Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade

August 18 & 19, 2018
Uptown Charlotte


Expanded VIP perks including new Sunday Mimosa Brunch!

Festival & Parade

The region’s largest, premier event celebrating the LGBTQ community.


Help make the festival and parade a success! Sign up for a volunteer shift Aug 17-19

Events &

Pride Week Events

AUG 10-19

JOIN IN ON THE FUN! More than a week of LGBTQ community events. See our full list of official, partner and community events presented during this year’s Charlotte Pride Week, including parties, educational and fitness events, and our official on-stage events with special guests, and more!

Interfaith Service

AUG 12

The Annual Charlotte Pride Interfaith Service helps to kick off Pride Week with a diversity of faith traditions, speakers, music and a reception following the service! Join us!

Latin Pride


Learn more about Charlotte Latin Pride’s upcoming programs and events, including July support nights on HIV/AIDS, Mr. Charlotte Latin Pride Pageant and more!

Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade

AUGUST 18-19, 2018

The largest LGBTQ Pride event between Atlanta and Washington, D.C., takes over Uptown Charlotte. Featuring a week-long Pride Week before the two-day weekend festival and Sunday afternoon parade — the largest, most colorful and most fabulous parade in Charlotte!

About Charlotte Pride

Charlotte Pride is the leader in LGBTQ visibility in Charlotte and the Carolinas. We present and collaborate on programs, projects, and activities, including the annual Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade, Charlotte Trans Pride, Charlotte Latin Pride, and Reel Out Charlotte, among others. Since its founding in 2000, Charlotte Pride has expanded its year-round programming and partnerships to better connect community members with its mission, vision, and values. It is now one of the largest LGBTQ Pride organizations in the American Southeast.


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