Happy Pride Atlanta! This weekend is chock full of events happening round the clock – there’s truly something for everyone!
Friday, October 7
Atlanta Presents Cocktails with Queens
6pm to 10pm
Featuring Frankie Coma, Saliva Godiva, Cistofer, Simply Nina, and Linda TM and music by DJ Devon Rex.
High Museum Pre-Pride Kiki
6pm to 10pm
Drink and draw with figure model JayBella Bankz and enjoy performances from Jarvis Hammer, Ivy Fischer, and Canzara and music from Ree de la Vega. Tickets at high.org.
Pride on the Square
6pm to 8pm
Kick off Atlanta Pride in The Plaza with emcee Brigitte Bidet. Experience thrilling live performances from some of Atlanta’s best drag queens bringing you the most famous hits from top musical icons. Keep the party going with special swag, drinks, and additional fun surprises as the DJ Yvonne Monet spins the latest tunes and greatest hits! This event is free, no ticketing required. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.
Pride Kickoff at Georgia Aquarium
7pm to 11pm
Experience a variety of music from three different DJs scattered throughout different areas of the Aquarium. International superstar Guy Scheiman will headline the event with support from DJ Mark Dennis and introducing fierce new talent DJ Alexis Curshe. Attendees have the option to select General Admission tickets which includes 2 drink tickets valid for a mixed drink, beer, wine or soft drink. Tickets at georgiaaquarium.org.
Pride at The Eagle
The Eagle’s new location
(1492 Piedmont Ave NE)
The “RuPaul’s Celebrity Drag Race” viewing party begins downstairs (no cover) at 8pm. The Eagle’s Cabaret begins upstairs ($5) begins at 9pm, followed by Reborn with DJ Rob Moore at 11pm.
Enjoy performances from Silky Nutmeg Ganache from “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” Meatball, Nicole Paige Brooks, Big Dipper, Pinche Queen, JayBella Bankz, Ocean Kelly, and Taylor ALXNDR, plus music from DJ Rubella Spread. The meet and greet with Silky starts at 9pm, show starts at 10pm. Tickets at the link in Wussy Mag’s Instagram bio, @wussymag.
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” winner Aquaria comes to Atlanta, DJing alongside Esme and Ree de la Vega. Get your tickets at the link is Wussy Mag’s Instagram bio, @wussymag.
A Queer Dance Party
9pm to 2am
Enjoy performances from JayBella Bankz, SZN ALXNDR, Taylor ALXNDR, and Tuna Fiasco and music from DJs JSPORT and Divoli S’vere. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test required. Tickets at sfqp.info/sugarshack22.
Atlanta Electric Circus
Doors at 9:30pm
Enjoy performances from Lauren Sanderson, DJ Tatiana, the Hellfire Harlots, DJ Wulf, DJ Magic, Coco Iman Syats, and gogo dancers!
All Black Party
10pm to 3am
This party is curated for women 30 years and older who love women. Dance the night away and enjoy hits from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 2000s as well as current chartbusters from world renowned DJ Bombshell Boogie. All-black attire required for entry. Tickets at Eventbrite.com or pay at the door.
Sunday, October 9
HRC Atlanta Pride Brunch
10:30am to 2pm
Empire State South
Now in its 19th year, the HRC Atlanta Pride Brunch is a staple of Atlanta Pride Weekend. We invite you to join us this October 9th to celebrate Pride from one of the best vantage points to view the Atlanta Pride Parade! All tickets to the event include delicious Southern brunch prepared by Empire State South, unlimited beverages, and an annual HRC membership or membership renewal. Tickets at act.hrc.org/page/110897/event/1.
Enjoy performances from the Hellfire Harlots and music from DJ Wulf. No cover!
Meat Up Sunday Night Hustle
5pm to midnight
Music by DJ Rob Reum, $6 Absolut cocktails, and no cover!
Undefined: The Andro Fashion Show
Atlanta’s hottest LGBTQ and androgynous models are taking over the runway for one night only! It’s not just a fashion show: it’s a fashion, art, and music experience with live performances from Cocolman Star, Sedric Perry, Raven Iman, Sunni Dread, Flame, and more — all hosted by Kia Barnes! Tickets at Eventbrite.com.