Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride is a massive celebration packed with cultural events and too many parties to count. Check out these line-ups from some of the biggest community organizations and nightlife promoters.

Events are organized by promoter because many offer all-access passes covering each of their weekend events. Some events may be listed under multiple promoters.

Details are subject to change; please visit websites to confirm.

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

In The Life Atlanta | www.inthelifeatlanta.org

Thursday, Aug. 29 –
Friday, Aug. 30

GLBT Career Fair & Technology Center
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday
@ Historic Academy of Medicine @ GA Tech
Presented by Meak Productions

Thursday, Aug. 29 –
Saturday, Aug. 31

“Boi, Pull Your Pants Up! The Play”
8 p.m. @ Historic Academy of Medicine

Friday, Aug. 30

Mr. & Miss Atlanta Black Gay Pride
7-11 p.m. @ Historic Academy of Medicine
With Mistress of Ceremony Ava Alexandria

J Setting Competition & Labor Day Jump Off Party
10 p.m. @ 595 North Ave.
Presented by Project Turn Around; hosted by Derek J

Onyx Black Gay Pride Mix & Mingle
10 p.m. – 2 a.m. at Atlanta Eagle
Features DJ Ron Pullman

SpeakFire: Erotic Poetry
11:30 p.m. @ Hyatt Atlanta Midtown
Hosted by Lakara Foster; featuring Theresa Davis

Saturday, Aug. 31

Community Conversations
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. @ Hyatt Atlanta Midtown
Topics include relationships and dating, holistic health and wellness, HIV and sexuality

Health & Life Expo
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. @ Historic Academy of Medicine
Includes health screenings and financial workshops

Onyx “Safe, Sane & Consensual” Workshop
4 – 5:30 p.m. @ Hyatt Atlanta Midtown
Featuring live demonstrations

Pride in the Black LGBTQ Community:
Film Festival and Literary Café
12 p.m. @ Auburn Avenue Research Library
Hosted by the library in collaboration with ITLA and Cycle for Freedom

Mimosa Brunch
12 – 3 p.m. @ Do Restaurant
Presented by Project Turn Around

Sunday, Sept. 1

Poetry Slam Jazz Brunch
12 -3 p.m. @ Hilton Garden Inn
Hosted by Queen Sheba

Health & Life Expo
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. @ Piedmont Park
Part of the Pure Heat Community Festival

Project Turn Around | www.projecturnaroundga.com

Friday, Aug. 30

J Setting Competition & Labor Day Jump Off Party
10 p.m. @ 595 North Ave.
Hosted by Derek J; celebrity Judge Mrs. Quad

Saturday, Aug. 31

Mimosa Brunch & Male Review
12 – 3 p.m. @ Do Restaurant

Pool Party
4 – 8 p.m. @ The Mansion
Hosted by Ms. Sohia; swimsuit competition

Masquerade Ball
10 p.m. @ The Melia Hotel
Features R&B artist Sammie, sexy costume contest

Sunday, Sept. 1

Coming Out Carnival
12 – 7 p.m. @ Piedmont Park
During the Pure Heat Community Festival

Monday, Sept. 2

Pajama Jam Party
2 a.m. – 6 a.m. @ Inventor’s Loft
Sexiest sleepwear contest

Big Indoor Foam Hot Tub Pool Party
4-8:30 p.m. @ Club XS
Hosted by Aneesa Ferriera; in conjunction with Traxx Girls

Pure Heat Community Festival | http://pureheatcommunityfestival.com

Sunday, Sept. 1

Pure Heat Community Festival
12-8 p.m. @ Piedmont Park
Features honoree Brandy, additional entertainment, Coming Out Carnival sponsored by Project Turn Around, and much more

Evolution Project | www.evolutionatl.org

Friday, Aug. 30
Pride Youth Lounge

Charis Books & More | www.charisbooksandmore.com

Sunday, Sept. 1

Black Gay Pride Author Celebration
6 – 9 p.m. @ Charis Books & More
Features Skyy, Fiona Zedde, Nikki Rashan and Tononiya D.

 

NIGHTLIFE / SOCIAL EVENTS

Blue Diamond Entertainment | www.facebook.com/bluediamondentertainment

Thursday, Aug. 29

“The Hideout” Dance Party
10 @ Halo
Features DJ M

Friday, Aug. 30

Pretty in Pink Booze Cruise
7-11 p.m. @ Lake Lanier
(Buses depart 5:15 p.m. from host hotels)
Hosted by Queen Sheba

Grown Folks Take Over
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ My Sister’s Room

Saturday, Aug. 31

All White Party
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ Venetian Room
For grown & sexy women; features DJ D Nice and DJ D Cas

Sunday, Sept. 1

“A Place of Love & Acceptance”
LGBT Friendly Church Service
11 a.m. @ Tabernacle Baptist Church

Culture Club Daytime Dance Party Mix-Her
5-10 p.m. @ Barone Tapas & Restaurant
Hostd by DJ M

Ladies at Play | www.ladiesatplay.com

Saturday, Aug. 31

DJ Battle: DJ E vs. DJ Cowboy
6-10 p.m. @ Aurum

Sunday, Sept. 1

Gala: DJ E & DJ Xzact
10 p.m. – 2:30 a.m. @ Aja

Monday, Sept. 2

Recovery: DJ Cowboy
5-10 p.m. @ Loca Luna

QueenDom | http://xplosionentevents.com

Thursday, Aug. 29

The Showdown: 4th annual Stripathon
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ Crème Ultra Lounge

Friday, Aug. 30

The Little Black Dress Affair
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ Compound
Featuring Teyana Taylor, Mimi Faust and Ariane

Saturday, Aug. 31

Saturday Day Party
3 – 8 p.m. @ Prive
Hosted by Joseline Hernandez

Sunday, Sept. 1

QueenDom All White Party
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ the Havana Club
Features Brandy

Rockstars Production | www.labordayrock.com

Thursday, Aug. 29

Sexy in the City
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ Aurum Lounge

Friday, Aug. 30

Meet & Greet
7-11 p.m. @ Einstein’s

Labor Day Rock
Official Kickoff Party
8-10 p.m. @ Museum Bar

Rock Boy Takeover
10 p.m. – 4 a.m. @ Museum Bar
Hosted by Joseline Hernandez of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”

Saturday, Aug. 31

Soaking Wet Pool Party
5-10 p.m.  @ location TBA
Featuring RockStars HotBody contest

Saturday Night Live
10 p.m. – 4 a.m. @ 595 North Ave.
Featuring Kelly Rowland

Sunday, Sept. 1

Pure Heat Community Festival
12-8 p.m. @ Piedmont Park

Sunday Night Main Event
10 p.m. – Midnight @ Opera
Features performance by K Michelle

Monday, Sept. 2

Private Event for VIP Card Holders
4-8 p.m. @ private location

White Party
10 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Krave Nightclub

RT Parties & FAB5ATL | www.rtparties.com

Friday, Aug. 30

10 p.m. @ Club Rain

Saturday, Aug. 31
 
10 p.m. @ Club 253

Sunday, Sept. 1

10 p.m. @ Cream UltraLounge

Traxx Atlanta | www.traxxatlanta.com

Thursday, Aug. 29

GA Voice Welcome to Atlanta Party
10 p.m. – 5 a.m. @ XS Ultra Lounge

Friday, Aug. 30

6th Annual Fire & Desire Mini Ball
Doors open 9:30 p.m. @ XS Ultra Lounge

Saturday, Aug. 31

Black Pride Pool Party
4-10 p.m. @ TBA location

Flash Back Throwdown
J-Sette Competition
6-9 p.m. @ XS Ultra Lounge

Atlanta Black Pride Weekend Block Party
Block of 708 Spring St. & 3rd St.

Black Pride Body Party
@ XS Ultra Lounge & Club 714
Featuring Ciara and Redickulous

Sunday, Sept. 1

Pure Heat Community Festival
12-8 p.m. @ Piedmont Park

Durand Robinson’s Ol Skool Music Party
Traxx & Friends Reunion
Doors open 6 p.m. @ XS Ultra Lounge

Celebrity Showtime Sundays
10 p.m. – 5 p.m. @ Mansion Elan
Featuring K. Michelle of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”

Monday, Sept. 2

Black Pride Foam Party
Doors open 3 p.m. @ XS Ultra Lounge

Black Pride White Party
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ location TBA

Traxx Girls | www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Thursday, Aug. 29

GA Voice Welcome to Atlanta Party
10 p.m. – 4 a.m. @ XS Ultra Lounge

Strip Her 2013
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ My Sister’s Room

Friday, Aug. 30

Pretty in Pink Booze Cruise
7-11 p.m. @ Lake Lanier
(Buses depart 5:15 p.m. from host hotels)
Hosted by Queen Sheba

Mega Ladies Lounge
10 p.m. – 4 a.m. @ 200 Peachtree
Features Joseline Hernandez from “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”

Grown Folks Take Over
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ My Sister’s Room
Features DJ Missy B

Saturday, Aug. 31

Ladies of Literature
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. @ Hilton Garden Inn
Includes Skyy, Fiona Zedde, Robin G. White and more

WETher Celebrity Block Party
3 – 8:30 p.m. @ Club Opera
Hosted by Stevie J

The Big Bang
10 p.m. – 5 a.m. @ The Freight Depot
Featuring Kelly Rowland

Sunday, Sept. 1

Pure Heat Community Festival
12-8 p.m. @ Piedmont Park
Features honoree Brandy, much more entertainment, Coming Out Carnival

Poetry Slam Jazz Brunch
12 -3 p.m. @ Hilton Garden Inn
Hosted by Queen Sheba

Unity Ball
4-8 p.m. @ Piedmont Park, dock side
Hosted by Jaimee Page and Amiyah Scott

Celebrity Showtime Sundays
10 p.m. – 5 p.m. @ Mansion Elan
Featuring K. Michelle of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”

Monday, Sept. 2

Big Indoor Foam Hot Tub Pool Party
4-8:30 p.m. @ Club XS
Hosted by Aneesa Ferriera; in conjunction with ProjecTurnAround

DJ M Annual Bday Bash
10 p.m. – 12:45 a.m. @ Diamonds of Atlanta Strip Club

All White Party
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ Krave

Wassup N Atl | www.wassupnatl.com

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Diamond Kesawn presents “The Stars Of Atlanta”
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ Jungle

Thursday, Aug. 29

Meat Market
10 p.m. – 4 a.m. @ Phase One
Hosted by “The Marie Effect”

Friday, Aug. 30

Man Hunt & Stars of the Stripper World Competition
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ Jungle
Hosted by Mimi Faust of “Love & Hip Hop” and Brent Star, featuring Redickulous

Saturday, Aug. 31

Pool Party
4-8 p.m. @ Holiday Inn Atlanta Airport North
Features FlavaMen swimsuit contest

Ultimate White Party
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. @ Tantra Lounge

Sunday, Sept. 1

Lose Your Clothes Underwear Party
2 a.m. – 6 a.m. @ Holiday Inn Atlanta Airport North

Sunday Day Party
4-10 p.m. @ Kouture Lounge

“The Boys Are Mine”
10 p.m. – 5 a.m. @ The Freight Depot
Hosted by Brandy

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