Military Ball 2013
At: Royale, 279 Tremont St., Boston, Sunday, 10 p.m. 21+. Tickets: $20. 617-338-7699, www.royaleboston.com.
The deal: For the seventh time in Boston, Chris Harris Presents is calling all units to their annual military-theme party and ball. The night will honor our armed forces, featuring hot dance beats, video projections, signature drinks, and wild costumes. While the event caters to the LGBT community, producer and promoter Chris Harris anticipates more than 1,000 guests from all walks of life. “We especially hope to attract service members and we offer free entry only for them,” he said.
The DJs: New York-based DJ John Rizzo will mix festive vocal house beats.
What to wear: Harris strongly encourages partygoers to pull out their best camouflage, boots, and badges. “Our guests love an excuse to dress up,” he said. “Expect to see a lot of crazy outfits.”
The drink: Agents standing by can enjoy creative concoctions from Patriotic Punch to Boot Camp Crush to the Savory Salute.
The tip: For the tech-savvy army aficionados, use the payment app LevelUp to purchase passes and receive a discount. “All first-time users will get $10 off cover charge,” said Harris.
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