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We have a limited number of VIP tickets available, call our office at 804 643 4816 to find out more.


Saturday, April 13

5:00 p.m.     VIP Reception (for VIP ticket holders only)
6:00 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 $7.00, 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: To reach the registration table from the parking garage continue down the hallway and turn right. Directional signage and volunteers will be available to guide you.  All guests must check-in at the registration table in the Grand Ballroom lobby. At that time, you will receive a ticket which will show your table number and bidder number for the silent auction. If you pre-selected a vegetarian or vegan meal you will also receive a color meal card to place at your table setting.

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 6:00pm. Silent Auction Check-Out will begin at 10:00pm in the grand ballroom lobby. Credit Cards, Checks and Cash will be accepted. Our Live Auction will begin shortly after the dinner service.

$1,000 Raffle: Tickets will be sold throughout the evening – one for $5 or five for $20. One lucky person will receive a $1,000 cash prize if their raffle ticket is drawn at the end of the night! You must be present to win.

Dining: Ushers will be on hand to help assist you in finding your seats.

*If you pre-ordered a vegetarian, gluten free, or vegan meal please place the meal card that you receive at registration at your place setting for the wait staff.


>>Linden Row Inn:

To make a reservation at the Group Rate, please follow these instructions:

  1. Go to our Reservations Page at 
    2. Select your Arrival and Departure Dates and Number of Adults
    3. Enter the following Access Code for your Group to view your discounted rate:EQ19

Bookings must be made by 2 weeks prior to arrival (March 29, 2019). Room rates are $149.00 plus tax.

>>Delta Hotels by Marriott:

Directly call Marriott Reservations at 1-844-781-7397 or (804) 788-0900 on or before Thursday, March 21, 2019 to make a reservation.  Please identify yourself as part of the Equality Virginia group staying at the Delta Hotels Richmond Downtown, located at 555 E Canal St, Richmond, VA 23219.

All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by credit card.

Room Information: Room rate:  $145.00. The Hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes.

>>Courtyard Richmond Downtown:

To reserve, click this link.

Last day to book is 3/13/2019

Room Information: Room rate:  $159.00. The Hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes.

>>Richmond Downtown Marriott:

To reserve, click this link.

Last day to book is 3/29/2019

Room Information: Room rate:  $179.00. The room block is available for the nights of the 12th and 13th. The Hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes.

Thank you to everybody who made last year’s Commonwealth Dinner a success! Click here to see last year’s photos on Facebook!

 Find out about our sponsors below!

Learn how you can be a sponsor for the 2019 Dinner



Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

OUT Standing Virginian & Save the Date Sponsor

VIP Reception Sponsor

Wine Sponsors






Nonprofit Sponsors