WUSSY Guide to Atlanta Pride 2017!

PHOTO: Jon Dean

PHOTO: Jon Dean

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.

Click on event names for more info.


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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

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With the terrible news that Jungle will be forced to close its doors in mid-November, it's time to soak in as much The Other Show as possible. Headlined by Edie Cheezburger and Jaye Lish, we hope this creative cast finds a new home! Doors @ 9pm 

 

Heaven Pride Party with DJ Tracy Young @ Park Tavern

Don't miss DJ Tracy Young spinning her iconic beats at the annual HEAVEN PRIDE PARTY at Park Tavern. She'll be joined by DJ FREECITY playing house & electropop to warm you up. Party starts at 9pm until the early morning! Tickets available here

 

Latin Discoteca Pride @ Mary's

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!

Tickets Here
 

Atlanta Pride 2017 Trans March! @ Piedmont Park

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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!). 

Use the code "WUSSY" to get $5 off your general admission ticket here or "WUSSYVIP" to get $10 off your VIP tickets here

Doors at 10:30pm.

 

LovHer & Rotten Peaches PRIDE Party! @ The Bassment

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Two of our favorite lesbian-centric parties Rotten Peaches and LovHer are combining forces for a Pride blowout at The Bassment (not the one in EAV). Music by AASHA (pictured above). Tickets available here. Doors at 10pm 

 

Sunday, October 15

Atlanta Pride Parade @ Piedmont Park

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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

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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