On December the 15th the gay bars and clubs around the Rembrandtsquare and Amstel area come together in a multi day charity event. The bars organize this event for the 11th year running. They raise money for Samen Sterk Tegen Kanker (Together we Stand Strong Against Cancer). This buys them Christmas Gift Boxes for cancer patients who have to spend Christmas in the hospital. These boxes will be hand delivered by a delegation of the collaborating bars.
Bing at Queers cafe 12th of December
At Queers Cafe you can join a special fund-raising bingo event on Thursday the 12th of December. Drag queens Peggy Pie and Patty Pam-Pam will host the evening. Be sure their banter and enthusiasm will make this a great evening, where you will give more money to the good cause than you thought you would. Join the fun between 8PM and 1AM.
Main events on Saturday 15th of December
On the main events day, Saturday the 15th of December, expect a lot of formal and informal events in the bars and clubs. When you visit Fame, Amstel Fifty-four, Queers, Montmartre, Lellebel and Club Yolo this day between 5PM and 2AM you will see all kind of wonderful acts to make you part with your cash. Expect people collecting money, raffles and other activities which will make your better self appear to the surface.
This year Lellebel organizes an amazing benefit show night! Your hosts will be Miss Sugi La-Ri & Mr. Merel and the line-up is simply delicious! With the golden voices of TraVocaal and drag queens from Amsterdam and far beyond, it’ll be a show to remember!
Closing Gala on Monday 17th of December
Club Yolo makes a last push to collect money with a big gala show on Monday the 17th of December between 8PM and 4AM. Between 8PM and 9PM all the guest will be received with a grand entrance and a glass of bubbly wine. During the evening sponsors will supply luxury foods and a host of artists will keep you entertained. An auction int between all the entertainment will make you spend even more money on the good cause.
Tickets are €35,- including drinks. The number of tickets and VIP tables for this evening is limited. So if you wanna going be quick. You can buy tickets online here. Dresscode for this evening is gala.
Contribute from home
If you are not able to join the events this weekend, you can still help out. A special GoFundMe page has been set up.