Celebrate Pride Month in Fairfax County

Celebrate Pride Month in Fairfax County

Celebrate Pride Month in Fairfax County

Pride Month is a time to recognize and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, promoting equality, acceptance, and love for all. In Fairfax County, a variety of events and activities are organized to honor and support the LGBTQ+ community. From colorful parades to educational programs and engaging workshops, there are numerous ways to get involved and show your support for diversity and inclusion. Let’s explore some of the exciting events happening in Fairfax County during Pride Month.

FUNDAY MONDAY – Storytime with the Fairfax Library “Pride” Theme

Kick off your Pride Month celebrations with a fun-filled Storytime event at Old Town Hall on June 24, 2024. From 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM, join the Fairfax Library for an engaging program designed for children. The event will feature age-appropriate stories like “Worm Loves Worm” and “Peanut Goes for the Gold,” as well as a craft activity. This free event requires no reservations, so gather your little ones and immerse yourselves in the joy of storytelling.

Partials for Pride

Partials for Pride is a special pop-up hair color event organized by Happy Labs to celebrate Pride Month. This vibrant event will take place on June 5 at Wonderland Studios in Fairfax. From 10 AM to 7 PM, participants can get their hair colored on a first-come, first-serve basis. What’s even better is that 30% of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Casa Brumar Foundation, a local nonprofit supporting LGBTQIA+ communities. Join in the colorful celebration and contribute to a meaningful cause.

Earp’s Ordinary Music Event

Earps Ordinary invites you to a music event on June 8, 2024, featuring an exciting lineup of talented artists. Indie Folk singer/songwriter Kipyn Martin, WAMMIE Award recipient, along with versatile musician Gabrielle Zwi, folk-pop artist committed to environmental causes, and energetic performer Freddy Hall are set to grace the stage. Joining them is singer-songwriter Michelle Swan, known for her heartfelt music. Experience a night filled with music and positive vibes at Earp’s Ordinary.

Pride Karaoke Brunch

Get ready for a musical extravaganza at the Pride Karaoke Brunch on June 22 at Earp’s Ordinary. Sing your heart out, celebrate love and diversity, and enjoy a delightful brunch experience infused with the spirit of Pride.

Fairfax County Public Library presents Storytime

Join the Fairfax County Public Library for a lively Pride-themed Storytime on June 24. This event will offer a fun and educational experience for all attendees. Head over to Old Town Hall for an enjoyable Funday Monday filled with stories and laughter.

Fairfax Trek Bikes Pride Ride

Fairfax Trek Bikes is hosting the Pride Ride on June 30 at 11 AM. Join fellow cyclists for a community ride through Fairfax County, spreading positivity and unity along the way. Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with LGBTQ+ resource centers and show your support through this exciting ride.

Love on Tap!

Celebrate Pride Month by visiting local breweries in Fairfax County and indulging in special Pride-themed drinks. Ornery Beer Company presents its unique “Friends of Dorothy” brew alongside offerings from Chubby Squirrel Brewing Company and Commonwealth Brewing Company. Embrace love and diversity while savoring these delightful beverages crafted in honor of the LGBTQ+ community.

Out & About Festival

The Out & About Festival, taking place on Saturday, June 22 at 3 PM, will be held at the Filene Center located at 1551 Trap Road in Vienna, VA 22182. This exciting event promises a day filled with music, nature, and a celebration of LGBTQ+ talent and allies. With three stages featuring Grammy winner Brittany Howard, indie-pop sensation Jenny Lewis, and the energetic sounds of Lawrence, attendees are sure to be entertained. As the festival takes place in America’s only National Park for the Performing Arts, it offers a unique experience. Apart from the performances, there will be surprises, delicious food, and opportunities to connect with the community. Additionally, a separate ticket will be required for the Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods performance by Laura Doherty & The Heartbeats. Get ready for an unforgettable experience at the 2024 Out & About Festival!

HerndonPRIDE Festival

The first-ever Herndon PRIDE event is coming to Arts Herndon Lawn on June 8, 2024. This is a family-friendly event that promises to offer an extravaganza of music, arts, and crafts. The festival is free, and vendors will be selected based on the quality of their work and overall presentation. The event will include performances by Anita Velveeta, Vanya + The Egomaniacs, and Ukulele Deth Squad. The festival is expected to draw a lot of attention from locals, and it promises to be an exciting day out for the whole family. The event will take place from noon to 5 pm, and it is free to the public. Further details will be announced in due course. Overall, Herndon PRIDE is shaping up to be a must-attend event on the Herndon social calendar.

Drag Bingo

On June 25th at 6:00 pm, Starr Hill Biergarten will be hosting Drag Bingo featuring Crimsyn & Logan Stone. This event is a great way to celebrate Pride at The Perch, with a night filled with fun, music, drinks, and, of course, bingo! The event is free and open to the whole family so that everyone can enjoy the festivities. It is suggested that you arrive early to secure a spot, as no registration is required. Mark your calendars and get ready to have a great time at Drag Bingo at Starr Hill Biergarten!

Pride-themed LOVE photo op

Visit Tysons Corner Center to experience the Pride-themed LOVE photo op featuring the iconic LOVE letters. Snap a memorable photo with your loved ones, take a selfie, or capture the moment with your shopping BFF. Share your pictures on social media by tagging @shoptysons and using the hashtag #LoveTysons to spread the love and celebrate Pride in style.

As we celebrate Pride Month in Fairfax County, let’s stand together in support of equality and acceptance for all. Join the festivities, attend the events, and spread love and positivity within the community. Together, we can create a more inclusive and diverse environment for everyone.

Celebrate Pride Month with ArtsFairfax, which promotes arts and culture in Fairfax County and supports diversity, creativity, and inclusivity for all. Join us in advocating for the arts and embracing the vibrant cultural landscape of Fairfax County.