43rd Annual Patrons Ball
September 21, 2019
Begins at 6 p.m.
The Buffalo Bill Center of the West presents its annual fundraising gala, Patrons Ball. This black-tie event is our major fundraising extravaganza of the year—and the premier gala of the Rocky Mountain region. Enjoy cocktails, a gourmet dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and raffles.
We welcome back Chef Ryan Boehme of Bravo Catering for the delicious cuisine, and the Silver Arrow Band with music to dance to.
All proceeds benefit the programs and public activities of the Center of the West. To find out more about Patrons Ball call 307-578-4103 or e-mail [email protected]. Patrons Ball is the culmination of Rendezvous Royale, a weeklong celebration of the arts in Cody, which also includes the Buffalo Bill Art Show and By Western Hands. For general information, visit the Rendezvous Royale website.
Check out all of the great events and register by going to the Rendezvous Royale website.
See photographs from past Patrons Balls by clicking on one of the following links!
We have winners for our raffle prizes for 2019
- Raffle car: a 1964 Corvette convertible, went to ticketholder 0553 from Lusk, Wyoming!
- Raffle necklace: a vintage squash blossom necklace, went to ticketholder 0200 from Temecula, California!
Proceeds from our annual raffles go to support the educational programming of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. The drawings takes place at our Annual Patrons Ball. Need not be present to win. Click here for all Raffle Rules.
Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors:
The Showman Sponsors:
- Naoma Tate and the Family of Hal Tate
- Caryl & Roy Cline
- J.D. & Elizabeth Radakovich
- Maggie & Dick Scarlett
Buffalo Bill Sponsors:
- Fran & Lenox Baker
- Fred & Linda Dowd
- Baron & Baroness & William Frère
- Hughes Charitable Foundation
- Dr. Mark & Betsy Ryzewicz
- University of Wyoming
- Geraldine W. Dellenback
- Groathouse Construction, Inc.
- Carlene Lebous & Harris Haston
- PayneWest Insurance
- Rusty & Deborah Rokita
- Stokely Hospitality Enterprises
- CTA Architects Engineers
- Gary & Karen Schroeder
- John & Meredith Sullivan
E-mail us or call 307-578-4008 with any questions.
Each year we receive wonderful silent auction items from various donors. Please note these items will be available for purchase the week of Rendezvous Royale.
Special Thank You:
A special thank you goes out to the Patrons Ball Committee, without whom we could not organize this gala.
Patrons Ball is the finale to Rendezvous Royale, a week of the best of absolutely everything western in Cody, Wyoming! Join us for the excitement of a nationally recognized art show and a spirited auction of the best contemporary western art, and many other events. Visit the Rendezvous Royale Web site for more information.