Berlin’s biggest gay event of the year – CSD
Visitors to Berlin Gay Pride can attend official club nights in hipster Kreuzberg to queer film screenings. You can even enjoy the CSD festival on a boat if you head over to the CSD auf der Spree for a river tour. Extravagantly dressed guests wave pom poms on a boats before heading out to massive street parties. After dark a huge Pride party will close CSD.
The parade leaves at 12pm at 12:00 Kurfürstendamm and finishes at 14:00 Brandenburger Tor.
The final rally takes part in front of the iconic Brandenburg Gate. The huge Pride Village stretches out for half a mile along Straße des 17. Juni and will be open from 2 pm until midnight on the Saturday.
The actual stage programme starts at 4:30 pm, offering a combination of politics, music and entertainment. A variety of bands, acts and DJs will be performing on the main stage, and in between, speeches, actions and the Soul of Stonewall Award ceremony will be presented. Meanwhile, a number of hot DJs will keep you going non-stop on the two music stages inside the Village.
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action
Gay Map of Berlin
Berlin’s busiest gay neighborhoods can be found in the districts of Schöneberg and Kreuzberg (both in the western part of Berlin) as well as in Prenzlauer Berg (eastern part).
Video Of Berlin Gay Pride
Highlights of the main parade at Berlin CSD
Recommended Hotels in Berlin
We recommend that you stay in the Tempelhof-Schöneberg districts where possible. Its close to everything – all the gay bars and clubs and the city’s main attractions. Here are the top trending hotels in the area based on our reader feedback.
5 Star, Luxury
This recently renovated designer 5 star hotel in trendy Mitte, has very good weekend deals.
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This beautiful apartment centrally located at Kurfürstendamm is waiting for you! Freshly renovated in 2018, the studio apartment has enough place for two to sleep. You’ll have a kitchen & bathroom fully equipped