EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
TAMPA PREP'S GALA

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WHEN AND WHERE IS THE GALA?
Saturday, March 5, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.  
Armature Works || 1910 N Ola Ave., Tampa, FL 33602 

WHAT IS THE GALA?
This annual tradition celebrates our Tampa Prep community and brings together parents, alumni, administration, faculty and community partners.  
The event includes:

  • Cocktail hour begins at 7:00 p.m.
  • sit down dinner at 8:00 p.m.
  • short program
  • silent and live auctions to raise money for Tampa Prep's Annual Fund
  • this special evening concludes with live music and dancing

WHAT SHOULD WE WEAR TO THE GALA?
The event is black-tie optional but wear what you want--we just want you to enjoy the fun! Long dress, cocktail dress, jumpsuit, dark suit or tux! 

SHOULD I GO (EVEN IF I DON'T KNOW A TON OF PEOPLE AT PREP YET)?
YES! If you haven’t been to The Gala yet, this is a GREAT year to start! It is being held in our very own backyard, just down the street at Armature Works in the heart of downtown Tampa! This event is a great place to mingle with parents and get to know the Tampa Prep community.

WHAT CAN PARENTS DO TO HELP WITH THE GALA?

  • Buy Tickets. And tell your friends to join you at the party!
  • Sponsor the event Sponsorship levels start at $500, and each package includes some very special perks! 
  • Donate to our Silent or Live Auction. Have an item you would like to donate? Email events@tampaprep.org to let us know what you can contribute, and make arrangements for drop off or pick up. We would love to add your gift certificates for local or national restaurants and stores, airline tickets, hotel stays, vacation homes, dining experiences, tickets to concerts and sporting events, etc. 
  • BID in our silent auction online! You don’t even have to come to the event to participate. All bidding may be done online through our mobile bidding site. The link to items will be posted before the event!
  • Make a donation! You can make a donation online by finding the section on the purchase form that reads:  I CANNOT ATTEND, BUT WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A GIFT IN THE AMOUNT OF:

Please reach out to your Tampa Prep Development office with any additional questions: Amanda Fontana may be reached at events@tampaprep.org


Thank you To our Sponsors