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Equest After Dark

A MODERN SPEAKEASY INSPIRED GALA | EQUEST'S 2018 GALA

TICKETS & TABLES ON SALE NOW!

Experience the exciting modern speakeasy atmosphere of one of Dallas’ most historically authentic locations, Deep Ellum’s The Bomb Factory. Step into the glamorous aura of Equest After Dark, where we promise to deliver the most entertaining gala of the year!

Friday, April 20, 2018
The Bomb Factory
2713 Canton Street, Dallas, Texas 75226

6:30 p.m. to midnight

(full price ticket includes After Party and entertainment by Emerald City)

After party only ticket admits guests starting at 9:30 p.m. to enjoy Emerald City through midnight

Attire: Cocktail, modern or vintage

 

ENJOY

Photos with Equest's Mini Ambassadors
Games of chance
Silent & live auctions

FEATURING COMPLIMENTARY

Valet parking   
Welcome cocktail by Skyy Vodka
Passed hors d'oeuvres   
Chef-prepared dinner & wine pairing   
Coffee & sweet bites dessert bar   
Beer & wine (until 9:30 p.m.)

ENTERTAINMENT BY

The hot Lindy sounds of the
TEXAS GYPSIES   
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Dancing to America's best party band
EMERALD CITY  
9:30 p.m. to midnight

SUSAN & JON FARRIER, Gala Chairs  
SUE & BEN CASEY, Gala Honorary Chairs
JODY DEAN & JOCELYN WHITE, Gala Emcees

 
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BENEFITING EQUEST

All proceeds will benefit Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship, a Dallas nonprofit that provides equine facilitated therapy and counseling to children and adults with disabilities, and veterans and their family members adjusting to civilian life.

 

Attend

Three options to attend Equest's AFTER DARK Gala: Individual Gala ticket, Gala table of eight, or Gala "After Party" individual ticket.

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GALA INDIVIDUAL TICKET

This ticket option grants the individual access to the entire Equest Gala from cocktail hour to exclusive After Party. Ticket includes seated dinner, games of chance, and entertainment by the Texas Gypsies and Emerald City. 

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GALA TABLE

This option begins with cocktail hour, and includes preferred seating for eight during dinner, program, and entertainment. Tickets include seated dinner, games of chance, entertainment by the Texas Gypsies and Emerald City, and exclusive After Party.

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AFTER PARTY TICKET

This ticket option only permits entry to the After Dark After Party starting at 9:30 p.m. Ticket price includes entertainment by Emerald City followed by dancing until the clock strikes midnight, two free drinks, and late night desserts.

 

The skinny

 

TABLE PURCHASES

For those who purchase tables, to ensure that the check-in process is smooth for everyone, please send the names of your table guests to the Equest Development Team no later than Friday, April 13. Should your guest list change, please notify Development immediately. Development can be reached via email at specialevents@equest.org, by calling (972) 412-1099, or you can submit your guest list using our online form

TRANSPORTATION

Please note that Equest will not be providing shuttles to The Bomb Factory. We encourage you to rideshare (Uber, Lyft, taxi), or take advantage of the complimentary valet. Both the valet and rideshare drop-off points are located on Henry Street, the west side of The Bomb Factory.

CHECK-IN

To expedite your check-in process, please download the BidPal app, and enter your credit card information prior to your arrival at the Gala. The BidPal app must be used for live and silent auction bidding as well as donations to Equest. Additionally, by registering your credit card early, you will be able to bid on auction items before the Gala begins! Please note that you will be required to register your credit card when you arrive at The Bomb Factory for check-in.

 

QUESTIONS?

Please feel free to contact the Equest Development Department via email at specialevents@equest.org or by calling (972) 412-1099. We promise we actually check that email address and our voice mails. 

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please click here, or contact Director of Development Christine Volkmer at cvolkmer@equest.org, or (972) 412-1099, ext. 227.