LGBTQ – Gay Pride Events

2019 Calendar of LGBTQ or Gay Pride Events/Festivals/Parades in North Carolina and South Carolina
(and a couple just across our state lines)

Updated March 2019 – News may be sent to:  pride@thecarolinanerd.com

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Pride Festivals in the Carolinas

…and cities within Georgia, Tennessee, & Virginia near the state lines

State - CityNext Major Pride EventEvent / WebsiteSocial LinkAttendance Estimates
NC, Asheville2019, Sept 23-29Blue Ridge PrideFacebook10,000+ (2018)
NC, Burlington2019Alamance PrideFacebook3,000+ (2017)
NC, Charlotte2019, July 17-21Charlotte Black Gay PrideFacebook17,000+ (2018)
NC, Charlotte2019, AugustCharlotte Latin PrideFacebook500+
NC, Charlotte2019, Aug 17-18Charlotte Pride Festival & ParadeFacebook165,000+ (2018)
NC, Durham2019, June 15Orgullo Latinx - Latinx PrideFacebookData Unavailable
NC, Durham2019, Sept 28Pride DurhamData Unavailable
NC, Elizabeth City2019, June 29 (Tentative)NENC PridefestFacebook500+
NC, Fayetteville2019, June 29Fayetteville Pride FestFacebook500+
NC, Gastonia2019Gaston PrideFacebook500+
NC, Greensboro2019Greensboro PrideFacebook8,000+ (2017)
NC, Hickory2019Catawba Valley PrideFacebook500+
NC, Nags Head2019, Sept 13-15OBX (Outer Banks) PrideFestFacebook500+
NC, Pinehurst2019Sandhills PrideFacebookData Unavailable
NC, Raleigh2019, Sept 28NC Pride at NightFacebookData Unavailable
NC, Raleigh2019, May 4Out! RaleighFacebook61,000+ (2018)
NC, Salisbury2019, June 22Salisbury PrideFacebook7,000+ (2018)
NC, Wilmington2019, Aug 31Port City PrideFacebook500+
NC, Winston Salem2019, Oct 19Pride Winston SalemFacebook29,000+ (2018)
SC, Charleston2019, Sept 7-14Charleston PrideFacebook18,000+ (2018)
SC, Columbia2019, Aug 22-25South Carolina Black PrideFacebook500+
SC, Columbia2019, Oct 4-5Famously Hot South Carolina PrideFacebook85,000+ (2018)
SC, Myrtle Beach2019, June 1Grand Strand PrideFacebook500+
SC, Spartanburg2019Upstate PrideFacebook1,000+ (2017)
--- GA, TN, VA ---
GA, Augusta2019, June 21-22Augusta Pride (includes North Augusta/Aiken SC areas)Facebook14,000+ (2018)
GA, Savannah2019, Oct 24-26Savannah PrideFacebook10,000+ (2017)
TN, Kingsport2019, Sept 7TriPride TennesseeFacebookData Unavailable
VA, Norfolk2019, June 21-22Hampton Roads PrideFacebookData Unavailable