GALA 2022

Boundary Waters Gala


The RSVP deadline for in-person and virtual tickets has now passed. You can still donate to protect the Boundary Waters here.

Please join Save the Boundary Waters for our annual event to protect the Boundary Waters

Along with Honorary Hosts:

Don Barry, Ann and Dodd Cosgrove, Larry Jeutter, Allen and Kathy Lenzmeier, Win and Binky Rockwell, Steve and Cindy Snyder, William and Barbara Welke, Pat and Ruth Wolfe

Save the Boundary Waters Gala

Thursday, September 22
Nicollet Island Pavilion
Minneapolis, MN

Gala Attendees eating dinner

Celebrate the Boundary Waters


  • Ingrid Lyons, Campaign Executive Director
  • Becky Rom, National Campaign Chair
  • Mo Dailey, Senior Vice President, The Wilderness Society

5:00 p.m. VIP Reception

6:00 p.m. General Reception and Silent Auction.

7:15 p.m. Dinner and Program (live and virtual).

7:30 p.m. Silent Auction bidding closes.

9:00 p.m. Event Concludes.

Dresscode: Northwoods Festive (Cocktail Attire).

Valet parking included.


 The RSVP deadline for purchasing tickets has now passed.

The silent auction opens on Saturday, Sept 17 at 10 a.m. CT

Interested in becoming a sponsor or have other questions?
Contact us at 

Do you represent a non-profit or partner organization? Please reach out to for information on tickets for campaign partners and non-profits.


We will be following health and safety precautions recommended by the CDC. If any state, city, or venue policies require us to adjust our event, we will communicate any new protocols via email. If you have symptoms in the days leading up to the event, please take a test and attend only if you receive a negative result. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. What is the dress code?
    Northwoods Festive (Cocktail Attire) is appropriate - but wear what makes you happy!

  1. Will dinner be provided? How do I communicate my dietary restrictions?
    Dinner will be provided. When purchasing your tickets online or by mail, you will be given space to indicate your dietary restrictions.

  1. Is there an option to attend the event virtually/remotely?
    Yes! We will be streaming the event program and opening the silent auction to our virtual audience. You can purchase streaming tickets here.

  2. Are there assigned seats? 
    This is dependent on the level of tickets purchased. Please see the ticket purchase form for more information. 

  3. I'd like to sponsor this event or be a host. Can I do that?
    Absolutely! Please contact for more information.

  4. I represent a non-profit or would like to purchase a table on behalf of my non-profit. Is there a non-profit or partner discount?
    Yes. We are happy to work with our non-profit partners to make this event accessible. Please reach out to for more information.