Chocolate. Champagne. Dinner. Auction.

Join us in-person or virtually for this black-tie gala recognized as one of Spokane’s Best Charity Events! Party for a purpose while enjoying complimentary chocolate samplings from some of the areas finest chocolatiers, champagne, games, a gourmet dinner, and live and silent auctions.

We have all your party details!

We’re thrilled to offer Gala guests two unique experiences this year. Gather with us in-person at the beautiful Barrister Winery or experience the fun and elegance of the Chocolate & Champagne Gala from home with a Gala-To-Go Party Kit. This won’t be your average hybrid event, so get ready to have some fun!

Here’s how it works:

1. Choose your Adventure!

Decide whether you would like to attend VIRTUALLY or LIVE.


Attend Virtually
Watch from the comfort of your own livingroom or gather with friends and host your own party at home!


  • Registration is FREE
  • Each individual or household needs to register in order to watch the live stream or participate in the auction.
  • (Optional, must pre-order by 4.20.22) Order a Gala-to-Go Watch Party Kit, includes:
    • Dinner for TWO ($135) or FOUR ($250) from Beacon Hill Catering & Events
      (menu at bottom of this page)
    • Champagne or bottle of wine by Barrister Winery
    • Chocolate samples from all featured chocolatiers
    • Centerpiece

** Pre-Ordered Gala-to-Go Watch Party Kits may be picked up curbside just around the corner from Barrister at 1222 W. 2nd Ave. (Meals on Wheels/Mid-City Concerns Senior Center) on Friday 4.29.22 between 3:30-5:30pm.



Attend Live
We’re thrilled to welcome up to 150 of our guests back in person!
**UPDATED 4/1/22: In-person attendees will no longer need to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID test within 72 hours.


  • VIP Ticket – $200  (only 30 available!)
    Kick the fun up a notch this year and upgrade to VIP Status!


    • Premium seating
    • Exclusive Barrister Winery Wine Tour & Barrel Room Tasting
    • Hors d’oeuvres
    • Bottle of wine
    • Set of cut glass coupe cocktail glasses
    • Access to exclusive auction item(s)
    • One glass of champagne
    • Dinner by Beacon Hill Catering, **served family-style
      (menu at bottom of this page)
    • Chocolate samples
  • Live Ticket – $125
    • One glass of champagne
    • Dinner by Beacon Hill Catering, **served family-style
      (menu at bottom of this page)
    • Chocolate samples
2. Register for the event for FREE!

All guests (virtual or live) must register, so click the appropriate button on this page to complete your registration.


  • Registration is FREE, and sort of a two-step process.
  • The week of the event, we’ll send you a link to create an account with ILF Auctions (if you don’t already have one). Their LiveMeld program is an exciting and interactive new event platform that will greatly improve your guest experience, allowing you to stream the event and participate in the auction. Don’t worry, it’s very easy to use and doesn’t require you to download anything. We’ll be sure to send you a reminder.
3. Invite your friends, dress up, and share your pictures!

The Chocolate & Champagne Gala is a black tie optional event. Guests are asked to wear a tuxedo, suit and tie, floor-length gown, knee-length cocktail dress, a pantsuit, or dressy separates appropriate for the formal occasion. Flooring at the winery may be uneven in places so we encourage a stable shoe appropriate for the occasion.


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4. Tune In for the fun!

Before the event, connect with us online or social media for exciting event sneak peeks! Then tune in to our LIVE event Friday April 29th using LiveMeld.


6:30pm | Live music with Pat Simmons
7:00pm | Program + Paddle Raise + Live Auction


Friday, April 29th

VIP Party | 5:30pm


Live music with
Pat Simmons | 6:30pm


Main Program | 7:00pm
Paddle Raise
Live Auction

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