GALA 2017 - Gin & Jazz will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Historic San Diego Landmark El Cortez.


For one magical night, step back in time to the era of speakeasies, flappers and Duke Ellington. Sip on prohibition inspired cocktails aka “giggle water”, enjoy cabaret-style entertainment, and experience an evening of indulgence that was hallmark of the Jazz Age!


Included in the evening’s festivities are silent and live auction items and a wine pull. 


The party takes place at the historic San Diego landmark, El Cortez’ Don room, which opened it’s doors in 1927 and was the destination of choice for celebrities and dignitaries from President Eisenhower and Senator Kennedy to Elvis Presley and Bing Crosby.


1920’s vintage inspired evening attire is encouraged, cocktail attire requested.


See you there, old sport!



$350 VIP (includes Exclusive Speakeasy Event and more)
$250 Regular


Honorary Chairs:

Bill & Judy Garrett


Event Chair:

Tim Mulligan


2017 Gin & Jazz Sponsors


Event Sponsors:

Leonard Hirsch

Molli Wagner


Reception Sponsors:

Larry & Sydney Cousins

Pamela Wagner


Dinner Sponsors:

San Diego Foundation


Auctioneer Sponsor:

Wendy Nash


Wine Sponsors:

Rick & Ginny Wisley


Cygneture Cocktail Sponsor:

Jane Haskel


Audio Vidual Sponsor:

Christy White


Program Sponsors:

Ilene & Charles Mittman


Party Favor Sponsor:

Jordine Von Wantoch


Artist at Table Sponsor:

Carey Wall


Media Sponsors:


Ranch & Coast


All proceeds from sponsorships, tickets, and live and silent auction sales support the work of Cygnet Theatre.

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