Virginia Pride and NOVA Pride close out September with their celebrations.
Virginia Pride, presented by Capital One, will be on Brown’s Island (S Seventh St., Richmond, Va.) on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. The free, family-friendly event will feature vendors, food, activities and entertainment. For more information, visit vapride.org.
The fifth annual NOVA Pride is at Bull Run Special Events Center (7700 Bull Run Dr., Centreville, Va.) on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Children can enjoy games such as glow in the dark capture the flag, giant Jenga and giant Twister. There will also be team sports and arts and crafts. Performers include Crys Matthews, Wicked Jezabel, Heather Mae, DJ Enzik and Colour Theory. Transgender advocate Karen Kendra Holmes and former Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe will also speak at the festival. For more details, visit novapride.org.