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June Pride Events in metro Atlanta | 2022

FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, July 2, 2016, participants wave flags and dance...
FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, July 2, 2016, participants wave flags and dance during the Gay Pride parade in Madrid, Spain.(Source: AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Published: Jun. 2, 2022 at 5:14 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - June is National Gay Pride Month. There are events taking place around the country, including in metro Atlanta:

Drag Queen Storytime

  • WHEN: 3 p.m. June 4 and 5
  • WHERE: Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive NW
  • WHAT: Miss Terra Cotta Sugarbaker will read several books and children will learn about the Pride flag and make rainbows.

Atlanta Pride 5K Run and Walk

  • WHEN: 8:30 a.m. June 5
  • WHERE: Piedmont Park, 1320 Monroe Drive NE, Atlanta
  • WHAT: Thousands are expected to participate in the annual event.

“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”

  • WHEN: 2:30 p.m. June 19
  • WHERE: Theatrical Outfit, 84 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta
  • WHAT: Theatrical Outfit will be transformed into a 1950s Philadelphia Jazz Bar where the legendary Billie Holiday is giving one of her final performances. Tickets on sale.

Atlanta Braves Pride Night

  • WHEN: 7:20 p.m. June 22
  • WHERE: Truist Park
  • WHAT: The Atlanta Braves are offering special packages on Pride Night. The Braves will donate $3 from each Pride ticket to Lost N Found Youth, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that works to end homelessness for LGBTQ+ people.

Atlanta Dream Pride Weekend

  • WHEN: 7:30 p.m. June 24 and 3 p.m. June 26
  • WHERE: Gateway Center Arena at College Park
  • WHAT: Come cheer on the Atlanta Dream during Pride Weekend. A portion of each ticket sold will go to Lost N Found Youth.

Athens Pride Parade

  • WHEN: 1:30 p.m. June 12
  • WHERE: Thomas Lay Park
  • WHAT: Athens Pride Parade

Comedian Cara Connors on tour

  • WHEN: June 11
  • WHERE: Drunken Unicorn at MJQ Concourse
  • WHAT: Queer stand-up comedian Cara Connors as seen on (Just for Laughs, Hulu, Apple TV, Dating #NoFilter on E!) currently on tour.

Drag superstars Violet Chachki & Gottmik

  • WHEN: June 18
  • WHERE: Future Atlanta,
  • WHAT: The “No Gorge” Pride Tour 2022 features gender-bending burlesque from Chachki, along with a riveting rock-inspired drag performance by the well-known transmasculine queen, Gottmik. Hims & Hers is the exclusive telehealth partner for the tour.

Atlanta Braves 12th Annual Pride Night

  • WHEN: June 22 pregame party starts at 5:30 p.m. The Braves game against the San Francisco Giants begins at 7:20 p.m.
  • WHERE: 800 Battery Ave. SE Atlanta
  • WHAT: The Atlanta Braves are hosting their 12th annual Pride Night at the Battery featuring a pregame party, entertainment, music and fun activities.

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