President’s Ball – June 1, 2018

Our annual President's Ball will be held Friday, May 31, 2019!

Join us for the 8th annual President’s Ball UNDER THE STARS during our #MarchTo30, featuring Jai Rodriguez from Queer Eye for the Straight Guy!

This fabulous party is a top-shelf open bar affair with tasty hors d’oeuvres and amazing performances. We also take this opportunity to announce Festival and Parade entertainment and guests.

This year, we are switching up our theme a little as we invite you to come dressed in your best BEACH CHIC!

Join us at historic Robert Mills Plantation for a night of outdoor elegance, dance, music, comedy—all under the stars!

Tickets are a $50 donation and available at the door. This is a Pride Pass event, meaning you get in free with our all-inclusive pass.

President's Ball

Friday, May 31
8pm – 12pm
Robert Mills Plantation

A night of elegance, dance, music, comedy—under the stars!

Jai Rodriguez

Broadway Alumnus
Emmy Award Winning Host & Actor

Jai Rodriguez

Emmy Award-winning television host and Broadway singer/performer Jai Rodriguez began his career at age 18 when he was cast in the role of Angel in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical RENT. 

A dynamic vocalist, Jai has had the honor of sharing the stage with musical legends like Gladys Knight, Patti Labelle, Brian McKnight, Taylor Dayne and Michelle Williams. Jai was featured in Lady Gaga’s video “Telephone” featuring Beyoncé.Most recognized for his role in Bravo’s culturally groundbreaking series Queer Eye For The Straight Guy, Jai created a niche role on the Emmy Award-winning series as the ‘Culture Vulture,’ a youthfully savvy addition to the show’s already dynamic cast. Working regularly as an authority in culture and style, Jai has hosted for a veritable grab-bag of lifestyle entertainment programming.

The past few years Jai returned to TV in dramatic roles on NBCs Harrys Law, ABCs Detroit 187, and Days Of Our Lives. He also plays Wayne Bradys husband Tom on CBS hit How I Met Your Mother. Other roles include guest star appearances on NBCs Are You There Chelsea?, FOXs Bones, and as a transgender woman Amanda Knott on NBCs HARRYS LAW.

Jai continues to be an advocate for issues he is passionate about, working with organizations like the NOH8 Campaign, AIDS WALK, Project Angel Food, the Trevor Project and Love is Louder campaign which fights bullying.

Paris Lefaris

Paris Lefaris

Cierra Nicole

President's Ball Sponsors