Pride Party Guide

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Just because the festival ends at 7 p.m., doesn't mean the Pride party stops! When the sun goes down, the energy keeps on cranking up at several local bars and clubs. Need to know where you can dance, see drag or just chill and get a drink? Find out below!

Canvas (1519 Church St.)

Need a refreshing drink after being in the heat all day? Well then drop by Canvas for their fresh Watermelon Fizz and stick around Pride Saturday for their Sparkle 54 Disco Party with DJ Monkeypop. Don your best Saturday Night Fever look for a chance to win their $100 Grand Prize Costume Contest. 

Need a few other reasons to check out Canvas? Friday night they're hosting a Underwear & Swimsuit Fashion Show. Merchandise will be for sale and proceeds will benefit Nashville Pride. 

As always, party at Canvas with no cover.

Lipstick Lounge (1400 Woodland Street)

The ladies know where to party and that's at The Lipstick Lounge in East Nashville. Just a hop, skip and jump from the Riverfront Pride Festival, head on over to the Lipstick Lounge for your Saturday night live music needs when Ashley McBryde takes the Lipstick Lounge stage. $8 cover. Show starts at 9:30 p.m..

Also, The Lipstick Lounge is now serving Bushwackers! Not sure what the is? This is is the perfect place to get your bushwacked!

Play Dance Bar (1519 Church St.)

Looking for some of the best drag entertainment Nashville has to offer? Look no further than Play Dance Bar on Saturday nights. In addition to the Play mates, Nashville Pride performer Linnea will give an exclusive post-Pride performance at Play. Cover at door and under 21 not admitted after midnight.

But drag is not all you'll find? Play has a massive dance floor and plays some of the best music you'll hear in Nashville. And you never know who might show up. Wynonna dropped by last week to drop her new remix. 

Also, Play hosts a Foam Party Friday night and you can check out a special fundraiser performance of Torch Song Trilogy Sunday night that benefits OutCentral with special guest Torch singer Holly Elle and Dementia.

The Stirrup (1529 4th Ave. S.)

Looking for one of the best bars to become a regular in? Well, Stirrup Nashville could be that bar. A neighborhood bar where everyone knows your name will have you saying cheers with every sip! Stirrup hosts their Pride party all night long Saturday.

Trax (1501 2nd Ave. S.)

Show your Pride at Trax with its official Pride Show featuring the one and only Atlanta's Charlie Brown. Also appearing will be Mysti Dawn, Kimmi Satin and Trinity Monroe. $5 cover.

Tribe (1517 Church St.)

Tribe hosts Nashville's best happy hour on Fridays and Saturdays from 5-8 p.m. with $5 Jack Daniel's, Jose Cuervo, Tanqueray, Skyy Vodka, Bacardi and Dewar's. Plus, it doubles a video bar and has some pool tables. 

Hungry? Try the small plates menu during Happy Hour. You will not be disappointed.

Vibe (1713 Church St.)

Vibe kicks pride off early with a special performance from Nashville Pride performer Chad Trout aka Mr. Trout and the Desert Okies. The party will also feature Jaime Fox and a special video release for Holly Lewis' "Dancing Zone."

Party kicks off at 8:30 p.m. and there is no cover.