Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade

Charlotte Pride Week: Friday, August 10-Sunday, August 19, 2018
Festival: Saturday, August 18-Sunday, August 19, 2018
Parade: Sunday, August 19, 2018
Uptown Charlotte

Parade & Vendor Applications are now open!


2018 parade applications are now open! Apply early to avoid a waitlist!


2018 festival vendor applications are now open. Apply early to avoid a waitlist!

VIP Passes

VIP passes are now on sale! Take advantage of our combo savings!


We are currently recruiting volunteers to help plan this year’s event and lead in other program areas. Interested? Check out our Programs page for more information on our various programs and learn how to get involved.

Become a 2018 Festival & Parade Sponsor

The Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade is the premiere LGBTQ event in the region and acts as Charlotte Pride’s significant annual fundraiser for our year-round programs and events.

Click here to learn more about becoming a sponsor of our organization and of the largest LGBTQ event between Atlanta and Washington, D.C.

(Click here to see a list of 2017 sponsors.)

Stay in the loop!

Sign up for our email newsletter and be the first to know when we announce new event details, host hotel information, and other awesome ways to get involved!

Our Community Commitment

Charlotte Pride’s commitment to the community extends through the life of all of our programs. Through our programs and committees, Charlotte Pride commits to treating all people with respect and dignity, creating continuous learning and involvement opportunities , creating awareness on intersectional issues which impact the lives of our diverse community and offering opportunities for the year-round engagement, recognition and empowerment of our volunteers.

Get Involved

Want to get involved as a volunteer in any of these programs? Charlotte Pride is always welcome to new volunteer leaders and committee members. Community members just like you enable each of our programs to be a success! Click the button below to learn more about our volunteer opportunities.