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Carlton | Werremeyer

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  

Bold = Carlton | Werremeyer managed events 
2016 (scroll down for 2017)

January 14           COCA FLAME (invite only)

January 25           25th Annual St. Louis Arts Awards presented by Arts and Education Council, Chase Park Plaza

February 6            RED 2016: "Red Hot" to benefit Doorways, Four Seasons Hotel

February 12          Opera Theatre of St. Louis Wine and Beer Tasting

February 27          Jazz St. Louis Gala, Four Seasons Hotel

March 5                Go Nuts for Haiti to benefit Meds & Food for Kids, Hyatt at The Arch - CW Planning

March 30              Little Black Dress: From Mourning till Night Gala to benefit the Missouri History Museum

April 1                   Open Your Heart for the Homeless Gala to benefit Gateway180, Randall Gallery 

April 2                   Dance St. Louis 50th Anniversary Gala, Four Seasons Hotel - CW Planning

​April 2                   Pillar of Strength honoring the St. Louis Blues Alumni Association to benefit Epworth Children & Family Services 

April 8                   Raising the Roof at the Old Rock House for Project, Inc.

April 9                   Wyman Gala, Four Seasons Hotel - CW Planning

April 9                   The Sheldon Gala

April 15                 Contemporary Art Museum Gala - CW Planning

April 16                  Dinner with the Stars to benefit Variety the Children's Charity

April 17                 Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School Gala, The Ritz-Carlton - CW Planning

April 17                 A Tasteful Affair 2016 to benefit Food Outreach, Four Seasons Hotel

April 23                  American Diabetes Association, Peabody Opera House

April 29                  COCAcabana to benefit COCA

May 7                     Opera Theatre Gala, Hunter Farms

May 7                     CID OUT LOUD! to benefit Central Institute for the Deaf,  The Ritz-Carlton

June 2                    The Big Muddy Ball

June 4                    Cap & Gown Ball to benefit College Bound, 10th Anniversary

June 5                     Sheldon Art Galleries Spring Gallery Benefit featuring Jeremy Davenport                

June 12                   Party on Art Hill to benefit Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, World's Fair Pavilion - CW Planning

June 18                   Congregation Temple Israel Gala, Temple Israel

June 18                  illumination Gala to benefit Siteman Cancer Center, The Ritz Carlton 

September 16       Party to the Max to benefit Starkloff Disability Institute, Four Seasons Hotel - CW Planning

​October 21             St. Francis Xavier College Church, 175th Anniversary, The Coronado

October 22             Sheldon Art Galleries Gala, ArtSounds

November 4           Arch Grants Gala, Hyatt at The Arch

November 5           Washington University's Founders Day, Saint Louis Union Station            

November 12        American Cancer Society Gala

November 14        The Speakeasy Soiree to benefit the National Kidney Foundation,  The Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

November 19        St. Louis Public Library Foundation Gala

2017+ Dates

January 27– COCA Flame (invite only)

February – Mayor’s Ball (TBD)

February 11– Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Dada Ball & Bash, Joule and The Palladium

February 20 – President’s Day

February 25 – Jazz St. Louis Gala, The Ritz Carlton

March 11 - Meds & Food for Kids, Hyatt at The Arch 

March 11 – Saint Louis Ballet Gala, Touhill

March 10 – 19 - Spring Break for:  Parkway School District, Kirkwood School District, SLU, SLUH, Washington University

March 18 – April 2 – Spring Break for:  MICDS, John Burroughs

March 18 – 26  - Spring Break for Clayton School District, Ladue School District, Webster Groves School District 

March 25 – St. Louis Symphony Gala

March 31 - Gateway180 Gala, Union Station

April 2 – Saul Mirowitz Jewish Day School, The Ritz Carlton

April 7 - Dance St. Louis's Ballet Ball,  The Palladium

April 8 – Wyman Gala, Four Seasons 

April 8 –  The Sheldon Gala

April 15 and 16 falls during Passover (full Passover is Monday, April 10 - Tuesday, April 18)

April 16 - Easter

April 23 – A Tasteful Affair to benefit Food Outreach,  Four Seasons

April 28 - COCAcabana

April 29 - Dinner with the Stars to benefit Variety the Children’s Charity 

May 6 or May 13 – Opera Theatre Gala

May 29 – Memorial Day

June 3 – illumination, Siteman Gala

June 11 – Party on Art Hill to benefit Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

July 15 – SLAM Summer Fundraiser

September 4 – Labor Day

September 20-22 – Rosh Hashanah

September 23 - Laumeier’s 40th Anniversary Gala at Laumeier

September 29-30 – Yom Kippur

September 29 - World Chess Hall of Fame 5th Anniversary at the World Chess Hall of Fame

October 28 – Washington University in St, Louis Founder’s Day

November 15 – St. Louis Fashion Fund Gala (tentative)

November 18 - St. Louis Public Library Foundation Gala

November (TBD) – Red Cross Centennial Gala

Saturday, December 2 – Saint Louis Science Center Gala (tentative)


Dinner with the Stars to benefit Variety the Children's Charity: 
April 28, 2018
April 13, 2019
April 25, 2020
April 24, 2021


January 9           COCA FLAME (invite only)

January 24          Dancing with the St. Louis Stars, The Ritz Carlton

February 6           Wine and Beer Tasting, Opera Theatre Saint Louis

February 7           RED 2015: "Red Hot" to benefit Doorways

February 14         St. Louis Ballet Gala

February 14         Mercy Health Foundation Masquerade Ball, The Renaissance Grand Hotel

February 27        Jazz St. Louis Gala, The Ritz Carlton

February 28        Ballet Ball to benefit Dance St. Louis, Touhill Performing Arts Center – CW Planning

February 28        Meds & Foods for Kids Gala and Auction, America's Center

March 6              A Taste of Fiction, Central Library – CW Planning

March 14            Wyman Gala, Four Seasons Hotel – CW Planning

April 10                Rockin' and Raisin' the Roof at Kirkwood Station Brewing for Project, Inc.

April 11                illumination Gala to benefit Siteman Cancer Center, The Ritz Carlton

April 18                Craft Alliance Gala, The Palladium    

April 19                A Tasteful Affair to benefit Food Outreach, Four Seasons Hotel

April 24               COCAcabana

April 25               Kids in the Middle

April 25              Dinner with the Stars to benefit Variety the Children's Charity, The Peabody

April 26              Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School Gala, The Ritz Carlton - CW Planning

April 27             Visionary Awards, Centene Center for the Arts and Education

April 28              Old Bags™ to benefit the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition, Frontenac Hilton

May 2               Opera Theatre 40th Anniversary Gala

May 3              Lift for Life Fashion Show Luncheon, The Ritz Carlton

May 9             CID Out Loud, The Ritz Carlton

May 16            Dada Dinner & Bash to benefit the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Koken Art Factory – CW Planning 

May 23            Bob Costas Benefit, The Fox Theatre

May 31            Party on Art Hill to benefit Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

May 31            Sheldon Art Galleries Spring Architecture Tour Fundraiser

May 31            Walk as One to benefit NCCJ at Forest Park - CW Planning

June 1            Brotherhood Sisterhood Awards to benefit NCCJ - CW Planning

June 6             The Sheldon Art Galleries Fundraiser with Kurt Elling

June 6             College Bound Cap & Gown Ball, Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

June 7            Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park Fundraiser, 2 - 5:00 PM

June 15            Sing for Siteman at John Burroughs Performing Arts Center

July 2                Laumeier Now: A Grand Opening Celebration

August 9           Holocaust Museum and Learning Center 20th Anniversary

August 13         Saint Louis Legacy Awards, Third Degree Glass Factory - CW Planning

September 10    Opera Theatre's Founder's Event

September 12    Children's Hospital Physicians Event (invite only) - CW Planning

September 19    Starcatchers Gala to benefit St. Louis County Library - CW Planning

September 19      Red Velvet Ball to benefit the St. Louis Symphony, Powell Hall

September 25      Shakespeare Festival, 15th Anniversary Gala, Lumen - CW Planning

September 26       Nine Network of Public Media’s 5th Annual Pioneer Spirit Celebration (invite only)

October 1              Making a Difference: Strength through Equality with featured speaker Lilly Ledbetter, to benefit The Women's

                              Foundation of Greater Saint Louis

October 3               Kaleidohope to benefit Gateway to Hope, Midway at Union Station

October 22           Saint Louis Art Museum Beaux Arts Council Dinner (invite only)

November 4         Saint Louis Fashion Fund Gala Dinner

November 7          Images of Grace to benefit Grace Hill, The Caramel Room - CW Planning

November 7           ArtSounds Gallery Gala to benefit the Sheldon

November 7            Washington University Founder's Dinner, Union Station

November 12         Arch Grants Gala, Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel - CW Planning

​November 14         The Speakeasy Soiree at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

November 21         St. Louis Public Library Foundation Annual Gala

December 5           SLAM Modern, Saint Louis Art Museum Fall Fundraiser