The Red Ball

montage of charity event for the philadelphia red cross

“Party with a purpose” when you attend this one of a kind gala at the Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall. Dancing, a live band, a silent auction, and a unique restaurant competition are just some of the experiences that guests will be able to enjoy. All funds raised support local disaster relief.

Click here for tickets to this year’s Red Ball Gala


Dance the night away at the 2013 Red Ball to music by the CTO Band. Since our very first Red Ball, the CTO Band has rocked the house and filled the dance floor.

If you’re looking for the sounds of smooth jazz then our VIP Lounge is the place to be. Don’t miss your chance to hear the soulful sounds of Philadelphia’s own Gerald Veasley.


The 2013 Red Ball will take guests on a journey of delicious cuisine offered by the best restaurants and caterers in the Philadelphia region. Over 1200 guests will have the opportunity to vote and choose their favorite restaurant.

One lucky restaurant will win and become the Best Restaurant of The Red Ball 2013!

2013 Confirmed Restaurants

  • Alfa American Tavern
  • Aneu Bistro
  • Brulee’ Catering
  • Bourbon Blue
  • Cakes and Candies by Maryellen (Red Ball 2012 WINNER)
  • The Couch Tomato Cafe
  • Cupcakes Gourmet
  • Devon Seafood
  • JNA Culinary
  • Melt Down
  • Mr. D’s Water Ice
  • New Hope Premium Fountain
  • Peace a Pizza
  • Philadelphia OIC
  • Ristorante Panorama
  • Seasons 52
  • VIP Lounge

    Don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of the “all new” 2013 Red Ball VIP Lounge. The 2013 Red Ball VIP Lounge will be expanded by 40,000 sq. ft., feature cuisine by R2L Chef Daniel Stern, and music by local jazz artist Gerald Veasley. A limited amount of tickets will be available and these tickets won’t last long.

    Auctions & Raffle

    The 2013 Red Ball Silent Auction is going electronic! You will be able to bid from anywhere in the Please Touch Museum during the evening’s festivities. We are pleased to announce that this year’s Silent Auction will be sponsored by Macy’s and will include fabulous items for you to bid to win. More details to follow so plan to attend the Red Ball and bring your smart phone!

    For more information, please call (215) 405-8530.

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