Meeting you on the Beaches of the World
Friday, October 12
The Official Kickoff Party will be returning to the Georgia Aquarium in 2012. This perennial favorite is scheduled for Friday, October 12th and launches the Southeast’s largest Pride Festival, hosted October 13-14, which coincides with National Coming Out Day.
The Third Annual Official Kick-off After-Party at the newly remodeled Jungle Atlanta features beats by DJ Ed Bailey (Washington, DC). Don’t want to wait to get into the evening’s hottest dance party? Purchase your ticket in advance to skip the line atwww.jungleclubatlanta.com – admission $20.00, must be 21 and over to attend.
Presented by Luluemon Athletica & Touch Love Yoga. Join the fun as we twist, turn & stretch to the songs of Mother Monster! Participates are encouraged to wear festive, Gaga-inspired costumes for this fun workout to start your weekend off on the right note.
Fun for the whole family! This all-ages event features children’s entertainers. Free water will be provided. Join other LGBTQ parents for a chance to network!
Come check out a host of classic cars and stunning motorcycles. Owners will be on hand to discuss their vehicles, many of which they personally refurbished.
Join us for Atlanta Pride’s eighth annual literary showcase. The event highlights the works of local writers and poets. Authors will also be available to sign books during the showcase.
This march celebrates and promotes visibility of the Trans community. The march takes place on the festival grounds and all Trans people and Trans Allies are welcome to participate. We encourage individuals to make and bring signs supportive of Trans issues. Please stay positive in your message.
Sponsored by the Lloyd E. Russell Foundation. We’ll have snacks, music for dancing, and super nice folks for socializing. Join us to craft pasties, signs to carry, sashed, or anything that will make you stand out from the crowd. All are welcome, so allies planning to cheer on the Dyke March can come and make their signs too.
The Dyke March, with its focus on women, unites to create an atmosphere of inclusion and community. The march is open to all women loving women (trans-inclusive) of any race, culture, orientation, ability, health, socioeconomic level, family structure, faith or age! You do not have to register for the Dyke March, simply show up at the Charles Allen Gate at 5:30 p.m.
Presented by Curve Personals & Pandora Events. Join over 2, 000 women as they party the night away and celebrate in Southern Style with DJ Pat PAt (Aqua Girl, Girls in Wonderland) on the turntables playing the hottest mix of hits. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door and can be purchased at the Curve Magazine booth at the Pride Marketplace or online:
Join rugby World Cup Champion and 2012 Atlanta Pride Honorary Grand Marshal Ben Cohen, MBE as he hosts this dance party benefitting the Atlanta Pride Committee and the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation. Enjoy exclusive Scissor Sisters remixes, Kiki – inspired cocktails, and more surprises to come. Tickets available online: http://standuppridekiki.eventbrite.com.
You are cordially invited to join HRC for our 11th annual Pride Brunch! Watch the Pride parade in style from this amazing location with spectacular brunch! You won’t want to miss it.
Tickets: $50 and include full brunch buffett, bottomless beverages from 12:00pm – 2:00pm and annual HRC membership. Purchase ticketstoday: www.hrc.org/atlantapridebrunch
The Annual Atlanta Pride Parade is the largest parade in the City of Atlanta. Join tens of thousands of spectators as we celebrate our pride on the streets of Midtown.
The best drag entertainment that the city has to offer. The Starlight Cabaret closes out Pride weekend each year and is always a crowd-pleaser.
Presented by Chris Coleman Enterprises. Immediately following the Starlight Cabaret, close out your Pride weekend with DJ Hector Fonseca(NYC) and DJ Theresa(NYC) with three amazing levels, a gorgeous outdoor terrace, and VIP Service. This event is 18 and over to attend but 21 and over to drink. Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door and are available online: www.chriscolemanenterprises.com.
Located in the BLUE market section, the Community Health Expo gathers community health and service organizations in one central location. Whether you need a hepatitis vaccine, information on preventing breast cancer, an HIV test or general information on staying healthy, these organizations can help.
Featuring over 200 vendor booths, the Pride Marketplace is the largest expo of its kind in the southeast.