Join fellow animal lovers for a unique experience of stepping back in time to 1888

Vintage clothing, cocktails, parlor games, dancing and music will be paired with fabulous food and an amazing live auction!  All funds raised will support the more than 8,000 pets in transition served by The Humane Society each year.  The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County was founded in 1888, and we are celebrating the 130th year of serving our community.

Ticket Information
  • $130 - General Entry
  • $250 - VIP Experience
  • $1,888 Table (seats 8, includes 4 VIP passes)
VIP Experience
  • Admission to pre-party cocktail hour
  • Express Registration
  • Fast pass to activities including
    • Cuddle Corners - Interact with some of our rescued fur babies
    • Psychic Area - Readings of your palm or taro
    • Parlor Game - Faro card game demo and play
    • Mud Bay Photo Booth - Complimentary vintage themed photos
  • Dedicated VIP area bartender
    • Open bar all evening with featured vintage cocktails

To purchase General Entry or VIP Experience tickets click here or for
Sponsorship or Tables email


Event Venue and Schedule

Thursday, April 26 at The Temple Theater
47 St. Helens Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402

5:30 pm VIP Vintage Cocktail Party

6:30 Step Back In Time Guest Arrival

Dinner Menu

Saffron Risotto - A medley of sautéed vegetables including yellow squash, fresh asparagus, eggplant, and zucchini set atop a flavorful and perfectly creamy risotto all while remaining vegan and gluten free.

Cedar Plank Salmon - Baked on a real cedar plank for a special northwest flavor, finished with sun-dried tomatoes, white truffle oil, and place on a bed of wild mushroom risotto with roasted asparagus.

Braised Beef Short RibsTantalizingly tender, slow braised short ribs in a rich demi-glace, topped with roasted garlic, and paired with oven roasted asparagus and rosemary baby reds.

Costume Ideas

Check out our 1888 Costume Guide!

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