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Welcome to Augusta Pride

Coming to the Augusta Common 21-22 June 2024


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Events

VIP Kickoff & Headliner Reveal

Saturday, April 13 at Edge Nightclub

Join us at Edge Nightclub for the Augusta Pride VIP Kickoff on Saturday April 13. Headliner reveal, burlesque show, drag show, VIP lounge and more! Special Guest Mallory Bishop and Veronica Day !!

  • $10 donation for general admission or
  • $25 donation to upgrade to VIP lounge access or
  • $250 donation for VIP sponsorship for the full 2024 pride season (includes free t-shirt tonight only)

*free entry to current 2024 Augusta Pride Sponsors - includes VIP lounge access - exclusive bar access, meet and greet, complimentary Champagne, and more!

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Augusta Pride Calendar

Pride related events and US holidays

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Pride Prom by A Night On Olympus

Saturday, April 20, 2024

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Mr. and Mx. Augusta Pride 2024

Friday, May 3, 2024 at Capri Lounge

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Miss Augusta Pride 2024

Friday, May 31 at Edge Nightclub.

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Pride Week

Everything you need to know about Pride Week. Links to all the details will be added here as they become available.

Pride Night Out

An early gathering of the Family as Pride Week unfolds

The President's Soiree

20 June 2024

Donate $250 by June 8 to get on the guest list for this invitation only event, a special thank you for Augusta Pride Sponsors and Honorees.

Beats on Broad

21 June 2024

Known as Augusta's Largest Outdoor Dance Party, this ticketed event is a prelude to Saturday's festivites.

Augusta Pride Parade

22 June 2024

Join us as we show up, show out, and show off our Pride on a new parade route this year.

Augusta Pride Festival

22 June 2024

The free main event at the Augusta Common with speakers, entertainers, music, and vendors. Donate $250 by June 8 to get access to the private Sponsors area.

Poolside After Parties

23 June 2024

Unwind at sponsor-hosted pool parties at Metopolis Complex.

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Sponsors

Vendors

Entertainers & Speakers

Festival Volunteers




Photo: Chris Bannochie

Sponsors

Support our sponsors! Their generous donations make it all possible.


Sponsorship Information

Diamond Level Sponsors

Opal Level Sponsors

Sapphire Level Sponsors

Ruby Level Sponsors

Sponsor Pride

Augusta Pride sponsorship comes with perks!

If you'd like to be a Pride Sustainer, check the PayPal "Make this a monthly donation" box. You can earn sponsor perks for $21 a month.

Wait on the PayPal confirmation page after your donaiton is processed. You will be redirected automatically to the Sponsor badge information page.

Note that many sponsor perks require a Sponsor badge for access/ entry. To ensure fair access for all of our sponsors, a photo is required for your badge to be valid. You will be asked to upload badge information prior to the festival.

Business Diamond

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$5,000

  • Logo and link on Augusta Pride website
  • Logo on Augusta Pride Promotional material
  • Sponsor listing on any local or regional press release
  • Social media promotion
  • Logo in circulation on main stage screen
  • Fee waived on single Vendor space*
  • Sponsor badges for 10
  • President's Soiree Invitations for 10

Business Opal

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$3,000

  • Logo and link on Augusta Pride website
  • Logo on Augusta Pride Promotional material
  • Sponsor listing on any local or regional press release
  • Social media promotion
  • Logo in circulation on main stage screen
  • Fee waived on single Vendor space*
  • Sponsor badges for 7
  • President's Soiree Invitations for 7

Business Sapphire

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$1,500

  • Logo and link on Augusta Pride website
  • Logo on Augusta Pride Promotional material
  • Sponsor listing on any local or regional press release
  • Social media promotion
  • Logo in circulation on main stage screen
  • Fee waived on single Vendor space*
  • Sponsor badges for 4
  • President's Soiree Invitations for 4

Business Ruby

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$1,000

  • Logo and link on Augusta Pride website
  • Logo on Augusta Pride Promotional material
  • Sponsor listing on any local or regional press release
  • Social media promotion
  • Logo in circulation on main stage screen
  • Fee waived on single Vendor space*
  • Sponsor badges for 3
  • President's Soiree Invitations for 3

Individual (Each)

$250

  • Name (not business) on Augusta Pride website at $1000
  • Logo on Augusta Pride Promotional material
  • Sponsor listing on any local or regional press release
  • Social media promotion
  • Logo in circulation on main stage screen
  • Fee waived on single Vendor space
  • Sponsor badge for 1
  • President's Soiree Invitation for 1

* Limited availability this year. Vendor spaces will be available to Sponsors on a first come, first serve basis.

All donations and proceeds from merchandise sales are used to support the mission of Augusta Pride.

Note: Individual donations of $1000 or more are acknowledged on this site and may be listed in an electronic Pride Guide. If you wish your donation to remain anonymous, please click the "Instructions (including anonymous gift)" field on the PayPal confirmation screen and enter your request in the text box before final submission.

All donors of $1000 or more will receive a donation letter/email for your taxes at the beginning of the following year.

About Us

The Augusta Pride Committee is incorporated as Augusta Pride, Inc.

a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization comprised of dedicated volunteers. There are no paid staff. Our most recent federal tax returns (Form 990) are public information and may be viewed at foundationcenter.org

The Primary Mission of Augusta Pride is to promote visibility and pride and to provide cultural unity and diversity education for the Lesbian. Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Ally (LGBTQA) communities of the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA). A Secondary Mission is to initiate and support efforts to raise awareness of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases in the LGBTQA community of the CSRA and to contribute to efforts to provide resources in support of those living with HIV. Augusta Pride produces public events each year to advance this mission.

History

Beats on Broad

Known as Augusta's Largest Outdoor Dance Party, this ticketed event is a prelude to Saturday's festivites.

Augusta Pride Parade

A free event along Broad Street Greene and Telfair this year due to ongoing road work, to show our Pride and open the Festival

Augusta Pride Festival

A free event on the Augusta Common and Broad Street only this year due to ongoing Broad Street development, with vendors, speakers, and DJs.

Health Resources

Local health providers are listed on our Resources page and Free HIV testing is provided at Beats on Broad and the Pride Festival. We provide dispensers for free condoms stocked by the Augusta University Ryan White Outreach Team.

Contact

Augusta Pride is an all volunteer organization. (We all have day jobs too!) The best way to reach us is via email.

The email addresses above are linked to the appropiate groups of Augusta Pride folks. Choose the best email for your inquiry for the quickest response.
Regarding:Contact:
Entertainmententertainment@prideaugusta.org
Paradeparade@prideaugusta.org
Public Relationspr@prideaugusta.org
Sponsorsfundraiser@prideaugusta.org
Sponsor Perksvip@prideaugusta.org
Vendorsvendor@prideaugusta.org
Volunteersvolunteer@prideaugusta.org
Websitewebmaster@prideaugusta.org

Address

PO Box 3281

Augusta, GA 30914-3281

Don't Call Us

We don't have admin staff.

Email is really best.

Email Us

General Information

info@prideaugusta.org

Open Hours

At least one of us is likely working every day/night of the year.

Team

The Augusta Pride Committee is a nonprofit organization comprised of dedicated volunteers. There are no paid staff.

Under Review
(If your face should be here and is not - check your email.)

Michael Barnard, President

Michael Barnard

President
James Mintz, Treasurer

James Mintz

Treasurer
Sherrie Johnson, Secretary

Sherrie Johnson

Secretary

Zack Alvarez

Graphic Designer

Elizabeth Black

Vendor Coordinator

Alan Braden

Parade Coordinator

Carla Cox

Pageant Coordinator

Eric Dryer

Entertainment Coordinator

Matt Duncan

Legal Counsel
Travis Jenkins, Past President

Travis Jenkins

Past President
Chuck Ross, Volunteer Coordinator

Chuck Ross

Volunteer Coordinator
Lonzo Smith, Past President

Lonzo Smith

Past President
Tim Wilson, IT Coordinator

Tim Wilson

IT Coordinator
Tripp Gustin, Member at Large

Tripp Gustin

Member at Large
Joshua Kucela, Member at Large

Joshua Kucela

Member at Large
Jan Rogerson, Member at Large

Jan Rogerson

Member at Large

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