Cathedral Winter Gala

  • November 18, 2023 - 5:00pm
  • Park Event Center, Waite Park, MN

You are invited to the first Cathedral Winter Gala! Taking the place of the annual Celebration of Seasons fundraiser, this event consists of a sit-down dinner, live entertainment, a silent and live auction, 50/50 raffle, and exclusive custom-made Cathedral gifts to kick off your Christmas shopping. Please join us for Cathedral’s biggest fundraiser of the year.  Purchase your tickets today!

Saturday, November 18, 2023 | 5:00 PM | Park Event Center, Waite Park

Gala Schedule:

5 pm | Doors Open, Silent Auction Open

5 – 7 pm | Happy Hour Social, Live Music

5 -7 pm | J.F. Kruse Jewelry Pull

7 pm | Prayer & Dinner

8 pm | Program, Live Auction, Games

8:30 pm | 50/50 Raffle Drawing

9 pm | Silent Auction Closes

9 – 10 pm | Late Hour Social

Purchase Tickets

Individual: $80
Blue Table Sponsor: $1,000
Gold Table Sponsor: $1,200

Purchase Tickets

Donate to the Fund-A-Need

At the 2023 Celebration of Seasons event, we raised enough money to replace the Holy Angels theater curtains, but we still have $50,000 left to raise for the Center Gym renovations.

Fund-A-Need Video

Please help us meet our goal so that we can start our Center Gym renovations.

Donate to Fund-A-Need 

Become a Cathedral Winter Gala Sponsor

Sponsor Levels:

Presenting Sponsor: $10,000

Premier Sponsor: $7,500

Major Sponsor: $5,000

Benefactor: $2,500

Patron: $2,000

Friend: $1,500

Sponsor Form and Benefits

Online Sponsor Payment

Donate to the Silent or Live Auction

We are looking for unique experiences, popular stand-alone items, and items for our themed baskets. Please check our auction wish list below and contact us to run your ideas by our committee!

Auction Wish List:

  • Feature Items such as vacations, use of a timeshare, catered dinners, unique experiences, season tickets to sports events, concert or theater tickets, grills, kayaks, etc.
  • Monetary Donations to be put towards purchasing items for baskets. Any amount is appreciated! Gifts of $100 or more allow you to “Sponsor a Basket” and have your name listed as a donor on one of our themed baskets. Donate here
  • Gift Cards to local businesses such as restaurants, stores and boutiques, gas stations, liquor stores, movie theaters, golf clubs, family recreation places, local breweries, etc.

Donate to the Silent Auction


  • Start Date:November 18, 2023
  • Start Time:5:00pm
  • End Date:November 18, 2023
  • End Time:10:00pm
  • Location:Park Event Center, Waite Park, MN