At the City Commission Meeting on April 12, 2021, the City commission approved the special event permit for Puttin’ on the Ritz. The applicant requests closure of S. Magnolia Avenue, from 2nd Street to 3rd Street from 10 am- midnight. Affected businesses will still have access to alleyways behind and beside their businesses.
‘Puttin’ on the Ritz’ is the annual fundraiser for the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center on Magnolia Avenue. The 2022 event theme will be “Puttin on the Ritz – American Bandstand” and will be held directly in front of their venue, between the Theater at 203 S. Magnolia Avenue and their Annex at 201 S. Magnolia Avenue from 6 – 11 pm on Saturday, January 22, 2022. This ticketed event will feature entertainment, live music and catered food.