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Seattle Design Center Events | Seattle

Epiphany Events
Publisher/HostEpiphany Events
Venice is Sinking Masquerade Ball is celebrating its 13th year in 2022! And it will be bigger and better than ever!
About this Event

**UPDATE MAY 4, 2021 --- WASHINGTON STATE IS IN PHASE 3, AND MAY BE ROLLED BACK TO PHASE 2 COVID-19 GUIDELINES. Phase 3 allows for 50% capacity or maximum 400 attendees. We have over 600 attendees + staff and performers. Because of this, we again are forced to reschedule the March 2020 Venice is Sinking to SATURDAY, APRIL 23rd, 2022!! ALL TICKETS WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE 2022 DATE (all who purchased tickets before MARCH 1, 2020 will receive one free drink ticket):



Have you ever wanted to attend a real Masquerade Ball with all its mystery and splendor? Then you will want to attend the 13th annual VENICE IS SINKING MASQUERADE BALL!

All guests MUST wear a masquerade mask in order to gain entry, or be denied to the Ball! Attire is formal, sexy and/or 18th century period piece costumes (bustier ball gowns, white wigs, Baroque style).

Entertainment includes circus troupe performers, singers, musicians, dance troupes and more!


-circus troupe performers - aerial, stilting, acrobatics and more



-dance troupes

Included in everyone's ticket is a visit to the exquisitely decorated DESSERT ROOM, filled with petite four cakes, macarons and bite sized desserts. Also included is Gelato from Nutty Squirrel Gelato!


You can ALSO PURCHASE RESERVED SEATING (2 or 4 person bistro tables -- if you have a larger party contact the Organizer to reserve seating: [email protected]) that will be set up throughout the entire venue. Purchasing reserved seating guarantees that you have a place to sit and call your own to rest your feet throughout the evening.

Tables for 2: $50 (in addition to entry ticket)

Tables for 4: $85 (in additino to entry ticket)

**********FOOD TRUCK: An Italian themed food truck will be parked right outside the front doors for guests to purchase food from and bring inside to eat. We will have additional seating for guests to eat food at, for those who did not purchase reserved seating.

***********WALK THE CATWALK: We want guests to BE part of the entertainment this year. So many of you spend lots of time and money creating your costumes and we want to give you a chance to show them off! Throughout the evening, guests who choose to - will have the opportunity to walk the catwalk stage and show off yourselves and BE part of the entertainment!

************COSTUME CONTEST: Enter the costume contest ($10 per person) and arrive a bit earlier than everyone else (7pm arrival time rather than 7:30pm). Walk the red carpet and present yourself to our distinguised panel of judges. There will be one winner for BEST FEMALE, BEST MALE AND BEST COUPLE costume! We're working on securing great prizes for the winners including cash, restaurant gift certificates and more! ***Everyone who enters the costume contest will have a professionally shot photograph taken of you at the end of the red carpet.

************DRINK TICKETS: There will be several no-host bars set up throughout the venue serving beer, wine, bubbly, vodka and whiskey. Guests will purchase drink tickets to exchange at the bar for drinks. Both cash and credit will be accepted to buy drink tickets.

NON-PROFIT PARTNER: A portion of the proceeds will benefit our TBD non-profit partner

Check back for other updates and additions throughout the year.


*This is a 21+ event - ID's will be checked at the door

*We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone not dressed appropriately

*Parking: there is plentiful parking onsite at the venue - free!

*No refunds will be issued - please do not ask for one ***IF YOU PURCHASED YOUR TICKET FOR THE 2020 BALL, YOUR TICKET(S) ARE AUTOMATICALLY TRANSFERRED TO THE 2021 BALL. Per our non-refund policy, we are not granting refunds. We granted refunds back in March 2020 when we originally had to reschedule the Ball. The funds have already been spent with the venue and other expenses and will be forwarded to the 2022 date. We thank you for your patience and understanding.

This past year+ has been long and strange and stressful for all of us, particularly event planners, event venues and the food & beverage/restaurant industry. We appreciate your understanding and sticking with us throughout this COVID mess and all of the rescheduling that was necessary to do in order to follow WA State Health & Safety/COVID guidelines, and to keep our guests, staff and performers as safe and healthy as possible. WE WILL BE BACK!!


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Seattle Design Center Events, 5701 6th Avenue South, Seattle, United States


USD 10.00 to USD 1000.00

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