Festival + Parade

2020 festival and parade
applications are now open!

Upcoming Events

See upcoming events and activities from Charlotte Pride and our community partners!


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on COVID-19 from Charlotte Pride

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 Latinx Pride, Charlotte Women’s 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.

Charlotte Pride SHOP

Support the important year-round programs and events of Charlotte Pride — and do it in style! Our brand new Charlotte Pride Shop offers premium and everyday wear with our brand new logo with expanding inventory of clothing, accessories, homewares, and our brand new Exclaim Your Pride! Collection.

Shop now and receive 20% off any order over $40!


Ever wondered how you could be a part of making Charlotte Pride a success each year? Wonder no more! Applications are now open for a variety of program leadership opportunities. Teams of dedicated and talented volunteers who put their heart and soul into this work year-round are what make this organization a great place to get involved. Click the button below to learn more and apply for a 2020 Program Team Coordinator position today!

Events &

Virtual Programs


In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Charlotte Pride will be rolling out a series of virtual programs for our entire community. Stay tuned and up-to-date on our latest news and program announcements by signing up for our email list!

Reel Out Charlotte

MAY 9-17

The Queen City’s Annual LGBTQ Film Festival returns for a week-long series of film screenings, panel discussions, and other special events. More details and information coming soon!

2020 Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade

AUGUST 1-2, 2020

Join Charlotte Pride for our 20th annual celebration in Uptown Charlotte as the twentieth annual festival and eighth annual parade return to Center City! Mark your calendars now!