LGBTQ Atlanta comes for autumn with a season of signature events

While the weather seems to take its time to catch a clue long after Labor Day, queer Atlanta catches the wave much earlier.

Fall is a signature season in the LGBTQ-ATL, with cornerstone events falling, even when the leaves aren’t.

Below are a few of our favorite things from now through Thanksgiving, then catch an updated weekly calendar every Thursday in the Queer Agenda.

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 20

Anime Weekend Atlanta 2018

awa-con.com

 

DustyRose by Patrick Di Rito

The Bakery

thebakeryatlanta.com

 

Sept. 21

Kathy Griffin

Cobb Energy Centre

cobbenergypac.com

 

Sept. 22

Old Fourth Ward Fall Fest

oldfourthwardfallfest.com

 

Rainbow Ball

Out Front Theatre Co.

outfronttheatre.com

 

Stride Into Pride

DJ Roland Belmares

hereticatlanta.com

 

End of Summer T-Dance

District Atlanta

facebook.com/gaboyprod

 

Sept. 22-23

Buckhead Fine Arts Festival

buckheadartsfestival.com

 

Sept. 27

Out on Film 

Opening Night “When the Beat Drops”

outonfilm.org

 

Andre Leon Talley

Meals on Wheels Power Lunch

Flourish Atlanta

mealsonwheelsatlanta.org

 

Sept. 29

Fall Festival

Candler Park

fallfest.candlerpark.org

 

DILF 'Fall Ball'

Heretic

hereticatlanta.com

 

Atlanta Pride Beer Bust

My Sister’s Room

mysistersroom.com

 

Sept. 30

Miss Atlanta Pride Pageant

Midtown Tavern

midtowntavern.net

 

OCTOBER

Oct. 1

Troye Sivan

Coca-Cola Roxy

cocacolaroxy.com

 

Oct. 5

Gentlemen’s Ball Weekend

thegentlemensfoundation.org

 

Oct. 6

Kicking for a Cause

Kickball for Joining Hearts

Piedmont Park

joininghearts.org

 

Out on Film Super Saturday

Including “Mapplethorpe”

Midtown Art Cinema & Out Front Theatre

outonfilm.org

 

Mayor’s LGTBQ Reception

Atlanta City Hall

weareoneatlanta.com

 

Oct. 7

Out on Film Closing Day

Best Of Shorts & More

outonfilm.org

 

Oct. 12

Atlanta Pride Kickoff Party

Georgia Aquarium

atlantapride.org

 

Heaven Pride Party

Park Tavern

facebook.com/heavenprideparty

 

Oct. 13-14

Atlanta Pride

Piedmont Park

atlantapride.org

 

Oct. 13

Queen Butch

Midtown Tavern

midtowntavern.net

 

Peep Show with Alaska Thunderfuck

Deep End

wussymag.com

 

Oct. 14

Atlanta Pride Parade

Downtown to Midtown

atlantapride.org

 

Spectra Pride Panel Brunch

Deep End

deependatl.com

 

Oct. 18

Lisa Stansfield

Center Stage

centerstage-atlanta.com

 

Oct. 20

Little Five Points Halloween Festival

l5phalloween.com

 

Oct. 21

AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run

aidswalkatlanta.com

 

Oct. 26

Shalloweeen with Sasha Velour

Heretic

hereticatlanta.com

 

Oct. 27

Amy Ray

Variety Playhouse

variety-playhouse.com

 

NOVEMBER

Nov. 11

Christina Aguilera

Fox Theatre

foxtheatre.org

 

LGBTQ Movie Night

Ponce Branch Library

afpls.org/ponce-branch6

 

Nov. 16-18

Divertidos! ATL Latin Pride

facebook.com/pg/divertidosATL

This feature originally appeared in Q magazine. Read the full issue below and pick up a new edition every week: