It was a room filled with people who wanted to celebrate the joy of life. The 40th Annual Barber Ball was held at the Bayfront Convention Center for individuals with disabilities.
“I lost my parents and this reminds me of my parents.”
People come from all across the county and the Tri-State Area to experience this event. The dance is a celebration of life and a celebration of the holiday season.
“The event gives an opportunity to these individuals to let loose have some fun and make new friends. “
This event has grown each year that they have held it.
“I feel very grateful to be a small part of all of this the mission of the Barber National Institue is a great mission.”
Coordinators believe this is the premier Christmas event of the season for Erie.
“People get very excited they get dressed up they get limos they have dinner out so it makes a very festive kickoff to the holiday season.”
600 people were part of this event.