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 Application Deadline: July 15, 2018


Bank of America
Charlotte Pride Parade
August 19, 2018


PNC Bank
Festival Zone
August 18-19, 2018


Wells Fargo
Stage & Entertainment
August 18-19, 2018

VIP Passes

VIP Experience
Now just $99
Limited Time!


We are currently recruiting volunteers to make this year’s festival and parade a rousing success! Interested? Click here to learn more and sign up for one of our festival and parade volunteer shifts!

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!

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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.