CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The impact of the LGBTQ community on the world is undeniable. We observe these contributions in a celebratory fashion during Pride Month in remembrance of the moments that paved the way for LGBTQ history.
Here is a list of events happening to celebrate Pride Month in the Charlotte area. Be sure to check back in as more events will be added as Pride Month continues.
Pride Thrift Market
Thriftpony hosts the pride thrift sale to kick off the first weekend of pride month from 11 a.m. through 5 p.m. at 1110 Morningside Drive.
Drag Bingo @ Red Clay Ciderworks (Every Wednesday at 7 p.m.)
Come out for a fabulously fun night of Drag Bingo, hosted by the incomparable Aunt Carol.
Next Up Drag Brunch @ Gilde Brewery
Enjoy tasty brunch and the talents of Charlotte's best drag entertainers at DKO Entertainment's Next Up Drag Brunch. Happening from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased here.
Rock Hill Pride Festival (multiple dates)
You don't want to miss this epic celebration of all things pride in Rock Hill at the annual pride festival. Happening from June 17 to June 25 at the Mercantile. Find more information here.
Charlotte FC Pride Night (Saturday, June 10)
Charlotte FC will host its "Soccer for All" celebration during the home match against the Seattle Sounders.
Around The Crown 10K Pride Run: Saturday, June 17
Around The Crown is hosting a Truist Training Tour ahead of its 10K race on Labor Day. The training tour will also be celebrated as a Pride Run full of giveaways, Pride shirts and tokens. Find out more information here.
Match Game ~ Queer Icons (Friday, June 23)
Don't miss a night a great music, laughs and more at Match Game: Queer Icons. All the hits honoring musical icons Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, and Ricky Martin will be played. Happening from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Find more information here.
Twirl Social: Drag Brunch @ Artisan's Palate (Saturday, June, 24)
Celebrate Pride Month with great food and an even better show featuring some of the most divine divas in the Queen City. Happening at noon. Find more information here.
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