InFocus: Charlotte – Annual Events
Updated: July 18, 2013 at 5:15 pm
Charlotte Black Gay Pride
July 18-21, 2013
Annual event celebrating the diversity of the LGBT community. Pride festivities, expos, town halls and events.
Aug. 24-25, 2013
Charlotte’s annual Pride festival takes Uptown Charlotte by storm with the Queen City’s first Pride Parade since 1994.
Festival in the Park
Sept. 20-22, 2013
Charlotte’s annual arts festival overtakes Freedom Park.
UNC Charlotte’s annual LGBT speaker series.
Human Rights Campaign Carolina Gala
Feb. 23, 2014
An annual black-tie fundraising event, the largest of its kind in the Carolinas.
Stop The Hate
Campus Pride hosts a training for school administrators, faculty, staff and students on LGBT inclusion in higher education.
Gay Charlotte Film Festival
An annual festival of established and up-and-coming LGBT films.
House of Mercy AIDS Walk
Hosted annually in downtown Belmont, this fundraiser provides support for House of Mercy’s clients.
Queen City Stomp
This annual country dance festival is one of an increasing number of gay country music and rodeo events.
RAIN AIDS Walk
This annual HIV/AIDS awareness and fundraising event is the largest of its kind in the Carolinas.
Annual Charlotte Gay and Lesbian Fund luncheon.
Queen City Drag Race
Local drag stars perform at this annual team relay drag race.
Uptown Charlotte is transformed by this celebration of motor sports featuring endless entertainment on two stages and countless vendors.
Taste of Charlotte
This foodie’s heaven event features a sampling of local culinary arts in Uptown Charlotte.
The LGBT Community Center hosts an annual celebration of the Stonewall Riots anniversary.
Charlotte Pride’s annual festival featuring man’s best furry friends.
Pride Splash Day
An annual day of fun and sun, hosted at the U.S. National Whitewater Center by Charlotte Pride.
LGBT-Friendly College Fair
Campus Pride hosts its regional LGBT-Friendly National College Fair in Charlotte.
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