Night to Shine is back in person!
Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs ages 14 and older. This coming year, on Friday, February 10, 2023, Night to Shine will celebrate its ninth anniversary as thousands from around the world will come together to honor those with disabilities. This will be Lakeside’s third opportunity to partner with the Tim Tebow foundation to host this event for our community.
Registration for guests and volunteers is below.
Guest must be 14 years or older. Please be sure to complete the entire form before submitting.
Click here to Volunteer. 18 and over (every volunteer 18 and over will need a background check) Please be sure to complete the entire form and click the link for the background check if applicable.
Click here to Volunteer. under 18 Please be sure to complete the entire form.
Night To Shine FAQ
What is Night to Shine?
Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with
special needs ages 14 and older.
Each Night to Shine guest will be crowned King or Queen for the night and enjoy dinner, dancing, limo
rides, photography stations, karaoke, and more! For those who need a break from the party, a quieter
lounge and sensory room will be available where guests can sit and relax until they are rested and ready
to return to the dance floor!
When is the next Night to Shine event?
Night to Shine will be held on February 10th, 2023, from 6:00-9:00pm.
Where does this event take place?
Night to Shine is hosted on the same day by hundreds of churches around the world. Lakeside Baptist
Church in Canton, TX, is one of the churches hosting this event for guests from Van Zandt County and
the surrounding areas.
Will I be by myself all night?
Each one of our Kings and Queens will have their own Buddy for the whole evening. They will be there
to assist our guests with whatever needs they will have and to make sure they have the best night of
Where will Parents and Caregivers be?
After dropping your guest off at Night to Shine with their Buddy, all parents and caregivers are invited to
attend a special Respite Dinner on campus in a separate building. We realize that this event may be the
only time parents /caregivers can take a break from caregiving, and we want you to feel loved and
appreciated for all you do! Please RSVP to attend the dinner when you Register to Attend.
What should I wear?
We ask that all guests and volunteers dress up in formal wear. Since formal wear is expensive, we have
a clothing boutique of donated formal wear (dresses and suit jackets) that guests can set up an
appointment to try on and to pick out one – free of charge. Please indicate on your Registration Form if
you would like to set up an appointment at the clothing boutique.
Does it cost anything to attend NTS?
Night to Shine does not cost anything to our guests. It is our privilege and honor to host this event for
our Special Needs Community through donations from church and community members. If you are
interested in donating time, resources, or financially, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
Will security be around?
Yes, we will have security. No guest will be allowed outside the buildings unless accompanied by their
parents if they need to leave early. All our guests and buddies/volunteers are required to be background
checked, and will have lanyards on identifying them all evening.
Will there be a medical team on site?
Yes! There will be a medical station staffed with EMTs and other medical professionals to handle any
minor needs and to help assess and coordinate if additional medical help is needed at any time.
How do I get more information?
You can email email@example.com for more information. Click here to REGISTER to attend Night