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Marietta Pride celebration postponed to July

The Marietta Rainbow Festival, the second annual gay Pride celebration in the Atlanta suburb, has been postponed from this weekend until the end of July.

"The Marietta Rainbow Festival, our Marietta Pride celebration, has been changed to July 29th -30th due to a licensing issue," organizer Johnathon Murphy posted on his Facebook page this morning.

"Instead of being negative, we will take the extra time to make it that much bigger and better! We are still working hard to get LeBUZZ Marietta in its new location by this weekend," wrote Murphy, also owner of LeBuzz.

The Marietta festival is hosted by the North Georgia Rainbow Coalition and was set to take place indoors at LeBuzz, Marietta's sole gay bar. The club is moving to a new, larger home at 585 Franklin Road SE in Marietta, and the festival was to be held there and at Enigma, next door.