Celebrate! 75 Years of Wonder With Us

Join us for a fun-filled evening hosted by Charlotte is Creative's Co-Founders, Matt Olin and Tim Miner. Experience the wonder of 75 years, the impact of giving on our scholarship students and unique performance from Annie, mingling with the characters, and being inspired by our vast programming.
ImaginOn and The McColl Family Theatre, reserved just for you and your guests, will provide a magical experience while illuminating the importance of philanthropic investments.
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Sponsorships & Group Benefits

Whether a corporate partner or a fun group of friends, our wide-ranging sponsorships offer exclusive access, visibility, and unique benefits you won't want to miss. Your support signals to the community that giving matters while supporting our high-quality productions, unparalleled education camps and classes, and inspired community outreach initiatives.
See Individual & Family Sponsorship Levels & Benefits and Corporate Sponsorship Levels & Benefits. Contact Lauren Taylor for more information.
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Help setup the event, greet attendees, and more by signing up below. Volunteers must be 21 years or older.
You can also learn more about ENCORE!, our dynamic volunteer organization.

Event Details

  • Sat, Oct 15, 7:30-10:30 PM
  • ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
  • Cocktail attire: Black, White, and "Bling"
  • Heavy appetizers & drinks provided
  • Directions & Parking

Tickets & Sponsorships

Celebrate! - FAQs

Is parking available?
We encourage our guests to Uber or rideshare for ease and safety. There will be a limited amount of free parking in the ImaginOn parking garage, and we will also validate parking for the Seventh Street garage, located across the light rail line with entrances on 6th and 7th Street.

What is the event attire?
This year's annual gala commemorates Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s 75th Season and Diamond Anniversary with a little sparkle. Dress for the evening is cocktail attire in black, white, and "bling"!

What methods of payment do you accept?
For ticket purchases, we accept MasterCard and Visa. Please use the link above to purchase your tickets. If you would like to purchase tickets using a different method, please email Lauren Taylor or call 704-973-2806. Prior to the event, we will reach out to confirm your preferred method of payment to generate an invoice for your event purchases.

When should I get tickets?
There is limited availability now for tickets priced at $150 for individuals and $110 for our “$40 off under 40.” Regular tickets will be $175 for individuals and $135 for our “$40 off under 40.” To ensure availability, we highly recommend purchasing your ticket no later than October 8, 2022.

What if I have more questions?
Please email Lauren Taylor or call 704-973-2806.