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Join us for a night of enchantment and merriment at the Fezziwig's Dance Party, a standout event of the Charles Dickens Festival! Held at the historic Port Jefferson Masonic Temple, this Victorian Era ball dance transports you back to the joyous times of Charles Dickens' world. A live, four-piece acoustic band sets the tone with traditional music, creating an authentic backdrop for the evening.

Whether you're a seasoned dancer or have never stepped foot on a dance floor, our Dance Caller will guide you through every step, ensuring a delightful experience for everyone. This event is a perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the festive spirit, learn some classic dance moves, and make unforgettable memories.

No experience? No problem! It's all about having fun and embracing the warmth of the community, just as Dickens envisioned in his timeless tale. So, gather your friends and family, and don't miss this unique chance to be a part of a truly special night.

Tickets are on sale now! Secure your spot at Fezziwig's Dance Party and be ready to dance the night away in true Victorian style. We can't wait to see you there!

What is a Fezziwig?

A "Fezziwig's Dance Party" refers to a festive and joyous scene from Charles Dickens' classic novel "A Christmas Carol." In the story, Mr. Fezziwig is the jovial and generous former employer of the main character, Ebenezer Scrooge. The Fezziwig's dance party is a memorable scene, depicting a Christmas party hosted by Mr. Fezziwig. It's characterized by its warmth, lively music, dancing, and overall atmosphere of mirth and community spirit.

This scene is often highlighted as a stark contrast to Scrooge's own miserly and lonely existence. It serves as an example of the kind of generosity and joy that Scrooge has turned away from in his life. The party is filled with happy couples dancing, a fiddler playing lively tunes, and an abundance of food and drink. It's a representation of the spirit of Christmas and the importance of kindness, generosity, and human connection.

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