Thursday, May 20, 2021

Annual Mother-Son Dance returns to Canton Saturday

Moms, aunts, and grandmothers can treat the special young men in their lives to an afternoon of fun and dancing at Canton Leisure Services Annual Mother/Son Dance on Saturday, May 22.  

Spots are still available for the 1-3 p.m. dance, which will take place at the new Preservation Park outdoor pavilion and the Cady-Boyer Barn, located at 500 N. Ridge Road.  The 4:30-6:30 p.m. dance timeslot is currently filled to capacity. 

“We are so happy to be able to offer this annual tradition that helps create special memories between young boys and the special women in their lives,” said Laura Mortier, Canton recreation specialist. “Plus, participants will be able to have a good time outside under our new Preservation Park Pavilion, especially with our Beach Party theme.”

Light refreshments will be available, as well as the popular balloon-drop finale. Souvenir photos may also be purchased for an additional fee at the dance.  Advance ticket purchase is required for all ages and space is limited to the first 125 guests per timeslot.  Tickets are currently on sale at  

Tickets are $11.50 per person for Canton residents and $14.50 per person for non-residents. These special dances take place outdoors and will feature a “Beach Party” theme, so participants are encouraged to dress the part. High heels are not recommended since this is an outdoor function. 

In the event of inclement weather, the dances will take place June 5.  

For additional information or to purchase tickets for the Annual Mother/Son Dance, visit or call (734) 394-5460.