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

Father Daughter Military Ball

July 28, 2023 | Waterside Marriot, Norfolk VA

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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.

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!

Interior pool of Marriot Hotel in Norfolk VA

Hotel Reservations

The Norfolk Waterside Hotel is offering a special hotel rate for anyone interested in staying at the hotel after the ball! If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, please use the link below to make your reservation. The last day to book your hotel room is 7/27/2023

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Frequently Asked Questions

This event is formal, so we encourage all fathers to wear their military dress uniforms, and daughters to wear their favorite dancing and twirling dress!

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 to discuss refund options.

You will be more than welcome to take some photos in the lobby of the event, but we have to leave the dinner and dancing to the fathers and daughters!

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 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!

You can absolutely be added to our waitlist! This event sold out in RECORD time this year, so we encourage all those who weren’t able to secure a ticket to add their names to the waitlist. The waitlist will be given tickets on a first-come-first-serve basis. 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.