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Charlotte Pride Festival

August 20 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Charlotte Pride Festival

August 20 – 21, 2022

Uptown Charlotte
N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Tickets: Free

Charlotte Pride Festival will return to Uptown for the first time in two years on August 20-21. Founded in 2000, Charlotte Pride launched their first festival in 2001 and has grown to become the largest LGBTQ celebration of its kind in the Carolinas, drawing over 200,000 patrons in 2019.

The two-day cultural festival features a variety of national, regional, and local entertainers, musicians, bands, and hundreds of vendor booths, including art exhibits, local shops, a food court, and much more.

Charlotte Pride Festival in 2019. Photo: Matt Comer

The Charlotte Pride Drag Pageant will take place on Saturday from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Charlotte Pride Community Stage. Watch some of the best local drag performers compete for the crowns of Mx. Charlotte Pride, Ms. Charlotte Pride, and Mr. Charlotte Pride.

The Charlotte Pride Parade will take place on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., celebrating 20 years of Charlotte Pride and 40 years of the pride movement in Charlotte, with more than 180 contingents, 40-plus floats, and 10,000 marchers.

Check out the full Main Stage Schedule:

Saturday, August 20

12:30 p.m. – Opening Ceremony
1:00 p.m. – Time Out Youth
1:35 p.m. – Ray Hartsfield & Anna Kimm
2:00 p.m. – Charlotte Pride Drag Revue Part One
2:50 p.m. – Nekeith
3:15 p.m. – Charlotte Pride Drag Revue Part Two
4:05 p.m. – DJ Bryson
4:50 p.m. – LP7
5:05 p.m. – Rehd
5:20 p.m. – Charlotte Pride Awards
6:00 p.m. – Malachi
6:35 p.m. – Galloway

7:15 p.m. – Johnae the Egyptian Goddess
7:30 p.m. – Kalifa
8:10 p.m. – Siena Liggins

8:45 p.m. – Daya

Sunday, August 21

1:00 p.m. – DJ Bryson
2:05 p.m. – Joe Ralli
2:30 p.m. – Bos
2:55 p.m. – Charlotte Black Pride Court
3:30 p.m. – For Atlas
3:55 p.m. – Dexter Jordan

4:20 p.m. – Yvie Oddly

4:50 p.m. – Angeria Paris VanMichaels
5:20 p.m. – Charlotte Pride Court

Learn more about Charlotte Pride Festival 2022 from the official website.




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Charlotte Pride Festival
N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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