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The Center Celebration 2024 presented by Ice Miller over a blue and green backgrou

Reserve your table for the Center Celebration 2024

Elegant dinner, live performances, after-parties and more!

The Center Celebration 2024

Presented by Ice Miller

Saturday, September 21, 2024

The Palladium

Headline performance by Chris Botti

Chris Botti in a gray t-shirt with his trumpet against a blue-gray wall with a diagonal streak of white light illuminating his face.

The Center for the Performing Arts’ annual gala fundraiser returns to the Palladium for an evening of food and fun, with a headlining performance from Chris Botti. The Center Celebration 2024 spotlights the incredible array of experiences offered at the Center for the Performing Arts. All proceeds from the 2024 gala at the Palladium support the arts and educational programs of the Center for the Performing Arts.


Table reservations are available now! For details, see our table reservation guide.


To make your reservation, email or call the Development Team at 317.819.3528.


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Highlights include:

  • First Merchants Bank Red Carpet Arrival and Cocktail Reception
  • Elegant dinner and live auction supporting arts programming for the community
  • Headline performance by Chris Botti
  • Celebrate, dance and revel at the Gala After-Parties throughout the Palladium


Black tie recommended