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Zodiac Drag Contest

August 7 @ 20:00 - 22:00 EDT

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Zodiac Drag Contest

Zodiac Drag Contest is a monthly, amateur drag competition held on the first Sunday and hosted by Ophelia Bottoms. There is a $5 cover charge and tips are accepted by contestants.


For dinner reservations, please call ahead to (703) 685-0555 or go to Yelp at https://tinyurl.com/b4m9cnn9 .


The winner gets the zodiac sign for that date. The July winner, for example, would be “Miss Cancer”. In May, all winners from the year compete for the yearly Miss Zodiac title.


Monthly Contest Rules:

1. Contest is open to anyone
interested in competing
regardless of orientation.

2. Must be 21 years of age or
older with valid state issued license.

3. Must arrive by 7:30 pm with
CD in hand, dressed, and ready
to perform. There is no dressing
room space available.

4. Contestants are required to
perform one talent number at the
monthly zodiac contests. Music
must be on CD and labeled with
your name and title of your track.
Contestants are allowed a
total of 5 minutes for their number.
The DJ will fade the music at
the 5 minute mark.

5. Winner will receive $50.00
and a spot in the Final Competition.
A total of 12 spots will be up
for grabs during the year.

6. Winners will be allowed to
return each month (without
compensation) and perform
2 spots at every monthly Zodiac
contest leading up to Zodiac Finals.

7. Contestants are allowed to
collect tips, except at Zodiac Finals.

8. Each monthly Zodiac Winner
will be determined by audience
applause, except for Zodiac
Finals where they will be
judged by 5 judges.


Metro Directions: Crystal City Metro is the closest Metro stop. When you arrive, go out the station, walk towards your left to 18th Street and then veer right and walk under the Route 1 overpass to Eads St. Turn left and walk to 23rd Street. Turn right. Freddie’s is up 23rd Street just a block. Just look for the rainbow flags!


Freddie’s is Northern Virginia’s only LGBTQ+, straight friendly restaurant and bar. We offer Happy Hour daily from 4-7 pm. Karaoke, Drag, and more!



August 7
20:00 - 22:00 EDT
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Freddie’s Beach Bar
555 23rd St S
Arlington, VA 22202 United States
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Freddie’s Beach Bar




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