Hosted in Portland, Oregon, this event is a formal attire, white winter, woodland-creature, Gothic gala. For one night, you will enter a world of snow and ice, magic, elegance and the finest in stage performances and aerial entertainment.
Resurrected after 4 years of slumber, this beloved and highly anticipated event will be hosted in the historic Kridel Grand Ballroom at the Portland Art Museum. DJ Owen (San Francisco) and Crankenstein (Portland) will be playing the best in Gothic/Synth-pop with catered food from Vibrant Table Catering & Events.
This event is dress code enforced.
To stay up-to-date on announcements, please follow the event’s Facebook Page and the Facebook Event Invite.
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Guests are encouraged to look through the Gallery from previous Vespertine Winter Ball events. Guest attire has predominantly been white/blue/silver, but those color(s) are not a requirement – even the most formal of black is welcome. Elaborate headpieces such as ice crowns/tiaras, woodland creature horns/antlers, etc. have always been very popular among guests.
Tickets are exclusively sold here on this website. They are NOT electronic, but are physically mailed. Please ensure your mailing address is correct upon purchase.
For more information on pricing and how to purchase your tickets, please follow the link.
No street clothes (t-shirts/tank tops), no exception. Minimum attire includes: Dress shirt/dress pants, cocktail dress, etc.
This event is known for being very ‘formal costume’ heavy. Think of it as if you were entering the grand court of a Snow Queen – a world of forest creatures, ice, elegant formal attire and magic. We encourage guests to look through the albums on the Vespertine Facebook Page for inspiration and photos from prior years.
Located in downtown Portland, the luxurious Paramount Hotel is two blocks away from the Portland Art Museum.
$134 for Deluxe Guestrooms w/1 King or 2 Queen Beds + 16% taxes. Parking fee not included.
3 ways to book:
1. Online using the Vespertine booking link
2. Call directly at 503-223-9900, option 0 and speak with the front desk. Reference Room Block Code: VWB
3. If you experience any issues, please reach out to email@example.com
Hosted at The Midnight Society the night before the event – the Meet & Greet is a chance for faces both old and new, from near and far, the chance to mingle over delicious, finely crafted cocktails by one of Portland’s top award-winning mixologists, Estanislado Orona.
In collaboration with The Midnight, Lady Raven will be hosting a vendors market the day after the main event. Featuring a variety of local and regional vendors.
This year’s Vespertine Winter Ball will feature a visual story of winter magic, personal transformation and an ancient tale of good versus evil. Featuring some of the very best aerial and stage performers from the Pacific Northwest.