up red-hot rhythms flanked by DJs Ben Manson, Mike Jayy and Jesko, while DJ Skippo will supply the sound in the Bacardi Lounge. There’s no better way to start your Sunday!
True party people will not want to miss Naughtycontrol starting at 8 p.m. The unique Diamonds venue will be the place to be when Berlin’s cult star DJ and producer Chris Bekker mans the turntables, flanked by Emrock from Cologne and DJ RW from Amsterdam. As an added surprise, there will be a Special Guest DJ whose name will not be revealed here!
DAY 4 – Monday July 9.
The final high point of the festival is the legendary Babylon Pool Party on Monday. This lively get-together is famous throughout Europe and regularly attracts the hottest men and boys to enjoy the beats of Rony Golding, Sultonic und Samuel D. There’s guaranteed to be plenty of naked skin in and around the pool of the Babylon Sauna! This event will sell out quickly, and tickets are available exclusively at the door, so plan to arrive early! Doors open at 9 a.m!
For more information, tickets and festival passes, please visit theworldofsexy.com or any of the usual sales points in Cologne such as MGW Store Cologne, Exile, Dorint Hotel Heumarkt and the Sexy. You can follow the Sexy Pride on facebook at @sexypartycologne.
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