Atlanta Pride Festival

The largest pride festival in the Southeast

This event may have been changed due to COVID-19 outbreak precautions. Please check official event and venue websites to confirm the status.

When: October 9-11, 2020 (Friday-Sunday). This event has been rescheduled as an online event. For more information, please see the Pride Festival website.
Where: Online

Atlanta Pride Festival
Atlanta Pride is the largest pride festival in the Southeast. 📷: Atlanta Pride | Photographer Diane Haymes

With the largest pride festival in the Southeast, Atlanta Pride returns to Piedmont Park each October following National Coming Out Day. Celebrate diversity and community during a week-long extravaganza with live entertainment, cultural exhibits, the giant Pride parade, and Marketplace featuring more than 200 vendor booths, as well as tons of restaurant and nightlife promotions.

Other events taking place during Atlanta Pride Weekend are the Pride Car and Motorcycle Show, Dyke March, and Trans March. Wrap up the weekend with the Atlanta Pride Parade, a march through the heart of the city, filled with gorgeous costumes, floats, music and more!

2020 Virtual Pride Festival schedule

View a schedule for 2020 virtual events here.

2019 Pride Festival schedule

Official Atlanta Pride Kick Off Party

The festival kicks off with the city’s best cocktail party.
When: October 11th, 2019, 7 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Where: Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker Street NW
Cost: $40

Trans March and Rally

The trans march celebrates and promotes visibility of the Trans community.
When: October 12th, 2019, 1:45 p.m. 
Where: Assembly begins at 1:15 p.m. at the Charles Allen Gate

Atlanta Pride Dyke March

The Dyke March, with its focus on women, unites to create an atmosphere of inclusion and community.
When: October 12th, 2019, 5 p.m.
Where: Assembly begins 4:30 p.m. at the Charles Allen Gate

Atlanta Pride Parade

Parade Route: The Atlanta Pride Parade begins at the Civic Center MARTA Station, then merges from Ralph McGill onto Peachtree Street and heads north. The parade then turns east onto 10th Street and follows 10th Street to the Charles Allen Gate entrance of Piedmont Park, where the parade ends.
When: October 13th, 2019, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Civic Center MARTA Station

Know before you go

How much does it cost to attend the Atlanta Pride Festival?

The two-day Atlanta Pride Festival is free to the public. Donations are appreciated.

Pride Festival contact information

The Atlanta Pride Committee Inc. 
1530 DeKalb Ave NE, Suite A  
Atlanta, GA 30307

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