Press Releases & Media Statements

Special event for young people among more than week-long slate of events Aug. 16-25 culminating in annual Charlotte Pride, Aug. 24-25. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Ryan Cassata, a 19-year-old transgender singer-songwriter and motivational speaker living in San Francisco, will be in Charlotte on Friday, Aug. 23 for a special speaking engagement with local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth one

Presenting sponsors Bank of America, PNC Bank, The Scorpio, Time Warner Cable and Wells Fargo present annual Pride events Aug. 24-25 in Uptown Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The organizers of Charlotte Pride (charlottepride.org) are celebrating an historic increase in the level of corporate support for their annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Pride festival and their inaugural Bank of

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2013 Contact: Matt Comer, Media Chair, media@charlottepride.org Judith Hill to headline this year’s Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade Judith Hill to perform Sunday, Aug. 25 at two-day street festival in Uptown Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Judith Hill will headline this year’s Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade, slated for Uptown Charlotte, Aug. 24-25. Judith Hill, who came to national stardom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       June 6, 2013 Contact: Matt Comer, Media & Marketing Chair, media@charlottepride.org, 336-391-9528 Charlotte Pride announces the 2013 Champions of Pride Awards to honor LGBTQ & ally community members Nominate and apply online starting now until July 15, 2013 CLICK HERE TO MAKE A NOMINATION CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte Pride announces the first-ever Champions of Pride Awards to honor outstanding dedication, service and commitment to

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