About Atlanta Pride Festival:
The Atlanta Pride Festival is a yearly Atlanta event that celebrates gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender relationships and promotes equality.
The festival takes place over a three-day period and is made up of a variety of events including the popular Pride Parade.
When and Where:
Atlanta Pride Festival takes place each year in Piedmont Park. The 2009 Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade is October 30 - November 1.
Things to Do:
- The Pride Parade takes place November 1 at 1 p.m. and travels up Tenth Street and down Peachtree to 14th Street.
- In honor of Halloween, there will be a costume party on Saturday night at Greystone in the park. Tickets are $35.
- There will be free entertainment in the park throughout the weekend, including a performance by Blake Lewis of American Idol.
- Enjoy typical festival activities like an artists market and fun fair food.