Special Events

2018 - 2019 Season

Diablo Ballet’s 2018-2019 Events

Join Diablo Ballet for a number of special events throughout the year.  Our three annual events: Gourmet Gallop, PAWS de Tutu and our Anniversary Gala all 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 will be added throughout the year.

Diablo Ballet Nutcracker Story Time

December 11, 2018, 4:30pm at Lafayette Library Community Hall

Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker come to life in this special free story time presented by Diablo Ballet at the Lafayette Library – 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Children of all ages are invited to join Clara on her magical adventure through the Land of the Sweets in this beloved holiday tale with Diablo Ballet dancers in costume. This hour long interactive version lets you join in on the journey! Admission is free, but seating is limited.

Kendra Scott Gives Back

December 13, 2018, 5:00pm at Kendra Scott Broadway Plaza

Join us for sips, sweets and jewels at Kendra Scott Jewelry in Broadway Plaza. 20% of ALL sales that evening will be donated back to Diablo Ballet and our PEEK Outreach Programs. Even if you can’t make it in person, shop online and then call the Walnut Creek store on December 13th to make your purchase!

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.

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!