City of Waukesha 125th Anniversary Gala

Gala, City of Waukesha celebrating 125 years. Looking Back, Reaching Forward

Join the celebration of the City of Waukesha's 125th Anniversary for an elegant gala at the Historic Courthouse 1893. Come out to celebrate Waukesha with a night of dinner, drinks, history and entertainment. The gala is black tie optional.

Date & Time:

Friday, November 12, 2021

Reception at 5:00 p.m.
Dinner at 6:30 p.m.


Historic Courthouse 1893
916 N. East Avenue,
Waukesha, WI 53186

Schedule of Events:

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.Hors d'oeurves & Cash Bar
5:00 - 7:45 p.m.Raffle
6:30 p.m.Dinner
7:45 p.m.Raffle Drawing
8:00 p.m.Historian Jim Draeger
8:30 - 11:30 p.m.Dueling Pianos Entertainment by Ted Oliver Productions


Register for 125th Gala Tickets

Pre-purchase ONE Raffle Ticket

Pre-purchase TEN Raffle Tickets

125th Anniversary Gala Raffle Prizes:

Chef Jack's, Wisconsin's Premier Catering ServiceSteak & Lobster Take-Out Dinner for Ten (10)$1,000
Raised Grain Brewing CompanyParty for Eight (8) with private room, brewery tour, beer tickets, and pizzas$200
Mayor Shawn ReillyPrivate BBQ experience--Mayor Shawn Reilly will highlight his BBQ skills and cook for your party of ten (10). Includes two (2) meats and one or two sides. Host supplies all other food & drinks. Valid for a mutually agreed-upon date (April thru December only)Priceless
Journey Martial ArtsYOUR CHOICE - Kids Birthday Party Package for up to 20 guests (value $400) -OR- Private self-defense class for up to 10 people (value $500)$500
Guitar For LifePrivate Guitar Lessons: Up to five (5) 1:1 guitar lessons from owner Daniel Faustmann$125
Chef Pam's KitchenPrivate Cooking Event OR Private Dinner - up to 8 people
Meal: Your Choice - Chef Pam will customize for the winner.
Waukesha County Historical Society & MuseumExplore Waukesha's History Package at the Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum. Enjoy a 3-hour research session with author & historian John Schoenknecht, a signed copy of his book Prairieville to Waukesha, AND a behind-the-scenes museum tour with director & historian Bonnie Byrd.Priceless
Wind Dancer Balloon PromotionsTake Flight: Enjoy a Hot Air Balloon Ride over the City$695
City of Waukesha Police DepartmentPolice Ride Along: Join our Waukesha Police Dept. for a ride-along experience in the City.Priceless

And more to come!