TAM 80 Gala Frequently Asked Questions

Are tickets still available and how much do they cost?
Yes, tickets are still available for TAM 80 Gala! They are $275 each. To purchase tickets, call 253-272-4258 x3043.  The fair market value of each ticket is $75, making $200 of each ticket tax deductible.

Where do we park?
Complimentary valet parking is included in your ticket price. Simply arrive in front of the Bicentennial Pavilion on Market Street and 13th and use the drop off. With complimentary valet parking, you can fully experience the event as you enter through the front doors and move through a quick registration process.

What should I wear?
Fun and festive black and white cocktail attire is suggested. TAM 80 Gala is a party and we know you’ll dress to impress!

What type of food and drink will be offered at Tam 80 Gala?
TAM 80 Gala is not a formal, sit-down dinner. Instead, you’ll enjoy delicious tray passed appetizers and exciting interactive chef-attended food stations scattered throughout the pavilion. Your experience is all-inclusive, with a fully hosted bar throughout the evening. We’ve concocted two specialty cocktails—a White Cosmopolitan and a Black Jack Cocktail—Wine, beer, and top shelf spirits will also be available. This less formal program means you can eat, drink, socialize, and explore the silent auction as soon as you arrive!

What is the evening’s schedule of events?
6:30 pm | Guests arrive
6:30–8:30 pm | Passed appetizers and interactive food stations, hosted bar, entertainment, silent auction bidding—catch up with old friends and meet new ones.
8:30 pm | Short program and live auction.
9:45 pm | Special entertainment and delectable desserts.
11 pm | Farewell

What is new at this year’s gala?
For the first time, TAM is bringing in local artists to create one-of-a-kind art installations, on view only for Gala guests on the evening of the event. These unique works form the visual aesthetic for the evening and provide a dynamic point of connection.

Will my tickets be mailed to me?
No, once you have purchased your tickets, all you need to bring to TAM 80 Gala is yourself! There are no tickets, but information about tAM 80 Gala will be sent to you via email as the event approaches.