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Le Diner en Blanc Jacksonville: A Celebration to Remember - 4th Year Recap

Updated: Oct 17, 2023

We can hardly believe it, but Le Diner en Blanc Jacksonville has just concluded its fourth-year celebration in this beautiful city, and what an incredible night it was!

The setting for this year's soirée was the breathtaking Metropolitan Park, nestled along the waterfront. As the sun began its descent, the park transformed into a mesmerizing tableau of white elegance. Dressed in their finest white attire, the thousand attendees exuded grace and sophistication, creating a magnificent sight that left onlookers in awe.

The event commenced with an exuberant welcome by the Jaquar Cheerleaders, Band, and Mascot, setting the stage for an exciting evening. As guests settled into their seats, they were greeted with warmth and enthusiasm, creating an atmosphere of anticipation.

The live entertainment that followed was nothing short of extraordinary. Renowned musician Joe Watts took the stage, captivating the audience with his mesmerizing melodies on the keyboard. Adding to the night's allure, one of the city's hottest R&B bands, Datz Pressure, delivered a soulful performance that had everyone on their feet, dancing and grooving to the rhythm even before the dance floor officially opened. DJ Emcee as always rocked the park!

Embracing the Cloud 9 theme, the event organizers went above and beyond expectations, creating a dreamlike atmosphere that transported guests to new heights. The presence of a majestic hot air balloon on-site offered a unique opportunity for attendees to soar above the clouds, while a captivating bubble dome and various photo installations provided dazzling moments for capturing memories.

For those seeking a touch of luxury, a private cigar lounge area awaited, inviting guests to indulge in premium cigars and champagne, further enhancing the ambiance of sophistication and relaxation.

The evening unfolded flawlessly, leaving no room for disappointment. Every detail was meticulously planned and executed, resulting in an atmosphere that was nothing short of perfect.

Photo credits: Khalifa Dieye

This year, Diner en Blanc Jacksonville took pride in giving back to the community by choosing Feeding Northeast Florida as its beneficiary. The event served as a platform to raise awareness and support for this worthy cause, showcasing the organizers' dedication to making a positive impact on the city.

This year's Diner en Blanc Jacksonville team consisted of City Festivals very own, Tash Johnson, alongside the talented duo -Markesha Fuller from Aristocratic Events and Ericka Durant! Together they all brought their unique flair to the event, infusing it with energy, charisma, and a sense of camaraderie that resonated with every guest.


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