starry, starry night

Launch into the new year in a glittering swirl of shining stars and sparkling shades of blue with our theme for 2019 — Starry, Starry Night!

Don’t forget to order your commemorative event tee shirt with your ticket purchase! Shirts will not be available to purchase at the event.

 

 

BENEFIT

Proceeds from Rick Braun’s New Year’s Eve will be donated to the Autism Society and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, to benefit families with children affected by autism and type one diabetes.

 

 

Start the party early

Join us on December 30th for a more casual engagement, including a celebrity golf tournament with Rick Braun and special guests, and, in the evening, a special bonus concert event, featuring 2x Grammy® Nominated Blues Rock Saxophonist/Vocalist, Mindi Abair.

This event is exclusive to our New Year’s Eve celebration attendees. A private link to purchase tickets to Start the Party Early will be sent in the email confirmation of your ticket purchase for the main event on December 31st.

VIP passes are now SOLD OUT for this event, but a limited number of General Admission seats are still available. Get your tickets today!

 

 

New YEar’s Eve

Our main event promises to dazzle the senses with stellar décor and gourmet fare, spirited entertainment by world class musicians, and a classic champagne toast at midnight, to trumpet the dawn of the new year.

Bidding will be open throughout the evening on our Silent Auction to raise funds for our charity partners, the Autism Society and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

 

 

Dress Code

Cocktail attire strongly suggested. Ladies typically wear long dresses or dress slacks. Gentlemen typically wear suits or tuxedos.

You may wish to come bespangled in stars and shades of blue to keep with this year’s theme, Starry, Starry Night!

Please, no jeans or tee shirts.

 

 

schedule

6:30 PM Will-Call

Scan your tickets for hassle-free entry at the door, or, if you forget your ticket, visit the registration table to verify your admission.

6:30 PM Doors Open

The party starts in the Tucson Ballroom with cocktails, hors doeuvres, and music to get your twinkle toes tapping! The Silent Auction stations will open for viewing and bidding, as will the beverage and appetizer stations, and passed appetizer service will begin throughout the event. Take this time to come and unwind for an unbelievable evening.

7:45 PM Opening Act Begins

The live sounds of Nick Colionne fill the Arizona Ballroom as you find your seat and settle in to enjoy your soup and salad.

8:45 PM Dinner

Dinner is served and accompanied by quiet music as you enjoy your entree and the company of your tablemates.

9:15 PM Opening Act Continues

We’ll clear the table, you crowd the dance floor, as Nick Colionne returns to the stage to get your feet tapping!

10:00 PM Dessert

Enjoy a tasty treat with your tablemates as the stage is set for the Headlining Act.

10:30 PM Headliners Take the Stage

Rick Braun takes the stage with Dave Koz, Richard Elliot, and some very special surprise guests to close out 2019 with a bang!

12:30-2:00 AM Hotel Bar Open

If you want to keep the party going, the resort’s Salud Bar will be open until 2AM, with snacks and beverages available for purchase.

 

 

MENU (TBD)

Included with your ticket:

  • Appetizers

  • Soup

  • Salad

  • Entree (beef short ribs, salmon, or vegetarian)

  • Dessert

  • Iced Tea and Coffee

Beverages available for purchase at bars throughout the event, as well as wine by the bottle.

 

 

Resort Rates

Special room rates have been secured for guests of our event. Once you purchase your tickets, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to those rates within the hotel's reservation system.

Single night standard room accommodations are available from $190, in addition to many other types of rooms, suites, and views.

Receive a $25 room credit for multi-night reservations paid in advance, starting at $175 per night for standard room accomodations, if booked prior to November 30, 2019.

The resort is offering a 20% discount on spa treatments to our event attendees.

Our guests may also enjoy a special rate on golf at the resort, at $90 before 2 PM, and $70 after 2 PM.