Gala 2017

A Party to Celebrate the Arboretum

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Arboretum Gardens
5:30-9 p.m.

A special evening of fun, music and entertainment. Toast in the grand setting of the #1 Botanical Garden in the U.S., winner of USA Today Readers Choice 2017. Cocktail garden party attire suggested, black tie optional.

Evening Timeline

5:30 p.m.
Reception in the Perennial Gardens with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music and Silent Auction bidding.

7 p.m. 
Gala Dinner and program al fresco in the Sensory Garden. Silent Auction bidding closes at 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m. 
Dessert and Live Auction featuring exclusive Arboretum and trip experiences.

8:45 p.m. 
Closing remarks, grateful thanks and checkout opens for auction purchases in Oswald Visitor Center.

Patron Sponsor Levels

Gold Patron Table at $6,000
Table for 10, event program book and presentation sponsor mentions, Arboretum magazine and annual report recognition, website listing, 20 Arboretum VIP passes. $4,500 tax-deductible.

Silver Patron Table at $3,000 
Table for 10, event program book and presentation sponsor mentions, Arboretum magazine and annual report recognition, website listing, 10 Arboretum VIP passes. $1,500 tax-deductible.

Patron Individual at $500
One reservation, listing in event program, Arboretum magazine and annual report, website listing. $350 tax-deductible.

Guest Individual at $250 
One reservation includes reception, entertainment, dinner. $100 tax-deductible.

Gala Co-Chairs

Georgia Thompson
Isabel Keating
Marla Ordway
Jennifer Allen

Check out our video from last year's Gala!

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation appreciates your support. Email to Arb-Gala@umn.edu for more information.

For sponsorship opportunities and event inquiries, please contact Wendy Composto: comp0002@umn.edu.

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is a 501 (c)3 tax deductible organization.