Salzburg has a well-established and active LGBTI scene. Regular parties like the HOSI-Fest, the Salzburg Pride, the Pride Boat and many other events are highlights of the scene’s annual calendar. And the scene bars are of course there all year round for locals and guests from all over the world. That is queer Salzburg.

Salzburg Queer Update

17.10.2021 On 31 October, it will be spooky-beautiful at the HOSI Salzburg. The Junge HOSI organises the slightly morbid Halloween party. With a lot of love for detail, a spooky ambience will be created in the HOSI centre on Gabelsberger Straße. Read more about it under Queer Halloween.
11.10.2021 From 22 to 25 November, the HOSI Salzburg will be represented with a punch stand at the Christmas market at the Alter Markt. In addition to punch, there will be all kinds of Advent food and of course a cosy atmosphere in the medieval flair of the old town. [Read more]

Halloween in Salzburg

Queer Halloween

Salzburg is not Haddonfield (USA), where the horror classic “Halloween – the Night of Horror” by John Carpenter was filmed in 1978. But you can get a taste of it on 31.10.2021 at the HOSI Salzburg. Then the “Junge HOSI” (young Hosi-members) invites you to a spooky and beautiful scare in a party atmosphere and rejoice in life. [Read more]

Christian Lillinger at Jazz&The City Salzburg 2021

Autumn is here!

We have just recovered from the extremely successful Salzburg Pride 2021, and autumn is here! Salzburg is also worth a visit in the coming weeks. Jazz festival, tango ballet, winter festival are just three of many events that make the darker season more pleasant. And from 18 November it’s gingerbread and speculoos olé. [Read more]

Salzburg is colourful!

As a prompt reaction of the city of Salzburg to discriminatory attacks against LGBT people in Austria in recent times, the city has coloured the zebra crossing in front of Mirabell Palace in rainbow colours. A visible sign in a prominent place for the presence of the rainbow community in Salzburg. [Read more]

Salzburg Pride

Do not give up!

Despite all the joy about the record turnout at this year’s Salzburg Pride, it should not be forgotten that there were also unpleasant things in the aftermath: Homophobic attacks directly after the parade. And not only in Salzburg but all over Austria. For some time now, such reports have been accumulating from all over the country. An assessment. [Read more]

That was the Salzburg Pride 2021

Last weekend (3-5.09.) Salzburg was under the sign of the rainbow. From Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, more people than ever came together to underline the demands of the LGBT community for acceptance in all areas of society. And to celebrate this political statement. Love was in the Air! [Read more]

CSD Parade and Pride Night 2021

Pride Parade and Pride Night on 4 September 2021 are the central events of this year’s Salzburg Pride. The day is full of highlights and surprises, and with the best weather expected, we can expect a great Pride in the beautiful city on the Salzach. So bring a good mood – the rest will be taken care of. [Read more]

Salzburger Landestheater Speilzeit 2021/22
Phil Louis

Everything different and what next?

Singer songwriter Phil Luis from St. Johann im Pongau will present his new single “Alles Anders” at CSD Salzburg 2021. He wants to encourage people to break with classic prejudices and show tolerance towards human diversity and non-judgemental acceptance of different lifestyles. [Read more]

An afternoon at Hellbrunn Palace

Hellbrunn Palace was built about 400 years ago by Prince Archbishop Markus Sittikus – as a pleasure palace and summer residence. visited the palace, the fountains and the extensive park with Selina and Lisa from Salzburg and Christoph and Andreas from Vienna. A world of its own! Great fun! [Read more]

Salzburg for gays

Leather and Fetish at Salzburg Pride 2021

After the highly visible presence of the European leather and fetish scene at the last Salzburg Pride, a large number of sash wearers will again show their colours at the Salzburg Pride this year. Leathermen were already in the front row at the Stonewall riots against discrimination and arbitrariness on Christopher Street in New York in 1969. [Read more]

Malin Brandl

Love is in the Air – with aerial acrobatics

Love is in the Air is the motto of this year’s CSD Salzburg. Air acrobat Malin Brandl, 24 years old and a native of Salzburg, will also be in the air. She will float through the air on a trapeze at the rally after the parade on Pride Saturday 4.09. and will be an attractive highlight of the Pride weekend. [Read more]

Salzburg Pride 2021

Clever planning has no problem

From 3 to 5 September, Salzburg will once again be under the sign of the rainbow. In order to be able to participate without any problems even in Corona times, a few rules have to be observed, but they don’t really hurt. 3G and 2G are the buzzwords here. 3G in almost all areas of life, 2G in the night gastronomy. And that is not unimportant at the Pride. [Read more]

Queer city tour Salzburg

As in other European metropolises such as Berlin, Vienna or London, there are also queer city tours in Salzburg. These take you to places where homosexual personalities are known to have worked and played a significant role in shaping the city’s fortunes. Roman Forisch, certified Austria-Guide in conversation with [Read more]

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