Cville Pride Week Events 2019

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Saturday, Sep. 7

Youth Pride Picnic

Washington Park, 2-6 pm

fireflly logoOpen to all LGBTQ youth, all ages. Parents can also meet and talk.

Free food, free pride shirts & merchandise for youth!  Play games, have fun. Featuring a drum circle, food, and sponsorship from Firefly.


business cocktail hourMonday, Sep. 9

Business Cocktails

The Graduate, 5-7pm

A great way to celebrate Pride Week in Cville: Join this popular gathering of business professionals to network, socialize, and learn more about the LGBTQ business community and opportunities in this area! Complimentary drink tickets and treats, too. Will be joined by local candidates for office. 

This year we’re hosted by The Graduate.

Trans Night Out at The Pie Chest

Wednesday, Sep. 11

Trans Night Out

The Pie Chest, 5 – 7pm

An opportunity for the transgender community and allies to gather for some pie, coffee, and conversation. Meet new friends, socialize, and enjoy free treats in this LGBTQ-owned establishment.

strange fish a comedy

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Strange Fish: A Local Comedy  

Live Arts, 7pm

A special staged reading of a local playwright’s story of a trans woman’s adventures. Q&A to follow.

bands playing at pride alt-rock showcaseThursday, Sept. 12

Alt-Rock Pride Showcase

IX Art Park, 7pm

Three of our festival favorites rock out in honor of Pride Week. Free! 

7 pm- Harli & the House of Jupiter
8 pm- Butterfly Vendetta
9 pm- Shagwüf

Friday, Sept. 13

Special Talk: Kate Bornstein

Minor Hall, RM 125, at UVA 7pm

FREE.  Brought to you by the Cville Trans Peer Group, Equality Virginia, and the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality.

Join us for a free lecture on the evolution of the LGBTQ movement and our understanding of gender with the popular author.

Don’t miss your chance to see Kate Bornstein in person!

story time for Pride Week

Saturday, Sept. 14

Rainbow Rumpus: for LGBTQ Families

JMRL Central Library, 10:30 am

Stories, bubbles, crafts, & a parade to the Pride Festival!

2018 pride festival crowd

Saturday, Sept. 14

Cville Pride Festival

Sprint Pavilion, 11am – 7pm

Enjoy the performances, food & drink, vendors of all kinds. Moon bounce, balloons, & crafts for kids. Beer & wine garden, food trucks, rainbow merch. Your Pride wristband will also get you discounts and freebies at businesses up and down the mall.

Special features: Walk in My Shoes Experience

Sunday, Sept. 15

After-Pride Brunch

The Graduate, 11am-1pm

Cost: $25 – 10% of sales will go to Cville Pride!

Location (within hotel): Camp Ten Four

Parking: FREE

Details: Enjoy a buffet-style breakfast

RSVP: 434.220.0169