Carnivale – February 25, 2020

Indulge in an evening of Mardi Gras revelry to support Grace Cathedral.



Join us for San Francisco’s Mardi Gras party of the year! While the gala dinner is sold out, it’s not too late to get tickets for our glittering new after party – The Late Night Revelry – and to join us online for the benefit auction.



Now in its tenth year, Carnivale returns to benefit Grace Cathedral’s inclusive mission on February 25, 2020 with a Gala Dinner and The Late Night Revelry. This elegant New Orleans garden party begins with a cocktail reception and dinner by McCalls Catering & Events, with entertainment by North Beach Brass Band and Jazz Mafia. Together with San Francisco’s dreamers and doers, Carnivale is a way to give back, be seen and be connected through values of bold social change and a celebration of the human spirit. We’re growing Carnivale to become where everyone in San Francisco celebrates Mardi Gras!


Cocktails at 6 p.m. Gala dinner at 7:30 p.m. with live and silent auctions and entertainment

The Late Night Revelry from 9:30 p.m. to midnight

Black Tie


I am unable to attend Carnivale 2020, but wish to make a contribution in support of the event.


Use these links to become a sponsor, to share invitees or to donate auction items!

I’d like to learn about Carnivale sponsorship

Please send me (or a friend) an invitation to the Mardi Gras party of the year

I’d like to donate something to the fabulous Carnivale auction

Email our Carnivale event specialist

Carnivale Chair Lily M. Bowles Leo

Carnivale Committee Dan Bayless Christine Bensen Stephanie Carpenter Don Derheim Peter Drake John Gnuse Greg Kerr Stephen Mattoon Tricia Weaver Moss Heather Rice Mike Scheu Sean Sullivan Susan von Herrmann David Walker Scott Elaine Wright-Case Clement Xue

Thank You for Supporting Carnivale 2019

The sold-out celebration on March 5 was a great success, thanks to the event Chair, Lily M. Bowles Leo, our Bishop and Dean and our generous, inspired and inspiring community.

Watch this video to learn about all that Carnivale supports and see festive photos from last year’s gala.


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