Participants run to raise money to help end HIV at the 2021 Atlanta Pride Run. / Photo by Russ Bowen Youngblood

Celebrate Stonewall Month

Atlanta Pride may not be until October, but that doesn’t mean Atlanta doesn’t show out for Pride month. In commemoration of the Stonewall Riots in 1969, June is a time for honoring the activism of the past by celebrating who we are and who we love — and what better way than to party?! From family-friendly festivals to cabarets and clubs, there’s something for everyone this Pride month.


Doraville Pride 

June 3, 6:30pm

Honeysuckle Park

Kick off Pride month in Doraville with the “Celebrate All Love” movie night. This family-friendly event will feature games, art, food, merch, and an LGBTQ-friendly movie! Learn more here.


Family Fun Day 

June 3

The Town Green

Join Atlanta Pride for games, face painting, food trucks, and more! All ages welcome — bring blankets, coolers, and the whole family!


Pride Month Kickoff: Art Market and Drag Party 

June 3, 1pm

Wild Heaven Beer

The House of ALXNDR and Wild Heaven Brewery are hosting a free Pride kick-off you don’t want to miss: we’re talking 20+ art vendors, a family-friendly drag show, drag bingo, music, and more!


Heyday: Pride Kickoff Edition 

June 3, 9pm

The Basement

Come kick off Pride month with an epic night of sing-alongs, dancing, make outs, rainbows, good friends, confetti, and your fave ’80s music! Tickets via Eventbrite. 


Pride Run 

June 4

Piedmont Park

What better way to celebrate Pride month than by supporting a good cause! 5k registrations and donations support the fight against HIV and AIDS. Learn more and register at 



June 4, 2pm

Out Front Theatre Company

Kick off Pride Month at the fabulous Queernival. Join for drinks, games, food trucks, performances, and more for a celebration of the LGBTQ community at this one-of-a-kind extravaganza. Bring your friends and family for the perfect event to start the summer season. This is a free family-friendly event. $15 VIP tickets available. Sponsored by Atlanta Pride Committee.


Second Friday Pride Party 

June 9, 8pm

Alcohall at Pullman Yards

Second Friday ATL is celebrating Pride Month with their first ever ‘Black & White Party’ at a brand-new venue, ‘Alcohall’ in Pullman Yards. Dress to impress in your black and white attire! Tickets via Eventbrite. 


The Picture of Dorian Grey 

June 9-11

Neighborhood Church – Gathering Place

Merry Cat Productions, a local Atlanta based production company, will be putting on a gender nonconforming presentation of Oscar Wilde’s “The Picture of Dorian Grey” for the Atlanta Fringe Festival. This show puts a modern, gender twisted take on the old Oscar Wilde classic in an attept to highlight and uplift queer and gender nonconforming voices and artists. Tickets at


Smyrna Pride Weekend 

June 16-17

Vineyard Wine Market and Smyrna Market Village

Smyrna Pride kicks off with a party at Vineyard Wine Market on Friday from 6-8pm, featuring an open bar, complimentary appetizers, and performances from Kitty Love Antoinette and Medusa the Body. Then the festival takes place on Saturday from noon to 6pm, featuring a DJ, kids’ activities, food, vendors, and more! Learn more at


Southern Fried Queer Pride

June 19-25

Little Five Points

SFQP is celebrating nine deep fried years with a whole week of events! The week kicks off with  Get Me Bodied: A BlaQueer Movement Workshop; TRANSISTANCE, a trans cabaret and open mic; F*ck Around and Find Out: A Self-Defense and Community Safety Workshop; the 2023 Peach Pit Pageant; HAWT SAUCE, a queer dance party; and SWEET TEA, a queer variety show before the festival and artist market, workshops, a pop-up thrift shop, and film night are all held on June 24-25. Full festival details and individual events can be found at 


Drag Me to Church 

June 25

St Luke Lutheran Church

Immerse yourself in a family-friendly worship service like no other and experience the sheer talent and artistry of Atlanta’s finest drag queens as they grace the worship space, all in commemoration of the Stonewall Riots.


Writing Workshop: Your Queer Story 

June 27, 6pm

Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library

Unearth your queer story this Pride month with writing prompts and expert advice from author and writing coach Lyn Millner. Space is limited, so register now through Instagram @WriteYourQueerStory.