17 Drag shows in Charlotte this June

17 Drag shows in Charlotte this June

Vanna Vanity at Free Will Craft + Vine. Photo: Symphony Webber/Axios

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Pride Month is a time to celebrate being your full, authentic self while lifting up and supporting others – and drag shows are a wonderful opportunity to do just that.

Here are 17 drag performances happening through the end of June listed in chronological order.

Pro tip: Bring dollar bills to tip and a hand-held fan (if you have one) to hype up the queens.


Slay Sunday Pride Month Drag Brunch at Queen Park Social

This drag brunch experience includes performances from the queens of The Vanity House. Brunch items can be ordered separately.

Cost: $25

Date: Sunday, June 5

Time: Doors open at 11am. Show starts at noon.

Location: 4125 Yancey Rd.

bowling at queen park social charlotte

Photo: Axios Charlotte archives


“Be You” Drag Brunch at Slingshot

Join hostess Aurora Nichole for a fun day of drag and dancing. Guests will have the option to purchase a brunch buffet add-on, but tickets are only good for the show.

Cost: $20-$24

Date: Sunday, June 5

Time: Doors open at noon. Show starts at 1pm.

Location: 332 West Bland St.

slingshot south end game bar

Photo: Emma Way/Axios


“Hollywood Pink Carpet” Drag Brunch at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille

The queens are rolling out the pink carpet for this fabulous, family-style brunch, which is included in ticket price.

Cost: $35

Date: Sunday, June 5

Time: Doors open at 11am. Show starts at noon.

Location: 911 East Morehead St.

Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, Buff Faye's Drag Dinner

Buff Faye’s Drag Dinner at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille. Photo: Symphony Webber/Axios


Seedling Brunch at Plant Joy

Calling all vegan kings and queens — this one’s for you. Join host Onya Nerves for this lean, green vegan brunch. Food and drinks must be purchased separately.

Cost: Free

Date: Sunday, June 5

Time: Doors open at 11am. Show starts at noon.

Location: 1801 North Graham St., Ste. 101


Buff Faye’s “Dragtober Fest” at Gilde Brewery

Join queen Buff Faye for an Oktoberfest-themed drag brunch.

Cost: $35

Date: Sat., June 11

Time: Doors open at 11am. Show starts at noon.

Location: 3530 Dewitt Ln.

Gilde

Photo: Symphony Webber/Axios


2nd Saturday’s Drag Brunch at Midtown Tavern

Tickets include a drag show featuring Lilli Frost and The Vanity House. Guests will have the option to purchase brunch items from the menu.

Cost: $20

Date: Sat., June 11

Time: Doors open at 11:15am. Show starts at noon.

Location: 1500 East 3rd St.


Buff Faye’s “1-900-GET-SOME” Drag Diner at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille

Dial in for a bit of devilment with Buff Faye and her girls. Brunch is included in the ticket price.

Cost: $35

Date: Sat., June 11

Time: Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm.

Location: 911 East Morehead St.


Buff Faye’s “We Are Family” Drag Dinner at Dish

Celebrate Pride Month in a colorful drag show extravaganza.

Cost: $35

Date: Sunday, June 12

Time: Doors open at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm.

Location: 1220 Thomas Ave.

Dish Plaza Midwood new ownership

Photo: Axios Charlotte archives


Divas Day Party by The Vanity House at Merchant and Trade

Join The Vanity House at their newest venue Merchant & Trade for a day of DJs, drag queens and beautiful rooftop views of Uptown.

Cost: $10

Date: Sunday, June 12

Time: 2pm

Location: 303 South Church St.

merchant & trade

Photo: Symphony Webber/Axios


Drag Me To Brunch by The Vanity House at Free Will Craft + Vine

Ticket price includes the show, but food and drinks can be ordered separately.

Cost: $15

Date: Sat., June 18

Time: Doors open at 11am. Show starts at noon

Location: 3701 North Davidson St., Ste. 201

Free Will Craft + Vine NoDa Drag Show Vanity House

Photo: Symphony Webber/Axios


Let’s Get Brunched Up at Southern Strain Beer Company

Spend your Saturday dining and dancing with Onya Nerves and other local queens and kings. Food and drinks can be ordered separately.

Cost: $25

Date: Sat., June 18

Time: Doors open at 11am. Show starts at noon.

Location: 165 Brumley Ave. Northeast, Ste. 3001


Buff Faye’s “Jurassic Park” Drag Brunch at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille

Buff Faye and her girls are turning into dino-divas for this Jurassic Park-themed drag show. Brunch is included in the ticket price.

Cost: $35

Date: Sunday, June 19

Time: Doors open at 11am. Show starts at noon.

Location: 911 East Morehead St.


Slay Sunday Daddy Issues Drag Brunch at Queen Park Social

Celebrate Father’s Day with a slay from the queens of The Vanity House.

Cost: $25

Date: Sunday, June 19

Time: Doors open at 11am. Show starts at 12pm.

Location: 4125 Yancey Rd.


Culture Shock Drag Brunch at Resident Culture South End

Prepare to be shocked and amazed by performances by seven local queens.

Cost: $15

Date: Sat., June 25

Time: Doors open at 11am. Show starts at noon.

Location: 332 West Bland St.

Resident Culture Brewing South End

This is R.C.’s main taproom inspired by their Lightning Drop beer. Photo: Symphony Webber/Axios


Big, Blonde & Beautiful: “Hairspray” Drag Brunch at the Artisans Palate

Travel back to the 1960s at this “Hairspray”-themed drag brunch. Guests are encouraged to dress up. There will be drink specials and food available for purchase.

Cost: $20

Date: Sat., June 25

Time: 11:30am and 2pm seatings

Location: 1218 East 36th St., Unit A


Buff Faye’s “Rock Vegas Pride” Drag Brunch at The Kounter (Rock Hill)

As the saying goes – “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” Tickets include a fabulous show and a family-style buffet.

Cost: $35

Date: Sunday, June 26

Time: 11am seating, noon showtime and 3pm seating, 4pm showtime

Location: 135 East Main St., Ste. 101

Kounter Rock Hill

Photo: Symphony Webber/Axios


Sinners Brunch at Devil’s Logic Brewing

Tickets include a fabulous drag show featuring Onya Nerves, Lilli Frost and Liam. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Cost: $15

Date: Sunday, June 26

Time: Doors open at 11am. Show starts at noon.

Location: 1426 East 4th St.

Devil's Logic Brewery

Photo: Symphony Webber/Axios

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