Press Releases & Media Statements

Charlotte Pride to host first Pride parade in Queen City since 1994 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the first time since 1994, the Queen City will play host to a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community Pride parade. The parade, organized by Charlotte Pride, is slated for Sunday, August, 25, 2013, as part of Charlotte Pride’s two-day annual festival in

Charlotte Pride and Charlotte Pocket Rocket are excited to announce a new partnership this year to produce the 2013 Charlotte Pride Guide. The unique partnership will allow Charlotte Pride to partner with a local LGBT publication in producing this year's 2013 Charlotte Pride Guide. It will be published in Charlotte Pocket Rocket's August 2013 issue. Design and layout are also

Organizers for the annual Charlotte Pride have announced 2013 festivities will be held August 24-25, 2013 in Uptown Charlotte, the culmination of a week-long slate of events highlighting the social, cultural, ethnic, artistic and political diversity of the Charlotte-Metro area’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities. The announcement of this year’s dates comes after last year’s wildly successful event,

Contact: Matt Comer, Media Coordinator cell/text: 336-391-9528 email: matt@pridecharlotte.com MEDIA ADVISORY – Aug. 25-26, 2012 Pride Charlotte Festival Uptown this weekend CHARLOTTE – The annual Pride Charlotte Festival is expected to draw a 40,000-plus crowd at their two-day event on S. Tryon St. between 4th and Stonewall Sts. The event is the culmination of more than a week-long slate of events highlighting the social, cultural, ethnic,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2012 Annual Pride Charlotte Festival expands to two days to takeover Uptown Aug. 25-26 Event expects 40,000-plus one week before Democratic National Convention CHARLOTTE – Pride Charlotte comes back to Uptown Charlotte Saturday, Aug. 25 and Sunday, Aug. 26 for two full days of wall-to-wall entertainment and community engagement. The Festival, the largest of its kind across the

Trina to perform for the masses in Uptown Charlotte on Aug. 25, 2012 Award-winning, chart-topping Hip-Hop recording artist Trina will headline this year’s 2012 Pride Charlotte Festival in Uptown Charlotte, Aug. 25-26, 2012, organizers announced on March 7. Trina, known to many as Miami's own "Diamond Princess," has released five studio albums nationally as of Summer 2010, featuring fellow stars like Missy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / August 16, 2011 Contact: Dave Webb, Co-Chair / 980-395-3264 / Dave@PrideCharlotte.com Charlotte LGBT Center kicks-off 10-day Pride Week extravaganza, culminating with annual Pride Charlotte Festival, Aug. 27 CHARLOTTE – Highlighting the social, cultural, ethnic and artistic diversity of the metro Charlotte area’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, The LGBT Community Center of Charlotte will kick-off their 10-day

The Pride Charlotte organizing committee is proud to announce this year's line-up of featured entertainers and performers. With a range of genres from drag and cabaret to indie, hop-hop and folk, this year's slate of featured entertainers proves to be Pride Charlotte's most diverse line-up to date. Featured entertainers scheduled to perform at this year's Pride Charlotte Festival include: Jessica Wild of