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Louisville Slugger Field

401 East Main Street

Louisville, KY 40202

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The Dad Daughter Diamond Dance is much more than just a dance—it’s a chance to show your daughter how much she’s loved!! Dads and daughters will have a royal "ball" dancing, laughing, and growing in their relationships through this heart-warming celebration at Louisville Slugger Field! You are sure to win the MVD (Most Valuable Dad) award for treating your daughter(s) to an unforgettable and fun filled evening together!! Our professional photographers will capture each family group with a free downloadable photo; our professional dance instructor will lead fathers and daughters in a variety of dances and personalized activities to clean, age-appropriate hits played by our All-star DJ. You will enjoy upscale desserts as well as a variety of beverages. Each family will leave a winner with a Home Run favor bag including gifts to encourage future Dad Daughter Dates and strengthen your home team spirit!

A Dance Ticket includes one father and up to two daughters ($65); for each additional daughter, add $10 to the price of a ticket. All tickets include dancing, desserts, a professional photograph that you can download & print after the event and a Home Run favor bag. Each father attending must purchase a ticket. We recommend girls are in 3rd to 8th grade; however each dad has full discretion to bring the age daughter that he feels is appropriate.

The first 50 dads to purchase a ticket will be entered into a drawing to win a date basket filled with gift cards and date ideas for your next date night!

"Turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the hearts of children to their fathers." Malachi 4:6

**By purchasing a ticket, you agree to a photo & video release which may be used in future promotional material.


What time & where is the event?

The 2019 Dad Daughter Diamond Dance will be held Saturday, February 9 from 7-9pm (doors open at 6:30pm) in the heart of downtown at Louisville Slugger Field ~401 East Main Street. Free secured parking will be in the Slugger Field east lot on the corner of Jackson and Main.

What do tickets include?

Each Dance Ticket covers one father and up to two daughters ($65). For each additional daughter, the ticket increases $10 each. All tickets include:

  • interactive dad daughter activities,

  • dance instruction to clean age appropriate music,

  • upscale desserts,

  • a professional photograph that you can download/print after the event

  • PLUS one keepsake Home Run bag per family with quality gifts for future dad daughter memory making!

Each father attending must purchase a ticket.

What age daughters should attend the dance?

The designed age for the dance is daughters who are in 3rd to 8th grade; however as a dad you have full decrestion to bring the age daughter that you feel is appropriate.

How do I purchase a block of tickets?

Contact Shilo Smaldone at shilo.smaldone@manhoodjourney.org

Ticket Cancellation, Transfer & Refund Policy

Ticket cancellations can be submitted to Heart of Womanhood by email no more than 30 days out from the date of the event will receive a full refund less a $5 processing fee. No refunds will be given less than 30 days out from the event. Tickets are not transferable unless otherwise determined by the administration of Heart of Womanhood. For the safety of all attendees, individuals not listed on the master attendee roster will not be admitted into the dance. Reselling of tickets is strictly prohibited.

What if a girl's father can't bring her?

The Dad Daughter Dance is open to stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, godfathers or other male role models who fulfill the role of ‘father’ to a third through eighth grade young lady.

Can mom or family members come take photos?

This night is dedicated to our fathers and their daughters; therefore we keep this special time reserved only for them. We have hired multiple professional photographers to be at our event to take both posed and candid photographs from the evening so you won’t miss a thing. Just be sure your fathers and daughters know to smile when the camera comes around! Our fathers are also welcome to bring their own phones/cameras to take pictures at the event.

What is the dress code?

There is no official dress code. We want everyone to be comfortable. However, many girls enjoy wearing party dresses to the event. The attire for fathers ranges from khakis and dress shirts to suits and even a few tuxedos and military uniforms. We will provide a free coat check as you enter the Diamond Dance welcome area from the Jackson street parking lot.

Who holds the event? Who does it benefit?

Manhood Journey/Heart of Womanhood is an independent, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening family relationships in God honoring ways.

What type of food is available?

We will be serving a variety of desserts such as cookies, brownies and a chocolate fountain as well as coffee, hot chocolate, lemonade and water.

What should I do if my child has food allergies?

Here is the ingredient listing provided by Centerplate Catering for the Diamond Dance refreshments:

Chocolate chip cookies: unbleached unbromated flour, butter, brown sugar, sugar, eggs, chocolate chips, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt.

Oatmeal raisin cookies: unbleached unbromated flour, butter, brown sugar, sugar, eggs, rolled oats, raisins, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt.

Sugar cookies: butter, sugar, egg yolks, vanilla extract.


Rice Krispies Treats: toasted rice cereal (rice, sugar, salt, malt flavor, niacinamide, reduced iron, vitamin B2 [riboflavin], folic acid), corn syrup, fructose, vegetable oil (soybean and palm oil with TBHQ for freshness), sugar, corn syrup solids. Contains less than 2% or less of vegetable glycerin, dextrose, gelatin, natural & artificial flavors (contains milk), salt, DATEM, acetylated monoglycerides, soy lecithin, BHT for freshness.

Chocolate Fountain

Marshmallows: corn starch, water, sugar, modified corn starch, gelatin, tetra sodium pyrophosphate, blue #1.

Coffee cake: flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, eggs, milk, butter, cinnamon.

Brownies: Eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla extract, cocoa, baking powder, salt.

Pretzel sticks: Flour, niacin, Thiamin Mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid, salt, corn oil, corn syrup, ammonium bicarbonate, malt extract, yeast

Fresh strawberries & pineapple

If your child is allergic to the food offered, it may be more convenient for you to eat before or after the event. We will make every effort to accommodate special requests due to food allergies. Please contact us with special requests at shilo.smaldone@manhoodjourney.org All dance activities will be enjoyed in the atrium areas of the Louisville Slugger Complex, not in the ball field/food vendor areas for those who may have extreme food sensitivities.

Are scholarships available?

If you have questions about scholarships, please contact Shilo Smaldone at shilo.smaldone@manhoodjourney.org

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