Some of the staple events scheduled to take place during the weekend include:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homewood Suites - 2750 Presidential Dr., Fairborn, OH 45324 - Suite 4102
Hosted by the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. – Devastating Pi Phi Chapter.
Mingle with friends and family before the main event for the evening. The Hospitality Suite is open to All Alumni.
All-White Soiree*Ticketed Event*
10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dayton Racquet Club - 40 N. Main Street, Dayton, OH 45423
This year the All White Soiree “All White Everything”, will be held at one of the area’s sexiest venues, the Dayton Racquet Club – which sits atop the tallest downtown building and offers a spectacular skyline view of the city. With beautiful people, a sexy venue, and an ambiance that has the energy, class and sophistication we know you’ll enjoy. What better way to officially kick off BLACKtie weekend.
BLACKtie Family Festival
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Island MetroPark - 101 E. Helena St., Dayton, OH 45405
Saturday afternoon, join your family and friends at Island MetroPark – a 33-acre urban oasis conveniently located right outside of downtown Dayton. Enjoy good company in a family friendly environment that will feature a vast array of entertainment including: live bands, marching band performances, performing arts, step teams and a stroll contest that will determine if the Devastating Divas of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Ethereal Epsilon Rho Chapter can defend their crown as back-to-back Greek “Stroll Off” Champions. With premier food vendors, multiple DJs, games and activities for all ages this is an event you don’t want to miss.
The BLACKtie Alumni Gala 2018*Ticketed Event*
9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Country Club of the North - 1 Club N Dr, Xenia, OH 45385
The namesake and signature event for the weekend will be held at one of the city’s most exceptional venues, The Country Club of the North – one of the premier private country clubs in Southwest Ohio. The evening will treat you to an unforgettable experience with several rooms to enjoy, unique entertainment, live bands, multiple DJ’s and complimentary valet parking. This is an upscale and polished event so the dress code for the evening will reflect a creative black tie feel. There will be cash bars available, complimentary grand hors d’oeuvres and the signature BLACKtie Gala Cake.
Sunday Jazz Networking Brunch*Ticketed Event*
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Dayton - Beavercreek 3520 Pentagon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45431
A combination of breakfast, lunch and SOUL. The Sunday Jazz Networking Brunch will feature alumni speakers/presenters and will provide another opportunity to network, reminisce and recap on the weekend one more time with all the Wright people. This is the official sendoff celebration and will conclude the weekend festivities.