PrideFest 2016 to Let Love Shine on Brown’s Island

PrideFest 2016 to Let Love Shine on Brown’s Island

PrideFest 2016 is Saturday from 12-8 PM on Brown’s Island and there is no admission charge. Donations as always are very much appreciated, this much fun isn’t free to put on.

Image from PrideFest Facebook

Virginia Pride’s mission is to be a vehicle for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender awareness, networking and education. This Saturday starting at noon kicks off PrideFest 2016 and it also becomes about celebrating the amazing diversity in the Commonwealth, and enjoying a ton of music, adult beverages and food. On the adult beverages side don’t forget to get a taste or two or three of the exclusive collaboration between Ardent Craft Ales and Center of the Universe, Georgie Porgie.

The event is free and the weather looks to be great. A great way to spend a Saturday down on Brown’s Island.

Your 2016 PRIDEFEST HEADLINER is Mary Lambert! Mary Lambert is an American singer, songwriter, and spoken word artist. Lambert is the featured artist Macklemore and Ryan Lewis single, “Same Love”

MAINSTAGE- presented by SKYY Vodka

12:00 Amy Henderson
1:00 Afro-Zen Allstars
2:00 Trunk Show Band
3:00 Drag Performances
4:00 Black Liquid
5:00 Mary Lambert
6:00 Red Light Romeo
7:00 The Handsmiths

Special appearances by:
Richmond Men’s Chorus
VA Opera
Richmond Ballet’s Rhythm and Motion flash mob
Kathy Halenda
Karla Brown
Megan Monroe
Xavier Drake Snow
Q94 Grand Prize winner of SIA tickets
Firework Award Winner Gavin Grimm
Senator Mark Warner
Senator Adam Ebbin
Virginia Pride Scholarship winners

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