SUNDAY, OCT. 4
Dine out for Atlanta Pride at Las Margaritas, with 20 percent of sales going to benefit Atlanta Pride, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Las Margaritas, atlantapride.org
Atlanta Pride hosts the world premiere of “Queer Moxie” at Out on Film. “Queer Moxie” is a behind-the-scenes look into queer performance art from the fringe to the mainstream, directed by Heather Provoncha and Leo Hollen Jr., 3 p.m. at Midtown Arts Cinema; an after-party will be at Mixx. www.queermoxie.com, www.outonfilm.org
TUESDAY, OCT. 6
Equally Wed’s Master Class offers speakers and educates wedding vendors and creative professionals in standard LGBT practices, language and more. 8:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m., Four Seasons Atlanta, equallywed.com
Fancy Tuesday: The Atlanta Opera joins with Atlanta Pride for a super-sexy production of “La Bohéme,” 6 p.m., Cobb Energy Center, atlantapride.org
THURSDAY, OCT. 8
Pride Ride at Vibe Ride is a charity ride benefiting Atlanta Pride. Participate in a one-hour high-energy indoor cycling class with a live DJ. Cost is $25, www.theviberide.com
Barefoot Wine & Bubbly is bringing its long-standing NYC Pride celebration down to Atlanta at The Piedmont Room from 7–10 p.m. There will be a surprise celebrity host along with “RuPaul’s Drag Race” contestants Alyssa Edwards, Shangela and Laganja Estranja performing and DJ Lady Bunny spinning. Tickets are free, barefootprideatlanta.com
Queer Ride Atlanta is back with a 12-mile bike ride kicking off at 7:15 p.m. at the gate at 12th Street and Piedmont Avenue, with a pit stop at Twisted Soul and ending at the Cockpit for Dirty Boy Bingo, www.facebook.com/events/1665206760430248/
Integrity Atlanta hosts the 27th annual Gay Pride Eucharist at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 7:30–9 p.m.; questions may be emailed to Bruce Garner at email@example.com
Country Pride at the Heretic with free dance lessons from 8–9 p.m., www.hereticatlanta.com
FRIDAY–SUNDAY, OCT. 9–11
Punch Out for Pride at Cook Hall during Atlanta Pride weekend, where mixologists will be pouring their signature boozy punch for $5 a mug, with $1 from each mug going to Atlanta Pride, 5 p.m. to closing each night, www.cookhallatlanta.com
FRIDAY, OCT. 9
The Atlanta Pride official kickoff party at the Georgia Aquarium is always sold out, so get your tickets early. Featuring DJ Brandon Moses and VJ Diablo Rojo, 7–11:30 p.m., atlantapride.org
Heaven Pride Party for women is at Park Tavern with DJs Ree de la Vega and Yvonne Monet and a performance by singer Eryn Woods. VIP ticket holders will get a performance by the Maria Gabriella Band from 9–10 p.m. There will also be a sexy angel contest. www.eventbrite.com/e/heaven-pride-party-friday-october-9-2015-atlanta-tickets-18444297390
DJ Chris Cox with a performance by Cazwell opens Atlanta Pride weekend at Jungle, 10 p.m., www.jungleatl.com
Heretic Pride Friday with DJ Brett Henrichsen and an opening set by DJ Mike Pope, 9 p.m., www.hereticatlanta.com
SATURDAY–SUNDAY, OCT. 10–11
Gray Pride caters to those 50 and older, but all are welcome. Entertainment will be held at the Bud Light Stage and in the Visitors Center, participants will be able to share stories and look through historical displays, atlantapride.org
Queer and Trans Youth Liberation Space is for queer and trans young people ages 14–25 to hang out to play games or create art at the Piedmont Park Dock. The space is open Oct. 10 from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and Oct. 10 from 2–6 p.m., atlantapride.org
SATURDAY, OCT. 10
Performing on the Coca-Cola Stage on Oct. 10 will be:
Maria Gabriella Band- 2:00 p.m.
Wesley Cook-3:00 p.m.
Avan Lava- 5:00 p.m.
R. City 6:05 p.m.
A Great Big World 6:55 p.m.
Rachel Platten 7:50 p.m.
Sister Sledge- 8:45 p.m.
Performing on the Bud Light Stage:
• Ricky Simone—12:45–1:15 p.m.
• Shantavia Stewart—1:45–2:15 p.m.
• Pale Clear—2:30–3 p.m.
• French Chevelle—3:15–3:40 p.m.
• Steff Mahan—4–4:40 p.m.
• JLine—5–5:45 p.m.
• DJ Canvas—6:45–9 p.m., for a Queer Your Gender dance party
Gentle Yoga with Kashi takes place at the dock in Piedmont Park from 9–10 a.m., atlantapride.org
After Gentle Yoga, Taylor Harkness and Tough Love Yoga Present: Shine On Yoga Party in the meadow of Piedmont Park, an all-levels yoga class from 10-11 a.m. Costumes welcome, atlantapride.org
The Kids’ Zone includes face painting, games and a playground, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Piedmont Park and Greystone area, atlantapride.org
Lambda Car Club and The Lost Boys present a car and motorcycle show from 10:45 a.m.–4 p.m. at the roadway inside Piedmont Park between the 12th Street and 14th Street gates, atlantapride.org
The annual Trans March to bring awareness to the transgender community steps off at 1:45 p.m. sharp from the Charles Allen gate, atlantapride.org
Campus Pride College Fair will be held in the large tent near the Piedmont Park playground and Greystone Pool House, 2–5 p.m., atlantapride.org
The Dyke March, a trans-inclusive march for women loving women, brings a radical edge to Atlanta Pride. Gather at the Charles Allen entrance no later than 6 p.m. The march steps off at 6 p.m. sharp. A trolley will be available for first-come, first-served people with mobility issues, atlantapride.org
The official Atlanta Pride Women’s Party will be at My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m., www.mysistersroom.com
Flock of Eagles lands at the Atlanta Eagle with a party featuring local star DJs Vicki Powell and Pat Scott and visiting DJs as well. There is no cover charge, and there will be extended hours for Atlanta Pride, 10 p.m.–6 a.m., www.atlantaeagle.com
DJ Tony Moran spins with a performance by Phoenix for a special Atlanta Pride event, 10 p.m., Jungle, www.jungleatl.com
Heretic Pride continues with DJ David Knapp spinning, 9 p.m., www.hereticatlanta.com
SUNDAY, OCT. 11
“Geryon’s Wings” is a performance piece that will take place on the Atlanta Beltline to coincide with Atlanta Pride. The work is a “universal story of emotional struggle and empowerment in which the performer will slowly unfurl large wings in the spirit of the freedom to be oneself,” 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Old Fourth Ward Park, beltline.org
The 14th annual HRC Atlanta Pride Brunch will be at Empire State South, where you can watch the Atlanta Pride march pass by. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., hrc.org/atlantapridebrunch
Atlanta Pride Parade steps off at 1 p.m. and includes hundreds of floats and entries from corporations, local politicians, LGBT organizations and more. The parade will step off from the Civic Center MARTA Station. The parade merges from Ralph McGill onto Peachtree Street and travels north. It then turns east onto 10th Street and follows 10th Street to the Charles Allen gate entrance of Piedmont Park, where the parade officially ends, atlantapride.org
After the parade, enjoy a Bear Dance at the Bud Light Stage with DJ Ansley, 4–6 p.m., atlantapride.org
Atlanta Pride closes down with the city’s best drag entertainment at the Starlight Cabaret, 7:25–9:15 p.m., atlantapride.org
A Pride edition of Bear Invasion closes down Atlanta Pride weekend at the Heretic with DJ Sean Mac spinning, 9 p.m.–3 a.m., www.hereticatlanta.com