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LGBT Charlotte

Get to know the lively, welcoming city of Charlotte.

Combining big-city entertainment with undeniable Southern charm, Charlotte is a popular destination for LGBT travelers. The city’s diverse community embraces such events as the Pride Charlotte Festival, the Charlotte Gay Film Fest and “Takeover Friday” events at local hotspots. Beyond that, a lively and gay-friendly nightlife scene never fails to delight, while a cosmopolitan array of cultural attractions draw great acclaim.

Spruce up the homestead with a treasure trove of home design inspiration by North Carolina furniture craftsmen at nearby outlets and boutiques. Shop to your heart’s content at retailers in such luxury destinations as SouthPark Mall. Or explore a rockin’ nightlife scene ranging from dynamo drag shows at Petra’s Piano Bar to intense Charlotte Roller Girl roller derby match-ups. No matter your passion, it’s easy for LGBT travelers to get swept off their feet by the Queen City.

Discover Gay-Friendly Charlotte

Check out these links to Charlotte hotspots:

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LGBT Escapes Itinerary >>

Also be sure to check out VisitGayCharlotte.com, a free, LGBT-tailored travel, tourism, event and community website specifically crafted for savvy Charlotte visitors, newcomers and residents.