Where is the best place to park?

There are several parking ramps in downtown Minneapolis but the ramp attached to the Marriott hotel is closest and attached to the hotel. The Marriott City Center also offers value parking.  The hotel address is: 30 S 7th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Where should we stay? 

The Marriott City Center is offering our guests an amazing discounted room rate of only $118 for Saturday evening (normally twice that on a weekend). If you or your guests are interested in staying at the hotel, simply call the Marriott City Center at 612-349-4000 and request the Firefighters for Healing - Red Tie Gala $118 rate no later than October 29.  

Who should I contact if I have questions about the event?

Please email jennatomczik@firefightersforhealing.org

Who should I contact if I want to donate a silent auction item?

Please contact Chris 612-356-2886

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

If you bought your ticket online through bidpal and registered your name when you purchased the ticket you will be pre-registered. You may either bring your printed ticket or a valid ID to the registration desk the night of the event. If you purchased a ticket or were given a ticket by someone else that purchased one for you and the ticket does not have a name on it, yes you will need the printed ticket.  

What is the attire for the event?

As this is the "Red Tie Gala" we highly suggest gentlemen come in a suit or tuxedo with a Red Tie or Red Bow Tie. Men's Wearhouse has provided a coupon for $40 off a rental and 40% off a purchase. Visit https://www.menswearhouse.com/store-locator to locate a store near you. Mention group 7638736 and code AJYE 1010101

Ladies are encouraged to wear a red or red accented cocktail dress or gown.

Tell me more about Uber. 

Uber has partnered with us to provide guests $20 off a ride home on November 18 (the offer expires at 6am on November 19) We will email registered guests more information closer to the event date.

What is the agenda for the evening?

  • 5:30 Silent Auction Opens
  • 6:30 Ballroom doors & cash bar open
  • 6:45 Please be seated for dinner
  • 7:30-8:45 Program
  • 9:15 Auction Closes
  • 9:15 - 9:45 Auction Pick Up at Registration
  • 9:00 - 12:30 Entertainment (Good For Gary)

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

You must be 21 years old to attend the Gala