Joseline Hernandez performs at this year’s Pure Heat Community Festival / Photo via Facebook

Atlanta Black Pride Weekend Calendar

Atlanta Black Pride weekend is just around the corner. Over Labor Day weekend, Atlanta’s Black LGBTQ and allied community gathers for a weekend of support, love, and fun in one of the largest Black Pride celebrations in the country. Check out the weekend’s event lineup and start filling your calendar now!

Pride Multifaith Celebration 

August 30, 7pm 

Spiritual Living Center of Atlanta 

Led by Bishop Sonya Williams, religious and spiritual leaders in the community Rev. Jean Bell, Rev. Dr. David Alexander, Bishop Elect Troy Sanders, Imanma Katrina Jackson, Rev. Nadine Rawls, Rabbi Nechemyah D. Sullivan, and Pastor Maressa Pendermon as well as Councilwoman Keisha Waites and ViiV Healthcare will provide inspiration and a blessing over the weekend with this non-denominational service.

3rd Annual Mayor’s Atlanta Black Pride Weekend Reception 

September 1, 7pm to 9pm

Location Provided Upon RSVP

Mayor Andre Dickens is proud to host the upcoming 3rd Annual Mayor’s Black Pride Reception, powered by Gilead Sciences. Join Mayor for an evening of celebration and entertainment, as we kick off Black Pride weekend. Tickets are complimentary, and all guests are invited to make a donation to the Mayor’s Youth Scholarship Program. RSVP through Eventbrite. 

Welcome to Atlanta Black Pride Weekend Party

September 1, 9pm to 3am

My Sister’s Room

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Atlanta Black Pride Weekend Influencers Dinner 

September 2, 6pm to 10pm 

The Starling

An evening to highlight and honor trailblazers and role models who influence the LGBTQ community, this semi-formal event includes a cocktail reception, live entertainment, recognition ceremony, a four-course meal, and more. Purchase tickets at 

Equality and Unity Welcome Reception 

September 2, 6pm to 9pm 

Atlanta City Hall 

You’re invited to attend the 2022 Inaugural Equality and Unity Pride Reception hosted by Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Waites! The purpose of the Equality and Unity Pride reception is to celebrate diversity, promote equality, unity, and recognize the work and contributions of LGBTQ pioneers, trailblazers and community leaders. Register through Eventbrite. 

Atlanta Black Pride Signature Fashion Show 

September 2, 7pm to 9pm 

120 Ralph McGill Blvd 

This fashion show will feature local designers The Thrift Jesus, Her Love Clothing, Kodak Kelz, and Kings Thread. Learn more at 

Atlanta Black Pride Celebration 

September 2, 9pm to 2am 

2001 MLK

Mark Gregory, Keisha Waites, and Gold Space Atlanta present a 2022 Black Gay Pride celebration along with Gold Space Atlanta. Join them along with Comedian Dee Mahoney and DJ Carlos Seaborne. Get your tickets through Eventbrite. 

Speakfire Erotic Poetry

September 2, 11:30pm

120 Ralph McGill Blvd 

LGBTQ and allied poets are encouraged to share poetry about sensuality, intimacy, and eroticism. Doors at 11pm. Learn more at 

Literary Café 

September 3, 2pm to 5pm 

120 Ralph McGill Blvd 

All LGBTQ authors are invited to this literary café to sell their books. Learn more at 

One Sweet Night LGBTQ Adult Prom 

September 3, 4pm to 8pm 

The Dawn Event Center

If you missed prom, or weren’t able to be your authentic self, or you’d like another opportunity to do it all again, join Iana Skye for the 3rd annual LGBTQ adult prom. Enjoy an evening of food, music, dancing, and mingling in a safe, affirming, and accessible atmosphere with gender neutral restrooms available for all. This year’s theme is LGBTQ Royalty. Get your tickets through Eventbrite. 

Ladies at Play’s SaturDAY Party Bash 

September 3, 5pm to 9pm 

Tongue & Groove

Ladies at Play is celebrating Atlanta Black Gay Pride 2022 with a dash of old and a splash of new! DJ NUTTY is back by popular demand spinning old school and new school hip hop, club bangers, R&B, house and much more! Get your tickets through Eventbrite. 

The Trans Life Awards

September 3, 5pm to 7pm

Location TBD 

The Trans Life Awards honors the unselfish contributions of members of the transgender and non-binary communities in Atlanta. For more information, visit 

All White Party

September 3, 10pm to 3am 

Hidden Gem

This 30+ party is for mature women who love women. Party the night away with DJ Bombshell Boogie. Get your tickets through Eventbrite. 

Kirkwood Presents Dick Camp

September 3, 10pm to 3am 

DA City Hookah Café

Hosted by Brian Greyson, this party will feature entertainers Knock Out and Black Diamond and DJ Ricoveli. Get your tickets through Eventbrite. 

Late Night Brunch

September 3, 2am to 6am

The Starling

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LGBTQ Food and Wine Festival 

September 4, 11am to 8pm 

Central Park 

This food and wine event will feature cooking demonstrations, artisans and lifestyle vendors, live entertainment, and delicious cuisine from Atlanta’s best LGBTQ- and ally-owned restaurants. Tickets are $50, to purchase visit  

Pure Heat Community Festival 

September 4, Noon to 8pm 

Piedmont Park

This free community festival is one of the largest Black LGBTQ events in the country, fostering communication, tolerance, and mutual support among the LGBTQ community. This year’s entertainment lineup includes Joseline Hernandez. Learn more at 

Touch of Red Yacht Party

September 4, 12:30pm to 6pm

7650 Lake Lanier Islands Pkwy

Hosted by Msdiva, this yacht party will feature music by DJ Slayher, performances by Daya Carter, a free Caribbean brunch buffet, and bottomless mimosas. Get your tickets through Eventbrite.

BLK Gay Pride Day Party 

September 4, 3pm to 10pm 

Energy Daiquiri Bar

This red-hot day party will feature DJ Mikeith and special guests Hype Man Ant and Erotic Barber. Get your tickets at 

Atlanta Black Pride Park Festival 

September 4-5, 2pm to 7pm 

Central Park

The 25th Atlanta Black Pride Park Festival is a two-day free outdoor festival featuring live music on two stages, a drag show, arts, food, and more! More info at 

Booze Cruise 

September 5, Noon

Lake Lanier 

Party buses depart from The Starling at noon sharp. Learn more at

Annual All White Party 

September 5, 10pm to 3am 


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LMFAO Atlanta Pride Comedy Show

September 5, 10:30pm to 12:30am

Atlanta’s Original Uptown Comedy Corner

Laugh the night away with headliner Sampson McCormick. Get your tickets through Eventbrite.