Arosa GAY SKI WEEK : your best gay & lesbian winter holiday in Europe

    January 20 - 27, 2018

    Join the fun at the legendary

    Arosa Gay Ski Week

    Since 2005

    Allegra in Arosa! – We invite you to 7 days of fun in the sun and snow of Switzerland. With more than 600 guests, this colorful week, has become one of the best gay and lesbian winter vacation events in Europe. Imagine sparkling alpine days with fresh powder, breath-taking mountain views, friendly fireside chats, warming mulled wine, awesome parties, delicious dining and great gay camaraderie. The perfect mix of beautiful surroundings, party and delightful accommodations.
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    Arosa has always been a gay friendly destination. The rainbow flag flies proudly in the centre of the town all winter, not just during our gay ski week. Our guests flock together from all over the world (30 countries and counting) and of all ages. The possibilities to make new friends are endless, all in a relaxed pressure free environment. The resort boast some of the friendliest staff around and we are more than proud of our crew and the service they provide. The team is at your disposal all week and is there to guide you on the slopes and ensure that you have a fantastic time with us. After all, we want you to come back!

    Whether it’s your first time or you’ve been attending for a while: you will have the opportunity to meet lesbians who want to share the fun of winter sports and the beauty of a charming mountain resort. Even if in the last years we didn’t have many lesbians joining, we hope that in the future a growing number of women will ski, mix and party with us. All our events during the week are mixed, but some are more geared towards lesbian tastes such as an evening organized in partnership with the “Rainbow dancers” from the TanzBAR in Bern. Some of our DJs and artists are lesbian and we offer ski guiding with women guides for those who enjoy skiing in a fully lesbian group. Whatever your mood on the day, you will certainly have fun during the week!

    Arosa is situated on a wide sunny plateau in the middle of the Swiss Alps at an altitude of about 1800 meters. The tradition-rich holiday resort is easily accessible by road or train with quick and hourly transfers from Zurich Airport. Find out more about how you travel to Arosa by scrolling down the page to access.

    The winter sports region of Arosa Lenzerheide offers one of the biggest and most accessible ski areas in Switzerland. There are over 220 km of runs spread over two beautiful valleys with three sunny sides, as well as a 50 km freeride area and a fun snow park for you to enjoy. Arosa’s skiing has a modern and well designed lift system: 43 transport facilities will take you to altitudes of up to 2865 m a.s.l. The trail network, largely above the treeline, is crowned by the Weisshorn and the Rothorn, from the top of which there are spectacular views all around. The slopes in the ski area are suitable for all levels of difficulty, whether you are a beginner or an outstanding skier. More information and slope report on

    Eleven gay-friendly partner hotels and a large selection of holiday apartments and chalets are offering special packages allowing you to pick one that matches your taste and wallet. Book now your accommodation and take advantage of our attractive rates. Remember, event and ski passes are always offered at a discounted price, if booked together with a partner’s accommodation.

    We are very proud of our program offering you a wide range of activities, ensuring there is something for everyone, even for non-skiers. There are daily events ranging from a classical concert, to sunbathing at the Tschuggen hut, not to mention our renowned après-ski, pool, ice-skating and disco parties! 3 kinds of Event Pass are giving you access to the action: Gold (all week), Silver (mid-week) and Bronze (weekend). Every day there are different culinary restaurant suggestions to make your stay even more enjoyable. Pick and choose things you fancy from our program to ensure you have the perfect holiday.


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    *to select: hotel + event pass + lift pass.

    Or book your accommodation from the calendar below

    *holiday apartment, chalet or hotel room




    Ski or board?

    1 ski area - 2 valleys - 3 sunny sides

    ski & snowboard

    Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you can enjoy 222 km of well groomed pistes, 50 km freeride terrain and fun snow parks. Ski bums and snowboarders can discover the vast ski area in groups.

    lift tickets

    3 days: CHF 178.- (regular 198.-)
    4 days: CHF 220.- (regular 244.-)
    5 days: CHF 263.- (regular 292.-)
    6 days: CHF 300.- (regular 332.-)
    7 days: CHF 332.- (regular 369.-)
    *price for event pass holders

    walking & sledging

    If you prefer walking, sledging or hiking, some of the winter trails will lead you right into the ski area, which means you can take advantage of the cosy huts and meet up with your friends who are indulging in sports on the slopes.


    Watch our gay ski week movie. Arosa, is beautifully situated high in a sheltered mountain bowl surrounded by breathtaking peaks with cinematic scenery and a fantastic ski area.








    January 2017

    sat21 19:00- 22:00Welcome Cocktail19:00 - 22:00 Ice Rink, OchsenbühlCategory:Drinks,Info,ShowEvent pass:Bronze,GoldPrice: Valid event pass or CHF 30.- Dress Code: Show your country!

    sat21 22:00Break the Ice22:00 Kursaal, Kursaal, DorfplatzCategory:Drinks,Party,ShowEvent pass:Bronze,GoldPrice: Valid event pass or CHF 30.- Dress Code: Show your country!

    sun22 14:00Gay Après-ski14:00 Kuhbar, TschuggenhütteCategory:Après-ski,DJ,Drinks,Info,PartyEvent pass:Bronze,Gold

    sun22 22:00White SnowBall22:00 Weisshorngipfel, Weisshorn, ArosaCategory:DJ,Drinks,Party,ShowEvent pass:Bronze,GoldPrice: Valid event pass or CHF 30.- Dress Code: Snow White ! (as white as possible)

    mon23 22:00Queer Karaoke22:00 Robinson Club, Robinson Club, TannenwegCategory:Drinks,ShowEvent pass:Bronze,Gold,Silver

    mon23 22:00Sack & Pack22:00 Lamm & Leu, Restaurant Lamm & Leu, PostrasseCategory:DJ,Drinks,PartyEvent pass:Bronze,Gold,Silver

    tue24 18:00- 22:00Disco on Ice18:00 - 22:00 Ice Rink, OchsenbühlCategory:DJ,Drinks,Party,ShowEvent pass:Gold,SilverPrice: Valid event pass or CHF 15.-

    tue24 22:00I ♥ 80's& kinky party22:00 Provisorium13, Hotel Obersee, PoststrasseCategory:DJ,Drinks,Party,ShowEvent pass:Gold,SilverPrice: Valid event pass or CHF 20.- Dress Code: Disc-pop and/or Fetish

    wed25 18:30Classical concert18:30 Dorfkirche, Dorfkirche, Äussere PoststrasseCategory:ConcertEvent pass:Gold,SilverPrice: Valid event pass or CHF 30.- Dress Code: casual

    wed25 19:00TanzBAR19:00 Seehof Lounge & Bar, Hotel Seehof, Unterseestrasse 74Category:Dinner,DJ,Drinks,PartyEvent pass:Gold,Silver

    wed25 21:00- 23:45Splash Pool Party21:00 - 23:45 Solbad at the Altein, Hotel Altein, AlteinstrasseCategory:DJ,Drinks,PartyEvent pass:Gold,SilverPrice: Valid event pass or CHF 35.- Dress Code: Swimming suits mandatory

    thu26 22:00Heidi & Heissepeter22:00 Wandelbar at the Kursaal, Kursaal, DorfplatzCategory:DJ,Drinks,PartyEvent pass:Gold,SilverPrice: Valid event pass or CHF 20.- Dress Code: Goatherd, Lumberjack, Alpine, Swiss

    fri27 13:00★ Arosa Drag Race13:00 Tschuggenhütte, TschuggenhütteCategory:DJ,ShowEvent pass:Gold,SilverDress Code: Drag queen, drag king, just dress fabulous!

    fri27 22:00Avalanche22:00 Kursaal, Kursaal, DorfplatzCategory:DJ,Drinks,Party,ShowEvent pass:Gold,SilverPrice: Valid event pass or CHF 30.- Dress Code: Neon

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    sat21 14:00- 18:00Welcome & info Desk14:00 - 18:00 Arosa Tourismus, Sport & Kongress ZentrumCategory:daily,Info

    sat21 15:30- 18:00Gay Après-ski15:30 - 18:00 Provisorium13, Hotel Obersee, PoststrasseCategory:Après-ski,daily,DJ,Drinks,InfoEvent pass:Gold,Silver

    sun22 09:00- 16:00Information Desk09:00 - 16:00 Arosa Tourismus, Sport & Kongress ZentrumCategory:daily,Info

    sun22 10:00- 13:00Ski & snowboard guiding10:00 - 13:00 Hotel Vetter, Hotel Vetter, SeeblickstrasseCategory:daily,Info,Ski & snowboardEvent pass:Bronze,GoldPrice: Only for valid Event Pass holders !

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    Hotels - Chalets - Apartments

    All our partners are actively gay friendly and offer special packages allowing you to pick one that matches your taste and wallet! Book with us and take advantage of our "Best Price Guarantee" - if you find a better price, we'll match it!

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    Event Pass

    Get your all-in-one party pass for Arosa Gay Ski Week events. Save money compared to purchasing individual event tickets and get many exclusive benefits such as 10% discount on ski passes and free sun loungers rental at the Tschuggenhütte. Don't forget: the Event Pass is offered at a special price if booked together with one of our partner hotels or apartments!

    • BRONZE

    • 90.-

      Week end pass
    • Valid January 20 – 22
    • Saturday to Monday
    • Entries to parties & events*
    • Benefits & discounts*
    • SILVER

    • 120.-

      Mid week pass
    • Valid January 22 – 26
    • Monday to Friday
    • Entries to parties & events*
    • Benefits & discounts*

    * Parties & Events:

    • January 20/1 – Welcome Cocktail
    • January 20/1 – Break the Ice
    • January 21/1 – Classical concert
    • January 21/1 – White Snow Ball
    • January 22/1 – Sack & Pack
    • January 22/1 – Karaoke
    • January 23/1 – Disco-on-Ice
    • January 23/1 – I ♡ 80’s & Kinky
    • January 24/1 – TanzBAR
    • January 24/1 – Splash Pool Party
    • January 25/1 – Heidi & Heissepeter
    • January 26/1 – Avalanche (Farewell)


    * Benefits & Discounts:

    • Daily Après-Ski.
    • 10% discount on ski pass (min. 3 days).
    • 20% discount on ski and snowboard hire at the Bananas Ski centre.
    • Free sun lounger at the Tschuggenhütte (otherwise CHF 24.-/day).
    • Ski/snowboard in guided groups (only for advanced level).
    • Participation to the Drag Race with super prizes.
    • Special offers for ski lessons at the ski & snowboard schools.
    • 10% discount in various Arosa shops.

    You can also buy your event pass in Arosa at the Welcome & Info Desk at Arosa Tourism. The program is subject to changes without notice. All ticket sales are final and non-refundable. Access to the event venues for non-pass holders is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed. Priority will always be given to the Event Pass holders.

    Our Team

    is at your disposal all week and is there to guide you not only on the slopes (for skiing and snowboarding) but also in giving you all the information you need and ensuring you have a fantastic time.

    Hitsch Leu

    Founder & President

    Valerie Leu

    PR & Arosa exklusiv rentals

    Alex Herkommer

    Co-President, Coordinator

    Tom Iff

    Team leader & snowboarder


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        Getting to Arosa

        Fast & easy transfers

        Arosa is located in Eastern Switzerland, between Davos and St. Moritz and offers a quintessentially Swiss holiday. Take the motorway A3 to CHUR and drive upward to Arosa in approx. 45 minutes on a narrow winding road. Make sure you stop at some of the scenic look-outs for photos and fresh mountain air. Winter tyres and snow chains are highly recommended. The ride up is impressive and you are greeted with a pretty chocolate box village. Arosa is only 2½ hours away from Zurich.
        By rail:

        By rail:

        Take the Intercity Express train to CHUR. From there, the scenic Rhaetian Railway whisks you up to Arosa (trains run hourly). Click on the train for timetable and price 😉 Discover the Swiss Travel System to have it all with one pass.

        By air:

        By air:

        Fly to ZURICH International Airport. From there take the train to ZURICH HB and change for the Intercity train to CHUR with the connection to the Arosa train. It can’t be easier! Some of the hotels will be happy to pick you up at the train station.

         Swiss Travel System

        Information +41 21 566 70 20 (10am-7pm local time)
        Arosa Gay Ski Week   P.O. Box 256, 7050 Arosa - Switzerland