There's Still Time To Catch The Rainbow Over Richmond
Written by Instinct Staff |
Thursday, 20 September 2012
|Tags: richmond, virginia, pride, rainbow, rainbow over richmond, pridefest, gay pride, events|
If you're traveling to or live in or near Richmond, Virgina there's still time to take part in their annual event "Rainbow Over Richmond" which explores the city’s LGBTQ-friendly culture and community. Check out the remaining events, and get the details after the jump!
Kick off next weekend with the G Magazine & PrideFest Kickoff Party on Sept. 28. The party, hosted at Capital Ale House Downtown Music Hall, runs 9 p.m.-1 a.m. will feature a DJ Amy Alderman and live performances throughout the night. Proceeds benefit VA Pride.
Then on Saturday the 29th, VA PrideFest
returns from 1-8 p.m. at Kanawha Plaza. Musical entertainment includes Amy Henderson, Billy Winn and headliner Ryan W. Led by popular drag artist Ms. Natasha Carrington, the Ladies of VA PrideFest will perform throughout the festival.
“Rainbow Over Richmond offers so many unique and diverse events that will excite any traveler,” said Kevin Clay, Rainbow Over Richmond sponsor. “With several TAG-certified accommodations and plenty of cultural activities this fall, it’s never been a better time to visit and explore Richmond.”
Later in October, Music and culture lovers can enjoy events put on by Venture Richmond
, including the 2nd
Street Festival, one of the largest street festivals in the Mid-Atlantic on Oct. 6-7. Nearly 50,000 people attend the celebration in Jackson Ward every year to enjoy jazz, R&B, fashion show and gospel music. Later in the month, on Oct. 12-14, the Richmond Folk Festival will bring performers from across the world to the city’s riverfront and attracts more than 200,000 attendees.
For more information about Rainbow Over Richmond, including a full events calendar, click here.