Press Release: Anime Boston Announces The Starlight Ball
Starlight Ball Information
Need to unwind after an event filled day at Anime Boston? Then why not spend the evening swaying to your anime and video game favorites, dressed to the nines! Come join us on Saturday, April 3rd, time TBD, for a sophisticated evening of glamour at Anime Boston’s Starlight Ball.
Feel a little shy on the dance floor? A beginner’s ballroom dance class is also planned earlier that day for those of you who would like to learn a few moves, meet potential dance partners, or just brush up on your technique.
Our Charity Ball, unlike its other dance counterparts, is a formal event. The dress code is Black Tie “invited”. This means that attendees are encouraged to wear gowns and tuxedos, although semi-formal attire is acceptable. Cosplay is welcome, but must fit in with the formality of the occasion.
The Starlight Charity Ball will be a limited capacity and ticketed event. Anyone who wishes to attend will need to sign up for a ticket before hand. Tickets will cost $3, all proceeds will go to the Central New England chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The ticket charge is designed to continue Anime Boston’s commitment to charity as well as reduce the number of people who reserved tickets “just in case” and then choose not to attend the ball, not necessarily to fund the ball itself. Half of the tickets are available online, and the remainder will be made available at the convention.
Note: All those with tickets need to wear proper attire to the Ball, those with tickets but without formal clothing will be denied admittance.
Getting a Starlight Ball Ticket before the Convention
The pre-sell of tickets before the convention will be available soon.
Purchased tickets will be available for pickup in the afternoon on the Saturday of the Ball outside the Sheraton Grand Ballroom.
You will need to present your Anime Boston badge for verification when picking up your ticket.
Getting a Starlight Ball Ticket at the Convention
An additional block of tickets will be available for sale in the afternoon on the Saturday of the Ball outside the Sheraton Grand Ballroom. Attendees will only be allowed to line up a maximum of 30 minutes before ticketing opens. Each person in line will only be able to request one ticket.
For a more thorough breakdown of what is or isn’t appropriate, please check our Dress Code Page and Formal Attire Inspiration Page . If you are ever in doubt about the appropriateness of your planned attire, please do not hesitate to contact us! We are happy to advise you. Anime Boston staff reserve the right to deny entry to the ball to anyone inappropriately attired.
We have a lot more planned for you, so please check back for more updates as we draw closer to the event!
Amy and Hope
Formal Ball Co-chairs