Gala FAQs

How much do the tickets cost?

Tickets are priced as follows:
– January 18th – 24th: $100/each
– January 25th – February 21st: $150/each
– February 22nd – February 28th: $200/each

Buy yours early and save!

What does my ticket include?

Each ticket includes a 3-hour cruise on the Yacht StarShip, passed hors d’oeuvres, food stations, an open bar, and dancing.

Do I need to print out my ticket?

No. Simply download the Eventbrite app to your smartphone and show your phone to one of our volunteers before boarding the Yacht StarShip. (Please note: Boarding will begin at 6:30 pm and the ship leaves the dock promptly at 7:30 pm.)

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Yes. If tickets are still available, they can be purchased until we sail. There are 450 total tickets available.

What time can we board the Yacht StarShip, and when can I get off the boat?

Boarding will begin at 6:30 pm. We will get back to the dock at 10:00 pm, and you can disembark at that time.

What if I am running late?

The ship leaves the dock promptly at 7:30 pm.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There are no scheduled events at Amalie Arena on the night of our event. Parking is available in the Garrison Street Parking Lot at a fee of $2/hour. Parking will also be available at the Tampa Port Authority Parking Garage 369 South 12th Street, Tampa, Florida, 33602. Please note that prices are subject to change.

What should I wear?

We want you to have fun and be comfortable! Wear your dancing shoes, your pretty, shiny dress, or channel your inner captain!

Check out our Facebook album from last year’s event if you need any inspiration.

What is the refund policy?

There are no refunds, but tickets are transferrable.

How do I bid on the silent auction items?

Our silent auction is online, and bidding is now open. Register your mobile phone number  by visiting our Qtego website. Then you can review the auction items and begin the bidding process. We are adding more items each day, so check back regularly. And remember, all proceeds benefit our True North Vision!