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Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade

Atlanta Pride 2019

Photo Credit: Erik Meadows/CL File

Atlanta Pride 2019



Atlanta Pride Festival

The annual Atlanta Pride Festival, the largest Pride event in the Southeast and the largest event in the country to coincide with National Coming Out Day, celebrates all things LGBT. The festival weekend is jam-packed with a kickoff party and the annual Pride Parade, as well as arts, vendors, parties, and other festivities.

Article

Friday October 9, 2020 12:00 am EDT
Browse the 50th Annual Atlanta Pride Festival & Parade schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...


About the Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade

The Atlanta Pride Festival was born in 1970 and has been an event for all Atlantans to celebrate the thriving LGBTQ+ community in Atlanta. This rainbow-clad extravaganza seeks to celebrate all points of the spectrum with vibrant costumes and attractions.

Past Coverage

Festivals

Friday October 11, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Browse Pride related events from all around the city, as well as parties and marches. CL's critics offer their picks for top pride events. | more...

Festivals

Sunday October 1, 2017 11:22 pm EDT
The 47th annual Atlanta Pride Festival returns Oct. 13-15 to celebrate all things LGBTQ | more...

Fresh Loaf, Festivals

Wednesday August 30, 2017 05:48 pm EDT
LoveWins, and so does knowing your HIV status | more...

Festivals

Friday October 7, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The city's celebration descends again for a weeklong party | more...

A&E Feature, Festivals

Thursday October 8, 2015 04:00 am EDT
6 local artists on creativity and queer identity | more...

A&E Feature, Festivals

Thursday September 3, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Gentlemen's Foundation and LoveWorks' Gee Sessions-Smalls on annual event's significance | more...

Festivals

Monday October 13, 2014 03:09 pm EDT

Atlanta Pride 2014 was a day of celebration — a day to truly celebrate who you are however you come. Whether you’re gay, straight, bisexual, transgender, Asian, African-American, White, Christian, or atheist, it was all about being who you are.

All photos by Kate Lamb


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A&E Feature, Festivals

Thursday October 9, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Best bets for events, thoughts on ATL's LGBT community, and art by John Q | more...

Festivals

Monday October 14, 2013 12:20 pm EDT

The annual parade celebrating the LGBT community marched its colors down Peachtree Street and into Piedmont Park on a sunny Sunday afternoon.

All photos by Dustin Chambers

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Photo Galleries

Monday October 15, 2012 02:32 pm EDT
Photos from the 2012 Pride Parade | more...

Festivals

Wednesday July 2, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Sat., July 5 | more...

Festivals

Wednesday June 20, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Fri., June 22 | more...