2019 Summer Splash Evening Gala!
This year the Museum will hold only one very important fundraising event—our Summer Splash! Gala on August 23rd!
Our summer Party with a Purpose is more important than ever as we work to raise critical funds to cover the cost of our many Access Programs with more than 100,000 children & families rely on throughout the year.
Gala attendees enjoy gourmet food & drink and exciting raise the paddle & silent auction in the beauty of our outdoor space.
New for the 2019 Gala!
- Sip cocktails stream side on the East Bay Plaza
- Keep your dinner table all night long in the beauty of our Outdoor Discovery Center
- Enjoy scrumptious food served right at your table as well as at nearby stations
- Be among the first to christen the new Megan D Schooner exhibit made possible by past Gala supporters
Ticket information: Availability is limited!
Buy a table: 8 seats / $1500, 10 seats / $1800
Buy a seat: $185 museum members / $195 non-members
Tickets include admission, reserved seating, gourmet food and 2 beverage tokens. Adults 21 & older, festive party wear. Hands On is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible.
Information for registered guests!
What to Wear?
Festive party wear! Be sure to bring a sweater or jacket to this indoor/outdoor event.
Where to park?
Parking is free in the Museum lot and on the street after 5 p.m. There will also be an overflow parking lot available just north of the Museum.
Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.!
Be sure to get here in time to enjoy cocktails and heavy appetizers on the East Bay Plaza and bid on our popular Silent Auction.
Silent Auction Sneak Peak!
- Dillinger’s whiskey party for 8 at Bay Mercantile’s beach with appetizers all around a cozy bonfire!
- Seahawks vs. Tampa Bay on Nov. 3 – two tickets! Enjoy parking and lots of Seahawks swag!
- Well 80 Brewhouse private 4-5 course dinner for 12 in their brew room with beer pairing and guest appearance from head brewer Paul Knight
- Mariners Game! Two 2020 box seats in the 10th row behind the Mariners dugout for a game on a mutually agreed upon date. Includes official Ken Griffey Jr. model baseball bat, Ichiro Major League Hit Records paired Bobbleheads, and Edgar Martinez Hall of Fame Plaque.
- Special framed Mimi Williams print!
and LOTS more...
Live Auction Sneak Peak!
Later in the evening you will have a chance to win 5 exciting Live Auction items!
- Party for 20 on Port Blakely’s private beach. Collaborative catering by local restaurateur Adam Adrian and Taylor Shellfish!
- Private flight to Roche Harbor for two. Stay at the historic Roche Harbor Resort’s Quarryman Hall, enjoy whale watching with San Juan Safaris, and unwind on a San Juan Distillery tour!
- Week stay in a Kauai condo with zipline package for four!
- Private cocktail cruise with Eric and Jen Foley!
- Christen the new Megan D Schooner at the Gala, plus a waived base fee for a private after-hours event at the Museum!
Learn more about Summer Splash! Daytime Festival here.