Frequently Asked Questions

What shall I wear?

The attire for this spectacular evening is where the fun begins. Historical costumes from medieval era to the 1950s are encouraged, though not required. Whatever you wear, be sure you can freely move in it as the dancing can sometimes be a bit vigorous.

What is the cost?

For early registration: $16 per person if you register before Saturday, March 9th

$20 per a person if you register before Saturday, March 23rd.

Paying at the door is $25 per a person. There will be a few slots available for those paying at the door, but please try to register in advance so we can plan accordingly for the event.

What is English Country Dancing?

English Country Dancing may not be familiar to everyone. It has been around for over three hundred years and is accessible to all ages. There will be an experienced caller to guide you through all the moves, teaching you all the steps before you dance them to live music. If you can walk, you can dance!

Will dinner be provided?

A full meal will not be served, but we will provide a variety of both nourishing and dessert type foods to sustain you throughout the course of the evening, as well as plentiful water and punch.

Where will the ball be held this year?

The 2019 ball will be held from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Providence United Methodist Church, 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211 on April 6th, 2019.

Who Can Come?

To participate in the dancing, our recommendation is 10 years old and up.

For more information, if you have any further questions, send an email to historicalballcharlotte@gmail.com.