2020 Short North Gala

New Date to be Announced Soon
6:00-10:00pm
Hilton Columbus Downtown, George Bellows Ballroom

Celebrate the passion, personalities, and faces of the Short North Arts District.

The 14th Annual Short North Gala proudly recognizes the individuals, businesses, and organizations who make an impact in the Short North Arts District.

In addition to the annual award ceremony honoring neighborhood partners, guests are invited to enjoy one-of-a-kind cocktails, savory and sweet bites by various Short North Arts District culinary partners, and a plant inspired two-course menu by chef Bill Glover and the team at the Hilton Columbus Downtown. The night will be rounded out with a silent auction, photo booth, performances, and more.

Funds raised for the Short North Gala support the projects, services, and mission of the Short North Alliance — to nurture the Short North Arts District as a vibrant, creative, and inclusive community and leading arts destination.

TABLE PURCHASES

Interested in purchasing a table? Please contact Becca Goodburn at Becca@ShortNorth.org.

JOIN US FOR THE PRIVATE RECEPTION

Gala-goers can make the most of the evening by attending the exclusive Private Reception from 5:30-6:30pm located in the Gallerie Bar & Bistro. Guests will get to enjoy exclusive bites and beverage samples, an open bar, entertainment, and more. Private Reception tickets can be purchased individually or as a table of 10 through the High Street Table Package. Private Reception tickets are limited, and are reserved on a first come, first served basis.

EVENT TIMELINE

  • 5:30-6:30PM: Private Reception
  • 6:00-7:30PM: Appetizers & Cocktails
  • 7:30-9:00PM: Award Ceremony & Dinner
  • 9:00-10:00PM: Dessert & Cocktails

2020 SHORT NORTH GALA HONOREES

Each year, the Short North Alliance is pleased to honor various individuals and groups at the Short North Gala. Honorees in all categories are nominated by the community. The 2020 Short North Gala honorees include:

BUSINESS BEACON
Honorees in this category have served as catalysts to bring a broad range of visitors to the District, and have inspired others to invest in and nurture the Short North Arts District.

ARCHITECTURAL STAR
Honorees in this category have contributed substantially to the architectural quality, preservation, or design of the Short North Arts District.

COMMUNITY PARTNER
Honorees in this category have deep collaborations with the Short North Arts District resulting in significant advancement of the District’s quality of life.

SANDBORN D. WOOD AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP & SERVICE
Honorees in the category have made lasting contributions to the Short North Arts District through their life and service.

SPONSOR THE 2020 SHORT NORTH GALA

Interested in sponsoring the 2020 event? Click the button above to view opportunities and email Becca Goodburn at becca@shortnorth.org for more information.

2020 SHORT NORTH GALA BEVERAGE AND CULINARY PARTNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED

Interested in being a culinary partner for the 2020 event? Sign up here.