2017 GOTTA DANCE! Gala & Raze the Barre After Party

Ticket Prices: 
GOTTA DANCE! Gala - $300
Raze the Barre After Party - $75

2017 GOTTA DANCE! Gala
and Raze the Barre After Party

You are invited to join us for that glorious feeling on Saturday, October 7, 2017, for our largest fundraising event of the year – The GOTTA DANCE! Gala and Raze the Barre After Party. This year’s theme, Rhythm in the Rain, promises to be an evening of splendor and splash as we give our nod to the beloved, toe-tapping dance musical Singin' in the Rain.

This vibrant event is known for being one of the most exciting and anticipated fundraising events in the Twin Cities. Guests are immersed in the evening, surrounded by elements of dance from beginning to end. Custom cocktails, delectable bites, one-of-a-kind auction packages, and a live band like no other to dance the night away are just a few of the highlights.

This year’s event will be held at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center. More than 500 guests will join us to raise funds to help support our education and access programs, ensuring that dance experiences are accessible to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds – no matter their ability to pay.

There are two different ticket packages available for this event. Below are those details.

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Saturday, October 7, 2017
Minneapolis Marriott City Center

Rhythm In The Rain - GOTTA DANCE! Gala (5:00 pm to midnight)

$300 ticket includes:

  • Free valet parking
  • Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cocktails
  • Formal dinner
  • Mini tap performance by local dancers
  • Live and silent auctions
  • Admission to the Raze the Barre After Party

Under Our Umbrella: Raze the Barre After Party (9:00 pm to midnight)

The Calm Before the Storm Special - $75 ticket includes

  • Free valet parking
  • Complimentary cocktails and desserts
  • Dancing to the sounds of Pop ROCKS  
  • Games, raffles, unique photo opportunity, and more
    *ticket price will increase to $85 after 9/16

Good Mornin’ – It’s Great To Stay Up Late

Book a room at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center for the night of the event and receive a discount on your room and complimentary overnight parking. Book your stay prior to September 22, 2017, at rebrand.ly/hotelstay or by calling 1.866.315.9403.


Tickets will go on sale Friday, August 11, 2017

Interested in volunteering at the event, donating an auction item, or inquiring about sponsorship opportunities?  Please contact Rachel Koep at rkoep@thecowlescenter.org or 612.206.3623. 


Oct 07
Sat @ 5:00pm