BRAVO AWARDS GALA: SOLD OUT!

The Bravo Awards Gala is now a sold-out event! Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets and tables to help us celebrate arts, culture and heritage in Central Iowa. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Hy-Vee Hall.

If you were unable to secure tickets and would like to be added to the waiting list, please contact gala@bravogreaterdesmoines.org

A NIGHT TO CELEBRATE ARTS, CULTURE AND HERITAGE

The Bravo Awards Gala pays tribute to the arts, culture and heritage organizations that make our region a vibrant place to work, live, play and visit!  Be sure to connect with Bravo on FacebookTwitter and Instagram, and we'll keep you updated on all things related to the Bravo Awards Gala! 

Here are a few important details to help you get ready for the gala. 

ARRIVAL AND PARKING:

Doors open and the party starts at 6 p.m. with complimentary valet parking at two entrances:

  • Third Street Hy-Vee Hall Entrance (Between Wells Fargo Arena and Hy-Vee Hall)
  • Fifth Street Community Choice Veterans Auditorium entrance (North door)

DINE AND DANCE:

Once you arrive, you may check your coat and make your way to the registration area to check in by your last name. Grab a glass of wine and hors d’oeuvres, then head the ballroom to locate your table.

  • 7:15 p.m. — Dinner stations open and will be serving until 9 p.m.
  • 8 p.m. — Awards presentation featuring gala honorary co-chairs Laura Jackson and Jeff Russell.
  • 8:30 p.m. — Dance until midnight with the Ken Arlen Evolution Orchestra.

ATTIRE:

The Bravo Awards Gala is black-tie optional.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

Hilton Des Moines Downtown is extending a special rate to Bravo Awards Gala guests. Click here for more information and to reserve your room by January 28th!

PHOTOS

The formal photo station will be in the back of the ballroom. Photos will be available for downloaded on Bravo’s website the day after the Bravo Awards Gala.

CONNECT WITH US!

Happy Boards are back again this year! Post photos as you are getting ready for the gala and during the evening’s celebration on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #seeDSMsayBRAVO or #BravoDSM. The Happy Boards will pull in your post to display throughout Hy-Vee Hall during the gala.

Questions?

Please contact gala@bravogreaterdesmoines.org with any additional questions.

ABOUT BRAVO GREATER DES MOINES

The Bravo Awards Gala is the perfect showcase for the work Bravo does year-round. Through investments made by 17 local communities, Bravo provides a competitive and reliable source of funding to regional arts, culture and heritage nonprofit organizations and programs. In addition to grantmaking, Bravo also measures the positive impact of arts, culture and heritage organizations on the regional economy, and leads the vision for the future by enhancing and elevating economic development and quality of life for residents and visitors throughout Central Iowa. Proceeds from the Bravo Awards Gala help offset Bravo’s administrative expenses allowing more dollars to be invested back into the arts, culture and heritage organizations that create the entertaining and thoughtful experience we all enjoy.

Be sure to connect with Bravo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay updated on the Bravo Awards Gala!

Learn more about Bravo Greater Des Moines from these videos which debuted at the 2018 Bravo Awards Gala.