Program

2016 Black Tie Dinner


The 35th annual Black Tie Dinner will be held on October 1st, 2016 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Click here for information on how to attend the best party in North Texas, and be sure to check back here for updates and announcements as they become available. To subscribe to our e-news, simply enter and submit your email address at the bottom of this page.


2016 Theme Reveal

When we said you wouldn't BELIEVE what we had in store for our 35th dinner it wasn't a joke. We BELIEVE in our history, our legacy and a brighter tomorrow. Save the date: 10/1/16

Posted by Black Tie Dinner on Friday, March 11, 2016


Program Format

Each year, up to 3,000 guests experience this “premier event of empowerment, education and entertainment” supporting GLBT organizations in the North Texas community and Black Tie Dinner’s National Beneficiary, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

The Saturday evening Dinner Program includes local and national figures, entertainment, recognition rewards, auctions and more. Pre Dinner receptions and the AfterBlack dance party add to the evening’s festivities.

Friday, the evening before the Dinner, Sponsors, Table Captains and their guests are invited to B4Black, an exciting auction preview party with a program all its own.

Past Dinner Award Recipients and Speakers include: Maya Angelou, Ann Richards, Martin Sheen, Lily Tomlin, Sharon Stone, Goldie Hawn, Geena Davis, Bishop V. Gene Robinson, Judy Shepard, Cyndi Lauper and Gavin Newsom.