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Austin Black Pride 2018 - Official Events

It's that time of year again! June 5th through June 10th, the #ABPTeam, partnered with several other local organizations, is back for our 3rd annual Austin Black Pride celebration weekend!!!

Austin Black Pride was recreated in 2016 with Queer People of Color in mind. The founders of ABP noticed that Austin was lacking experiences that catered to the unique needs of its Black LGBTQ+ community. ABP was not created to further divide, bash, or belittle non-Black LGBTQ communities; but to instead preserve our culture and history, while also celebrating the evolution of Black LGBTQ people. 

Austin Black Pride is a weekend of events that were created to highlight Austin's Black LGBTQ community interests, talents, and culture, by any means necessary!

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Jewel's Catch One | Special Screening & Jewel's Catch One with Live Q&A! feat. HRC Austin & Agliff
Wednesday, June 6th at 6:30pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Alamo Drafthouse Mueller (1911 Aldrich St Suite 120, Austin, TX 78723)
Admission Price: Free ($5 to RSVP)
Ages: All Ages

The BlaQ Mirror Series: Art Exhibition + Showcase feat. Art is Cool
Thursday, June 7th at 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: The Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce (912 East 11th St.)
Admission Price: Free (Drinks w/ suggested donations)
Ages: All

Drip Drop: Official Austin Black Pride Turn Up feat. Pink Elephant Radio
Friday, June 8th at 10pm - 2am
Location: Cheer Up Charlies (900 Red River St, Austin, Texas 78701)
Admission Price: Free, Suggested Donation at the door
Ages: 21+

Panel: Too Black to be Queer, Too Queer to be Black
Saturday, June 9th at 1:30pm - 3 pm.
Location: Six Square Austin's Black Cultural District (152 San Bernard St, Austin, Texas 78702)
Admission Price: Free
Ages: All

Austin Black Pride Boat Party 2018 
Saturday, June 9th at 5pm - 9:30 pm.
Location: Just For Fun: Watercraft Rental (5973 Hiline Rd, Austin, Texas 78734)
Admission: !!! SOLD OUT !!!
Ages: 21+

Lit-Yoga | Black Pride Edition feat. Tierra Denae of Taste.Yoga
Sunday, June 10th at 10 am - 11:30 am.
Location: Givens Park (3811 E 12th St, Austin, TX 78721)
Admission: Free (Suggested Donations)
Ages: All

Bartier Brunch Crawl at Rock Rose
Sunday, June 10th at 11am - 7pm
Check-in Location: St. Genevieve at Domain NORTHSIDE
Admission: Free entry with the donation of toiletries or hygienic products for care kits, or $5 entry at the event
Ages: 21+


Platinum Level Sponsors: Center for Health Empowerment

Silver Level Sponsors: The Kind Clinic

Media Sponsors: Art is Cool, YellaStud Gfx

In-Kind Sponsors: JuiceLand, Republic Tequila, Dripping Springs Vodka and Gin, 

Community Partners: HRC Austin, Agliff, Art is Cool, The Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce, Pink Elephant Radio Six Square Austin's Black Cultural District Domain NORTHSIDE Taste.Yoga @Simply OUT Center for Health Empowerment Austin Pride

To become a Sponsor, Community Partner, or Vendor for Austin Black Pride please message us, or email our Programming Director at

For more information:

Earlier Event: June 3
Potluck Iftar for Humanity
Later Event: June 6