Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade

Charlotte Pride Week: Friday, August 9-Sunday, August 18, 2019
Festival: Saturday, August 17-Sunday, August 18, 2019
Parade: Sunday, August 18, 2019
Uptown Charlotte


Applications are now open for 2019 parade participants.

Festival Vendors

Applications are now open for 2019 vendors.

Sponsors & Partners

We are currently accepting new and returning sponsors. Additionally, view our Partner with Pride page for other opportunities to partner or do business with Charlotte Pride.

Celebrating Stonewall

Together in 2019 we will celebrate and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. We’re currently working to identify how our entire community can best join the rest of the world in celebrating this momentous occasion. Stay tuned for more news on ways you can get involved in our Stonewall 50th Anniversary events.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the 2019 event planned?
The 2019 event will be held Aug. 17-18, 2019, in Uptown Charlotte.

When will VIP passes for the 2019 event be available?
We hope to begin VIP pass sales sometime in January or February 2019.

When will host hotel rates and bookings for the 2019 event be available?
We hope to launch information on our host hotels in January or February 2019.

How can I get involved in helping to organize the festival and parade?
We are currently looking for individuals who want to volunteer as a member of our festival and parade teams. Click here to fill out a short interest form. Other volunteer opportunities will be announced in the new year. Our volunteer socials and events will begin in January or February of 2019. Be sure to sign up for our email list to get the most up-to-date news about upcoming events.

Are there other events and activities I can attend or volunteer with?
Absolutely! Take a look at our list of upcoming events for more information on how you can get involved!

Have other questions? See our full Frequently Asked Questions

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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.