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The 2015 Commonwealth Dinner will be held on April 18, 2015 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. 

Saturday, April 18

5:00 p.m.     VIP Reception
5:30 p.m.     General Registration & Silent Auction Opens
7:00 p.m.     Dinner Program Begins
10:00 p.m.   After Dinner Dance 

Greater Richmond Convention Center403 N. Third Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Attire: Black-tie optional.  Coat check will not be available.

Parking:   Parking deck at 3rd & Marshall (351 North 3rd Street). The parking fee is $6.00, cash only – pay upon entry. Free parking is available on the streets surrounding the Greater Richmond Convention Center.  NOTE: Enter the Convention Center from the 3rd floor of the parking deck

Arrival: This is a ticket-less event. All guests must check-in at the registration in the grand ballroom lobby. To reach registration, enter on the 3rd floor, continue down the hallway, and turn right. There will be directional signage. You will receive a ticket which will show your table number and bidder number for the silent auction when you check-in.

Bars: Alcohol and beverage sales are cash only.

ATM: An ATM is located on the lower level

Auction:  The Silent Auction will open for bidding at 5:30pm. Silent Auction Check-Out will begin at 10:00pm in the grand ballroom lobby. Credit Cards, Checks and Cash will be accepted.  For a look at last year’s Silent Auction, visit: 

Raffle: Tickets are available for $5 each or 5 tickets for $20. Volunteers will be circulating the area outside of the grand ballroom selling raffle tickets.

Dining:  A seating diagram will be on display once you enter the grand ballroom. Ushers will also be on hand to help assist you in finding your seats.

Our special guest this year will be announced shortly!

Every year at the Commonwealth Dinner, Equality Virginia also recognizes OUTstanding Virginians who have represented the LGBT community with distinction and have made contributions to the equality movement.


Thank you to everybody who made last year’s Commonwealth Dinner a success! 

Click here to see last year’s photos on Facebook!

Click here to read more about last year’s Dinner! 

Thank you to our sponsors for the 11th Annual Commonwealth Dinner!  Learn how you can be a sponsor for the 2015 Dinner

Platinum Sponsors
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Gold Sponsors
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Corporate Table Sponsors
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OUTstanding Virginians Sponsored By Save The Date Sponsored By
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