2016 Opening Night Gala (© Nikki Ritcher)

2016 Opening Night Gala (© Nikki Ritcher)

Love a great party with a purpose? Then make plans to join us for these very special events that raise funds to help us foster excellence from school to stage.

Each year, the San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary, Allegro Circle, BRAVO, and ENCORE! donate thousands of hours of volunteer service to produce these stunning events which raise more than $2 million to benefit the San Francisco Ballet Annual Fund. To learn more about how you can get involved, visit the San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary, Allegro Circle and ENCORE! pages.

2016-17 Special Events

New Event
Nutcracker Benefit Luncheon: Land of Dreams

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Journey to the Land of Dreams. Meet a real Sugar Plum Fairy. Savor a delightful lunch and sweet treats. And enjoy the satisfaction of knowing you’re supporting SF Ballet’s world class education and training programs.

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San Francisco Ballet Opening Night Gala

Thursday, January 19, 2017 

The red carpet awaits. The new year’s most anticipated event includes a lavish cocktail reception, a seated dinner at City Hall, and a special one-night only performance at the Opera House—followed by SF’s hottest After Party.

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New Special Event To Be Announced

Thursday, April 20, 2017

We’re working on a very special new event. Stay tuned—details to come soon.

An Invitation to Dance: Student Showcase Dinner and Performance

Thursday, June 1, 2017 

Each year, Student Showcase demonstrates the accomplishments of SF Ballet School students. You’ll be inspired by their performances and feel great knowing you’re supporting the School’s scholarship and financial aid programs. A celebratory dinner follows the performance.

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ENCORE! Events

San Francisco Ballet ENCORE! creates premier social and educational events for young Bay Area men and women, supporting SF Ballet through performance attendance, volunteer involvement, and financial support. ENCORE! hosts events throughout the year.

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