The Dallas Margarita Ball
Saturday November 23rd, 2013
7:00pm to 1:30am
Sheraton Hotel Dallas
ADMITTANCE & INVITATIONS
This is a Private Party hosted by the Dallas Margarita Society (DMS).
By Invitation ONLY! Each invitation admits 2 people.
You must be at least 21 years of age and have PROPER ID for admittance.
THESE RULES ARE STRICTLY ENFORCED.
Invitations are only available from a DMS Director, Director Emeritus, Member, or one of our generous Sponsors. Click here for Sponsor information!
Do you have an invitation and interested in the private Bottle Service at the Ball? Click here for details! Does NOT include an invitation to the Ball.
The Sheraton Hotel (along with area hotels) will sell out in advance – so make your reservations early.
This is a Formal Black Tie Event!
For the Gentlemen: A tuxedo is required, a dark suit with tie is acceptable. No “Texas Tuxedos”, no open collared shirts, no denim, no hats.
For the Ladies: Evening gowns can be long or short, sequins are definitely appropriate. This is one of those rare times where you cannot be overdressed.
This policy will be strictly enforced throughout the entire evening.
A Will Call table will be set up in the Hotel lobby beginning at 1:00pm on the afternoon of the Ball. You can arrange to leave or pick up Ball invitations there.
You may leave the Ball at any time however if you would like to return to the Ball, then you will need a Re-Entry Wrist-Band – please make sure that you have one on before you exit the Ball.
In the spirit of the Ball, we ask that each of you donate a toy valued at $35 per person. Or you may also make a monetary donation instead – $35 per person or $70 per couple.
Toys are for a boy or girl between the ages of 8 and 12, unwrapped.
GIFT CERTIFICATE DONATIONS & RAFFLE TICKETS
Gift Certificates and Raffle Tickets can be purchased prior and during the Margarita Ball. Packages are available at discount prices.
CASH BAR & DRINK TICKETS
It certainly would not be the Dallas Margarita Ball without our Signature Margaritas, featuring delicious Tequila!
Guests will find them available in the 1st and 2nd floor Ballrooms.
This is our “Thank You!” for you Generous Support and Donations!
Cash bars are also available in all areas of the Ball. Drink Tickets can be obtained at Will Call and Gift Certificate / Raffle Ticket Sales – prior and during the Ball.
All guests are encouraged to drink responsibly!
TABC regulations are strictly enforced.
The City of Dallas is a smoke free environment.
A Smoking Area is available outside the 1st Floor Entrance.
The Ball will feature a Midnight Breakfast Buffet from midnight to 2:00am. The Midnight Breakfast Buffet will be in the Austin Ballroom located on the 2nd floor near the escalators. The $20 buffet is at guest’s expense.
PRE-PARTIES AND POST-PARTIES
All Margarita Ball Pre-Parties and Post-Parties must be approved by the Dallas Margarita Society.
The Dallas Margarita Ball Silent Auction is one of the largest and most impressive silent auctions in the North Texas area with over 600 items valued at more than $800,000.
Register in advance here (need the link)
As part of the Las Vegas style entertainment theme we offer a “for-fun” Casino.
Buy in is the purchase of a $30 Raffle Ticket – which allots $1,000 in casino chips. No Refund, No Exchange, No Cash Value.
The Dallas Margarita Ball Raffle hosts over $10,000 worth of prizes. A purchase of a $30 Raffle Ticket is all it takes!
SAFETY & SECURITY
The Dallas Margarita Society takes great concern in providing Safety and Security for our guests. We employee over 200 personnel including officers from the Texas Department of Public Safety, officers from the Dallas Police Department, troops from the Texas State Guard, and a quick response EMS/EMT Medical Team to ensure your Safety and Security.
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