Augusta Pride

Augusta Pride 2023: Red, orange, yellow, green, blue and violet Georgia shapes

23-24 June 2023

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Pride Night Out

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Tuesday| 20 June 2023 | 6:00 PM | Savannah River Brewing Co.

Pride Night Out artWe hope you are as excited for pride as we are!! Join us for our annual kick off at Savannah River Brewery from 6pm-9pm. We will be kicking off pride week with trivia, silent auction, a drag show hosted by Alexiya St. Martin and did we mention Savannah River has brewed up the Pride Brew once again? There will also be food from Fuse on site! It's sure to be a fun filled night! HAPPY PRIDE SEE YOU THERE!

Over the Rainbow: The President's Soiree

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Invitation Only Sponsor Event | Thursday | 22 June 2023 | 7:00 PM | Sacred Heart Cultural Center

Sacred Heart Cultural CenterThe President's Soiree is a very special thank you to our devoted Augusta Pride Sponsors and Honorees.

We're back again at Sacred Heart Cultural Center for the black tie optional gathering.

A donation at the VIP Level or greater, by June 11, will land you on the guest list.

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Beats on Broad: The Rainbow Party

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Friday | 23 June 2023 | 6:00 PM | The Augusta Common

No tents, canopies, coolers, or pets. All bags are subject to search.

Join us June 23rd at the Augusta Common for Beats on Broad: The Rainbow Party from 6 to midnight. $10 at the gate but free for VIPs. It's our tenth Beats on Broad and we're ready to dance with performances by Jan Sport, The Pussycat Dolls' Carmit, Stacy Layne Matthews, our 2023 Mr, Miss AND Mx Augusta Pride winners, Carla Cox, Alexiya St. Martin, DJ Moses and more! When we were once discouraged or even arrested for dancing together, be sure to show up and enjoy yourselves with your community. See you there and wear your rainbow colors proudly!

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On Stage

6:00DJ Moses
7:00Mr, Ms, and Mx Augusta Pride
7:30DJ Moses
8:30Daya Carter
9:00Evans Ballroom
9:15Jan Sport
9:30DJ Moses
10:15Evans Ballroom
10:30Jan Sport & Carla and Alexiya's Big Fablulous Drag Show (ft. Stacey Lane Matthews & Former Ms Augusta Prides

Schedule is subject to change.

Augusta Pride Parade

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Saturday | 24 June 2023 | 10:00 AM | Broad Street

The parade will line up on Jones Street, between 10th and 11th Streets, and start promptly at 10: a.m. We will march from Jones Street; south on 11th Street to Broad Street; east on Broad Street; north on 8th Street. Marchers should continue on to the Festival grounds from Reynolds Street while floats can return to Jones Street for cleanup.

Parade Route

Grand Marshal

OoolleeWe're pleased to announce that Caren Bricker is our Grand Marshal this year in thanks for many years of service to the LGBTQ+ community and her outstanding work in the Vintage Ooollee Fashion Show almost since the start of our Beats on Broad celebrations. While we won't have her talents this year, we're excited to honor her at our President's Soiree and see her walk the parade Saturday morning.

Augusta Pride Festival

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Saturday | 24 June 2023 |11:00 AM | The Augusta Common

No tents, canopies, coolers, or pets. All bags are subject to search.

Admittance is free but VIPs get special access to a cooling tent and seating close to the stage.

Joining us Saturday for our 13th Annual Festival is Tameko Star of Livin' Joy! Joining the Eurodance group and scoring several international dance hits, catch the singer, songwriter, and choreographer electrifying our stage June 24th at the Augusta Common. See you there!

Our drag cabaret cast lineup is set for this year's Festival, June 24th at the Augusta Common. Please welcome Ravion Starr St. James, Tiffany Dubois, Andria Temptations, CJ Foxx Star, Robert Foxx Star, Demi Happy Returns, Shannon Rose, Kamamyl Blacc, Bastiana St. Martin, and Koko Dove. We can't wait to see them and all of our already announced entertainers at this year's two day Festival. We thank those that applied online to perform and hope you all join us for our 13th Augusta Pride Festival!

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On Stage

11:00National Anthem and Invocation
11:05DJ JT Razor
11:30Sanaa The Kreator
12:00Ryan Abel & The Band
12:40Tameko Star
1:10Antonio and Carla's Cabaret (ft. Stacey Lane Matthews & Daya Carter)
3:00Mr, Ms, and Mx Augusta Pride
3:20DJ JT TT Razor

Schedule is subject to change.

Ain't Misbehavin' Pool Party

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Sunday | 25 June 2023 | Parliament Resort

Partliament Resort PoolRound out your Pride Weekend poolside at the Metropolis Complex.

This mixed gender event is a great time each year as we finish a time celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. Must be 21 and over to enter. There is a cover charge, but Pride VIP participants get in free. Coolers welcome. No glass, tanning oil, or pets. Clothing flexible. Chairs may be scarce, so consider bringing your own.

Sponsor Hosted Events

Saturday | 17 June 2023 | 9:00 PM | Edge

Miss Pre-Pride Pageant Join Event

Sunday | 18 June 2023 | 6:30 PM | MCCOR

MCCOR Why Pride Still Matters

Thursday | 22 June 2023 | 5:00 PM | Capri

President's Soiree Pre-Party Join Event

Thursday | 22 June 2023 | 9:00 PM | Edge

President's Soiree After-Party Join Event

Friday | 23 June 2023 | 9:00 PM | Edge

Beats on Broad After Party Join Event

Saturday | 24 June 2023 | 3:00 PM | Capri

After Pride Party Join Event

Saturday | 24 June 2023 | 8:00 PM | Edge

The Official Augusta Pride After-Party Join Event

Sunday | 25 June 2023 | 3:00 PM | Capri

End of Pride Pool Party Join Event
Jan SPort, Carmit, Tameko Jan SPort, Carmit, Tameko Jan SPort, Carmit, Tameko Drag Cabaret
Sana The Kreator Daya Carter Stacy Layne Matthews Ryan Abel

2023 Sponsors

DIAMOND Sponsors

OPAL Sponsors

Friends of Pride


David Stepp
Dennis Winkle


Blake McDonald


Brian Nevius
Jeff Pullium & Roy Lewis


Vangie Jones & Angel Silva Jones
Lonzo Smith

Special Thanks to

Augusta Entertainment Complex

Buona Caffe Artisan Roasted Coffee

Field Botanicals

Homewood Suites

Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta