April 16, 2022 | 6:00 pm | Bella's Ballroom | Dothan, AL

Join us for a night of celebration, music, acknowledgements, poetry, and fun at Bella's Ballroom as we fund-raise for the annual Juneteenth Celebration and Parade. The inaugural 1865 Gala will feature Legends of the Tri-State as honorees, music by the Los Locos Band, and a performance by the State of Alabama Poet Laureate Ashley M. Jones! 

This black-tie event will be held at Bella's Ballroom in beautiful Downtown Dothan, AL. Each 1865 Gala ticket assists in bringing quality programming, entertainment, historical artifacts and persons to the southeast region not failing to mention the multiple scholarships and awards distributed to area youth and  other non-profit organizations.


As a thank you for attending the 1865 Gala, each ticket purchased will include an "X-Pass". This Pass will allow entry into every event held during the course of the

3-day celebration (June 3, 2022-June 5, 2022)!

Each year The 1865 Gala will have a theme to highlight the year's creative goals and mission. The theme for 2022 this year is "I Am".  We encourage all patrons to interpret and internalize the theme as desired.  

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