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Night to Shine event draws thousands to Tallahassee

Posted at 6:32 PM, Feb 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 18:32:24-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Friday night was unlike any other for people that have special needs. Tallahassee’s North Florida Fair Grounds is packed with over 1,000 people who will get their Night to Shine.

This an annual event is put on by the Tim Tebow Foundation and Genesis Church. They are just kicking off Friday night's 'Greatest Show,' which is the theme for this year's Night to Shine event.

Earlier ABC 27 was in the room where all the magic happens. There, people were receiving 5-star treatment, getting everything from their hair to makeup done.

Friday night is all about making these beautiful people with special needs feel like royalty. Performances kicked off with a dance troop and FAMU's Marching 100 are expected to perform as well.

Jordan Ledford told ABC 27 she feels like a princess.

To get a glimpse at the full event, make sure you watch ABC 27’s news at 11 tonight.