Where to Celebrate Memphis Pride Week

Memphis may have celebrated Pride Month in June with the rest of the country, but going hard in the spirit of LGBTQ+ love and equal rights isn’t a one-time thing. This week is Memphis Pride Week, and there’s a whole ‘nother round of celebrating the fact that …

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Here’s the full line-up of events:

Pride Week @ Dru’s Place– Wednesday- Sunday

Starting the 25th, you’re invited to kiki with local queens as Dru’s Place throws down with a four-day lineup of entertainment.

Big Gay Dance Party Vol 8: A Night at the Stonewall Inn– Friday (9/27) @ 8 PM

The Stonewall Riots were a pivotal point in LGBTQ+ history and it’s time we all take a trip down memory lane to remember how the celebrations of Love and Liberty began. As you enter Minglewood Hall, you’ll be transported back to where it all started with a replica of the historic Stonewall Inn, and as the night continues, you’ll enjoy some fierce fun with a whole lot of dancing, good eats, burlesque beauties, AND A VOGUE-OFF??!

16th Annual Memphis Pride Fest– Saturday (9/28) @ 10 AM

The 16th Annual Memphis Pride Fest is not only a chance to connect with local vendors. It’s also an opportunity to don whatever wears that make you feel like your best self and march in the Pride Parade, starting at 1PM, alongside your fellow Memphians who believe that love is love and you are who you are. Choose901 will be there, too, so stop by our table and say hi!

Midtown Crossing Grill Pride After-Party– Saturday (9/28) @ 2 PM

We all gotta eat and you can do so after the Pride Parade at Midtown Crossing Grill where 10% of your bill will go to Mid-South Pride.

Pride at the Pumping Station Ft. Record Player (NO COVER)– Saturday (9/28) @ 8 PM

He’s made beats for the Scissor Sisters and RuPaul, AND he’s coming to Memphis to make you shake that thang. Join Record Player at the Pumping Station for an evening of good vibes as he spins everything from classic to current hits that’ll have you movin’ and groovin’.

Pride After-Party ft. Brooke Lynn Hytes– Saturday (9/28) @ 8 PM

After you’ve rainbow-ed your way through downtown Memphis, take the festivities to Club Spectrum where you can sashay the night away with none other than Brooke Lynn Hytes, this year’s runner up on RuPaul’s Drag Race. Whether you shell out the extra dough for the meet-and-greet cocktail hour or pop in to see her welcome other vivacious queens to the stage, it’ll surely be a night fit for the gods.

Atomic Rose Pride Party– Saturday (9/28) @ 11 AM

Make your way to Atomic Rose after the pride parade downtown for an unforgettable night of dancing, divas, dining, and doing you till the wee hours of the night.

Memphis Pride Fest Brunch Crawl at Overton Square– Sunday (9/29) @ 11 AM

Load up on mimosas and bloody marys as you bounce from brunch spot to brunch spot. There’ll be queens slaying the crowd during drag brunch at Second Line & the queens of Heavy Cruisin’ will be performing in Chimes Square.

Where else can we show our pride? Let us know in the comments!

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