Sponsorship Calendar of Events
Pensacola OperaJanuary 1, 2022 – March 13, 2022 Saenger Theatre
118 South Palafox Place
Pensacola, FL 32502
DetailsPensacola Opera will have two performances this season, The Magic Flute and The Barber of Seville. As one of the premier arts organizations in Northwest Florida, the Pensacola Opera aims to enrich the culture in its community by producing professional opera performances and offering education programs and events for people of all ages, interests, and backgrounds. Pensacola Opera’s Artists in Residence visit elementary, middle, and high schools throughout five counties in Northwest Florida and Southwest Alabama. The educational opera performance tour is free, thanks to the support of corporate and individual donors.
Beneficiary: Pensacola OperaLearn More
United Way Safety SeriesJuly 1, 2021 - June 20, 2022 United Way of Southwest Alabama
218 St. Francis Street
Mobile, AL 36602
DetailsThe United Way Safety Net Series year-long campaign that will introduce the United Way of Southwest Alabama’s 46 partner agencies and several of its internal programs to the community.
Beneficiary: United Way of Southwest AlabamaLearn More
Pensacola Symphony OrchestraOctober 16, 2021 - March 26, 2022 Saenger Theatre
205 Zaragoza Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
DetailsThe Pensacola Philharmonic Orchestra was first formed in 1926 by Professor John W. Borjes. In the 1950s, the organization emerged as the Greater Pensacola Symphony Orchestra and is still known today. In its 96th season, the PSO continues to seek ways to fulfill its mission to promote the well-being of the Greater Pensacola community through excellence in live symphonic music and lifelong learning through engaging musical activities. One of these ways includes the "Beyond the Stage" program that brings musical experiences to schools, retirement communities, health care facilities, and galleries in virtual and in-person settings.
Beneficiary: Pensacola Symphony OrchestraLearn More
Magic Christmas in LightsNovember 26, 2021 - January 5, 2022 Bellingrath Gardens
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road
Theodore, AL 36582
DetailsThe 26th year of Magic Christmas in Lights is a family-friendly event for all ages. Throughout the 65-acre garden, the guest will walk through a dazzling light display that features more than 1,100 set pieces, 3 million lights, and 16 scenes. Bellingrath Gardens and Home’s mission is to preserve and enhance the 65-acre garden and grand estate home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath.
Beneficiary: Bellingrath Gardens and HomeLearn More
Art Without Limits Grant ProgramJanuary 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022 Eastern Shore Art Center
401 Oak Street
Fairhope, AL 36532
DetailsThe funds raised through the Art Without Limits grant program will be used for art supply purchases for underserved youth, veterans, and people with disabilities. The Eastern Shore Art Center connects people of all ages and abilities with the arts through education, exhibitions, and outreach activities.
Beneficiary: Eastern Shore Art CenterLearn More
Reese's Senior BowlFebruary 1-5, 2022 Hancock Whitney Stadium
500 Stadium Drive
Mobile, AL 36608
DetailsThe Reese’s Senior Bowl is played every year after the NCAA football season. It is considered the most prominent all-star game of the college football season and is generally viewed as the start of the NFL draft process. College football seniors and NFL coaching staff come from across the country to participate.
Beneficiary: Reese’s Senior BowlLearn More
ArtBlink GalaFebruary 4, 2022 (Virtual)
February 5, 2022 (In Person) The Fennec
1630 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
DetailsThe ArtBlink Gala is held to honor individuals impacted by cancer and celebrate the innovative work of UAB physicians and scientists. Guests will enjoy stunning artwork created by artists of Alabama, delicious food, a night of dancing accompanied by live music and learn more about UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s mission.
Beneficiary: UAB Comprehensive Cancer CenterLearn More
Paint the Park for JodyFebruary 5, 2022 Gold Star Park
212 S Main Street
Wetumpka, AL 36092
DetailsPaint the Park for Jody is a 5K color fun run honoring Jody Marie Sanford. Jody was a Wetumpka High School student and Cross-Country Athlete who passed away on February 2, 2014. In her memory, all event proceeds will go toward the Jody Marie Sanford Memorial Scholarship Fund. Elmore County graduating seniors apply online for the $1,000 scholarship given to four seniors each year.
Beneficiary: Jody Marie Sanford Memorial Scholarship FundLearn More
Joy of Life Mardi Gras BallFebruary 5, 2022 Daphne Civic Center
Daphne, AL 36526
DetailsCome dance the night away at the Joy of Life Mardi Gras Ball with Voodoo Gumbo as you enjoy food, a silent and live auction, wine, beer, and other beverages from local vendors and restaurants. All funds raised by the Joy of Life Mardi Gras Ball will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Beneficiary: St. Jude Children’s Research HospitalLearn More
Milton Mardi Gras Parade and ConcertFebruary 12, 2022 Milton High School
5445 Steward Street
Milton, FL 32570
DetailsThe Krewe of Airship Pirates is a non-profit organization that supports various charities within their local community, most notably the Northwest Florida Ronald McDonald House. This year the Krewe will be hosting their 4th Annual Milton Mardi Gras Parade, and Concert which is set to begin at Milton High School and end at Pine St. and Elmira St. There will be an after-party for all ages complete with live music, food trucks, kid zone, vendors, and lots more!
Beneficiary: Krewe of Airship PiratesLearn More
Millbrook Revelers Mardi Gras Festival & ParadeFebruary 19, 2022 Village Green Park
Main Street at Grandview Road
Millbrook, AL 36054
DetailsThe Millbrook Revelers Festival & Parade has quickly become one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations north of Mobile with over 60 vendors on site from all over the southeast. With a wide array of food choices as well as a climbing wall, zip line, and pony rides, there will be fun for everyone.
Beneficiary: Millbrook RevelersLearn More
I Pink I Can RunFebruary 19, 2022 The Flora-Bama
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
DetailsThe 9th Annual I Pink I Can Run is a four-mile walk/run for breast cancer. This event is hybrid, meaning you can participate in person at The Flora-Bama, or you can participate virtually in your neighborhood, local park, or even your treadmill! The Keeping Abreast Foundation is a result of the dedication and hard work of The Krewe du Yayas. The foundation strives to inspire hope and enhance the lives of those affected by breast cancer through early detection programs, education, and other support services.
Beneficiary: Keeping Abreast FoundationLearn More
Wetumpka Mardi Gras Festival and ParadeFebruary 26, 2022 Gold Star Park
212 South Main Street
Wetumpka, AL 36092
DetailsThe Order of Cimarron (OOC), founded in February 2012, celebrates French history and Creek Indian heritage with their annual Wetumpka Mardi Gras Festival and Parade. Their parade is held the last Saturday before Fat Tuesday and has grown each year. The OOC strives to be a community group focused on celebrating the city of Wetumpka in a way that is new, exciting, and unlike anything else offered throughout the year. Festivities begin at 9:00 am, with the parade rolling at 1:00 pm.
Beneficiary: Order of CimarronLearn More
Ballyhoo FestivalMarch 5 - 6, 2022 Gulf State Park
20115 State Park Road
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
DetailsThe Ballyhoo Festival focuses on fine art, cultural charm and highlights the fun-loving spirit of the residents of coastal Alabama. Ballyhoo is an event of the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance, whose mission is the development and promotion of the arts on Alabama’s Gulf Coast.
Beneficiary: Gulf Coast Arts AllianceLearn More
SLE RodeoMarch 9-20, 2022 Garrett Coliseum
1555 Federal Drive
Montgomery, AL 36107
DetailsThe Southeastern Livestock Exposition is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving farming and ranching by creating an opportunity for youth through rodeos, livestock competitions, community activities, and educational events. Proceeds from the annual rodeo event go toward youth livestock shows, livestock judging contests, scholarships, FFA Foundation, Alabama 4-H, Children's Miracle Network, Alabama Junior Rodeo, Alabama Junior, and Senior High School Cinch Rodeo, among others. Poarch Band of Creek Indians and Wind Creek proudly supports SLE in conjunction with the rodeo, livestock competitions, 4-H, and scholarship programs recognizing Alabama's youth. You contribute to something much larger than a date night or family getaway when you support SLE Rodeo!
Beneficiary: Southeastern Livestock ExpositionLearn More
Womens Leadership SummitMarch 11, 2022 Frazer Church
6000 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36117
DetailsThe Women's Leadership Summit celebrates International Women's Day with a day of empowerment for the modern woman. Over 400 professional women will gather to gain leadership skills and enrichment to enhance their everyday lives. This year's keynote speaker will be Stephanie Bryan, Tribal Chair and CEO for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. The theme this year is "Together We Are" to highlight the incredible strength and power that women have when working together and supporting each other. Proceeds raised by the Junior League of Montgomery support their work in the community through projects that improve the quality of life for families and children.
Beneficiary: Junior League of MontgomeryLearn More
Festival of FlowersMarch 11 - 13, 2022 Cathedral Square
300 Conti Street
Mobile, AL 36602
DetailsThe Festival of Flowers, LoDa Style, promises to be a cultural delight for Mobile, AL, and surrounding areas. Eight to ten teams will create living sculptures representing a given theme to compete for the People's Choice Award. The community event is open to the public through a required donation. Proceeds purchase Critical Care Monitors for the Providence Hospital Cardiac Care Unit.
Beneficiary: Providence Hospital FoundationLearn More
Eye Ball GalaMarch 12, 2022 Hilton - Pensacola Beach
12 Via De Luna Drive
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
DetailsThe annual Eye Ball Gala is a semi-formal event hosted by Independence for the Blind (IB). This evening ensures IB clients have the availability of quality programs and services. It helps cover the cost of assistive technology they provide for each student, transportation costs, computer programs for instruction, and fleet equipment that needs replacing or repair.Independence of the Blind's mission is to empower blind or visually impaired people in Northwest Florida to achieve maximum independence.
Beneficiary: Independence for the Blind (IB)Learn More
Pensacola Diabetes WalkMarch 12, 2022 Bayview Park
2001 Lloyd Street
Pensacola, FL 32501
DetailsThe Pensacola Diabetes Walk for Camp Seale Harris is a campaign to raise funds to support hundreds of local children and families living with diabetes. The funds are used for immediate support, helping diabetic children and families attend Camp Seale Harris. This supportive and fun filled walk will bring awareness to our local communities!
Beneficiary: Camp Seale HarrisLearn More
Fairhope Arts and Crafts FestivalMarch 18-20, 2022 Downtown Fairhope
426 Fairhope Ave.
Fairhope, AL 36532
DetailsThe Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival will be celebrating its 70th year of bringing some of the top artists and craftsmen in the country together in the streets of downtown Fairhope. The festival is a three-day event and is free to the public. The Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival proceeds support the Festival Foundation. Since 2017, the Festival Foundation has given over $100,000 to organizations and students within the Fairhope community.
Beneficiary: Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival FoundationLearn More
Focus Women's ConferenceMarch 28, 2022 Mobile Convention Center
1 South Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602
DetailsThe Focus Women's Conference is a day full of speakers, workshops, panels, networking, vendors, and a career expo. This years' keynote speaker is New York Times bestselling author Nadia Bolz-Weber. Focus's mission is to encourage, educate and empower women. They foster relationships and provide the tools, knowledge, and network to empower yourself economically, encourage you to live your best life, and positively influence your community.
Beneficiary: FocusLearn More
Pirates for Prostates Golf TournamentApril 22 - 23, 2022 Scenic Hills Country Club
8891 Burning Tree Road
Pensacola, FL 32514
DetailsThe 10th Annual Pirates for Prostates golf tournament in partnership with Woodlands Medical Specialists is a fun-filled event to bring awareness and raise funds for the second largest threat to a man's life, Prostate Cancer. Proceeds go toward funding prostate awareness and treatments in the Pensacola area.
Beneficiary: Krewe of LafitteLearn More
Captain Ds Castin N Catchin Fishing TournamentApril 23, 2022 Goose Pond Colony Resort
417 Ed Hembree Drive
Scottsboro, AL 35769
DetailsCaptain D's Castin' 'N Catchin' is a fishing tournament where all proceeds benefit the Pediatric & Congenital Heart Center of Alabama at Children's Hospital in Birmingham, AL. The tournament has raised over $750,000 for Children's at Alabama in just four years. Castin' N Catchin' started in 2016 as a professionally run tournament and is now the nation's largest family-run charity fishing tournament. To date, the money raised from Castin' 'n Catchin' has funded full-time research assistance, research on renal care for cardiac patients, and a camp to teach patients with cardiac issues about caring for their condition.
Beneficiary: Children's of AlabamaLearn More