Group of fathers in dress military uniforms dancing with their younger daughters at military ball

Father Daughter Military Ball

July 19 & 20, 2024 | Waterside Marriot, Norfolk VA

Military Child Ball SATURDAY Tickets JOIN WAITLIST HERE Become A Sponsor

ASYMCA of Hampton Roads’ annual Father-Daughter Military Ball is a highly anticipated event that provides an opportunity for military fathers to spend time with their daughters, strengthening the father-daughter bond and creating memories that will last a lifetime.  For 2024, we have opened a second evening for an active-duty parent and immediate children.

This special evening features a delicious dinner buffet, a special dessert bar, a live DJ, music, dancing, a photo station, hands-on activities, special guest appearances and so much more!

 

Note: This event is for children 3 years old and up!

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Frequently Asked Questions

This event is formal, so we strongly encourage seasonal dress military uniforms for active-duty military members, and formal (dresses, khakis etc) for children!

Unfortunately, no. Since there are no physical tickets and only a guest list, the tickets for this event are non-transferrable. In the event you can no longer attend, please email us at SManemeit@ASYMCA.org to discuss refund options.

If you are a member of a dual military household, both members may attend with their child(ren) on Saturday, July 20, 2024. Civilian spouses will be more than welcome to take some photos in the lobby of the event, but will not be permitted in the ballroom.

The Norfolk Waterside Marriot does not allow any outside food or beverages in their venue. We promise to provide a delicious dinner and snacks for even the pickiest of eaters! If you have an allergy concern, please email SManemeit@ASYMCA.org to discuss options

Due to their busy and private schedules, we are not able to disclose what specific characters or princesses will be attending our event. There will be plenty of chances to snag a photo with our special guests, so don’t worry about missing anyone!

This event is for children ages 3+. Most of the activities are geared toward children ages 5-12, but all children ages 3+ are welcome to attend!

You can be added to our waitlist! The waitlist will release tickets in the order the entry was recieved. As tickets become available, we will email you to let you know that it’s your turn for tickets. To add your name, click the orange button at the top of the page.

Our 2024 Sponsors:

 

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July 19 & 20, 2024 | Norfolk, Virginia

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Sponsorship Levels & Deliverables

Lion’s Den Title Sponsor: $15,000

  • Verbal and display recognition as ‘Title Sponsor’ during the event
  • DJ announcements during the Ball- provided by Sponsor
  • Opportunity to provide a welcome message
  • 100 complimentary tickets to be used at company’s discretion
  • Logo placement on: event promotions, signage, program & event page of ASYMCA of Hampton Roads website
  • Volunteer opportunities for employees or group members
  • Opportunity to provide company logo items in daughters’ swag bag

School of Wizardry Sponsor: $5,000

  • Sponsor of ‘Craft Area’ (Includes cost of craft materials)
  • DJ announcements during the Ball-provided by Sponsor
  • 10 complimentary tickets to be used at company’s discretion (Can be used to underwrite the cost for 4 military families in need)
  • Logo placement on: event promotions, signage, program & event page on ASYMCA of Hampton Roads website
  • Volunteer opportunity for employees or group members
  • Opportunity to provide company logo items in daughters’ swag bag

Photo Booth Sponsor: $3,000

  • DJ announcements during the Ball-provided by Sponsor
  • 10 complimentary tickets to be used at company’s discretion
  • Logo placement on: event promotions, signage, program & event page on ASYMCA of Hampton Roads website
  • Volunteer opportunity for employees or group members
  • Opportunity to provide company logo items in daughters’ swag bag

Wizard Wand Dessert Bar Sponsor: $2,000

  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Logo signage at Dessert Bar
  • Logo placement on: event promotions, signage, program & event page on ASYMCA of Hampton Roads website
  • Volunteer opportunities for employees or group members
  • Opportunity to provide company logo items in daughters’ swag bag

Table Sponsor: $500

  • Logo on sponsored table
  • Opportunity to provide company logo items in daughters’ swag bag
  • Logo placement on: event promotions, signage, program & event page on ASYMCA of Hampton Roads website

It Takes A Village Donation: $50-$250

  • Donation helps underwrite the cost for junior enlisted families and event expenses and keeps the ticket cost low for our dad’s and daughter’s attendance
  • Name listed on: Event promotions, signage, program & event  page on ASYMCA of Hampton Roads website