Atlanta is celebrating Pride on October 13-15 and that means it's gonna be a busy ass weekend for GayTL. We've got the rundown on what's hot inside and outside of Piedmont Park, from Vicki Powell bangers to park parades & marches.
Here are our WUSSY picks for queer inclusive events over the weekend.
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Friday, October 13
CHAPPY HOUR: Free Cocktails @ 10th & Piedmont
For those queens who need a little pick-me-up, don't miss this cocktail hour courtesy of CHAPPY - a new gay dating app. No cover - just cute boys, dancing, free drinks, and a photo booth courtesy of Chappy. Get a little buzz with a lovely view of the new Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks. (*cough*) Starts at 7pm
The Other Show @ Jungle
If you're looking to do something a little different this year, ditch Midtown and come over to East Atlanta Village for a Latin Discoteca! Beats by DJ Esme (La Choloteca) and Brian Rojas (Deep South). 10pm - Never a cover!
Saturday, October 14
Bottoms UP! A Drag Brunch + Social @ Revelator Coffee
BOTTOMS UP! from 11am - 2pm at Revelator Coffee in Midtown West, hosted by Edie Cheezburger, Brigitte Bidet, and Taejah Thomas. Bloody Mary bar provided by Purity Vodka, Chappy Photobooth, delicious food by chef Patrick Joseph Boston, and Gift Bag Giveaways!
Atlanta Pride 2017 Trans March! @ Piedmont Park
Celebrate the visibility of the Trans community by marching or cheering them on! Don't forget to bring some creative signs of support. Assembly begins at 1:15 p.m. at the Charles Allen Gate in Piedmont Park and the march kicks off at 1:45pm.
PEEPSHOW: A Queer Cabaret @ City Winery
This one-night extravaganza will feature local LGBTQ+ performers trained in the art of seduction. Acts ranging from live music, dance, and striptease will dazzle you all night! Performers include Edie Cheezburger, Ada Manzhart, LaRico, Michael Robinson, John James, Diego Serna, Melissa Coffey, and Biqtch Puddin' (from Dragula Season 2!).
LovHer & Rotten Peaches PRIDE Party! @ The Bassment
Sunday, October 15
Atlanta Pride Parade @ Piedmont Park
This is the main event, folks! You know the drill. Put as many rainbows on or around your body as possible, make signs, pack a picnic, and most importantly a flask. Get there early to claim a spot along the parade route. Parade kicks off at NOON sharp!
Sunday Service: Pride Edition @ Sister Louisa's CHURCH bar
Let the Queer fellowship begin! Vicki Powell's annual Pride edition of Sunday Service returns with Ree De La Vega (Chaka Kahn Hacienda) and Chelsea Starr (Lez Do It). Never a cover! @7pm