Join Us for the 2020 Grand Marquee Gala!

Saturday, January 25

The Grand Marquee Gala serves as the main fundraising event for the nonprofit Paramount Theater. This elegantly themed evening includes entertainment, food & drink, a silent auction, raffle, and dancing on the stage.

Schedule of Events

7:00PM – Cocktails and Food Served; Silent Auction Opens for Bidding; Caricature Artist in the Hunter J. Smith Ballroom

7:30PM – Silent Disco Begins; Johnnie Walker Whisky Tasting in Founders Lounge; Piano in Balcony Lounge

8:00PM – Raffle Extravaganza Begins; Photo Booth Opens

8:30PM – Dancing on the Stage with DJs

9:00PM – Dessert Stations Open; Late-Night Food Served on the Stage; Fashionably Late-Night Guests Arrive

9:30PM – Flip Flop Shoe Swap; Check Your Bids – Final Rounds of Silent Auction

10:00PM 10:30PM – Rolling Close of Silent Auction Tables; Raffle Drawing with Winners Announced on Stage

Late Night Party – Silent Disco Continues; Dancing on the Stage; Cocktails and Late-Night Food Continue


The Grand Marquee Gala supports the dynamic programming, arts education opportunities, and access to the arts for everyone in our community. Last fiscal year, The Paramount Theater:

  • Hosted over 111,000 patrons at 300 events,
  • provided 1,500 community access tickets to 73 nonprofit partners, and hosted 51 free events open to the community,
  • welcomed 18,667 students and teachers for 23 live performances on stage through the Arts Education Program, and
  • enabled an economic impact of $3 million.

For questions regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Chris Faulkner | 434-293-1009

Tickets may be purchased online until 3:00PM on Friday, January 24. They will be available for purchase at the door on the evening of the event.

CLICK HERE to view the 2020 Marquee Gala Sponsorship Opportunities.

CLICK HERE to view the online album of 2019 event photographs courtesy of Rob Garland Photographers.