Winter Gala

The Winter Gala presented by Visions Federal Credit Union is the Chamber's largest fundraiser of the year. It will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel with an eye toward the Roaring 20s with a Great Gatsby theme! This wonderful evening includes cocktail hour and heavy hors d'oeuvres, a delicious dinner and dessert, live music by the Rochester Rat Pack, silent and live auctions, the popular Stock Your Cellar Wine Pull, and of course, the presentation of our Annual Award Winners.

auctions, and magic, and fun, oh my!

► Preview our Silent and Live Auction Packages here and get ready to bid!

► Magician Doug Welch will perform strolling and table side magic tricks and illusions! In addition, there will be a Casino Speakeasy where you can try your hand at games of chance.


As mentioned above, the 2018 theme is Great Gatsby and we will once again give great prizes for the Best Dressed Man and Best Dressed Woman, as selected by our top-secret panel of judges. Don your finest Gatsby-themed attire and meet us at the party! 

Space is limited and this event is always a sell out. Be sure to get your tickets today! Tickets are $85 per person and tables of 10 are available as well. To purchase tickets, call Events Manager Anna Rainous at 607-535-4300 or

Event Schedule:

5:00pm – 6:30pm:            Registration

5:00pm – 7:00pm:            Silent Auction, Stock Your Cellar Wine Pull, and Photo Station Open

5:30pm – 7:00pm:            Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar

7:00pm – 8:00pm             Dinner

8:00pm                                 Awards and Recognition Program

8:30pm                                 Live Auction

8:45pm – 10:00pm           Silent Auction and Stock Your Cellar Wine Pull Open

8:45pm – 11:00pm           Live Music by Rochester Rat Pack and Casino Speakeasy Open

10:15pm                               Silent Auction and Wine Pull Winners Announced

10:50pm                               Casino Lounge Closes Out

11:00pm                               Casino Lounge Winners Announced