Celebrate Nashville Pride, the annual celebration of the LGBTQ+ community in Music City, at some of these fun events before and after the main Nashville Pride Festival on June 22-23, 2019. More events will be added to this list as they are announced!
Nashville Pride events Round-Up
Nashville Pride Festival
The main event of the weekend is the annual Nashville Pride Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23, 2019, at Public Square Park in downtown Nashville. There will be over 200 vendors, a kids’ zone, food, drinks, and three stages of entertainment, including performances by TLC, Neon Trees, and Madame Gandhi. The festival is 10:00am to 9:00pm on Saturday and noon to 6:00pm on Sunday. The parade starts at 10:00am on Saturday. Tickets are $5 each day. Children 10 and under are free. There are also VIP tickets available for both days.
Bar Otaku: Night Owl DJ + Pride Party
Bar Otaku in the Gulch is hosting Night Owl: DJ + Pride Party on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 9:00pm. The event will feature a live DJ and food for $10. Drinks will also be flowing!
Acme: Acme is Proud
Acme on Lower Broadway is celebrating all weekend with live music, food, Jell-O shots, and festive fun, including a special Pride happy hour on Thursday, June 20, 2019.
Noelle: Pride Weekend Kick-Off Party
Kick-off Pride weekend at Noelle on Friday, June 21, 2019, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. There will be live DJs, drag queens, and drinks available for purchase. A $5 donation at the door will benefit Nashville Pride. Register online in advance for free.
Play: Pride Kick-Off Foam Party
Play will kick-off Pride weekend with a Foam Party on Friday, June 21, 2019, from 10:00pm to 2:00am. Admission is $15 for ages 21 and over, and $20 for ages 18 to 20.
L.A. Jackson’s PRIDE
L.A. Jackson’s PRIDE is Friday, June 21, 2019, from 9:00pm to 1:00am at L.A. Jackson. The event is hosted by Zac Woodward of the “Woody & Jim” morning show and will include entertainment from Nashville’s favorite drag queens. Enjoy bites, cocktails, music, and a festive celebration of PRIDE 2019. Admission is free.
Downtown Sporting Club: Pride on the Rooftop
Pride on the Rooftop is at Downtown Sporting Club on Saturday, June 22, 2019, starting at 9:00am. There will be a DJ, boozy coconuts, and rooftop views. The party will go all night. Admission is free.
21c: Post Parade Brunch
The Post Parade Pride Brunch is Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the 21c Museum Hotel Nashville. The event will include complimentary mimosas, a cash bar, and a buffet. Tickets are $40. This event is all ages.
Dream Hotel: Pride Brunch Party
Stateside Kitchen inside the Dream Hotel is hosting a Pride Brunch Party on Saturday, June 22, 2019, from noon to 3:00pm. The event will feature drag queen performances, $8 drink specials, complimentary boozy popsicles, and a DJ. Reserve a table online.
Headquarters Beercade: Moulin Rouge Drag Show
The Moulin Rouge Drag Show is Saturday, June 22, 2019, starting at 1:00pm at Headquarters Beercade. The event will feature Ru Paul’s Drag Race Star Jaidynn Dior Fierce and drink specials. Admission is free. This event is 21 and over only.
Old Glory: GLITZ! A Queer Party
Vidalia Anne Gentry and JoCo Shows present: GLITZ!, Nashville’s newest queer party, on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Old Glory from 9:00pm to 2:00am. There will be a pink carpet, drag performances, cocktails, and tunes by JoCo.
Play: Pride Drag Under the Stars
Pride: Drag Under the Stars is on Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 11:00pm to 2:00am at Play Dance Bar. There will be an outdoor pop-up drag show hosted by Tracey Ottomey and EZ Love. This event is 18 and over.
Pearl Diver: GLITZ! Drag Brunch
GLITZ! presents Drag Brunch on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from noon to 3:00pm at Pearl Diver in East Nashville. There will be drag performances during this first-come, first-served brunch service.
Tribe: Pride After Party Showtunes
Tribe Nashville is hosting Pride After Party Showtunes on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. Sing along with your favorite musicals while enjoying $5 Long Islands and $9 pitchers. This event is 21 and over only.
Play: DP House Party
Play Dance Party is closing out Pride with their DP House Party on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 8:00pm to 3:00am. The evening will be hosted by The Princess & Deception with special guests Axel Andrews and Miss Gay USofA 2019, Kennedy Davenport, from RuPaul’s Drag Race. This event is 18 and over.
Sweet Tea Dance: Official Closing Party
End the weekend at the Sweet Tea Dance official closing party at The Basement East on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 4:00pm to 10:00pm. DJ Tore will provide entertainment. A $5 suggested donation at the door benefits Nashville Pride.
City Winery: LGBTQ+ Wedding Giveaway
City Winery is doing a special giveaway for LGBTQ+ couples, featuring a complimentary wedding at City Winery Nashville. To enter, follow the specific rules on the website. Final day to enter is June 24, 2019.