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 September 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 (2018)
NC, Asheville2019, September 23-29Blue Ridge PrideFacebook10,000+
NC, Burlington2019, October 5Alamance PrideFacebook3,000+
NC, Carrboro2020Pride Dance PartyFacebook Event
NC, Charlotte2020Charlotte Black Gay PrideFacebook17,000+
NC, Charlotte2020Charlotte Latin PrideFacebook
NC, Charlotte2020Charlotte Pride Festival & ParadeFacebook200,000+ (2019)
NC, Durham2020Orgullo Latinx - Latinx PrideFacebook
NC, Durham2019, September 28Pride Durham
NC, Elizabeth City2020NENC Pridefest 2020Facebook
NC, Fayetteville2020Fayetteville Pride Fest 2020Facebook5,000+ (2019)
NC, Fayetteville2020Fayetteville Black PrideFacebook
NC, Gastonia2020Gaston PrideFacebook
NC, Greensboro2020Greensboro Pride Festival 2019Facebook12,000+
NC, Hendersonville2020Hendersonville Pride 2020Facebook
NC, Hickory2019, September 21Catawba Valley PrideFacebook
NC, Nags Head2020OBX (Outer Banks) PrideFestFacebook
NC, Pinehurst2019Sandhills PrideFacebook
NC, Raleigh2019, September 28NC Pride at NightFacebook
NC, Raleigh2020, May 2Out! Raleigh 2020Facebook65,000+ (2019)
NC, Salisbury2020Salisbury Pride 2020Facebook7,000+
NC, Wilmington2020Port City PrideFacebook
NC, Winston Salem2019, October 19Pride Winston SalemFacebook29,000+
SC, Bluffton2020Low Country Pride 2020Facebook
SC, Charleston2020Charleston PrideFacebook18,000+
SC, Columbia2020South Carolina Black PrideFacebook
SC, Columbia2019, October 4-5Famously Hot South Carolina PrideFacebook85,000+
SC, Myrtle Beach2020Grand Strand PrideFacebook2,500 (2019)
SC, Spartanburg2019, November 2Upstate PrideFacebook2,000+
--- GA, TN, VA ---
GA, Atlanta2019, October 11-13Atlanta Pride (Largest Pride in the Southeast)Facebook300,000+
GA, Augusta2020Augusta Pride (includes North Augusta/Aiken SC areas)Facebook14,000+
GA, Savannah2019, October 24-26Savannah Pride (just south of Charleston)Facebook10,000+
TN, Kingsport2020TriPride Tennessee (near the NC state line)Facebook
VA, Norfolk2020Hampton Roads Pride (near the NC state line)Facebook