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GALA 2020

Friday, February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Grand Rapids, Michigan is a City on the rise. As One Of The Fastest Growing Metropolitan Communities In The Nation, Our City Is Experiencing A Renaissance Period Where Industry Is Booming, Artistry Is Blossoming, Neighborhoods Are Engaged, & The Diversity That Makes Our City World Class Is Being Embraced. In Celebration Of This Unique Moment In Time, MARK YOUR CALENDARS For Feb. 7th:
GALA 2020.

A Black Tie Affair Paying Homage To The Very Best Attributes Of Our Great Community!

GALA Is A Collaboration Event Between Two Of GR’s More Forward Thinking Entrepreneurs. Adrian ‘AB’ Butler Has Become An Ambassador For The City Of Grand Rapids And It’s Unique Breed Of Entrepreneurial Creatives By Cultivating A Brand From What He Loves~ Music, Fashion, Art & People. For years AB Has Creatively Pushed Against Boundaries And Unified Grand Rapids Residents of All Backgrounds.

Jonathan Jelks Is A Serial Entrepreneur From SE Grand Rapids, Who Uses Business Development As A Tool To Empower Neighborhoods And To Combat Social Inequities By Creating Opportunities. Jelks Is The Co-Founder/Principle In Several Ventures Locally Including (Ambiance GR Kitchen & Lounge, Motu Viget Spirits, The Midwest Tech Project, GR USA Apparel Company etc.)

The Soundtrack For GALA 2020 Will Be A Musical Journey Like No Other. Grand Rapids Has A Rich Musical History With Interconnected Relationships That Have Led Us To This Moment. The Music Of The Evening Will Speak To Our Reality:

Attendees Can Expect To Hear, Enjoy & Bounce To Music Ranging From Frank Sinatra To Beyonce, Madonna To Kanye West, Motown To Bad Boy Records, Leaving No Musical Genre Behind.

A Portion Of The Proceeds Of GALA 2020 Will Be Donated To Friends Of Grand Rapids Parks, A Community Driven Non-Profit Organization With A Mission To Protect, Enhance, And Expand Parks And Public Spaces In Grand Rapids.

Tickets are available NOW! Early Bird Pricing Through January 20th! Use this link:


Please check out a few pieces of key information below:

Special Early Bird GALA 2020 tickets are available at a price of just $40 through January 20th! This ticket allows guests to enjoy Carousel Rides, assorted appetizers, and a Fashion Show Presentation by ICONOCLASP.

VIP Tickets are $100 and include
-2nd Floor Access
-Complimentary Motu Viget Champagne Bottle service
-2 Drink Tickets
-Hor’s Doeuvres
-Exclusive Viewing of the newest ICONOCLASP Collection.
-Arcade, yes haha, Arcade Games will be available!


Friday, February 7
7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Jonathan Jelks


Grand Rapids Public Museum
272 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids, 49504 United States
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