UMC Foundation Evening of Hope Gala 2023

  • Oct 13, 2023 - Feb 10, 2024
  • Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

    3655 South Las Vegas Boulevard
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Ticket Price $300.00-$250,000 This event is not available

The Big Apple Comes to Life

Majestic skylines, architectural wonders, and endless possibilities — New York City is where sophistication and exhilaration blend seamlessly together. Enjoy an evening in the Big Apple right here in Las Vegas, complete with performances by Idina Menzel and Aloe Blacc. Delectable cuisine from the nation’s top celebrity chefs, signature cocktails crafted by Las Vegas’ hottest mixologists, and one-of-a-kind experiences inspired by “the city that never sleeps” will put you in a New York state of mind on October 13, 2023 at Paris Las Vegas! 


World-Class Entertainment Lineup

  • Tony Award Winner Idina Menzel
  • Grammy-Nominated Artist Aloe Blacc
  • Stage and Screen Star James Snyder 
  • Legendary Musical Director Michael Orland 


Meet the Stars with the Ultimate Fan Package

With the Ultimate Fan Package, you’ll have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend a backstage meet and greet with Idina Menzel or Aloe Blacc. This exclusive VIP package also includes reserved premium seating near the event stage. A limited number of Ultimate Fan Packages are available for purchase as optional add-ons to admission tickets at check-out.

Top Celebrity Chefs, Mixologists, and Desserts

  • 1228 Main, Chef Dustin Lewandowski
  • 138°, Chef Matt Meyer
  • Beijing Noodle No. 9
  • Border Grill, Chefs Susan Feniger, Susan Milliken, John Baez
  • ChagaRoot, Chef Jose Martin
  • Cut by Wolfgang Puck, Chef Matt Hurley
  • Fatty's Bakery, Allyson Yaecker & Savannah King
  • Freed's Bakery
  • Giada
  • Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen
  • Guy Fieri's Flavortown Sports Kitchen
  • Jardin, Chef Jonathan Bauman
  • Ocean Prime Las Vegas, Chef Eugenio Reyes
  • Pinkbox Doughnuts
  • RETRO by Voltaggio, Chef Trae Edwards
  • Scarpetta, Chef Stefano Chiarugi
  • Terrace Point Cafe, Chef Manny Sanchez Gutierrez
  • The Bagel Cafe 
  • The Capital Grille, Chef Ryan Swanson
  • UMC Café, Chef Kristos Anastopoulos

Tickets for the event start at $550 


Sponsorship packages range from $7,500 to $250,000. 


A limited number of Ultimate Fan Package Meet and Greets with the evening's headliners are available for purchase at ticket check-out.


Guests at the Evening of Hope Gala will have access to discounted room rates at Paris Las Vegas from October 12 through 14. After purchasing your tickets, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to book your stay at a discounted rate. 


Your tax-deductible donation will go directly to UMC Children’s Hospital, supporting enhancements to the care environment for our community’s youngest and most vulnerable patients.


The renovations include:

  • Newly designed treatment areas to calm fears while providing expert care
  • Upgraded patient rooms that are more personal and private with entertainment and gaming devices
  • Enhanced bedding and linens for a more home-like feel
  • Upgraded nursing stations to increase efficiency
  • Enriched play spaces for diversion therapy during painful procedures and long recoveries
  • Creation of a welcoming and comforting entrance for families
Date & Time

Oct 13, 2023 - Feb 10, 2024

Venue Details

Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

3655 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109 Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
UMC Foundation

About the UMC Foundation

The UMC Foundation is an independent, charitable nonprofit organization that serves as the community fundraising arm of UMC. Donations to the UMC Foundation go directly to UMC and UMC Children’s Hospital, supporting their life-saving crisis response efforts, care environment enhancements, direct patient care and revolutionary clinical technology upgrades, in addition to many other meaningful projects. Your support has a direct and significant impact, helping UMC build a brighter, healthier future for Southern Nevada.  Please visit

Support of the UMC Foundation is not conditioned on, in any manner, implied or expressed with conducting of or the amount of business conducted with UMC. UMC Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID # 86-1146214.

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