With 2017 soon coming to a close, some of the best balls and glamorous galas are quickly approaching. Not only are the best of the best attending these events, but every single event raises funds and awareness to amazing causes. So, don’t forget to mark your calendars for the most luxurious and impactful events of the season.
GABRIELLE’S ANGEL BALL, NEW YORK CITY
Celebrating over 20 years, this event has raised millions for cancer research. Attendees have included Hailey Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Kris Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Donna Karen, Tommy Hilfiger, and many more.
DKMS BLOOD BALL, NEW YORK CITY
Just in time for Halloween, this elite gathering of upscale professionals from the beauty, entertainment, fashion and finance industries raises awareness to We Delete Blood Cancer.
UNICEF MASQUERADE BALL, LOS ANGELES
This Next Generation UNICEF benefit philanthropic event will feature masked guest in the finest couture gowns.
FIELD MUSEUM GALA, CHICAGO
Every year, young professionals gather in celebrating on of the most notable museums in the United States.
NEW YORK EHEALTH COLLABORATIVE GALA AND AWARDS
Hosted by the NYeC’s Board of Directors, this event will welcome and award 250 elite C-suite executives, leaders, and policymakers from New York State’s largest health organizations.
PERFORMA GALA, NEW YORK CITY
This annual art gala is meant to celebrate artist whom have shaped the legacy of live African performances.
LIVERRIGHT GALA, CALGARY, TORANTO, OTTAWA, VANCOVER, AND MONTREAL
Hitting 5 major Canadian cities throughout the month of November, this fundraiser is organized to support liver research and eduction.
DAWN OF A DREAM, MINNEAPOLIS
Presented by Thrivent Mutual Funds and Wells Fargo, this 37th annual dinner will benefit the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.
GUGGENHEIM INTERNATIONAL GALA, NEW YORK CITY
Hosted at the historic Soloman R. Guggenheim Museum, join in a luxurious celebration of visionaries honoring Cai Guo-Qiang, Jennifer Blei Stockman, and UBS.
While last year’s event honored Zaha Hadid, Missoni, Yinka Shonibare, and Charles S. Cohen, this Museum of Design gala features cocktails, live entertainment, silent auction, and awards presentation.
BEST BUDDIES MIAMI GALA, MIAMI
Business leaders, political dignitaries, sports figures, and celebrities gather to celebrate and contribute to the efforts of Best Buddies International, a nonprofit organization that establishes leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
CRYSTAL CHARITY BALL, DALLAS
This elegant Southern ball raises funds for local children’s charities such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Star, Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Hunger Busters, Autism Treatment Center, and many more.
GLOBAL GIFT GALA, DUBAI
Benefiting Dubai Cares, The Eva Longoria Foundation, and Global Gift Foundation, this event will be hosted by philanthropist Maria Bravo. Global Gifter recipients have included Sara Jessica Parker, Vanessa Williams, and Luke Evans.
NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN’S WINTER WONDERLAND BALL, NEW YORK CITY
Supporting children’s educational program, this black-tie event has attracted guest such as Anne Hathaway, Georgina Bloomberg, Tinsley Mortimer, and more.