Illuminate Colorado’s third annual gala is dedicated to lighting the way for passionate individuals, dedicated professionals, impactful organizations, and healthy communities coming together to make a difference in the lives of children and families in Colorado. Funds raised during this fun cocktail evening event are relied on throughout the year to support our programs and services.
7:00 PM Doors open - tickets can be purchased at the door for $50.
- Enjoy complementary hors d'oeuvres, craft cocktails and our signature Illuminate mocktail.
- Listen to Franny and the Jets, one of Colorado's best young group of professional jazz musicians.
- Bid on silent auction packages.
- Enter to win door prizes and visit the Wine Wall for a chance to win a bottle of wine priced between $25-$665!
Every guest receives one ticket to enter the prize drawing or choose a bottle of wine at the Wine Wall. Visit the registration table at any point in the evening to purchase additional tickets to play! A single ticket= $25 or purchase FIVE tickets for the price of FOUR!
8:30 PM - Event Presentation
There will be a short program, including a short video generously produced and sponsored by Eric Allen Films, followed by an opportunity to give to support the organization.
9:00 PM - Light the Way Inspiration Ceremony
Join us on the patio to give away prizes and participate in the traditional lighting ceremony.
9:30 PM - Silent Auction Closing
The silent auction will close promptly at 9:30 pm. Keep an eye on your phone to make sure you are the highest bidder! Visit the check-in table to pick up your silent auction packages.
10:00 PM - End of the Evening.
Begin another journey around the sun as we light the way together toward a brighter future for Colorado's children.
Visit the registration & check-in desk or talk with Illuminate Colorado staff members at any point in the evening if you have questions or would like to learn more about the organization.