Autumnal release: 10 big LGBTQ events between Pride and Toy Party

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When it comes to events, LGBTQ Atlanta never sleeps. Pride in the rearview mirror doesn’t mean a shortage of gay things to do.

In addition to weekly and monthly options we count on, Atlanta has huge queer special events that take us all the way up to the holigays.

Orville Peck Oct. 23

Orville Peck

Shaky Knees presents the performance at Terminal West. Get tickets.

Hocus Pocus Oct. 27

Wussy hosts the show at Plaza Atlanta, 7 p.m. Buy advance tickets here.

Ricky Martin & Enrique Iglesias Oct. 29

Two legendary heartthrobs at State Farm Arena, 8 p.m. Tickets and seating are here.

Gay Atlanta Halloween Oct. 29, 30 and 31

LGBTQ-ATL hotspots host costume contests. Keep your eye on Project Q and Q ATLus.

Atlanta Falcons Pride Night Oct. 31

The gay and allied National Flag Football League of Atlanta hosts and benefits from ticket sales. Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 1 p.m.

You Better Call Your Mother Nov. 4-7

MetroFresh restaurateur and actor Mitchell Anderson’s autobiographical one-man cabaret of monologues and songs stages at Synchronicity Theater. Tickets on sale now.

PALS Dolly Parton Bingo Nov. 9

Pets Are Loving Support hosts you and their drag queens dressed for the theme at Lips Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Reserve your seat here.

Fur Ball Masquerade Nov. 11

The masked ball for Pets Are Loving Support is their biggest fundraiser of the year. It all goes down at Fox Theatre. Buy tickets now.

House of Gucci Nov. 24

The role that just may get Lady Gaga that Oscar also stars Adam Driver, Jared Leto and Al Pacino. Area theaters today. Read more.

Toy Party Dec. 5

For The Kid brings gays together with a toy as your entry to kick off the holidays at Biltmore Ballrooms. Tickets and more info here.

This feature also appeared in Q ATLus magazine. Read the latest issue online here:

Pick up each new edition of QATLus at LGBTQ and allied venues around Atlanta.


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