Society Ball

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Saturday January 18

5:00 PM  –  12:00 AM

Detroit in the Gilded Age: Break the Bank with the Detroit Historical Society

At the State Savings Bank, 151 W. Fort St., Detroit

Saturday, January 18, 2020 

Step back into the Gilded Age of Detroit — filled with railroad tycoons, lumber barons and industry innovators who were shaping the city and moving it forward — the Detroit Historical Society Ball and After-Party are its biggest fundraisers of the year! This event will support our key educational initiatives in 2020, including the re-imagining of the Detroit Historical Museum’s cornerstone educational exhibit, Frontiers to Factories.

VIP Reception for Sponsors and Benefactor Ticket Holders | 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Dinner and Program | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

  • Benefactor Tickets (Includes: VIP Reception, Dinner and Late-Night Party) $850
  • Patron Tickets (Includes: General Reception, Dinner, and Late-Night Party) $500
  • Black-Tie

Late-Night Party | 9:00 – 12:00 a.m

  • Late-Night Party Tickets (Includes: Cocktails, late night snacks, desserts, coffee bar and entertainment provided by the Sean Blackman In Transit!) $75   
  • Cocktail Dress

 For additional information or assistance, please contact Sheena Law-Killinger at 313.833.1733 or