We have made special accommodations, including additional tents in case of rain.
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.
Kick-Off Party with Chi Chi La Rue • 9pm Saturday, September 15 at DJ's Rajun Cajun
Petersburg Out & Proud 2018 | THIS IS ME • 12pm - 7pm at DJ's Rajun Cajun
12:00pm Opening Ceremony and Welcome with Mayor, and other City Officials
12:15pm "This Is Me" Presentation Featuring Shelly Bonet
12:30pm - 2:30pm Sloth Loves Chunk
3:00pm Special Appearance by Daphne Maxwell Reid
3:15pm Drag Show Featuring:
Chi Chi LaRue
Jasmen Renee Clitopatra, Ms. Virginia Drag Race 2017-2018
Michelle Devereaux Livigne
4:30pm Hot Spot Drag
5:00 DJ Jammin' Jimmy
After Party Featuring DJ Amy Alderman • 8pm - Midnight at Benny's Tavern
Participating Organizations & Businesses:
Equality Virginia, James House, Embrace Foster Care, Diversity Richmond, Virginia Tourism, Military Kid Art Project, Transgender Veterans Association, Prime Timers of Central Virginia, Virginia Anti-Violence Project, Side by Side, ACLU VA, GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) VA, VA LGBT Democrats, VA Pride, Paparazzi, and Conscious Community Wear.
Special Thanks to Sponsors Who Have Made This Event Possible:
DJ’s Rajun Cajun, Wabi Sabi, DJ’s Java Joint, Benny’s Tavern, M & M Limousine, The Ragland Mansion, Platinum Plus Auto Repair, Celestia Cox, and Mikey Fuller
Petersburg Out & Proud 2018 Committee Members:
David Payne, Chair
We need your help and support again this year to keep the momentum going! If you would like to be a volunteer, please contact us!
Special thanks to Petersburg's Motel 6 for their gracious and generous event rate of $55 per room. Call ahead and make your reservations now! Mention us for the discount!
The After Pary Includes:
Join us for our After Party at Benny's Tavern! Special thanks goes to the Benny's Tavern and M & M Limousine for the generous donations that have made this After Party Possible!
M & M Limousine has graciously donated transportation to and from our After Party in their Limo Bus!
Spinning a blend of anthem, circuit, house & tribal, DJ Amy Alderman creates an energy that unites all to the dancefloor...are you ready?!
309 N Sycamore Street, Petersburg, Virginia 23803