August 17 + 18, 2019
Charlotte, NC 28202
The Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade returns to Uptown Charlotte on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18, 2019. Join the fun and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in 2019.
Charlotte Pride’s free two-day cultural festival includes a diverse mix of national, regional and local entertainers, musicians and bands with numerous participating vending booths, including art exhibitors, area non-profits, political candidates, retailers, food stands and more.
Charlotte Pride is the leader in LGBTQ visibility in Charlotte and the Carolinas. They 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.
Saturday, August 17
12:30 p.m. — Opening Ceremony & National Anthem
1:00 p.m. — Youth Entertainment
1:30 p.m. — The Charlotte Pride Drag Court
2:30 p.m. — Nekeith
2:45 p.m. — Basic Instinct
3:00 p.m. — UNISEX
3:30 p.m. — Courtney Lynn & Quinn
4:00 p.m. — Chasers Drag Review featuring Abhora of Dragula Season 2
5:00 p.m. — Champions of Pride Awards, Scholarship Recipients & Grand Marshals
5:30 p.m. — Special Guest Speaker
6:00 p.m. — Malachi and DJ Bryson
7:00 p.m. — Asia O’Hara of RuPaul’s Drag Race
7:30 p.m. — Kameron Michaels of RuPaul’s Drag Race
8:00 p.m. — MAX
8:30 p.m. — TT The Artist
9:00 p.m. — Betty Who
Sunday, August 18
1:30 p.m. — DJ SPK
3:00 p.m. — Kotic Couture
3:30 p.m. — Kristen Merlin
4:00 p.m. — Gia Woods
4:30 p.m. — Amara La Negra
5:00 p.m. — Parade Awards
Check out more info on Charlotte Pride Festival 2019.