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

Salzburg Queer Update

“Confessing Weakness” is the title of an exhibition on queer history as part of this year’s Salzburg Summer Academy. The finissage is also one of the opening events of this year’s Salzburg Pride Festival. The next 12 months are full of special queer events, which can be found in the recently published Salzburg Gay Guide 2024. And make Salzburg more exciting than ever as a destination for queer people. [Read more]

Pages: 1 2

Confessing weakness

Confessing Weakness

The Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts was founded by Oskar Kokoschka in 1953. Since then, it has brought together artists from all over the world for workshops every summer. Queer themes are also a recurring theme. The artist Philipp Gufler shows his examination of queer history and role attributions in the Galerie im Traklhaus. The Salzburg 2024 Pride Festival also begins at the same time as the finissage. [Read more]

CSD im Pinzgau

This will be the Unken Pride 2024

“The Heublumen are a queer association with the aim of supporting rural LGBTQIA+ communities,” says the self-description on Facebook. They are doing this again this year, including with Unken Pride 2024. On 20 July, the rainbow parade will pass through the small village in Pinzgau. Queer self-confidence will be on display against the picturesque mountain backdrop. And more and more people are joining in. [Read more]

Marsha and Sylvia

The much under-recognized heroines of Stonewall were Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. Johnson was an African-American transgender woman and LGBT activist, and was particularly vocal about her support for trans people of color. Johnson was a regular guest at the Stonewall Inn in 1969, along with Sylvia Rivera. [Read more]


Hyperion im Andräviertel

Queere Kultur in Salzburg

QueKuWhat? QueKuSa!

The Magic Garage has been delighting audiences in Salzburg with its drag show for around two and a half years. The QueKuSa association has now been founded to do justice to its growing success. On the one hand the legal framework for the Magic Garage and on the other hand the basis for many other activities for queer culture in Salzburg. [Read more]

gay ski event 2024

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]

Gay Party Salzburg

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]

Gigi LaPajette

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]

Gay Party Salzburg

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]

Weihnachten in Salzburg

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]


Hotel Hofwirt Salzburg

CSD Salzburg 2023

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]

CSD Salzburg 2023

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]

CSD Salzburg 2023

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]


Idyll und Verbrechen Dokumentation Obersalzberg

Next Page »