Local LGBTQ and ally heroes to be honored at Charlotte Pride

Charlotte Pride, which will produce the annual Charlotte Pride Festival & Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade Aug. 15-16, announced today its annual Charlotte Pride Champions of Pride Awards recipients for 2015.

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Estelle, Billy Gilman to headline Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade, Aug. 15-16

Annual event in Uptown Charlotte hopes to build on last year’s 100,000 visitors, features expanded festival attractions including Kids Zone, karaoke lounge and more CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Grammy Award-winning British songstress Estelle and double-platinum, award-winning artist Billy Gilman will headline the Wells Fargo Stage at this year’s Charlotte Pride Festival & Bank of America Charlotte […]

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Nominations are now open for the Champions of Pride Awards

Nominations now open for the Champions of Pride Awards to honor LGBTQ & ally community members Awards recognize outstanding LGBTQ leadership, community allies, young catalysts Click here to nominate an award recipient today. Charlotte Pride, a local non-profit organization which produces educational and social programming to celebrate and empower the Queen City’s LGBTQ community, has […]

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Win FREE tickets! GayCharlotte Film Festival returns April 23-26

The GayCharlotte Film Festival will return to the Queen City, April 23-26, for its seventh annual event featuring LGBTQ films including heart-warming comedies, gut-wrenching dramas and compelling documentaries. This year, the festival is partnering with a new fiscal sponsor, Charlotte Pride, which will assist the festival with marketing and promotions.

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Charlotte Pride’s first-ever economic impact study reveals $7.75 million to city’s bottom line

The annual Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade added more than $7.75 million in total economic impact to the city from out-of-town visitors in 2014, including $2.49 million in labor income, according to a study commissioned by the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority.

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Release: Charlotte Pride opens new offices

Click here to learn more, donate to help finish the move-in, see our remaining office wish list items and see before and after photos. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2015 Contact: media@charlottepride.org, 704-625-6449 Charlotte Pride opens new offices for expanded programs and projects in 2015 Local LGBTQ non-profit will offer work space for volunteers, new […]

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Charlotte Pride to host Prides of the Southeast (POSE) conference in April 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2014 Media Contact: Craig Hopkins, craig@charlottepride.org Charlotte Pride to host Prides of the Southeast (POSE) conference in April 2015 Educational conference will draw LGBTQ Pride organizers from 12 states CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Pride will host the Prides of the Southeast (POSE) conference, a regional gathering of lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

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Charlotte Pride breaks 100,000 attendance record!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 18, 2014 Contact: media@charlottepride.org For first time, Charlotte Pride breaks 100,000+ in two-day festival and parade attendance Annual event attracts locals, visitors from across region and nation CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the first time in its 14-year history, organizers of the Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade have estimated attendance breaking 100,000 […]

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Charlotte City Council’s Patsy Kinsey & LaWana Mayfield named Grand Marshals, 2014 award winners announced

Learn more about Charlotte Pride 2014… Stage Entertainment | Parade | Festival | VIP Experience | Parking & Transportation CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Pride, which will present the annual Charlotte Pride Festival & Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade this weekend, Aug. 16-17, is proud to announce Charlotte City Councilmembers Patsy Kinsey (District 1) and LaWana Mayfield (District 3) have been […]

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2014 Charlotte Pride Parade applications now open

Community organizations, businesses and individuals are invited to apply now to participate in annual parade in August CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Pride announced on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, that it has opened applications for its 2014 Charlotte Pride Parade, to be held in Uptown Charlotte on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, 1-3 p.m. Applications to enter […]

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