2016 Detroit Historical Society Ball

December 10 2016 | 6:00pm to December 11 2016 | 11:55pm

The Detroit Historical Society is thrilled to announce that the 2016 Ball will take place at the iconic Joe Louis Arena! Join us as we bring together the metro Detroit community for an outstanding celebration of our region’s history and stand on center ice one last time to bid a final farewell to the storied Joe in its final season.

Online Sales for the event have ended. Afterglow tickets may still be available. Questions about the event? Call 313.657.1900

Saturday, December 10
6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Black Tie
Complimentary Valet Provided
Self-guided tours of the home locker room will be available
Zamboni will be on the ice and the Gordie Howe banner will be lowered for photo opportunities!

As home ice for the Detroit Red Wings the Joe has seen numerous Stanley Cup championships and hosted hundreds of other sports and entertainment events from the US Figure Skating championships to sold-out concerts featuring Frank Sinatra and Michael Jackson.

Schedule of events:

6 p.m. - 12 a.m. Benefactor ticket $750 | Patron ticket $450   
Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
Seated dinner
Entertainment by Nicole New
Live and Silent Auction

9 p.m. – 12 a.m. Afterglow ticket $75 (or 2 tickets for $100)

Late night snacks and cocktails
Dancing Afterglow reception with entertainment by Nicole New

(Afterglow tickets for 2 purchased online will be reserved under the name of the purchaser.)

For information about Society Ball sponsorship opportunities or to purchase Ball tickets, please contact Jennifer DeWall at Jenniferd@detroithistorical.org or 313.833.4143.

Evening Honorary Co-Chairs

Mayor Michael Duggan & First Lady Lori Maher

Linda & Tom Wilson

Kim & Paul W. Smith

The Detroit Historical Society would like to thank our event sponsors:

Educational Initiatives Sponsorship: JP Morgan Chase

Ford Motor Company
Giffels Webster

American House Senior Living Communities
Lear Corporation
Richard & Jane Manoogian Foundation
Mimi & Sandy McMillan
Penske Corporation
Bobbi & Stephen Polk

Bank of America
John A. & Marlene L. Boll Foundation
Brinker Group
Clark Hill PLC

Comerica Bank
Crest Automotive
Detroit Renewable Energy
DTE Energy Foundation
Harvey Rice Foundation

IHS Markit
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
Legacy Wealth Management Group
Ann & Jim Nicholson
PNC Bank
PVS Chemicals
The Roxbury Group
Schechter Wealth
St. John Providence
Vesco Oil Corporation
W.J. O'Neill
Wolverine Packing Co.

Ticket Prices
Afterglow (2 tickets)