CHARLOTTE — Pride Charlotte Week began in earnest over the weekend with several events including an interfaith service and a weekend-long transgender faith conference. The activities continue all week culminating in this weekend’s Pride Charlotte Festival, Aug. 25-26, in Uptown Charlotte.

Here are some of the highlights:

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Flying Biscuit Pride Night

Pride Charlotte Family Night at Flying Biscuit/Monkey Joe’s
GayCharlotte Film Series film screenings

Pride Charlotte Charity Poker Tournament

Sounds of Pride Concert

Red Frog Pride Charlotte Basketball Tournament
Pride Charlotte Westin Takeover

For more events, see our new, fully-comprehensive community calendar. For more information on Pride Charlotte and the annual Uptown festival, visit