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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  

2017+ Dates

January 27– COCA Flame (invite only)

January 28 - Dancing with  the St. Louis Stars to benefit Independence Center, The Ritz Carlton

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

February 20 – President’s Day

February 24 – Jazz St. Louis Gala, The Sheldon Concert Hall

February 24 – Mayor’s Ball at City Hall

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

March 11 – Saint Louis Ballet Gala, Touhill Performing Arts Center

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 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 14 - St. Louis Symphony Gala, Powell Symphony Hall

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 7 - Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School Gala, The Ritz-Carlton 

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 13 - St. Louis Symphony's Concert at Art Hill

September 19 - St. Louis Symphony Prelude Dinner, The Ritz-Carlton

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 13 - Planned Parenthood Century Gala

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

November 3 - Arch Grants Gala, Hyatt at The Arch

November 4 – Red Cross Centennial Gala

November 11 - Images of Grace to benefit Grace Hill at The Caramel Room

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

November 18 - St. Louis Public Library Foundation 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

2016 Dates

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 6          Crown Center's Fabulous & 50 at Hillman Hall at Washington University

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