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Pride’s been creeping into your consciousness—and many Project Q Atlanta posts—for more than a month, reaching fever pitch this week. As of Friday’s beefed-up to-do list, you’re officially allowed to start saying it: Happy Pride!
We’ve been updating you as the Atlanta Pride Committee announced plans for the full weekend of official entertainers including Kimberley Locke, park events, nightlife parties and parade grand marshals. View our complete Pride-season coverage.
Our daily interactive Gay Agenda calendar is at the ready for every last official and unofficial option for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. But to make things even easier, and rather than wax on about your personal version of how to celebrate and how many diverse options there are, let’s take a closer look at Friday night parties with details on a few of the biggies. We’ll do the same for Saturday.
Click the ones you’re interested in for maps and details.
FRIDAY, OCT. 8
*Atlanta Pride Kickoff Party w/DJ Martin Fry (photo)
Georgia Aquarium, 6:30 p.m.
Pride Beer Bust for Jerusalem House with Southern Bears
Frogs, 6 p.m.,
“Wicked Divas” w/Gay Men’s Chorus & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Atlanta Symphony Hall, 8 p.m.
*Atlanta Pride Kickoff Afterparty
Jungle, 11 p.m.
“Massive” Pride Party w/DJ Mike Cruz
Club Reign, 9 p.m.
Heaven Girl Party
Park Tavern, 8 p.m.
Hanky Code: Pride edition
Mary’s, 9 p.m.
Fire & Ice Party
My Sisters’ Room, 9 p.m.
Pride Night w/DJ Mike Pope
Amsterdam, 9 p.m.
DJ Lydia Prim
Heretic, 10 p.m.
Pride Night w/DJ Nat & Panthers L/L
Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.
Pride Night Live ft. Amerie with Traxx
Atlanta Live, 11 p.m.
Sugarbaby’s Trailer Park Revue
3 Legged Cowboy, 11:30 p.m.
Is there more? God yes. View the whole list of Friday’s LGBT events.
* Official Atlanta Pride Committee events