2019 Athens PRIDE Week and Street Festival Events
Let the RAINBOW RUCKUS begin!
Sunday, September 1st- Saturday, September 28th
This year, Athens bars and restaurants will compete for the best Rainbow Ruckus cocktail. The month long competition ends Saturday, September 28th, 2019. Votes can be made online or in person at any PRIDE Week event. All votes must be in by 12:00pm on the day of the Community Fair and Street Festival, Sunday, September 29th, 2019.
Thursday September 19th, 2019
Rainbow Flow Yoga @ M3Yoga
Join us for this fun, energizing flow where all proceeds go to Athens Pride! This is a donation-based class for all. Come celebrate your Pride or support your friends/loved ones. This colorful event is one you don’t want to miss! Free to attend. All donations welcome and go to Athens Pride
All ages welcome
Friday, September 20th, 2019
NEwbie Hour @ sister Louisa’s Church
Athens Pride will be hosting Newbie Hour, and amateur drag show!
*If you are interested in participating, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org! The deadline for entry is September 10th, we hope to see you there!
Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Bedtimes Stories with Secret City Burlesque @ World Famous
Secret City Burlesque and Athens Prides presents...Bedtime Stories!
Join Athens PRIDE and Secret City Burlesque for liberating top-optional book reading. We will be reading a selection of book excerpts in a safe and open forum.
You do not want to miss this new edition to our pride week events!
$10 (21+ )
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
Pride City Variety Show: Burlesque, Comedy, & More @ 40 Watt
Join the Athens PRIDE board for our first-annual VaRiEtY Show featuring Burlesque, Comedy, Musical Performances and More! Acts will be from the Athens and Atlanta-areas, with a special presentation by Neal from Queer Eye!
40 Watt Club at 6pm! See you there!
$5 suggested donation (18+)
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
PRIDE Cocktail and trivia Hour @ Hotel Indigo
Join Athens Pride and Hotel Indigo Athens Downtown - Univ Area for a night of GAY TRIVIA, with cocktails and mocktails for all!
Food and drink specials! Prizes will be awarded to winning individuals/teams! Come show your rainbow knowledge!
FREE FOR ALL AGES!!
Thursday, September 26th, 2019
PRIDE DIY @ Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters of Athens is teaming up with Athens PRIDE to join in on the fun of Pride week here in The Classic City!
Event will Feature:
FREE FOR ALL AGES!!!
Friday, September 27th, 2019
Mx. Athens Pride Pageant
@ The Graduate Hotel Ballroom
Join us for the FIRST EVER Mx. Athens Pride Pageant 2019! Watch the beautiful members of the drag community walk the catwalk and compete for the tite of Mx. Athens Pride 2019! Whoever wins will represent Athens Pride at events throughout the year.
Where: The Graduate's Ballroom
Cocktail Hour 6-7PM
Pageant - 7-10:30pm
18 & Up
VIP Entry/Access Available
$20 to enter the pageant + $5 for Guests + $100 for VIP seating, bar, and access
Saturday, September 8th, 2019
The Rainbow Ruckus
@ dowtown athens
The Rainbow Ruckus Bar Crawl will be held on Sept. 28 from 8-9PM at participating downtown bars (stay tuned at www.athenspride.org)!
Join us as we trot around town, tasting the 2019 Rainbow Cocktail inventions from downtown restaurants and bars!
We'll end the night with our "50 Years of Queers" Dance party!!
50 years of queers @ THE MAX CANADA
Celebrating 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, Athens PRIDE honors the anniversary during their annual dance party. Suit up with pride in your favorite decade attire and come dance the night away!
Event begins: 9pm Suggested donation: $5 21+
Sunday, September 29th, 2019
2019 Athens PRIDE 20th ANNIVERSARY Street Festival
presented by Graduate Athens and Power 100.1
In 1969, the Stonewall uprising lead to annual celebrations across the United States. This year, we celebrate its 50th Anniversary. Come join Athens PRIDE in this joyous occasion! Food trucks and vendors will line Washington St between Pulaski and Lumpkin. Fun for the WHOLE FAMILY!! The event will be held from 2:00PM to 9:00PM.
DJ: George the Infinite
Special Guest: Lingua Franca @ 6pm
Athens starlight showcase
Athens Starlight Showcase will begin at 7:00pm. Featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race Star, Eureka O’Hara! This is the Pride event of the year and one that you - definitely - don't want to miss!
Show begins at 7:00PM
After Party @ The Foundry
Close out your PRIDE Celebrations with cocktails and mocktails at the Foundry! 9pm-12am