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Grown Folks Events was established to create and deliver quality social events for urban professionals and entrepreneurs looking to have a good time with friends and family with a keen focus on bringing awareness and support to youth education and social service organizations.  


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Donnell Hughes, Sr.

Welcome to Grown Folks Events'

website. As the owner of GFE, it is my duty to deliver clients the best experience possible at each and every event. My staff & I have a combined 75 years of event planning expertise. We are confident in what we offer as a collective to ensure your satisfaction as an attendee to any Grown Folks Events social.

Each event , a portion of Grown Folks Events'

proceeds support underserved youth

Fine Arts programs in Central Ohio


Grown Folks Events Currently supports:

Arts IMPACT Middle School (AIMS) 



As always, we look forward to you attending one of our events in the future.  If you ever have any questions leading into or after an event, feel free to contact us.

Thank you for taking time to view our site.



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High Quality, Professional & Fun

"I was so honored and happy to participate in the Grown Folks Events NYE Celebration. The GFE staff and host committee participants really came together to create a memorable event experience."

Mark Cardwell, Cardwell Communications

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