Charleston Pride Fest 

Charleston Pride Fest

It is with heavy hearts that Charleston Pride has made the decision to postpone the annual Pride Parade as well as the October 3rd Pride Festival at Riverfront Park. Originally, the festival was moved to North Charleston to accommodate distance and safety, but the rising Covid cases disallow holding a responsible event for participants.

Several festivals in October have been postponed in the past week out of health and safety concerns, both in South Carolina and surrounding states. Charleston Pride agrees that this is the best course of action to ensure the well-being of everyone.

For the duration of the pandemic, we plan to execute smaller, outdoor events and indoor-optional, for those comfortable. To maintain both a safe and fun environment, we will implement strict health-related protocols. Please understand that we did not make this decision lightly and we look forward to gathering again as soon as it is safer.

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Charleston Pride Fest
Charleston Pride Fest
Charleston Pride Fest
Charleston Pride Fest

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Charleston Pride Fest
Charleston Pride Fest
Charleston Pride Fest
Charleston Pride Fest

Charleston Pride Fest 
Location and Parade Map

Charleston Pride Fest
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Charleston Pride Events

Saturday, September 25 – The Rainbow Market with We Are Family (Outdoor)

  • 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Equality Hub, 1801 Reynolds Ave, North Charleston, 29405

Sunday, September 26 – Worship Service with Two Rivers Church (Virtual)

  • 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, September 26 – The Real Rainbow Row Tour with Walk & Talk Charleston (Outdoor)

Monday, September 27 – Let’s Get Trivial: LGBTQ Trivia Night at Holy City Brewing (Outdoor, weather permitting)

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Hosted by Shawna Jarrett and Melody Lucas
  • Holy City Brewing, 1021 Aragon Ave, North Charleston, 29405

Tuesday, September 28 – Nacho Mother’s Taco Tuesday with DJ Crystal Guysir (Outdoor/Indoor)

  • 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Taco Boy 217 Huger St, Charleston, 29403

Wednesday, September 29 – Dinner at Dig with live music by Return of the Mac (Outdoor)

  • 6:30 p.m. -9:30 p.m.
  • DIG in the Park, 1049 E Montague Ave, North Charleston, 29405

Thursday, September 30 – LGBTLOL: A Night of Stand-Up Comedy at Charleston Music Hall (Indoor, venue-specific COVID-19 guidelines)

Friday, October 1- Bingo, Beers, and Bowling at The Alley (Indoor)

  • 5:30 pm doors/6:30 pm bingo
  • Hosted by Ava Clear
  • The Alley, 131 Columbus St, Charleston, 29403
  • Tickets: $5 at the door (includes bingo)

Saturday, October 2 – Charleston Blockade Pride Game followed by Charleston Hurricanes Pride Game

  • 12:00 p.m./2:00 p.m.
  • Danny Jones Rec Center, 1455 Monitor Street, North Charleston, 29405

Saturday, October 2 – Prism Party at Union Station (Outdoor/Indoor)

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