If you’re fixin’ to get your PRIDE on in Atlanta this October, get ready to indulge in the southern charm of Georgia’s capital city. With the vibrant nightlife, delectable cuisine, and captivating history that The ATL has to offer, the city’s unpretentious vibe makes everyone feel like a local. This PRIDE, and all year long, follow our Insider Guide to the best LGBT spots around W Atlanta – Midtown for the ultimate southern party.
Fuel your PRIDE with some down home southern cooking.
1049 Juniper St, Atlanta
Featuring Atlanta’s best outdoor patio and best bar food, Joe’s welcomes guests from all over Atlanta for cocktails and a casual atmosphere. Inside, the rustic charm and nostalgic character sets the mood for a unique tavern experience.
132 10th St NE, Atlanta
Henry’s Midtown Tavern features a menu of appetizers, pastas, sandwiches, entrée salads and fabulous desserts. Located in Midtown Atlanta on bustling 10th Street in the heart of Midtown, Henry’s welcomes people who crave a good atmosphere as much as great food.
991 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta
Serving seasonally-inspired tapas dishes, 10th & Piedmont’s talented culinary team uses multi-cultural, borderless flavors, and organic ingredients to execute global cuisine with a regional Southern influence. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Dive into a vibrant bar scene that keeps pouring all night long.
227 10th St, Atlanta
Serving the gay community of Atlanta since 1988, Blake’s is truly a landmark and favorite to locals and visitors alike. Nightly drag shows and spirit-pouring 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
990 Piedmont Ave, Atlanta
A neighborhood bar where people go to see and be seen. This Midtown spot features a fun, friendly staff and a fabulous outdoor patio for mellow, laid-back nights.
1492 Piedmont Ave, Atlanta
Everyone is always welcome here! Serving Atlanta for decades, Burkhart’s boasts a great menu, nightly shows and entertainment, and a must-see garden to enjoy your favorite drink with both old and new friends.
Pick up some new threads for your Pride weekend.
1447 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta
This Midtown menswear boutique has become a staple in the city. Featuring all the latest styles and hottest brands, BND is a visitor must-see if you love to shop.
2585 Chantilly Dr, Atlanta
Hidden treasures are everywhere to be found. The Lost-N- Found thrift store is the place to discover vintage couture and gems of lost art. Also,100% of the revenue goes to charity so you can help others as you help yourself.
Wether your sticking to one or many, the Atlanta clubs are a must see.
2115 Faulkner Rd, Atlanta
The city’s biggest gay dance club featuring the hottest Saturday night party! Nightly shows in the cabaret room ensure that you never know who you will run into when you’re in the Jungle.
66 12th St NE, Atlanta
Atlanta’s number-one lesbian hot spot for more than 19 years, My Sister’s Room is the favorite destination LGBT Atlanta community.
2069 Cheshire Bridge Rd, Atlanta
The Heretic has something for everyone. Sit in the pub and have a drink or dance the night away on the dance floor. This spot features weekly dance parties that range from house music to county line dancing.
Hike, bike and check out nature’s beauty.
1000 Robert E Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain
Come hike the mountain for the ultimate scenic experience just a few miles outside of Midtown. There’s even a nighttime laser light show on the side of the mountain that combines the ancient with the new .
Throughout the city, accessible near Piedmont Park
This rapidly growing running and bike path is quickly extending across the city. It’s a great place to walk with friends, take a run, or enjoy a lazy bike ride.
521 Park Dr NE, Atlanta
Atlanta’s largest and most visited green space, right in the center of Midtown. There is always so much to do here, anything from athletics to arts.
Explore the vibrant culture of the city with museums for any interest.
225 Baker St NW, Atlanta
The Georgia Aquarium – we think it’s one of the best aquariums you will see – is open 7 days a week with regular shows to attend. There is something for all ages , but everyone will love the dolphin show!
1315 Peachtree St, Atlanta
The only one like it in the Southeast, this museum is devoted exclusively to the study and celebration of design in architecture, products, interiors, furniture, graphics, and fashion.
1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta
Experience a renowned collection of classic and contemporary art, special exhibitions featuring the world’s greatest art, and celebrated architecture.
Explore the rich history of the ATL.
979 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta
Explore the life of Margaret Mitchell, author of the Pulitzer-Prize winning book Gone with the Wind. Visit and see where she wrote the much-loved book, and find out about all the stories that went into the writing of it.
121 Baker St NW, Atlanta
Come see how Coca Cola was all started! Explore the place where the secret formula is kept safe and sample different flavors from around the world.
195 Outtly Dr, Atlanta
Tour the beer-making facilities and taste the nectar of the gods at this Atlanta Brewery and bring your friends for some nice, casual fun.