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Black & White Ball 2022

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm UTC-8

The hottest ticketed charity event in Long Beach returns with elegance, sophistication and entertainment to celebrate the achievements of the LGBTQ community of greater Long Beach. The event will be held at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center and will involve a cocktail reception, dinner, a live and silent auction, dance party, and a program of entertainment and recognition of notable LGBTQ locals. There will also be an afterparty with dancing, desserts, and music by DJ Jovanah G.

The Center’s biggest annual fundraiser introduces a theme for the first time, Wonderland. Attire for the ball is traditional black and white but attendees are encouraged to boldly bling up their outfits to capture the spirit of wonderland, a feeling of surprise caused by something beautiful, unexpected, or inexplicable.

All proceeds from the Black & White Ball will support the many programs and services of The Center, the largest publicly supported LGBTQ direct services organization in greater Long Beach, which supports more than 25,000 clients per year.


To keep everyone safe, all individuals attending the event must provide proof of full vaccination by showing your official vaccination card, digital card, or photo of vaccination card along with your valid government-issued identification card. You will be denied entry if you arrive at the event and cannot provide proof of vaccination. No refunds will be provided.

Event Information

LOCATION:      Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center (Pacific Ballroom)

TIMELINE:        6:00 PM – Cocktail reception

7:30 PM – Dinner and Awards Ceremony

9:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Afterparty

Complimentary parking is available at the “400 Garage” (400 E Seaside Way). Check in at the registration desk found at the entrance to the Pacific Gallery just off the Pacific Ballroom at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center.


June 25
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm UTC-8


Long Beach Covention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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