FIRST ANNUAL NORTHERN VIRGINIA PRIDE FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE HISTORY, PROGRESS, AND DIVERSITY IN NO. VA LGBTQ COMMUNITY
Presented by NOVA Pride, the Northern Virginia Pride Festival will take place at Bull Run Special Events Center on October 5, 2014.
(McLean, VA) June 4, 2014 – Northern VA Pride (NOVA Pride) is proud to announce the first annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival, presented by NOVA Pride, at the Bull Run Special Events Center in Centreville, Virginia on Sunday, October 5, 2014.
The purpose of this festival is to celebrate the history, progress, and diversity of the Northern Virginia Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community and its straight allies, provide unforgettable entertainment, a forum for local LGBTQ groups to network, and showcase pro-equality businesses and organizations in the community-at-large.
NOVA Pride invites all individuals in the Northern Virginia region and neighboring areas, regardless of whom or how you love or identify, to join them in making the first annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival a celebration for the history books!
NOVA Pride is currently seeking sponsors, vendors, and performers to participate in this celebration. Inquiries should be sent to [masked] or [masked].
More information is forthcoming, and will be available via the following outlets:
Hashtags being used for this event: #novapride2014, #703pride
About Northern VA Pride: NOVA Pride (dba for Fairfax Pride, Inc) is a coalition-building organization with a mission to educate, advocate and celebrate the LGBTQA Community of Northern Virginia; including the counties of Fairfax, Loudoun, Arlington, and Prince William as well as the City of Alexandria. We aren't just festivals and flag-waving. We are a movement to create an infrastructure between county-based organizations, charities, pride organizations, social groups, and the community at-large; to educate the community about LGBTQ issues, including health and discrimination; advocate for LGBTQ equality; and celebrate diversity and individuality.
About Bull Run Special Events Center: Located on the floodplains of the historic Cub Run in Fairfax County, Virginia, the Special Events Center is designed to preserve the open space and rural landscape of Bull Run Regional Park. The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority has developed the Special Events Center as a unique cultural resource for the people of Northern Virginia. It serves as a venue for diverse activities and events produced by private, commercial and community sponsors. Past events include concerts, craft fairs, athletic competitions, circuses, dog and equestrian shows, historic reenactments, and ethnic festivals. The Center can accommodate groups up to 10,000.