Author | Photos Becca Lemire

Whimsical wilderness meets black tie affair at a Night in the Woods, motionball’s 15th annual Toronto gala

It’s that time of year again: motionball returns for its 15th annual gala!

In support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation, motionball brings together Toronto’s young professionals for this whimsical black-tie event and puts the fun back into giving. This year’s gala is dubbed a Night in the Woods and is expected to be motionball’s biggest event to date, with 3000 invited celebrities, young professionals and Special Olympics athletes.

The 2016 gala highlights include:

  • Complimentary drinks all night and specialty cocktail bars
  • Live entertainment featuring 12 artists including top Toronto DJs and live bands
  • Hosted by KiSS 92.5’s Devo Brown and TSN’s Cabral Richards
  • A luxury silent auction with over 100 items and experiences
  • A live auction for a dream trip for eight to Bahamas during the Sponsor Reception, worth $25,000
  • Midnight pizza bar courtesy of Pizzaville and candy bar by Summerhill Market
  • Raffle prize for two flights anywhere that Air Canada flies
  • The chance to meet the incredible Special Olympics athletes that motionball supports

This year’s motionball’s gala aims to raise $300,000 in one night, bringing its fundraising total to well over $6 million net to date.

Tickets are $150 and can be purchased here.

motionball takes place at Liberty Grand (25 British Columbia Rd.) on Friday, February 5, 2016. 7:00 pm: Sponsor Reception. 9:00 pm: Doors Open.

For more information please visit or check out the Twitter and Facebook pages #motionballgala


1 Comment

  1. Ariel Rosen
    January 22, 2016

    Jenna Huckle, Ha!

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