Special Events

2018 - 2019 Season

Diablo Ballet’s 2018-2019 Events

Join Diablo Ballet for a number of special events throughout the year.  Our two annual events: Gourmet Gallop and our Anniversary Gala benefit our PEEK Outreach programs bringing arts education to under-served students and at-risk teenagers incarcerated in the Juvenile Justice System.  We also have a number of small fundraising events that are added throughout the year.

The Power of Dance: Diablo Ballet 25th Anniversary Exhibit

February 25 at 6:30pm, Walnut Creek Library

25 years ago, Contra Costa County’s very own professional dance company began sharing the power of dance with the Bay Area. Join us as the Walnut Creek Library presents a fascinating historical photo retrospective of Diablo Ballet. Explore the rich and vibrant photo history of performances and the indelible impact Diablo Ballet has made on our community. The exhibit runs from February 25th to March 25th.

You’re invited to join Diablo Ballet at the library for the opening night reception on Feb. 25th at 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Food, drink, and special memories will be provided. Admission is free. Please RSVP at the link below.

Diablo Ballet Story Times

March 8 at 4:30pm, Danville Library & March 15 at 4:30pm, Neiman Marcus, Walnut Creek

Join us for interactive readings of the classic fairytale, Cinderella, where the characters come to life in this special free story time presented by Diablo Ballet. Children of all ages are invited to join Cinderella and her Prince as they read this beloved classic with Diablo Ballet performers in costume. After the reading, the Diablo Ballet performers will teach the audience a few dance steps and stay for photos!

25th Anniversary Gala

March 22, 2019, MoMo’s Restaurant

Join us as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary with a Gala dinner with the dancers and silent auction immediately following the performance at 6:30pm. After dinner the celebration continues at Steinway Piano Gallery for an after-party and dancing.

Tips for Change

June 3, 2019, Gianni’s Italian Bistro, San Ramon

Save the date and join us for a fun evening and delicious Italian Food at Tips for Change. The staff and Board of Diablo Ballet will be your servers for the evening at Gianni’s Italian Bistro in San Ramon, with all tips and 10% of sales going to support our PEEK Outreach Programs.

Gourmet Gallop

August 8, 2019, Downtown Walnut Creek

Save the date to join us for our 9th Annual Gourmet Gallop! Sip, Sample, and Stroll your way through Walnut Creek’s Gourmet Restaurants for this one-of-a-kind culinary experience.  All proceeds benefit Diablo Ballet and its PEEK Outreach programs.

Sugar Plum Party

November, 2019 at the Del Valle Theatre

Save the date for the third annual Sugar Plum Party before our Sunday matinee performance of A Swingin’ Holiday and More.  A family friendly lunch, arts and crafts, plus an opportunity to dance with the Sugar Plum Fairy, are highlights of this one-of-a-kind event!