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Annual Gala and Auction

2024 Auction and Gala


Our annual gala and auction raises funds for essential classroom and curriculum needs, as well as supporting professional development programs for our teachers. Enjoy an evening of entertainment, food, and music with friends, fellow ACDS parents, faculty and alumni—all coming together for a worthy cause!

Event Information

In-Person Gala and Auction

Saturday, March 23, 2024
Doors Open at 6 p.m.
The Westin, Downtown San Jose

Ticket sales are now closed, but everyone is welcome to join our Online Auction! Please note: refunds for ticket purchases are not possible after March 17, 2024.

Additional Packages available for purchase: For table guests who would like to purchase drink packages, casino chips packages, and beads for the Heads or Tails Game, please click here. At the time of purchase, individual ticket and table purchasers will have the opportunity to purchase these packages.

Online Auction

Preview starts March 15 
Bidding opens March 20 at 9:00 am
Ends March 24 at 9:00 pm

Visit Online Auction Site

In addition to our Auction and Gala everyone is welcome to participate in our online auction. There is no need to attend the Gala to participate, so raise your digital paddle starting May 20 to join in the fun! The online catalog is available for previewing now so click the link above and get ready to start bidding!

Our Sponsors

Event Sponsor 

Joseph J. Albanese, Inc.


 Wine & Cocktail Sponsor

Swenson Builders
Alta Colina Winery


Gala Sponsors

Steinhoff Orthodontics


Almaden Pediatrics


Get Involved!

There are so many different ways to get involved with our Annual Gala and Auction.

Join the Gala and Auction Team


Donate to the Auction


ACDS is a non-profit organization and all donations are tax refundable as permissible by law.


Do you have general questions about our Annual Gala and Auction? Please do not hesitate to contact our Director of Annual Giving & Special Events, Kimberly Ahlgren, with any questions you may have. We are always here to help!