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Annual Grand Gala for Crape Myrtle Festival

  • Dates: July 31, 2021
  • Presenting Organization: Crape Myrtle Festival, Inc.
  • Venue: CAM Raleigh
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 409 W. Martin St., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Times: 7-10pm
  • Admission: $50


CMF 41 is please to announce the return of our annual Grand Gala!

Our Grand Gala is our biggest fundraising event of the year, and a time for our CMF family to celebrate the accomplishments of the year and look forward to the year ahead. We will have a cash bar, light hors d'oeuvres, music, art, and of course, a DRAG performance or two! CMF 41 will be hosting the Gala at the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) in Downtown Raleigh, July 31st from 7-10pm.

Tickets are $50 and are on sale now! Invite your friends and family to join us, make a fun night of giving back to our community!

If you’d like to become an event sponsor, or make a donation in lieu of attending the Gala, contact info@crapemyrtlefest.org for more info! We look forward to seeing you in July!

Entertainment and performers:
The one and only Purina Chow! She is an honorary CMF Queen and has been entertaining and contributing to the CMF cause for over 30 years! Stay tuned for more performer and entertainment reveals!