Jest for Laughs! Masquerade Party is Friday

Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 11:26 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 11:26 a.m.

Masked partiers for a cause will descend Friday night on downtown Gainesville for the inaugural Gainesville Jest for Laughs! Masquerade Party, benefitting the Pride Community Center of North Central Florida, the Alachua County branch of the NAACP and the Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry.

The party will kick off at 9 p.m. at Cellar 12, 12 SE Second Ave., and last until midnight, according to a news release from the event organizers.

Admission is $50, with the festivities including valet parking, door prizes, music by Jazz Bandits, a contest with prizes for the best costumes, hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

For tickets or more information visit the website, call event organizers at 327-3400, visit the event's Facebook page or send an e-mail to

- Staff report

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