Dream Big Gala

Step right up and join us for the 13th annual Dream Big Charity Gala Presented by Johnson & Johnson on Saturday, July 18th at the Fayetteville Town Center. This year’s Circus Themed event is sure to impress and kicks off promptly at 7:00pm.

Guests will enjoy live music from NWA’s own Boom Kinetic provided by ARVEST and various circus acts, hors d’oeuvres from area restaurants, adult beverages featuring signature cocktails from Heaven Hill Spirits and wine selection from Sassafras Springs Vineyard, carnival games featuring a cigar dart throw by One Eyed Jacks Fine Cigar Lounge and wine ring toss by Sassafras Springs Vineyard, and an informative program about the Children’s Safety Center.

Additionally, the event hosts a fabulous silent auction and you can bid on items with quickness and ease using your smartphone. With our new mobile bidding software provided by Truity Credit Union, donating and bidding will be a breeze!

The Dream Big Charity Gala is THE signature fundraiser for the Children’s Safety Center of Washington County. The CSC helps coordinate child abuse investigations by providing advocacy, forensic interviewing, forensic medical exams, and mental health therapy. All of these services are provided free of charge to child abuse victims and their families.

In 2019, the CSC provided services to 804 alleged child abuse victims. Since opening its doors in 1997, the CSC has served over 11,000 children in Northwest Arkansas.

Come out, have fun with 1,000 of your closest friends, and raise much needed funds for the Children’s Safety Center!!!

Guests are encouraged but not required to wear black, red and white summer cocktail attire.

Be sure to stop by the fabulous Pediatric Dental Associates and Orthodontics lounge for treats, games, and giveaways.

Children Received Services in 2019

Children Served in Northwest Arkansas Since 1997

New Child Clients Received On-site Therapy

Please contact CSC Development Director Emily Rappé Fisher – [email protected] – for 2020 event and sponsorship information.


Event Schedule

  • 7:00pm – Doors Open
  • 8:20pm – Program Starts
  • 8:45pm – Boom Kinetic
  • 9:45pm – Live Auction
  • 10:15pm – Silent Auction Closes
  • 11:00pm – Event Ends