Hoppin, poppin Easter parties in the LGBTQ-ATL

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A big weekend for events in Atlanta includes a queer plethora of party options themed around the Easter holiday.

Scroll on down and pop those links to hop into dances, egg hunts, carnival games, and of course, drag races.








Friday, April 19


DJs Esme (photo) and Brian Rojas at Mary’s, 10 p.m. marysatlanta.com


Nonsense Egg Hunt

Nonsense ATL’s ‘80s dance party, but make it Easter. The Basement, 10 p.m. basementatl.com


Saturday, April 20

Easter Swank

Swanky lesbians and beats by DJ Amy Alexander at Henry’s, 9 p.m. henrysatl.com



3rd anniversary of SHEaster Weekend’s keystone event at The Music Room, 10 p.m. facebook.com/deepsouthatl


Sunday, April 21

Armorettes Easter Drag Races 

Continus the decades-long tradition of carnival games outside atMidtown Moon, 2 p.m. thearmorettes.com


Easter Sunday Funday

Beats, booze and boys showing out at Ten Atlanta, 2 p.m. tenatlanta.com


Big Basket Ball

“Go at it like rabbits” with Easter brunch through 3 p.m., pus DJ beats, electric lemonade and free entry with bonnet at Bulldogs. facebook.com/bulldogsbaratlanta



DJ Russ Rich beats down dancing queens and circuit queers for the second year at Loco Luna, 4 p.m. facebook.com/beyondatl


Easter Sunday Service

DJ Vicki Powell’s monthly soiree for the cool kids gets SHEaster-ized atSister Lousia’s Church, 6 p.m. sisterlouisaschurch.com


Easter Gospel Brunch & Showstopper Sunday

Two chances for holiday drag dining at Lips, 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. lipsatl.com

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