A Fancy Dress and Literary-Themed Social Event for Adults

Presented by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library.


This year’s theme is Fairy Tales: Darkly Ever After

The 2018 Lit Up Ball will feature:

  • Prizes awarded for the best fairy tale inspired attire (costumes are optional)
  • Live music from Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band
  • Light appetizers and dessert
  • Drinks available for purchase with cash or credit.

This event is for ages 18+ only.


Purchase Lit Up Ball tickets on the Friends of the Library website.

  • Early Bird tickets are $30 each, until February 14.
  • On February 15, tickets go up to $40 each.

A limited number of tickets will be available at the door, so be sure to buy in advance to ensure admission.


The Lit Up Ball was created in 2013 to raise community awareness of Library programs. The Friends of the Arlington Public Library is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging and assisting the Library in providing high quality services and collections.


Thursday, March 22, 2018
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Do Not Use
zz *Off-Site

About Our Events

Accommodations in the Library

Arlington County provides accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Please contact ​us at least five (5) business days in advance.

  • Phone: 703-228-5993
  • Email: Jberg@arlingtonva.us