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.
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.
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.