With stunning waterfront views of the Riverwalk, Harbour Island and Cotanchobee Park, the Gala features lavish culinary offerings from Tampa’s famed Columbia Restaurant, live entertainment and an open bar.

Gala Chairs: Steve and Natalie Raney
Gala Honorary Chairs: Mayor Bob and Dr. Cathy Buckhorn
Visionary Chairs: Christopher and Elizabeth Carrere

Proceeds from this annual fundraiser support an important component of the History Center’s mission – youth education. Serving more than 14,000 K-12 students each year with immersive learning programs, the History Center plays a vital role in ensuring that the children of Tampa Bay have a meaningful educational experience, one that instills a sense of community pride, knowledge of our region’s cultural heritage and an appreciation for the legacy they will leave.

$250 per person

$100 per person for those under the age of 40

Sponsorships also available, click here for more details or call

Lisa–Perry Richardson at 813-675-8991 or email

Online ticket sales for the 2017 Gala have ended. Please call 813-675-8991 for ticket information.