Charleston Pride 2016 Starts Today!

StandOut_WebFinal_2016-01This year's Charleston Pride Festival, a celebration of the city's LGBT community, starts today and will continue through Saturday, August 13th.

This year's theme, "Stand Out" and includes the following events:

  • Saturday, August 6, 2016
    • 3 pm: Roller Derby Bout at ISOL, 3337 Business Circle, North Charleston
    • 8 pm: Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South at College of Charleston's Emmett Robinson Theater
  • Sunday, August 7
    • 11 am: Drag Brunch at Tabbuli
    • 6 pm: Interfaith Service at Circular Congregational Church
  • Monday, August 8
    • 7:05 pm: Charleston Rainbows Pride Night at Joe Riley Stadium
  • Tuesday, August 9
  • Wednesday, August 10
    • 6:15 pm: Alliance For Full Acceptance Guest Speaker, Rev. Betty Deas Clark at the downtown Charleston Marriott
    • 8:30 pm: Celebrity Drag Show at Cure Nightclub (formerly Pantheon)
  • Thursday, August 11
    • 6 pm: Takeover Charleston at the downtown Taco Boy
    • 11 pm: The Patti O'Furniture Show at Dudley's
  • Friday, August 12
    • 4 pm: Happy Hour with BEAU Magazine at The Shelter Kitchen + Bar
    • 8 pm: LGBT LOL: A Night of Comedy at the Charleston Music Hall
  • Saturday, August 13
    • 9 am: Charleston Pride Parade
      • Route goes from Ann Street down King Street to Broad Street, and then to Colonial Lake
    • 10 am - 5 pm: Charleston Pride Festival at Brittlebank Park
    • 9 pm: Charleston Pride Prism Party at the Music Farm

For more information, visit the official website.

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