Celebrate Pride Month in Atlanta with these 8 events

Celebrate Pride this month at these Atlanta festivals and events.
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June is here, and with it comes a vibrant and joyful celebration of Pride Month in our beloved city. Throughout the entire month, Atlanta’s local businesses and non-profit organizations have prepared an array of events to honor the historical milestones of the LGBTQ+ community. Get ready to attend inspiring gatherings and fun-filled celebrations all around Atlanta. Check out what’s happening around town below:

Gwinnett Pride

Join Thrasher Park for a fantastic event filled with live music, delicious food, and family-friendly activities that embrace diversity and inclusivity. It’s happening on Saturday, June 10, from noon to 5 p.m. Don’t miss it!

Location: Gwinnett at Thrasher Park - 93 Park Dr, Norcross; Time: Noon to 5 p.m.; Date: Saturday, June 10; Website: gwinnettpride.org

Pride Night at Atlanta United

Calling all soccer fans! Head to Mercedes-Benz Stadium downtown on Saturday, June 10, at 7:30 p.m. for an electrifying Pride Night. Cheer on our home team, Atlanta United, as they face off against D.C. United.

Location: Downtown at Mercedes-Benz Stadium - 1 AMB Dr NW; Time: 7:30 p.m.; Date: Saturday, June 10; Website: atlutd.com

Drag Down South

Save the date for an unforgettable evening of entertainment at Drag Down South. Grammy and Tony Award Winner Jennifer Holliday will be the special guest, alongside the original Possums, Prissy Cilla, and Shenita Lott. Bring your lawn chairs and coolers for a fantastic night of dazzling performances.

Location: East Point at East Point City Hall - 2757 E Point St, East Point, GA 30344; Time: 7-10 p.m.; Date: Saturday, June 10; Website: facebook.com

Atlanta Braves Pride Night

Head to Truist Park on June 15, as the Atlanta Braves face the Colorado Rockies at 7:20 p.m. With the special Pride Package, you’ll enjoy a game ticket, a pregame party at the Coca-Cola Roxy (5:20-7:20 p.m.), a Braves Pride hat souvenir, and $4 from each package sold will support OUT Georgia Impact Fund via United Way of Greater Atlanta.

Location: Cobb at Truist Park - 755 Battery Ave SE; Time: 7:20 p.m.; Date: Thursday, June 15; Website: mlb.com

Pride Prom Masquerade Ball

Experience Pride like never before as Battle and Brew transforms into an enchanting Grand Ballroom for an unforgettable celebration! Immerse yourself in a rainbow-filled room with captivating dim lights, setting the perfect mood. Don’t miss the chance to capture special moments with photo ops, a thrilling costume contest, long with numerous award categories.

Location: Sandy Springs at Battle and Brew - 5920 Roswell Rd a120, Sandy Springs, GA 30328; Time: 8 p.m.; Date: Saturday, June 17; Website: battleandbrew.com

Jorgeous at My Sisters Room

Get ready for an electrifying night at My Sister’s Room with RuPaul’s Drag Race fan favorite, JORGEOUS! Limited VIP Meet & Greet tickets are available. Meet and greet starts at 9 p.m., followed by thrilling performances from Jorgeous and other talented queens. This 21+ event is standing-room only.

Location: Downton at MSR - 1104 Crescent Ave NE; Time: 8 p.m.; Date: Saturday, June 17; Website: wussymag.com

Southern Fried Queer Pride 2023 Festival

Gather your friends and immerse yourself in a week-long celebration of LGBTQ+ films, art, dance parties, workshops, and more at various venues in Little 5 Points. Join the Southern Fried Queer Pride 2023 Festival from June 19 to 25 and experience thought-provoking and inspiring events.

Location: Little 5 Points - various locations; Date: June 19-25; Website: southernfriedqueerpride.com

Drag Brunch at Elsewhere Brewing

Indulge in a spectacular Saturday brunch at Elsewhere Brewing Co. on Saturday, June 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy themed cocktails, beers, and a mouthwatering array of brunch options while fabulous queens showcase their talents. Secure your $17 tickets for table or bar seat reservations and don’t forget to bring dollar bills to show your support for the hardworking queens.

Location: East Atlanta at Elsewhere Brewing Co. - 1039 Grant St SE Suite B34; Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Date: Saturday, June 24; Website: elsewherebrewing.com

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