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Mr. & Miss Northern Virginia Pride Pageant

  • Freddie’s Beach Bar 555 23rd St S Arlington, VA, 22202 United States (map)

NOVA Pride is proud to announce the 2015 Mister and Miss Northern Virginia Pride Competition, to be held at Freddie’s Beach Bar (555 23rd Street S, Arlington, VA 22202) on Thursday, May 14 at 8pm. All members of the community, regardless of where they live, or how or whom they love or identify, are invited to enjoy this evening of entertainment and celebration. Doors will open to the public at 6:00pm, with the competition beginning at 8:00pm and concluding with the announcement of the winners. Admission is $5. 

NOVA Pride invites all Drag Queens and Kings in the Northern Virginia (and surrounding) region to submit their application to compete -

Contestants must be 21 or older, and must send their legal name, performer name, talent concept and style, and reason they should be the 2015 Mister or Miss Northern Virginia (250-word max) to Natan Press, NOVA Pride Entertainment Director, at, by 3:00pm on Tuesday, May 12 in order to compete. While not required, we ask that tips received by our contestants be donated to NOVA Pride, as this is a benefit for the Festival.

Businesses interested in sponsoring this event or the Northern Virginia Pride Festival should email for more details.

Contestants will be judged in the following categories: NOVA Pride Wear (Northern VA and/or Pride-Themed), Performance, Evening Wear, and Panel Interview (on-stage Q&A). 

Approved contestants must check in and pay their $25 entry fee to NOVA Pride online, or in person at Freddie’s Beach Bar (555 23rd Street S, Arlington, VA 22202) no later than 6:00pm on Thursday, May 14th. The doors will open to the public at 6:00pm; competition will begin at 8:00pm. 

Apply today at!

Winners will receive a $100 cash prize, a crown and sash, a main stage performance spot during the second annual Northern Virginia Pride Festival on October 3rd, and consideration of being (one of the) emcee(s) for the festival.

All proceeds benefit NOVA Pride (dba for Fairfax Pride, Inc), an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. To learn more about NOVA Pride, visit

For questions, please email

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