Salzburg Queer Update

01.01.2024 The old year in Salzburg was bid farewell with firecrackers in the old tradition of shooting stars. At midnight, despite the rain and cold temperatures, hundreds gathered along the Salzach to welcome in the new year 2024. A year that will once again be full of cultural festivals and exciting queer events reflecting the diversity of Salzburg as a synthesis of the arts.  [Read more]

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Skipride Kaprun 2024

At the end of the ski season, from 11 to 14 April 2024, the fifth edition of Skipride Kaprun will take place. In Salzburg’s highest ski resort, on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier, around 200 men from all over Europe celebrate a winter sports, music and party happening in a fantastic scenic setting. With a high flirt factor! [Read more]

Salzburg before Christmas

In the remaining weeks until the festive season, there is not only a musical premiere in Salzburg, the city’s queer scene also offers a constant stream of events. From queer short film festivals and ballets to Christmas parties and Christmas baking. Here are some suggestions of what you can experience in the city of Mozart over the coming weekends until the festive season. [Read more]

The golden age of Hollywood

“Singin’ in the Rain” is a declaration of love to the musical. The story of the two 1920s silent film stars Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont in the transition from silent to sound film was staged as a musical in New York in 1952. To this day, the film version is one of the TOP 10 films of all time. From 2 December in 21 performances at the Salzburg State Theatre.  [Read more]

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Drag queens on tour

Gigi LaPajette from Salzburg and eight other Austrian drag queens have been developing considerable creative potential in the invention of event formats for some time now: A murder mystery dinner, Christmas show, Oktoberfest, brunch and many more. Gigi has just celebrated the Rosa Stadl in Graz. Here are the pictures. And a preview of the next events. All over Austria. [Read more]

Salzburg Christkindlmarkt 2023

The Salzburg Christmas Market enchants locals and visitors alike in the medieval old town of Salzburg. HOSI Salzburg is once again taking part in this year’s Salzburg Christmas Market. Tasting Christmas biscuits and drinking mulled wine at the HOSI punch stand will also give the rainbow space in the festively decorated old town of Salzburg. [Read more]

That was Gigi’s Oktoberfest 2023

Gigi’s Rosa Stadl brought Oktoberfest atmosphere to the Urbankeller in Salzburg on Saturday (22.10.). A drag show, tree trunk sawing, beer measure chopping and hearty food made this evening a successful Gay Wiesn with Gigi LaPajette’s team. On 11 November there will be a continuation of the Rosa Stadl. This time in Graz at the Marienbräu. [Read more]


The Kaiviertel – a small district with a big history

The Kaiviertel in Salzburg’s Alstadt is its own cosmos of boutiques, galleries, gastronomy and a lot of history. The Romans had already built a temple here, at the exit of the city towards the south. On the weekend 29.09. to 1.10. the quarter celebrates its Kaivierttelfest. [Read more]

It won’t be quiet in October

The Culture Days are organised by the Salzburg Cultural Association and take place in October. Since the festival was founded in autumn 1972, great importance has been attached to offering top-class concerts at special venues outside the festival season. The core of the programme stands for diversity. [Read more]

Pride Night Salzburg 2023

The ARGE Kultur for Pride Night 2023 was more than full. A colourful party crowd celebrated Salzburg Pride 2023 at the end of the parade. Queens&Kings, Drags&Leathermen, Puppies&Dykes – everyone celebrated the successful Salzburg Pride 2023. Even a brief fire alarm couldn’t stop it. After a quick clarification, Gigi LaPajette [Read more]


That was the Salzburg Pride 2023

More than 30 queer events in 8 days for Salzburg, the city and the community – that was the Salzburg Pride 2023. A colourful bouquet of events: from church services to drag shows, from poetry slams to speed dating, from Ralf König to museum tours. The HOSI Salzburg has managed perfectly to involve all the players in the city of Salzburg in this year’s Pride Festival. The City of Mozart under the Rainbow. [Read more]

Great show

Gigi’s Brunching Divas” was a great show today (27.08.) as the opening event of the Salzburg Pride Festival 2023. Full house on the 14th floor of the arte Hotel Salzburg and rarely so much laughter on a Sunday noon. Gigi LaPajette and three of her Austrian drag queen colleagues enchanted the audience and gave Salzburg Pride a worthy start with their show. [Read more]

Leather and Fetish at Salzburg Pride 2023

Salzburg’s leather and fetish community has been a present part of the Salzburg Pride for years. This year, too, the men around Gernot and Herwig will ensure a clear presence. Not only at the parade and the Pride Night with DJ Ambjörn Söderberg but also at other events. [Read more]