It’s the largest Black Gay Pride in the country for several reasons, and one of them is definitely the parties! We’ll have our full Black Gay Pride preview in our Sept. 1 issue, but until then, here’s just a taste of what’s in store for you at this year’s event.

Wednesday, Aug. 30

Kia Comedy and Chase Daniels are your hosts for the Kickoff Karaoke and Beer Pong Tournament, 8 p.m. – 2 a.m., My Sister’s Room, 66 12th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mysistersroom.com

Lace ’em up! It’s the annual Pride Skate Party, location TBA, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., www.atlantaprideweeekend.com

Kia Comedy

Thursday, Aug. 31

It’s back! Allure: The Andro Fashion Show features androgynous and masculine-identified lesbians and trans men at Tago International Center, 4 – 7 p.m., 1735 Defoor Place N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318, www.androfashionshow.com For more details, turn to page 25.

Dress to the nines for the Black Gay Pride Official VIP Welcome Reception at Alibi Atlanta, 6 – 9 p.m., 956 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

The Andro Fashion Show After Party features hosts Kia Comedy and Prada 2Fly with beats by DJ Kenzie Q, 8 p.m., My Sister’s Room, 66 12th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mysistersroom.com

The girls will be headed to the Annual STRIP HER event at Soul Bar at Pal’s Lounge, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., 254 Auburn Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Those beats you hear in Midtown will be coming from the Bad & Boujee Annual Kickoff Party at Opium, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., 960 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Friday, Sept. 1

See some skin at the Naked Hustle Day Party at Magic City, 3 – 8 p.m., 241 Forsyth St. S.W., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

RockStars Production hosts a Pre-Game Cocktail Mixer to get the night started right, 5 – 9 p.m., location TBA, www.rockstarsproduction.com

Get your laugh on at the Annual Comedy Show hosted by Queen Sheba at the Georgian Terrace Hotel, 7 – 10 p.m., 659 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Whitney Mixter from “The Real L Word” makes her first appearance of the weekend at the Beautiful Burlesque Show featuring a five-star stud tour, glam stations, go-go dancers and drag shows, 8 p.m. – 3 a.m., My Sister’s Room, 66 12th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mysistersroom.com

Attention, girls! It’s the Annual Mega Friday Night Live Ladies Lounge Party at Museum Bar, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m., 181 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30312, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Mature woman who likes mature women? There’s the Grown Folks Takeover with NYC’s DJ Mary Mac, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., location TBA, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Expect celebrity guests at the Annual Hotlanta Party at the Georgia Freight Depot, 11 p.m. – 5 a.m., 65 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive S.W., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Melissa Scott

Melissa Scott

Saturday, Sept. 2

Start your night early with the Atlanta WETher Celebrity Block Party, 3 – 8:30 p.m., location TBA, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Rockstars Production throws the Ultimate Day Party, 5 – 9 p.m., location TBA, www.rockstarsproduction.com

MSR hosts the Traffic Light Party featuring lesbian speed dating, a drag show, DJs, androgynous models and Whitney Mixter of “The Real L Word,” 8 p.m. – 3 a.m., 66 12th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mysistersroom.com

It’s the one, the only, the biggest girl party in the country. It’s the Legendary Traxx Girls Big Bang Event at the Georgia Freight Depot, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., 65 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. S.W., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.traxxgirls.com

Rockstars Production presents the Annual Saturday Night Live Block Party at Museum Bar, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., 181 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30312, www.rockstarsproduction.com

Sunday, Sept. 3

Soul icon Queen Sheba hosts the Soul Food Poetry Slam Jazz Brunch at the Georgian Terrace Hotel, 12 – 3 p.m., 659 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Rockstars Production hosts Men Who Brunch, 1 – 4 p.m., location TBA, www.rockstarsproduction.com

It’s a Lesbian Labor Day Weekend Luau at MSR with DJ Kenzie Q, Kia Comedy and Andro Fashion Show models Ke Monet and Holliwood, 2 – 7 p.m., 66 12th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mysistersroom.com

No better place to be than the Culture Club Day Party at Soul Bar at Pal’s Lounge, 5 p.m. – 12 a.m., 254 Auburn Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

The boys will be out in force for the Legendary Main Event, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., location TBA, www.rockstarsproduction.com

It’s Celebrity Showtime Sunday at Mansion Elan, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., 3595 Clairmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30319, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Monday, Sept. 4

The Annual Cruise for a Cause departs the Georgian Terrace Hotel at 12 p.m., bound for Lake Lanier,
12 – 5 p.m., 659 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Ladies who love ladies will be at the Labor Day Block Party at MSR, 2 – 9 p.m., 66 12th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mysistersroom.com

Eat up! It’s the Annual Rooftop BBQ at Suite Lounge, 5 – 9 p.m., 375 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30313, www.rockstarsproduction.com

Don’s miss Traxx Girls owner DJ M’s Annual Birthday Bash, 10 p.m. – 12: 45 a.m., location TBA, www.traxxgirls.com

Havana Club is the spot for the Annual White Party, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., 3112 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta, GA 30305, www.rockstarsproduction.com

Tuesday, Sept. 5

The ladies of Soul Bar at Pal’s Lounge aren’t done partying yet as they host the Pride Edition of Spotlite Karaoke, 8 p.m., 254 Auburn Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.soulbaratpals.com

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