ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Each year, the Atlanta Pride committee recognizes people who advocate for the LGBTQ+ community by announcing the parade’s Grand Marshals. Larry Scott-Walker and his team at Thrive SS are among those selected for the 2019 parade.

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – The 49th Annual Pride Festival is right around the corner. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 12 and Sunday, Oct. 13. Here’s what you need to know about the two marches and the Festival Parade scheduled for the Festival weekend.