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Under the Big Top

Under the Big Top

CALM WATERS’ ANNUAL CARNIVAL-STYLE EVENING FUNDRAISER OCCURS EACH SPRING AND RAISES ABOUT $100,000 FOR CALM WATERS PROGRAMS.

FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2023 | 6:00 PM to 10:00PM | ADULTS ONLY

OKLAHOMA CITY FARMER’S PUBLIC MARKET BUILDING | 311 SOUTH KLEIN, OKC, OK 73108

This one-of-a-kind event includes your favorite carnival experiences such as Plinko, BalloonPop, Hole-in-One, a Punch Wall, and Deck of Cards, as well as a live magician, aerialists, stilt-walkers, jugglers, a wine pull, a jewelry draw, and a raffle.

Purchase a game card for a chance to win amazing prizes! Game prizes are $10 to $100 gift cards to your favorite OKC businesses. Game cards are available for purchase to play carnival games, with a 1 in 4 chance to win.

The event dress is cocktail and snappy casual!

Sponsorships between $10,000 and $500 are available.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Under the Big Top sponsors will receive numerous fantastic benefits! Sponsorship levels are Ring Master, Aerialist, Trapeze Artist, Strong Man and Patron. All sponsorship levels help create an over-the-top event.

Support Calm Waters

All proceeds benefit Calm Waters programming! Your support will directly fund grief and divorce support groups and more. Join us as an Under the Big Top Sponsor and be part of the best fundraiser of the year.

Volunteer

Help us WOW the crowd!

Want to be an Under the Big Top Volunteer? Sign Up today! Volunteers will be required to work a minimum of one shift for either set-up, during the event or tear-down. To thank you, volunteers will receive free entry into Under the Big Top, including food and drinks!

APRIL 21, 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Tasks include unloading staff vehicles and making several trips transporting supplies up freight elevator, assembling and carrying bistro tables, rearranging tables and chairs, taping down extension cords, setting up the registration table, place game supplies at each game stop. Blow up 100 balloons, etc.

APRIL 21, 11:30AM – 2:30PM

Tasks include placing 30 table cloths on rounds, bistros and rectangle tables, assembling and place table décor. Hanging event signage, assembling games as needed. (pinning balloons to corkboard, wrapping punch wall cups with tissue paper, etc.) artfully set-up raffle tables, etc.

APRIL 21, 5:30PM – 10:00PM

Tasks include manning the carnival games, checking in event guests, selling game tickets and helping where needed.

 

APRIL 21, 9:30PM – 11:15PM

Tasks include tearing down game booths, stripping linens from tables, clearing trash and dismantling balloon arch.

Entertainment

Raffle Queens

Inspyral Circus

Magician Jonathan Meyer

The Flying Okie

Sponsors

Aerialist Sponsors
Patron Sponsors

Event Photos