The Roanoke Diversity Center invites you to the Winter Fête Carvinal! Join us again at the beautiful Patrick Henry Ballroom for an unforgettable night. This year's theme is "Carnival"! Rio meets Mardis Gras in Roanoke!
Featuring dinner, dancing, a stunning silent auction, and live performances, come PARTY with us while celebrating love, diversity, inclusion, and everything that makes our community great.
Enjoy a mouthwatering meal courtesy of Bella Events Catering (vegetarian, vegan, and meat options available).
Entertainment provided by:
Emcee Michael Lee Smith
“Mr. Microphone” himself is BACK and ready to lead winter’s biggest ball!
Michael Lee Smith is an entertainer, activist, community leader, and Emcee extraordinaire. Michael has headed up Roanoke’s Pride Festival as Festival Director and over the years, has directed, produced, and emceed more shows than we can count at the beloved Park nightclub.
With his energetic mixing style and broad knowledge of music, he has established a brand that sees him working well over 150 gigs a year. Bobby consistently fills dance floors all over the state including Blacksburg, Arlington, and Roanoke!
These tattooed and pierced ladies all have a flair for the darker things in life. Whether performing neoburlesque with a horror twist or traditional burlesque, these body positive girls can do it all!
Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of fight, acrobatics, music, dance, and rituals in a very elegant and magnetic way.
Your official Fete greeters, Miss Kitty's Society for Wayward Cosmonauts are a dynamic brigade of seasoned stilt walkers who’s awe-inspiring antics bring the disco to any party.
Dress: Rio Carnival/Mardis Gras attire!
Without our sponsors and generous donors, an event of this caliber simply would not be possible.
Our sincere thanks go to:
The Patrick Henry Ballroom
DJ Bobby Hash
Wild Card Graphics
Law firm of Gilbert Bird Sharpes & Robinson
Exciting news! We're partnering with Big Lick Boomerang for the big night--**$5 off your ride home, in the comfort of your own car** for all you fabulous Feters!
611 S Jefferson St
Roanoke, VA 24011
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