LGBTQ Events — Showing your pride has never been this fun!

Action Cycling Atlanta’s 17th Annual AIDS Vaccine 200

May 18-19: 8am–4pm

Emory Vaccine Center (954 Gatewood Rd.)

Bike through the Georgia countryside on 200-mile charity bike ride to raise money for HIV.AIDS vaccine research and AIDS service organizations. More info: https://actioncyclingatl.org/

 

Atlanta Pride Run

May 15: 8am

Piedmont Park

Run or walk to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and raise money for local LGBTQ charities at Front Runners Atlanta’s 29th 5K. More info: https://mailchi.mp/1a0cfd160a4f/2019-atlanta-pride-run-registration-now-open

 

Atlanta Gay Day at the Zoo

May 5: Noon– 5pm

Zoo Atlanta

Celebrate International Family Equality Day with the pandas this year! Have some fun in the sun, be visible, and find community while ogling at all the wildlife Zoo Atlanta has to offer.

 

LGBTQ Family Day in the Park

May 18: 11am–1pm

Glenn Lake Park (1121 Church St., Decatur)

Every type of family under the sun is invited to this fun summer picnic hosted by Atlanta Pride. Kids and parents of all ages are welcome to painting, games, and delicious food!

 

Out in the Park Day Party

June 1: 10am–10pm

Six Flags Over Georgia

Show your pride and have some summer fun at Six Flags! Besides the normal thrills of the park’s famously frightening coasters, a special all-you-can-eat meal is also included! More info: https://www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia?promo_code=PRIDE&fbclid=IwAR1CINnde0dK_zEZfA2h1m5f99i0GfGXbjYz4G7upjvAgVkT-hIWkQaXhK0

 

LGBT Pride Night at Atlanta Braves

June 14: 5pm–10pm

SunTrust Park (755 Battery Ave SE)

Show your pride while cheering on the Braves as they take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The game starts at 7:20, but make sure to stop by pregame party, featuring DJ Kimber, and receive a Braves Pride t-shirt! More info: https://www.mlb.com/braves/tickets/specials/pride?fbclid=IwAR3XYofs_Fd613o33WroX4VC2EMvXMHZSk5Az_PB9U6m8bqUGXVdehIvjX0

 

Music Festivals – The fun of 

a concert, multiplied!

Shaky Knees

May 3-5

Central Park (400 Merritts Ave NE)

This indie rock outdoor festival features over 50 bands and artists, including Tame Impala, Cage the Elephant, Soccer Mommy, Beck and much more! More info: https://www.shakykneesfestival.com/

 

Shaky Beats

May 10-11

Central Park (400 Merritts Ave NE)

Calling all electronic, hip-hop, and indie fans! This two-day festival is headlined by artists like RÜFÜS DU SOL, Martin Garrix, Big Gigantic, and many more. More info: https://www.shakybeatsfestival.com/

 

Atlanta Jazz Festival

May 25-26: 11am – 11pm

Piedmont Park

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with some smooth jazz! One of the biggest free jazz festivals in the country, this jazz festival features local and national jazz artists, a neighborhood jazz series, and a youth jazz band competition, as well as vendors, a kids zone, and other family friendly activities.

 

Tunes from the Tombs

June 8: Noon– 8pm

Historic Oakland Cemetery

Enjoy over a dozen of Atlanta’s best local artists, including headliner Futurebirds, across three stages nestled among the headstones. Along with music, guests have access to local craft beer and food trucks, one-of-a-kind souvenirs at the artist market, and free mini tours of the cemetery. More info: https://oaklandcemetery.com/event/tunes2019/

 

Decatur BBQ, Blues, and Bluegrass Festival

August 10 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Legacy Park (500 S. Columbia St., Decatur)

The fun of a classic southern barbeque combined with 7+ hours of live blues and bluegrass tunes, performed by local, regional, and national artists. Profits benefit the Community Center of South Decatur by supporting educational programs and community events while also granting money to local non-profits. More info: http://www.decaturbbqfestival.com/

 

Concerts – Who to see 

this spring!

Lord Huron

April 20: @ 8pm

The Tabernacle

April 26: @ 8pm

40 Watt Club – Athens

 

Jimmy Buffett

April 25: @ 8pm

Ameris Bank Amphitheatre

 

Ben Platt

May 16: @ 8pm

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center

 

Ariana Grande

June 8: @ 7:30pm

State Farm Arena

 

Debbie Gibson

July 11: @ 7:30pm

State Farm Arena

 

Jennifer Lopez

July 22: @ 8pm

State Farm Arena

 

Carly Rae Jepsen

July 28: @ 8pm

The Tabernacle

 

Shawn Mendes

July 31: @ 7:30pm

State Farm Arena

 

Queen

August 22: @ 8pm

State Farm Arena

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