Each year, Extra Special People brings together members of the community with the children and families it serves for one special night: Big Hearts. It’s an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the abilities of some of our community’s most big-hearted individuals, while leaving their disabilities in the wings.


Tickets will go on sale November 9 through The Classic Center box office.

Help us sell out The Classic Center for the biggest hearts in town!

Silent Auction

3pm thru Banquet

The Silent Auction is run online through a mobile bidding software. If you pre-register before Big Hearts, you will be able to skip lines and bid on items straight from your phone. Pre-registration will open with ticket sales here.


Doors open –  3:30pm

Over 2000 people were in attendance in 2018 to watch 60 contestants show off their talents and abilities in a fun-filled “pageant” where they are celebrated not for who they aren’t, but who they are. This is a heart-warming event you won’t want to miss.


Following the Pageant

You are invited to an evening of dinner and dancing on February 9. The banquet includes a VIP cocktail hour and tables of ten for you and your guests to enjoy a sit-down dinner after the moving show. Last year’s guests donated over $170,000!

collage of participants

Get a sneak peek of our incredible contestants and performers by checking out their People’s Choice pages.


If your business would like to contribute an item to the Silent Auction, please visit this form.