Our Sponsors

We would like to thank our sponsors for their support.

Our Partners

We would like to thank our partners for their support.

Our Projects

Collect donations

The non-profit organization Folsom Europe e.V. has started a new charity project in 2004, which has been new on our continent.
Like our mother-organization Folsom Street Events in San Francisco we do ask the visitors of our street fair to donate for various projects in Europe year by year at the gates. This way we also support some Berlin organizations that help us with their volunteers to organize our street fair and the collection of the donations.
From the first year on this work is co-ordinated together with the Berlin Sisters of the Perpetual Indulgence. Since 2004 we were able to distribute more than 300,000€ already.
All european organizations, projects and groups who are engaged with HIV/AIDS-Prevention, -Care and -Information can apply to qualify for such support from us.

Support for social projects

Due to the kind donations of our visitors we were able to support projects, groups and non-profit organizations all over Europe with more than 300,000€ since 2004.
We would like to thank you all for that support. Your donations allowed us to support those ones.
Maybe you do know more projects in Europe that help people with HIV and Aids.
Or projects that are doing prevention and information campaigns. Please let us know about them.
We also reach out for Berlin projects that are able to help us with volunteers and that we can support with donations in return.

Street fair

In 2004 the Berlin non-profit organization Folsom Europe e.V. held its first street fair FOLSOM EUROPE on Fuggerstr. and Welserstr. in Berlin -Schönberg.
The legendary district is known as THE district of the Berlin nightlife.
Since the Golden Twenties the community is meeting here to party all night long at the bars, cabarets and clubs.
In 2004 we started with 3,500 women, men, transsexual and intersexual visitors from Europe and North America.
Nowadays around 25,000 visitors from all five continents are visIting the largest leather and fetish event in Europe.
Beside of the PIG party - our own FOLSOM EUROPE event since 2004 - we offer lots of small and big parties, bus and boat sightseeing tours and we are a platform for lots of private events on the second weekend of September.
Since the success of our street fair, lots of bars, shops, hotels and B&B’s have opened around Fuggerstr. and Welserstr. and made Berlin the worldwide fetish capital.

Latest News

Please Donate

Since 2004 our visitors have donated more than 300,000€ all together at our gates.In 2019 we were able to collect more than 33,000€ – a new record.We want to top that! The Sisters of the Order of Perpetual Indulgence of Berlin (OSPI BERLIN) is a very early member of our organization.As a club member they […]

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Events 2021

In addition to the unique open-air feeling under a blue sky, the FOLSOM parties – including the legendary PIG PARTY -, bus and boat tours in leather and rubber, through the neighborhood, long nights in hot bars and countless fetish shops, as you can only find in the German metropolis. Our Highlights in 2021!

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Covid-19 Rules

So we can celebrate our street party again – on Saturday, September 11th, 2021! Of course, this requires a strict hygiene concept (3G access restrictions and 24/7 mask requirement!) And compliance with various requirements. For this we also need every single member of our association.
The rules that apply at the street festival can be found here!

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Our Team

The board of the non-profit organization Folsom Europe e.V. is including four members at the moment. The experienced board members are doing the volunteering job for multiple years already and are responsible for the planning and organization of all official events during the FOLSOM EUROPE weekend as well as the public relations and advertising in advance. Once a year all members of the club are meeting at the general assembly where they make the principal decisions. The board is supported by two employees at the office team.

Alain Rappsilber

Alain Rappsilber

Board member, Street Fair
Tommy Schenz

Tommy Schenz

Board member, Social Media/Website/Members
Gunter Haake

Gunter Haake

Board member, Finances, Administration
Mataina Ah-wie-süß

Mataina Ah-wie-süß

Organisation Street Fair, Office
Daniel Rüster

Daniel Rüster

International Contacts