In addition to the hype surrounding this years All-Star sneaker releases, festivities for All-Star Weekend began to boom as NBA players, associates and celebrities alike join together to celebrate the annual event.

Orlando’s own Dwight Howard decided to celebrate in his own way by hosting an exclusive VIP party for select friends, family and fans on Friday night. Among the guests included celebrities like Ne-Yo, Common, NFL player Von Miller and many more.

Some of music’s hottest artists including B.O.B., Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Fabolous and Young Jeezy were also in attendance performing for the event.

Check out some snaps below from Friday nights All-Star Weekend kick-off party!

 

Fabolous, Dwight Howard and DMC pose at the adidas/Dwight Howard All Star Party on Friday, February 24, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. (Alex A. Menendez/AP Images for adidas.)
DMC performs at the adidas/Dwight Howard All Star Party on Friday, February 24, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. (Alex A. Menendez/AP Images for adidas.)
Von Miller and Dwight Howard on the red carpet at the adidas/Dwight Howard All Star Party on Friday, February 24, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. (Alex A. Menendez/AP Images for adidas.)

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