Get ready to groove and celebrate Atlanta Black Pride in style with the sensation Tyra B at the Black Pride Brunch. / Photo via Facebook

What’s Going Down Atlanta Black Pride Weekend

This year’s Atlanta Black Pride weekend (ABPW), hosted by RockStars Productions and Traxx Girls, will be held at The Starling hotel in Midtown. APBW registration and ticket pick-up will be available on Thursday from 11am to 8pm, Friday from 11am to 10pm, and Saturday from 11am to 7pm. There will be a vendor market on Friday and Saturday from noon to 7pm. 

Before the weekend festivities, there will be a Welcome to Atlanta Mixer on Wednesday at 7pm. Mayor Andre Dickens will host a welcome reception on Thursday at 6pm before the kickoff party on Thursday at 10pm. There will also be a welcome to ABP edition of R&B Thursdays at My Sister’s Room starting at 9pm. 

The weekend officially starts on Friday for the ladies with the Annual N*kd Hustle All Girl Day Party at Magic City at 3pm. There will be a male mixer at The Starling at 5pm before the Influencer Dinner and Awards at 6pm. The semi-formal dinner, celebrating Black excellence by highlighting trailblazers and community influencers, will include a four-course meal, cocktail hour, a recognition ceremony, live entertainment, special guests, and an after party. The first night ends with Upgraded: Friday Pride Edition at 11pm and the Mega Ladies Lounge: First Ladies: Charged Up at 10pm. 

The weekend continues for the women with Annual Wether Block Party at 3pm and for the men with the We Rock Pride Brunch at noon before the Ultimate Day Party at 3pm. Throughou the day, pass holders will also be able to take part in the ABPW film festival, workshops, and a literary café. Ladies will have the opportunity to experience Whiipped University, a queer erotica dance and theatric performance, at 7pm (learn more at before the Her Big Bang Ultimate Pure EnHergy Experience, the biggest all-girl party in the country with DJ Face, at 10pm. The night closes out for the guys with Upgraded: Saturday Pride Edition at 11pm. 

As always, the weekend will continue with the free Pure Heat Community Festival at Piedmont Park on Sunday from noon to 8pm with live musical performances and vendors. Applications for food and merchandise vendors are still open; apply and learn more at Other events happening on Sunday include a poetry slam and jazz brunch and the Henny Punch Brunch at noon. The night closes with Upgraded: Sunday Pride Edition and Goliath at 10pm. 

The weekend closes on Labor Day Monday with the annual Lake Lanier Booze Cruise at 1pm – party buses will depart from The Starling at noon –the We Rock Pride annual BBQ at 4pm, the Drip Day Party at 5pm, and the Annual All White Party at 10pm. 

To learn more about this year’s ABPW and purchase your passes, visit 

Other Events

Yard 1292 – For the Girls, Gworls, and Gyal Dem 

September 1, 10pm 

Pour Taproom: Midtown

Celebrating queer Caribbean culture. Tickets via Eventbrite. 

Ultimate Block Party 

September 1, 11pm 

Future Atlanta

Black Pride Brunch 

September 2, noon 

City Winery

Get ready to groove and celebrate Atlanta Black Pride in style with the sensation Tyra B. Tickets at 

Rooftop Pool Party 

September 2, 4pm 

Embassy Suites Atlanta Buckhead 

Classy Affair: All White Party with a Splash of Color 

September 2, 9pm 

TAGO Event Center Dunwoody

Hosted by Ms. Diva, Charlie Lee, and special guest host Jaieboo Da Heartbreaker. With DJ Slayher and DJ Honey. Tickets via Eventbrite. 

500 Men Mega Party 

September 2, midnight 

Future Atlanta 

The SaturDAY Party Bash 

September 2, 5pm 

Tongue & Groove

Featuring DJ Nutty. Tickets via Eventbrite.