Cuban inspired, Havana Nights 2017 will feature favorites like hand-rolled
cigars, Cuban cuisine, flaming bananas foster, bourbon and beer tasting in the Winston's Cigar Lounge, Gary Hutchison on the guitar, and the most thrilling live
auction in town. Preview the live and silent auction by clicking Auction. Participants must register online for auction, online bidding. Silent auction will open for bids on Wednesday, May 31.
Best of Live will return this year, giving one winning
guest the opportunity to pick their live auction item of choice for only $100.
Purchase your "Best of Live" raffle chances by clicking Tickets or Auction (package #100 on the auction site). Limited number of raffle chances available, need not be present to win.
Heads or Tails will return with the opportunity to win a stocked Yeti Tank 85 (with lid). Must by chances at Havana Nights. $10/strand of beads or 3 strands for $25.
Opportunities to Sponsor a Child starting at $40/day will also return. Need not be present to participate. Visit the Auction page (packages 401-408) to "Sponsor a Child" at the CES.
New to the event this year will be the Choctaw Cabana Club after-party! Featuring DJ Moose and Grand Master P, cocktails, and catered by Taco Bell the Choctaw Cabana Club will give you a place to cool off while dancing the night away.
100% of all ticket, sponsorship, and event day proceeds will benefit the Children’s Emergency
Shelter and the over 300 abused and neglected children they serve each year.
See you in Havana!
The Fort Smith Children’s Emergency Shelter provides shelter and care, in a safe and structured home-like environment to area children ages 6-17 who have been removed from their home by the Department of Human Services due to neglect and/or abuse. In addition, the CES has expanded its mission to include an Independent Living Housing Program for foster youth ages 18 and older who have “aged-out” of foster care.