Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade

Charlotte Pride Week: Friday, August 9-Sunday, August 18, 2019
Festival: Saturday, August 17 (12-10pm) – Sunday, August 18 (12-6pm)
Parade: Sunday, August 18 (1-3pm)
Uptown Charlotte


Learn more about the PNC Bank Festival Zone. August 17-18, 2019. S. Tryon Street. More information and event details to be released soon!


Learn more about the Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade. August 18, 2019. N. Tryon St. More information and details to be released soon!


Entertainment announcements are rolling out now for the Wells Fargo Stage and Charlotte Pride Community Stage, presented by Truliant Federal Credit Union.

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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?
VIP passes went on sale on March 11, 2019. Click here to learn more about this year’s Charlotte Pride VIP Experience.

When will host hotel rates and bookings for the 2019 event be available?
Official host hotel rates and booking is now available. Click here to learn more about our host hotels.

How can I volunteer for the festival and parade?
We are currently looking for individuals who want to volunteer and help make the Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade the biggest success it can be. CLICK HERE NOW to learn more about volunteering and sign up for a volunteer slot!

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!

How can I apply to march in the parade or set up a vendor booth in the festival zone?
The deadline to apply for vendor spaces and parade entries has already passed. Unfortunately, we are not able to reopen applications once they have closed.

Why is Charlotte’s Pride event held in August, instead of June?
Understandable question! We get it all the time. Like many other Pride organizations across the country and world, Charlotte’s events are not held in June for a variety of reasons. Click here to read or listen to this awesome story from our local NPR station on the reasons why we hold our event in August!

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.