Saturday, March 2 at 3:00pm to 8:30pm
The day will kick off with the Mardi Gras-themed parade from 3 PM – 4 PM, beginning at 15th Street and Bainbridge Street. Parade participants will dance, sing and invigorate the Manchester community for ten blocks. All people are encouraged to come to watch and participate in the parade.
The main event will happen in Dogtown's Theater from 4 PM to 8:30 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children between 5 and 12, and children under 5 are free. Many talented groups will be performing such as RVA Dance Collective, CLAVES UNIDOS, Pole Pressure, Ajna Tribal Bellydance Troupe, Studio 4 Dance Company, Richmond Urban Dance, Circular Expressions, and Latin Vintage Dance Company. These performances will showcase a wide variety of dance including modern dance, African dancing, hip-hop, belly dancing, Latin and salsa dancing, and more. There will not be a dull moment with this year's lineup.
In between performances, live music by Elana Lisa and the Hot Mess will get the crowd moving, Sophia's International Cuisine will be serving delicious food, and there will be balloon animals, face painting, and many more activities for the whole family to enjoy. Legend Brewing Company is also sponsoring cold brews again this year!
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 W 15th St, Richmond, VA 23224