The biggest event in gay Amsterdam's calendar is, of course, the Gay Pride celebrations. Cafe 't Sluisje Torensteeg 1drag show three-course dining with two seatings. GayTIC also supports gay travellers in need of help. Remember to check out each time you leave the station area. Garlic Queen Reguilersdwarsstraat 27everything made with healing and aromatic garlic, including ice cream.
Erotic bar open for everyone on other nights.
M returns to Amsterdam with a smashing first edition at that location. Montmartre Halve Maansteeg 17busy nightly happy hours, popular later with locals young and old, Dutch tunes, dance classics. Located right beside the Pink Point gay information centre and the Anne Frank House, this monument stands as a symbol of the strength and courage of gay communities in Amsterdam and the rest of the world. Watched by tens of thousands from canal-side perches along the Prinzengracht, and on the Amstel River, the parade is one of floating barges decorated in over-the-top gay glory, unique to this city and a treat to behold. Warehouse Elementenstraat Elementenstraat 25, Westpoortindustrial-style dance club venue, circuit parties; Liquid Kiddy in March. The biggest event in gay Amsterdam's calendar is, of course, the Gay Pride celebrations.
What does this refreshing attitude mean for gay people? Sex-work is legal and regulated, but for health reasons rather than moral concerns. Hooftstraat 44high end bookshop with publications of fine art, illustrations, photography and music, including some sexy items of erotica, both gay and straight. Club Church Kerkstraat 52all kinds of erotic events, including Ladz fetish parties, plus naked parties, sneaker and sports fetish and more. While gay visitors to Amsterdam don't need to limit their visit to establishments flying the rainbow flag in order to receive a warm welcome, there are a number of popular spots in the gay Amsterdam scene that deserve a special mention.