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Virginia PrideFest- The biggest LGBTQ+ event in Richmond is Virginia PrideFest, held annually in September. It’s a vibrant celebration of the LGBTQ+ community and features live music, local food vendors, and informational booths from various organizations. The festival is usually held at Brown's Island, but check the Virginia Pride website for the most current details. The city’s largest annual LGBTQ pride celebration, and it typically draws large crowds from Richmond and around the state. The week is full of parades, parties, family-friendly activities, educational and networking opportunities, and more. It’s one celebration that you won’t want to miss.
เทศกาลดนตรีแจ๊สและดนตรีริชมอนด์- one of the largest music festivals on the East Coast, and it’s a can’t-miss event for any music-lover. Held annually at the Maymont Estate in Richmond, it boasts an excellent lineup of national and international talent for all to enjoy.
Richmond Triangle Players: This is one of the oldest LGBTQ+ dedicated theatre companies in the country. They put on regular performances that touch on themes relevant to the LGBTQ+ community. Their theater, the Robert B. Moss Theatre, is located at 1300 Altamont Ave.
Babe ของ Carytown: Babe's is a welcoming and inclusive bar that has been a mainstay in Richmond's LGBTQ+ scene for years. They host regular events like karaoke nights, drag shows, and even volleyball matches in their sand court out back. You can find Babe's at 3166 W. Cary St.
ก็อดฟรีย์: Another staple of Richmond’s gay scene is Godfrey's, known for their vibrant drag brunches every weekend. This spot also features various themed nights and drag performances. It's located at 308 E Grace St.
Diversity Thrift: This isn't just a thrift store, it's a community hotspot. Run by Diversity Richmond, proceeds from the store go towards supporting the local LGBTQ+ community. They also host a regular event called "Fourth Friday" which is a free event with art, music, and more. The store is located at 1407 Sherwood Ave.
Pride Community Center of the Tri-Cities: Just outside Richmond, this community center offers resources, events, and support for the LGBTQ+ community. They host everything from youth groups to social mixers.
ออกมาเสีย: A members-only club that is LGBTQ+ friendly and hosts regular events. This is a great spot if you're into the alternative scene, as they host unique themed nights, live performances, and more. Fallout is located at 117 N 18th St.
บาร์โค๊ดเรสเตอรอง แอนด์ บาร์: known for its laid-back atmosphere, good food, and friendly crowds. It’s a great spot to enjoy a game of pool and a few drinks with friends.