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RVA’s LGBTQ New Years Eve 2016 party guide

GayRVA Staff | December 28, 2016

Lord knows what 2017 is gonna be like, but we all need to shake the dust off the bones of 2016 and leave that mess in the rear view. Check out some LGBTQ-friendly events happening around RVA as we ring in the new year (most text snagged straight from Facebook):

Tasteless II NYE: ANIMAL vs. BODY TALK, Dirty Disco Ed.

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Calling all RVA nasties for a friendly NYE DJ battle! ANIMAL – RVA + BODY TALK will be making you sweat to their filthiest sets. PRIZES for WORST DRESSED (aka tasteless – trashy – over-the top). Complimentary TOAST at the strike of 12!




$5 (so your DJs can eat)

Taste·less /tās(t)ləs/


Considered to be lacking in aesthetic judgment or to offend against what is regarded as appropriate behavior.  Synonyms: vulgar, crude, tawdry, garish, gaudy, loud, trashy, showy, ostentatious, cheap, chintzy, kitschy, kitsch, inelegant

* Tasteless DOES NOT = racist, mysogynist, trans/homo-phobic regalia


Sweet Potato, ZAVVlSean LovelaceDJ Mordecai


Christopher DeNitto


Wes McWillen of Colorful Richmond


For Worst Dressed


Dirt Thurston

More info here


Babe’s NYE Celebration

Join us for the biggest party in Carytown, at Richmond’s #1 Place to dance for a HUGE NYE Celebration. If you’ve never been, it’s one hell of a party. VIP Tickets available at the bar until 12/24! Get on the list and bypass the line at the door. Please Share the Event!

If you are interested in Pre SALE Tickets, we will have them available on Thursday, The 29th from 11am til 12 Midnight, after that, ticket prices will be $20 at the door. The tickets are cash only, we have sold approximately 50 already, so don’t be stuck outside waiting in a line. If you secure your ticket in advance, we hold your spot. $15 cash only, and available for one more day, Thursday, the 29th.

More info here


Godfrey’s Rockin’ Eve

 Join us on New Year’s Eve for two fabulous events!

-Drag dinner show at 6pm (reservations required)

-NYE Dance Party at 10pm with cash balloon drop, complimentary champagne, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a hot spot drag show!

Come to one or come to both!

More info here




Barcode will offer a New Year’s Eve celebration Saturday night with a champagne toast at midnight. Specials will run through the evening with great music until 2am.


Richmond Lesbian Feminists & G.R.I.T.S.’s New Year’s Eve party with DJ Jamie Fox!

Jamie is coming all the way from Rehoboth Beach, so get out your dancing shoes!

Heavy Hors d’Oeuvres.
Non alcoholic beverages provided.
Bring your own beverage (BYOB)

Tickets are $25 (or more if you can, less if you can’t- really!)
Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at Paper Brown TIckets.http://brownpapertickets.com/event/2718724

For more information contact RLFflyer@gmail.com, or Richmond-Lesbian Feminists on their Facebook Page.

**Jamie Fox is an award winning DJ. She has DJ’ed hundreds of weddings, special events, festivals, parties, nightclubs, and crusises throughout her career. She is a dedicated entertainment industry professional with 20+ years experience as a radio DJ, nightclub DJ, mobile DJ, technia/production director, marketing/public relations consultant & event producer/coordinator. Her extensive client roster includes MTV, Showtime, Make a Wish Foundation, Human RIghts Campaign, Mautner Project, Cherry FUnd, Washington, D.C. Capital Pride, LLEGO, Lambda Literary Foundation, Women in Film & Video, and CampOut Virginia.

*Involvement in Richmond Lesbian Feminists is open to all women. RLF has provided support for all women, especially those who are women loving women identified. For more about RLF, see “About” on our Facebook page. 


Do you have another LGBTQ-friendly New Years Eve event? Let us know and we’ll be glad to add it – email editor@gayrva.com