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AGBU SF Winter Gala 2024 – Gala’s Back!
February 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm PST495$
Friday, February 16, 2024, at 6PM
The Clock Bar inside Westin St. Francis
335 Powell St., SF
Get the return of Winter Gala started with some real social networking at the Welcome Reception! With a menu evoking a specific time and place in history, head to the Clock Bar in The Westin lobby for relaxing conversation, great drinks, and even better company.
LOUNGE NIGHT X COMEDY
Friday, February 16, 2024, 9:30pm
Executive Order Bar and Lounge
868 Mission St., SF
Lounge Night gets an update for the return of Winter Gala, with standup by James Adomian! Come together with fellow attendees for a night supporting YP Cares at Executive Order. The evening will start with cocktails, before a standup set by James, followed by great music with Gala weekend favorite DJ Mikey Tan. Kick off Gala’s return at Lounge Night x Comedy.
ARMENIAN COOKING & DANCE CLASS
Saturday, February 17, 2024, 10am
St. John Armenian Apostolic Church
275 Olympia Way, SF
Celeb Chef Ara Zada, co-author of the Armenian cookbook Lavash, takes Winter Gala by storm teaching attendees how to make Manti with his signature style. Ara, who trained at Le Cordon Bleu, has built a following with his fun social media cooking videos.
Then join us as Armenian dance teacher Ani Abrahamyan gets you ready for Gala night with an Armenian dance class. Ani, who has a Master’s in Dance Art and taught at Ayb School in Armenia, is the current director of Vonn Dance School. After class, enjoy the homemade food together and network with your fellow YP’s at this first-ever Armenian cultural experience at Winter Gala!
Saturday, February 17, 2024, 7pm
The Green Room, San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center
401 Van Ness Ave., SF
With an elegant setting and gorgeous views of San Francisco City Hall creating the picture-perfect backdrop for the weekend’s main event, there’s no better way to usher in the return of Winter Gala than at The Green Room, San Francisco’s elegant venue in the heart of the city. The evening features a four-course dinner, hosted bar, and dancing as weekend favorite DJ Raffy returns with the best in Armenian music, dance, and top 40. Winter Gala’s main event is not to be missed.
Sunday, February 18, 2024, 10am
(Bus Pick-Up) The Westin St. Francis
490 Post Street, SF
Before Napa and Sonoma were household names, there was Buena Vista. Wine Tour takes you to Buena Vista Winery, a California Historic Landmark founded in 1857, and spanning Sonoma to Napa, it is California’s first premium winery. The all-inclusive trip departs at 10:30 AM SHARP from the Westin St. Francis hotel and escorts you to Buena Vista Winery. Enjoy tours and tastings and a delicious catered lunch at this exclusive Winter Gala weekend favorite.
Sunday, February 18, 2024, 8pm – 12am
The Cigar Bar and Grill
850 Montgomery St., SF
Salsa Night is back for Gala’s return as we take over San Francisco’s premier Salsa venue, Cigar Bar and Grill. Whether a novice, or a pro, enjoy an evening of salsa dancing, food, specialty cocktails, and yes, cigars. Stay through Sunday night and close out Winter Gala weekend with this hot event that’ll make you want to take Monday off!