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Charlotte Pride Festival opens again today at 12 p.m.; Parade will step-off at 1 p.m.

From Charlotte Pride:

The Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade will return to Uptown today. Organizers expect to exceed 2022’s record 275,000 weekend attendees. The event is the city’s largest parade each year.

The details: The Bank of America Charlotte Pride Parade will step-off at 1 p.m. from N. Tryon & Ninth Sts.

  • The parade emcee/reviewing stage is located at S. Tryon & Fourth Sts.
  • Parade staging will take place on N. Tryon St. between Ninth St. and the Tryon/College/Church connector between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Celebrate with Qnotes: Swing by the Qnotes booth and meet some of our team! We’ll be located at the corner of S. Tryon St. and Brooklyn Village Dr., directly in front of the Harvey B. Gantt Center.

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