Fifth Annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival. Free to Public!
Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Fifth Annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival. Free to Public!

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Join us for our Fifth Annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival! 

This year’s festival theme is “United in Pride,” and we are inviting everyone in the pro-equality community to attend our festival united by our shared appreciation for diversity and acceptance. THIS IS A FREE PUBLIC EVENT!

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Pride Pets in the Park
Sep
23
3:00 PM15:00

Pride Pets in the Park

Close out VA Pride weekend with a mobile photoshoot, a pet blessing and packing party in the park. Bring your fur-friends in their best pride outfit for our contest. Get their pics taken for only $10. Best outfit wins a prize! 

Campaign4comfort donations will be accepted. We will be packing pads and tampons for womyn who need access to these items. Our donation this quarter goes to Advocates for Richmond Youth. 

Food and drinks provided. Fun for the whole community!

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Rise & Pride! Mean Brunch at Hardywood
Sep
23
11:00 AM11:00

Rise & Pride! Mean Brunch at Hardywood

Presenting Rise & Pride! Mean Bird is collaborating with Hardywood to bring you the recovery you need after Pride weekend: BRUNCH AND BEERS! Haul yourself out of bed on Sunday 9.23 for some much needed self-care after all the festivities--imagine Mean Bird’s made-from-scratch Chicken & Waffles and Chicken Biscuits paired with Hardywood’s fresh beers, guaranteed to bring you back to life! The truck will be on site at the Richmond Hardywood location, and Hardywood is opening a little early at 11:00 for the occasion--don't worry, there will be morning beers!

ACTIVITIES, GAMES, PRIZES, CHICKEN, WAFFLES, BISCUITS, BEER, FUN, ALL FOR A GOOD CAUSE!! Mean Bird will be donating a portion of sales to Virginia Pride so come hungry! 

The Mean Bird food truck will be serving brunch the first part of the day, then switching over to our lunch/dinner menu for the afternoon. Come early! 

Hardywood Craft Park Brewery 2408-2420 Ownby Lane, starts at 11:00am!

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Unofficial Pridefest After Party | New York Deli
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Unofficial Pridefest After Party | New York Deli

VA Pride's Pridefest is back and we can't wait to celebrate with everyone on Brown's Island, but we're even MORE excited for the AFTER PARTY at New York Deli! Grab a Lyft from the festival and head straight here so the fun can begin.

FIRE PERFORMERS will greet you outside while DJ Lady Syren mixes the best beats to keep you dancing all night. Naturally, we'll have our favorite drag queens here to dance with you and Michael Hostetler Photographywill be capturing every moment so you can remember this night forever.

Oh, did we mention we have a SWEET surprise theme? You'll see.

21+ // NO COVER

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Godfrey's Pride Weekend 2018!
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Godfrey's Pride Weekend 2018!

Celebrate pride in the capital city with us! 🏳️‍🌈

🏳️‍🌈FRIDAY PRIDE WEEKEND KICK OFF PARTY: 
Doors 10pm. First 50 free before 10:30, $5 after. $10 V.I.P. 


🏳️‍🌈SATURDAY PRIDEFEST AFTERPARTY:
Doors 9pm. $2 general admission. $30 V.I.P. 


🏳️‍🌈SUNDAY BURGERS & BREWS PATIO PARTY:
5-9pm. $5 admission. 

Celebrate MORE with a WEEKEND V.I.P Pass available for presale purchase Sept. 1st-15th here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/godfreys-pride-2018-vip-presale-tickets-49749856159?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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Outburst 2018: The Gay Agenda
Sep
22
8:00 PM20:00

Outburst 2018: The Gay Agenda

Just like Queer Eye, Richmond’s only Pride-themed comedy sketch show is back and better than ever! OUTBURST: The Gay Agenda celebrates all that’s great about being queer and laughs in the face of bigotry. Written and performed by some of Richmond’s top LGBTQA+ talent for comedic writing and performing, this show is fabulous, heartfelt, and hilarious. You won’t be able to keep a straight face.

Advanced tickets available at http://rvacomedy.com/outburst/

Sponsored by Barcode, Hardywood, Rich’s Stitches, and Coalition Theater. Proceeds benefit Side by Side.

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VA PrideFest Presented by Capital One
Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

VA PrideFest Presented by Capital One

VA PrideFest is the largest annual celebration of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trangender (LGBTQ+) community in the Commonwealth.

Planned and implemented by Virginia Pride, this FREE, family-friendly day of festivities feature a variety of vendors, local eats, activities, and entertainment for a day of fun in the sun!

More details will be posted as they become available.  In the meantime, please consider joining our mailing list, signing up to volunteer, or making a donation to ensure VA Pride continues to serve Virginia's LGBTQ+ community, and to keep the festival free!

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Loud & Proud PRIDE Party at Kabana Rooftop
Sep
21
to Sep 22

Loud & Proud PRIDE Party at Kabana Rooftop

We're back for year 2! 
Join in celebrating Pride Month at Kabana Rooftop with Loud & Proud Pride Party a Pride Fest pre Party benefiting OutRVA and VA Pride!
Music by Richmond's MASS FX 
Advance tickets $5 online, $10 at the door

21+
Doors open at 10pm
Dress to show your pride! www.kabanarooftop.com for full dress code details!

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Outburst 2018: The Gay Agenda
Sep
21
8:00 PM20:00

Outburst 2018: The Gay Agenda

Just like Queer Eye, Richmond’s only Pride-themed comedy sketch show is back and better than ever! OUTBURST: The Gay Agenda celebrates all that’s great about being queer and laughs in the face of bigotry. Written and performed by some of Richmond’s top LGBTQA+ talent for comedic writing and performing, this show is fabulous, heartfelt, and hilarious. You won’t be able to keep a straight face.

Advanced tickets available at http://rvacomedy.com/outburst/

Sponsored by Barcode, Hardywood, Rich’s Stitches, and Coalition Theater. Proceeds benefit Side by Side.

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Outburst 2018: The Gay Agenda
Sep
20
8:00 PM20:00

Outburst 2018: The Gay Agenda

Just like Queer Eye, Richmond’s only Pride-themed comedy sketch show is back and better than ever! OUTBURST: The Gay Agenda celebrates all that’s great about being queer and laughs in the face of bigotry. Written and performed by some of Richmond’s top LGBTQA+ talent for comedic writing and performing, this show is fabulous, heartfelt, and hilarious. You won’t be able to keep a straight face.

Advanced tickets available at http://rvacomedy.com/outburst/

Sponsored by Barcode, Hardywood, Rich’s Stitches, and Coalition Theater. Proceeds benefit Side by Side.

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Chasen Galleries and Virginia Pride present Jumper Maybach
Sep
20
5:00 PM17:00

Chasen Galleries and Virginia Pride present Jumper Maybach

LGBT celebrity artist and philanthropist Ben Workman
aka Jumper Maybach
is set to unveil a timely and important new series of works
celebrating Virginia PRIDE 2018 right here in Richmond.
The Pride Collection: INTROSPECTION will be on exhibition and available for acquisition beginning September 1st, 2018 at Chasen Galleries.
The presentation, in partnership with Virginia Pride, will also feature very special in-gallery receptions with the artist on
Thursday September 20th from 5-8 pm. 
A portion of all sales of the artworks will be donated back to Virginia Pride to foster its programs in the Richmond community.
Please contact rose@chasengalleries.com to RSVP

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Pride Climb Night Fundraiser
Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

Pride Climb Night Fundraiser

We are partnering with Stonewall Sports and VA Pride for a Pride climb night. A $5 donation to VA pride gets you free climbing all night! Come support an amazing cause!

All month long we will be holding a fundraiser for VA Pride. Help support VA Pride by buying one of our climbing is for everyone stickers.

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Corks and Cakes RVA - A Celebration of Community and Diversity
Sep
19
5:00 PM17:00

Corks and Cakes RVA - A Celebration of Community and Diversity

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What could be more fun than cupcakes and wine together? Join us for this spectacular wine tasting event to kick of Virginia Pride Week. 

This inaugural event will be at Barrel Thief Wine Shop & Cafe and will feature wines from Walnut City Wineworks paired with the cupcakes of new Patterson and Libbie neighbor, Pearl's Bake Shoppe. Entertainment will include live music by the Folk Rock duo of Misty Ridge

The Gay Fathers Community of Richmond is celebrating their 21st anniversary and bringing Richmond together to celebrate community, diversity and fatherhood. Partnered with Virginia Pride, Diversity Richmond, and Stonewall Sports, we are looking forward to an evening of great wine, delicious cupcakes and cool music. 

This event has a ticket price of $20 and includes a wine tasting of 3 featured wines, a glass of one of the featured wines, a cupcake pairing, live music, and a charitable donation to a great cause. 

Tickets may be paid online through Eventbrite. Tickets are limited, and will sell out, so purchase in advance. If tickets are still available, the cover charge will be $25 at the door.

All proceeds for this event are considered a charitable contribution and will go to the Gay Fathers Community of Richmond, a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization.

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RVA LGBTQ Proclamation at Browns Island for VA Pridefest 2018
Sep
19
1:30 PM13:30

RVA LGBTQ Proclamation at Browns Island for VA Pridefest 2018

This Wednesday at 1:30, please join Richmond Mayor, Levar Stoney, VA Pride and other LGBTQ groups and leaders as the Mayor raises a Pride Flag over Brown's Island to commemorate LGBTQ Pride week in Richmond. The event is free, open to the public and the media. It's a great way to show your Pride in RVA!

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This Is Me | Petersburg Out & Proud 2018
Sep
16
12:00 PM12:00

This Is Me | Petersburg Out & Proud 2018

The Second Annual LGBTQ Pride event in the Tri-Cities will be held Sunday, Sept. 16 at DJ’s Rajun Cajun, 309 North Sycamore Street, in Old Towne Petersburg. Entry is free. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Actor, Producer, DJ, & Drag Queen, Chi Chi LaRue will headline this event, assisted by Celestia Cox. Featuring a special appearance by Daphne Maxwell Reid.

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Scott's Addition Pride Crawl
Sep
15
12:00 PM12:00

Scott's Addition Pride Crawl

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Kickoff Pridefest Week with VA Pride and OutRVA in the Scott's Addition Beverage District on Saturday, Sept. 15. Join us at one of these participating locations with your Pride passport. After five punches, drop your passport off at the Richmond Triangle Players at the Robert B. Moss Theatre for a chance to win a gift certificate from your favorite spot.

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Thirst
Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

Thirst

THIRST is back! Join us on Q Rooftop with VA Pride on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays after work for the best views in Richmond surrounded by good tunes from DJ Ant Boogie and DJ Taco Pastorius. Quench your Thirst!

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Prince Tribute Drag Dinner with the Altria Theater
Aug
11
6:00 PM18:00

Prince Tribute Drag Dinner with the Altria Theater

Join us for a night of dishes, drag, and libations to celebrate Prince! 💜

We will have themed performances, cocktails and more. Call Godfrey’s reservation line, (804)549-9512, to make your reservation and get a free entry to win a VIP experience to the 4U: A Symphonic Tribute To Prince at The Altria Theater on September 9th, a VIP package to Pride, gift cards to The Altria and The Dominion Energy Center, a stay at The Graduate Hotel, and more! 

Additional raffle tickets can be purchased the night of the event and all proceeds will be donated to Virginia Pride. Seating will begin at 6pm, and the show will start at 6:45pm. Stay after dinner for more dancing and drinks with our late night DJ!

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Thirst
Aug
2
6:00 PM18:00

Thirst

THIRST is back! Join us on Q Rooftop with VA Pride on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays after work for the best views in Richmond surrounded by good tunes from DJ Ant Boogie and DJ Taco Pastorius. Quench your Thirst!

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Thirst
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

Thirst

THIRST is back! Join us on Q Rooftop with VA Pride on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays after work for the best views in Richmond surrounded by good tunes from DJ Ant Boogie and DJ Taco Pastorius. Quench your Thirst!

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Thirst
Jul
5
6:00 PM18:00

Thirst

THIRST is back! Join us on Q Rooftop with VA Pride on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays after work for the best views in Richmond surrounded by good tunes from DJ Ant Boogie and DJ Taco Pastorius. Quench your Thirst!

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Love On Tap, 3rd Annual Benefit for Virginia Pride
Jun
24
2:00 PM14:00

Love On Tap, 3rd Annual Benefit for Virginia Pride

Special Lyft Offer:  Love on Tap guests will recieve 20% off two rides to/from Hardywood with code LOVEONTAP

Join us on Sunday, June 24 as we celebrate community, equality, and love! The taproom opens and drafts start flowing at 12:00 PM. At 2:00 PM we kick off the 3rd annual Love On Tap honoring the 3rd anniversary of marriage equality in the US with live music, fabulous drag performances, local LGBTQ owned and operated businesses and organizations, delicious food trucks, and more! A portion of the sales from this event will benefit Virginia Pride. Family friendly, all ages welcome.

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Thirst
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Thirst

THIRST is back! Join us on Q Rooftop with VA Pride on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays after work for the best views in Richmond surrounded by good tunes from DJ Ant Boogie and DJ Taco Pastorius. Quench your Thirst!

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