It's that time of year again, the annual Canine Carnival Ball to support It Takes a Village will be here before you know it, if you like Cajun food, helping pups, and a fun night out, this is the event for you! 

The annual Canine Carnival Ball is coming up on June 23rd, but tickets are on sale now. Tickets are $45/person or $85/couple. A table of 8 is $325. But you'll want to get your tickets soon, because they are only on sale until June 18th!

If you're like me and love Cajun food, but hate that we only get it once a year, you're going to love this event, because your ticket includes a delicious Cajun buffet! I had the food last  year, it's to die for!

Of course no evening out is complete without live entertainment, from music, to a mystifier, and a cash bar! There will also be a live auction, and silent auction, and adoptable pets from It Takes a village.

All proceeds from this event benefit It Takes a Village rescue, if you want to help out and enjoy a fun night out, you can buy your tickets now, click here!

Both of my dogs are rescues, and I will forever have a special place in my heart for the work they do in the community. Thanks to It Takes a Village, my sweet George was rescued, and able to find his forever home with my husband, Wrigley, and I! So I'm always extra thankful for the work they do, so my buddy could have a chance!


Here's all the details from their event page on Facebook:

Join us on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 6-10 pm at Tropiciana in support of It Takes A Village No-Kill Rescue! ITV welcomes you to their SIXTH annual event presented by Grainger Foundation. This event is not to be missed! We will have an indoor ball with all proceeds benefiting the dogs of ITV.

We are now seeking sponsors for one of our biggest fundraisers of the year, Canine Carnival Ball, on June 23, 2018. If you work for a company or own a business who might be interested in sponsoring, please email the contact information to and we can send them a request. Sponsorship information is available at

Just a few of the things we will have are:

* Team Skelton's Montourage playing all evening
* Mystifier Lamont McGee from St. Louis, MO
* Cash Bar
* ITV puppies and dogs onsite
* Photos
* Silent Auction
* Live Auction
* Carnival Entertainment
* Cajun Buffet featuring
--Garden Green Salad including choice of Cajun Ranch, Creole Mustard, Balsmaic
--New Orleans Shrimp and Stone Groud Grits
--Chef Subra's Granny's Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
--Cajun Fish
--Seasonal Vegtables
--Jalapeno Cornbread and Fresh Baked Breads
--Homemade Bread Pudding with Banana Foster Sauce
--Vegetarian options available

Tickets are $45/person or $85/couple. A table of 8 is $325. Ticket sales end on June 18!! Tickets for the event can be purchased at

All proceeds benefit the homeless animals of ITV! Dress is Cocktail Casual.

Good band and food, masks, beads, doggie kings and queens, we are putting together a Mardi Paws scene!

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