Official Atlanta Black Pride Schedule

Here's your official schedule of things to do during Black Gay Pride Weekend in Atlanta.
  • Atlanta celebrates Black Gay Pride all week and throughout the Labor Day Weekend. (📷 Lauren Kania)
    Atlanta celebrates Black Gay Pride all week and throughout the Labor Day Weekend. (📷 Lauren Kania)

Every Labor Day Weekend Atlanta celebrates Black Gay Pride with an enriching conference, family fun activities, late-night parties and more. Have fun, plan accordingly and check back as this list continues to grow leading up to the big weekend.

This list will be updated as events are announced.

TUESDAY, AUG. 27

Interfaith Pride Service
7 p.m. @ RIM Church
This worship experience invites all faiths to kick off Atlanta Black Pride with an evening of blessings and peace. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28

Black Pride Beer Run!
6:30 p.m. @ Orpheus Brewing
The local brewing company celebrates Black Pride Weekend with a fun run and cold refreshments.

Black LGBTQ Pride Reception
7-9 p.m. @ Atlanta City Hall
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms hosts her inaugural Black LGBTQ Pride Reception at city hall. Registered guests can enjoy notable speakers, live entertainment and more. 

THURSDAY, AUG. 29

For The Culture! Black Queer Film + Panel Series (through Saturday)
6 p.m. @ Auburn Avenue Research Library: African-American Culture and History
See films centering on black queer folks followed by panels discussing the films and more. 

SinHERgize-ATL Black Gay Pride 2019
9 p.m.-3 a.m. @ Fifty-Fifth & Park
Have fun all night with house music, artistry and giant games. 

FRIDAY, AUG. 30

Meak Productions Workshop Series LIVE: Black Pride (through Saturday)
Noon-4 p.m. @ Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center 
Attend various discussion and panel sessions covering a diverse array of topics surrounding the LGBTQ+ community.  

Game Night with the LGBT Greeks
7 p.m. @ The Phillip Rush Center 
Play spades, Bingo, Uno and more at Atlanta Black Pride Game Night with the LGBT Greeks

ATL Pride Block Party (through Saturday)
Various times @ Marquette Lounge
The Westside nightclub celebrates Black Pride with events all weekend long.  

Drag N' Con! Dance Party + Drag Show!
9-11:30 p.m. @ Mother Bar + Kitchen
Not technically a Black Pride event, but still a fun time. 

SpeakFire: A Night of Erotica
11 p.m.-2 a.m. @ Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
Meet other poetry lovers for an evening of readings and literary indulgence.  

Girlcode: Black Pride Edition
11 p.m-3 a.m. @ 10th & Piedmont
"Designed for Womxn who love Womxn," your girlfriend's favorite party is back.

Her Pride Labor Day Weekend (through Monday)
8 p.m.-2 a.m. @ My Sister's Room
Ladies are invited to a silent party, Lesbian Luau, speed dating, a comedy show, speakeasy, dance parties and more. 

SATURDAY, AUG. 31

Black Pride Brunch Run
9 a.m. @ John Howell Park
Take a break from the partying and sweat out the alcohol at this morning work out. 

Pride Brunch
12-3 p.m. @ Hudson Grille-Midtown
Attend a special brunch with a screening of the documentary "Outrun the Sky."

Open NOH8 Photo Shoot
2-4 p.m. @ Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
The #NOH8Worldwide movement comes to Atlanta in its continued fight for equal human rights. 

Black, Gay & Greek: An Inside Look at LGBT Greek Life
2:30-4 p.m. @ Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
Join members of the LGBT Greek community for an afternoon of conversation and connection.

The Excellence Gala
7-10 p.m. @ BIO BIO The Beauty Place
A black-tie event honoring LGBTQ+ organizations, allies and community leaders who contribute to the development and empowerment of trans communities across the world.

ATL Black Pride Fashion Show: Respect the Legacy
7-10 p.m. @ Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
Attend Atlanta Black Pride's signature fashion show to see the city's hottest designers.  

Elevation! LABOR DAY Pride Weekend @ District Atlanta
10 p.m.-3 a.m. @ District Atlanta
Have a blast at this super sexy glow party with go-go dancers, an outdoor music lounge, two Vegas-style DJs and more.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

Elevation! Pride Labor Day Weekend @ Compound
10 p.m.-3 a.m. @ Compound Nightclub
The infamous close-out party features indoor/outdoor space and VIP sections at Atlanta's largest nightclub.

MONDAY, SEPT. 2

Rainbow Days At Six Flags 10th Anniversary Reunion
10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. @ Six Flags Over Georgia
Have fun all day riding roller coasters then head over to Hurricane Harbor for a closing party with DJs and a special tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. 

T.J. Jackson is a digital marketing specialist at Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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