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We receive many questions asking when St. Louis organizations are planning their annual galas. See the list below to help streamline your planning process and let us know of any edits by emailing  

2021 Dates
Saturday, February 6 - 60 Minutes of Hope: Celebrating the Spirit of Provident, to benefit Provident Behavioral Health

Saturday, February 27 - From Soil to Sachet Virtual Gala to benefit Meds & Food for Kids 

Saturday, March 6 - SouthSide Early Childhood Virtual Gala

Thursday, March 25 – Wyman’s Virtual Gala

Saturday, April 3 - Central Institute for the Deaf  - CID OUT LOUD! St. Louis Spirit, Virtual

Saturday, April 10 - The Sheldon Arts Foundation Gala, VIRTUAL and at The Sheldon (Hybrid)

Saturday, April 24 -  Dinner with the Stars to benefit Variety the Children's Charity

Sunday, May 2 – Mirowitz Virtual Gala - There’s No Place Like Mirowtiz

Thursday, May 13 – Tower Grove Flower Power

Saturday, May 15 - St. Louis Ballet Gala, The Muny - Culver Pavilion

Friday, May 21– COCAcabana 

Saturday, May 22 - Saint Louis Ballet Virtual Gala: A Ballet is Born

Monday, May 24 - 2021 St. Louis Arts Awards to benefit Arts and Education Council, The Big Top

Saturday, June 12 – College Bound’s Cap & Gown At Home, a virtually connected experience

Thursday, June 17 -  St. Louis Shakespeare Festival 21 Season Gala, King Lear in Shakespeare Glen

Thursday, July 29 - FLAME – COCA’s event for Richard Baron Leadership Circle Members

Friday, September 10 - ZOOFARI to benefit the St. Louis Zoo

Friday, September 10 – Beyond Housing Gala

Friday, September 10 - Women’s Safe House Annual Gala

Saturday, September 18 - Laumeier Sculpture Park's Big Dinner

Saturday, September 18 - Starburst Gala - Endless Vision to benefit Affinia Healthcare Foundation, Stifel Theatre

Friday, September 23 - Forest Park Forever Hat Luncheon

Saturday, September 24 - Open Your Heart for the Homeless to benefit Gateway 180

Thursday, September 30 - CHADS Coalition for Mental Health, Lou Fusz Athletic Center 

September TBD – St. Louis Public Library Event with major author (TBD)

Friday, October 1 - Grand Center Gala, Celebrating 40 Years, The Big Top

Friday, October 1 - Arch Grants Gala, Hyatt Regency St. Louis

Monday, October 4 – 6 - Raven Society Dinner, Chairmen’s Circle Dinner, Henry Shaw Society Dinner, Missouri Botanical Garden

Sunday, October 10, Food Outreach, A Tasteful Affair 33, The Four Seasons Hotel

Thursday, October 14 - Forest Park Forever Leffingwell Society Awards

Thursday, October 14 - Art of Travel benefiting the Lambert Art & Culture Program

Wednesday, October 20 - Sing for Siteman to benefit Siteman Cancer Center

Saturday, November 6 - Justice Speaks/65th Anniversary Celebration to benefit Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Saturday, November 13 - The Black Rep's 45th Anniversary Gala

Wednesday, November 17 – The St. Louis Zoo’s Marlin Perkins Society Celebration, Ritz Carlton

Saturday, November 20 – Play Date to benefit St. Louis Children’s Hospital

December 5 or 12 (TBD) - Opera Theatre St. Louis Annual Holiday Celebration

Wednesday, December 8 – June Jesse Memorial Foundation Auction & Raffle, The Hall at Olive + Oak


2022 Dates
Friday, January 21 – FLAME – COCA’s event for Richard Baron Leadership Circle Members 

Saturday, February 5 - The Spirit of Provident Gala benefitting Provident Behavioral Health, The Chase Park Plaza

Saturday, March 5 – St. Louis Public Library Foundation Stranger Than Fiction

Saturday, April 2 - An Evening at The Sheldon to benefit The Sheldon Concert Hall

Sunday, April 3 - Eat Drink Love supporting the Ollie Hinkle Heart Foundation, The Hall at Olive + Oak

Saturday, April 9 – Threads to benefit the Missouri Historical Society, Missouri History Museum in Forest Park 

Friday, April 29 - COCAcabana

Saturday, May 7 - Opera Theatre St. Louis, Spring Gala

Saturday, May 14 - REimagine - Fashion with a Cause to benefit The Salvation Army

2020 Dates

Monday, January 20 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday,  January 27 – The St. Louis Arts Awards to benefit the Arts and Education Council, The Chase Park Plaza

Monday, February 17 – President’s Day

Saturday, March 7 – Celebrate Kanaval! The Rhythm of Haiti, Meds & Food for Kids – Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch

Saturday, March 7 - SouthSide Early Childhood Center’s Champions for Children Gala, The Four Seasons 

Saturday, March 7 – Duo Dog’s:  A Fetching Affair, The Chase Park Plaza

Wednesday, April 8 - Saturday, April 16 -  Passover

Sunday, April 12 - Easter

Saturday, April 18 – St. Louis Ballet Spring Gala, “An Enchanted Evening in the Garden”, The Ritz Carlton

Saturday, April 18 - Variety’s Runway Lights Fashion Show and Luncheon

Friday, April 24 - COCAcabana at COCA - VIRTUAL

Saturday, April 25 - De La Salle’s Catch a Rising Star Gala, The Palladium 

Saturday, April 25 - Dinner with the Stars to benefit Variety the Children's Charity, Stifel Theatre

Thursday, April 30 - The 10th Anniversary Big Muddy Ball: "Young at Heart", The Sheldon 

Sunday, May 3 - Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School Gala - VIRTUAL

Monday, May 4 - Saturday, May 9 - CID OUT LOUD! – VIRTUAL

Thursday, May 7 - 20th Anniversary Season Gala to benefit Shakespeare Festival St. Louis – VIRTUAL

Monday, May 25 - Memorial Day

Saturday, June 6 – Illumination Gala to benefit Siteman Cancer Center

Saturday, June 13 – College Bound Cap & Gown Ball - VIRTUAL

Wednesday, July 22 – Downtown STL Inc’s Show Me Downtown

Thursday, July 23 - Young at Art to benefit St. Louis ArtWorks, at St Louis ArtWorks 

Thursday, August 27 - Sunrise Celebration to benefit Care and Counseling, Majorette 

Monday, September 7 - Labor Day

Friday, September 18 - Sunday, September 20 - Rosh Hashana

Saturday, September 19 – Starkloff Disability Institute, Party to the Max - VIRTUAL

Thursday, September 24 – Metro Theatre Company Gala - VIRTUAL

Saturday, September 26 – The Big Dinner to benefit Laumeier Sculpture Park - VIRTUAL

Sunday, September 27 - Monday, September 28 - Yom Kippur

Friday, October 2 – Open Your Hearts for the Homeless Gala to benefit Gateway 180, St. Louis Aquarium

Friday, October 2 – Jazz St. Louis Gala - VIRTUAL

Saturday, October 3 - Benefit for the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis to honor Alison and John Ferring - VIRTUAL

Monday, October 12 - Columbus Day

Friday, October 16 - Journey for Little Bit - VIRTUAL and at The Four Seasons 

Friday, October 16 - Mathews-Dickey Gala, Jerseys & Jewels, Celebrating 60 Years. - VIRTUAL

Wednesday, October 21 - Memories & Melodies to benefit Memory Care Home Solutions - VIRTUAL

Friday, October 23 – Illumination Gala to benefit Siteman Cancer Center – VIRTUAL

Saturday, November 15 - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis​ to benefit The Sheldon, VIRTUAL

Friday, November 20 – St. Francis Xavier (SLU) College Church Gala - VIRTUAL

Saturday, November 21 - Play Date Anti-Gala - Virtual Edition to benefit Children’s Hospital

Thursday, November 26 - Thanksgiving