Firemen’s Ball

The Kent Volunteer Fire Department will hold the 2017 Firemen’s Ball as “An Evening to Remember” on June 10 and is offering online ticket sales and table reservations this year through EventBrite.

2017 Firemen’s Ball will be held Saturday, June 10

A large crowd gathered at the 2011 Firemen's Ball.

A large crowd gathered at the 2011 Firemen’s Ball.

The Kent Volunteer Fire Department will be celebrating  106 years of service to the Kent community by hosting the annual Kent Firemen’s Ball  Saturday, June 10 at the Kent Firehouse, 28 Maple St.

The Firemen’s Ball has a long tradition in Kent, with residents and neighbors coming together for a night of dinner and dancing, frivolity with friends old and new, and a celebration of community.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Dinner is served at 7 p.m.

“The Ball” as regulars know it, is an evening of dinner, sharing a wonderful evening with friends, and dancing.

This year’s event will bring back many traditions folks may know…

  • Bill Tobin’s famous Roast Beef, slow-cooked over an open fire
  • the return of LIVE music to dance to throughout the evening!
  • The Grand March

Advance tickets are available online for $35 per person. Tickets are $40 at the door.

Reservations are strongly encouraged, and tickets must be pre-paid before making a reservation.  Call 860.927-3080 (or email KVFDBall@kentfire.org) to reserve individual seats or a table of 10.

Tickets are also available by mail.  Send a check to KVFD Firemen’s Ball, POBox 355, Kent, CT 06757.  Tickets will be held at the door.  Please be sure to indicate that the check is for the Firemen’s Ball.

There will be unique and interesting drawing baskets to take a chance on as well. There are lots of different prizes that are available during the “opportunity drawing.”

Members will work their decorating magic to turn the apparatus bays into a festive venue.

The evening is BYOB with setups available. For more information, email ball@kentfire.org.

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