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Bear Park Cafe started in
2002 as a small summer kiosk . The kiosk opened in spring 2003. After
the beautiful Bear Park has been noticed as an icon of Helsinki Gay
gay kiosk has served in park over 15 years - in rain or shine. The
building itself is almost 70 years old. In 2006 Bear Park Cafe was
the best "lippakioski" in Helsinki (CITY magazine).
Bear Park Cafe organizes
many events during a year - theatre, arts, comedy, music and movies.
keeping people happy!
Drag Bear Race ® is the most popular competition in the park
and it has been
held from the year 2010. Every DBR® Sunday the park is packed
with the viewers
encouraging the bear guys on the heels!
In the Autumn of 2009 Bear Park Cafe opened
another cafe in the corner of Agricolankatu and Kaarlenkatu. Kulmakahvio, Bear Park Cafe or
”13” has become an easy and
cozy meeting spot for all kinds of people. The must place for young and
for gay and hetero and what ever we are.
Bear Park Cafe has been chosen as the best gay cafe/ bar in Finland
(QX 2015, QX 2016 & QX2017). Our cafe is a day time gay cafe for you
Truth to be told, diversity is worth more than gold!