Reel Out Charlotte

The Queen City’s annual LGBTQ film festival,
May 16-20, 2018.

Festival & Parade

The region’s largest, premier event celebrating the LGBTQ community.

Our Programs

Arts. Interfaith. Latinx. Youth & Family.
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About Charlotte Pride

Charlotte Pride is the leader in LGBTQ visibility in Charlotte and the Carolinas. We present and collaborate on programs, projects, and activities, including the annual Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade, Charlotte Trans Pride, Charlotte Latin Pride, and Reel Out Charlotte, among others. Since its founding in 2000, Charlotte Pride has expanded its year-round programming and partnerships to better connect community members with its mission, vision, and values. It is now one of the largest LGBTQ Pride organizations in the American Southeast.


Learn more about our programs and plug into fun volunteer activities all year-round to help empower and enrich your local Carolinas LGBTQ community!

Events &

Reel Out Charlotte

MAY 16-20, 2018

The Queen City’s Tenth Annual LGBTQ Film Festival, featuring a celebration reception, annual free short films night and more! Weekend Passes are now on sale!

Reel Out 10th Annual Celebration

MAY 16, 2018

Join us for a free opening reception celebrating ten years of LGBTQ film in the Queen City. Weekend Pass holders are invited to an exclusive VIP pre-reception, plus free popcorn and a 10-pack of tickets for the weekend film festival.

Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade

AUGUST 18-19, 2018

The largest LGBTQ Pride event between Atlanta and Washington, D.C., takes over Uptown Charlotte. Featuring a week-long Pride Week before the two-day weekend festival and Sunday afternoon parade — the largest, most colorful and most fabulous parade in Charlotte!