After 5 PM on September 10, you can no longer purchase tickets through the website. After this time we will accept walk-ups. You can pay for your ticket at the registration table.
Inspired by Alice in Wonderland and embellished with a dose of steampunk, the Walker’s gala, a Fantastical Fête, invites you to unlock the secrets of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden as part of a lavish, late-summer soirée presented by Target.
Entertainment during the Silver Key portion of the night will be provided by DJ Ammo from The Black Eyed Peas. Known as a world class DJ and a sought after producer, DJ Ammo is most famous for his work with The Black Eyed Peas and Kelis.
Please note that there are no physical tickets for this event; by purchasing your tickets you have already been registered and will need only to provide your name for entry.
Please be aware that this event is rain or shine. Tents, complete with floors, will be set up in the sculpture garden. Come dressed in your garden best, creative attire is strongly encouraged. Valet parking will be available at the sculpture garden entrance off of Vineland, provided by BMW of Minnetonka.
To order tickets please purchase online or call the box office at 612.375.7600. There are three different options for tickets, the benefits for each option are highlighted below.
Table: For $10,000 individuals, corporations, and galleries can purchase ten Gold Key tickets and will also be given one beautiful framed photograph entitled Enchanted Forest by Alec Soth.
Gold Key: For $500, starting at 6 pm, this ticket includes complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres catered by Modern Events by D’Amico. There will be a live and silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind artworks and curiosities.
Silver Key: For $100, starting at 8:30 pm, this ticket includes amazing views from the elevated garden lounge and nightclub. Late night sweets and savories, and two free drink tickets. There will be a silent auction featuring unique local items and entertainment.
Tax-Deductibility: The estimated fair market value for purchasing at table is $3,329.10 total ($6,670.90 is tax-deductible). The estimated fair market value of one Gold Key ticket is $106 total ($394 is tax-deductible). The estimated fair market value of one Silver Key ticket is $60 total ($40 is tax-deductible).
For more information or to purchase a table please contact the Walker development office at 612.375.7641 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fantastical Auction Items
Brian Pietsch and Joan Nolan, co-chairs
Susan Slattery Burke