LGBTQ Atlanta comes for autumn with a season of signature events

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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.


Sept. 20

Anime Weekend Atlanta 2018

DustyRose by Patrick Di Rito

The Bakery

Sept. 21

Kathy Griffin

Cobb Energy Centre

Sept. 22

Old Fourth Ward Fall Fest

Rainbow Ball

Out Front Theatre Co.

Stride Into Pride

DJ Roland Belmares

End of Summer T-Dance

District Atlanta

Sept. 22-23

Buckhead Fine Arts Festival

Sept. 27

Out on Film

Opening Night “When the Beat Drops”

Andre Leon Talley

Meals on Wheels Power Lunch

Flourish Atlanta

Sept. 29

Fall Festival

Candler Park

DILF 'Fall Ball'


Atlanta Pride Beer Bust

My Sister’s Room

Sept. 30

Miss Atlanta Pride Pageant

Midtown Tavern


Oct. 1

Troye Sivan

Coca-Cola Roxy

Oct. 5

Gentlemen’s Ball Weekend

Oct. 6

Kicking for a Cause

Kickball for Joining Hearts

Piedmont Park

Out on Film Super Saturday

Including “Mapplethorpe”

Midtown Art Cinema & Out Front Theatre

Mayor’s LGTBQ Reception

Atlanta City Hall

Oct. 7

Out on Film Closing Day

Best Of Shorts & More

Oct. 12

Atlanta Pride Kickoff Party

Georgia Aquarium

Heaven Pride Party

Park Tavern

Oct. 13-14

Atlanta Pride

Piedmont Park

Oct. 13

Queen Butch

Midtown Tavern

Peep Showwith Alaska Thunderfuck

Deep End

Oct. 14

Atlanta Pride Parade

Downtown to Midtown

Spectra Pride Panel Brunch

Deep End

Oct. 18

Lisa Stansfield

Center Stage

Oct. 20

Little Five Points Halloween Festival

Oct. 21

AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run

Oct. 26

Shalloweeenwith Sasha Velour


Oct. 27

Amy Ray

Variety Playhouse


Nov. 11

Christina Aguilera

Fox Theatre

LGBTQ Movie Night

Ponce Branch Library

Nov. 16-18

Divertidos! ATL Latin Pride

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


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