Hawks celebrate first Pride night on Valentine’s Day with the Carters

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter will be honored by the Atlanta Haws as part of the team’s 50th anniversary.

Credit: ccompton@ajc.com

Credit: ccompton@ajc.com

You and your significant other could celebrate your Valentine’s Day with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter at the Atlanta Hawks game.

The former president and first lady will be honored by the Hawks for their humanitarian efforts as part of the team’s 50th anniversary. A video tribute highlighting their contributions will play during a presentation at the game. The team is also hosting its first Pride Night that evening.

The “Love Wins”-themed celebration will include a pregame party with DJ Beelax with 96.7 The Beat and a rainbow lighting.

Guests can also chose from unique menu items and Pride Collection apparel.

“We’ll have some surprise rainbow themed treats for fans in attendance,” said Janet Smith, an Atlanta Hawks spokeswoman told

The night’s festivities will also include special halftime performances by Robin S., known for her song “Show Me Love,” Crystal Waters most known for 90s dance hit “100% Pure Love,” and some of Atlanta’s most popular drag entertainers.

Also, the Hawks will be playing the New York Knicks that night.

The Braves held its first Pride night in June 2017.

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