2019 Athens PRIDE Week and Street Festival Events

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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.  

 
 

PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS:


Thursday September 19th, 2019

 
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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

Class: 6:00pm-7:15pm

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 jd@athenspride.com! The deadline for entry is September 10th, we hope to see you there!

Show: 9:00PM-11:00PM

21+

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Monday, September 23rd, 2019

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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+)

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Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

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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:

Raffle
Refreshments
Photo Booth
Tie Dye
Drag

FREE FOR ALL AGES!!!

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Friday, September 27th, 2019

 
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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

Schedule:
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

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The Rainbow Ruckus
Bar Crawl
@ 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!!

 
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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

 
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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

“linguist by day. lunatic lady rapper by night.”

“linguist by day. lunatic lady rapper by night.”

Hailing from Miami, Florida, a driven, passionate and charismatic artist with a unique approach to his blend of hip-hop, drum&bass, instrumental bass music.

Hailing from Miami, Florida, a driven, passionate and charismatic artist with a unique approach to his blend of hip-hop, drum&bass, instrumental bass music.

 
 

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