Royal Bash 2020

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 6 PM
Marriott Minnetonka Southwest

This fabulous event is traditionally a SELL-OUT! Register HERE

Join 400+ HEF Supporters at this exciting event! Together, we proudly raise funds for our Hopkins Public Schools students.

A big thank you to our
2020 Royal Bash Sponsors!!


A Fun-Filled Evening

6:00 pm — Cocktails & Mingling; Silent Auction & Plinko Game – everyone’s a winner – and remember to sign up for fun Great Gatherings
7:45 pm — HHS’s Lean Mean Performance Machine Drum Line; Delicious dinner served at assigned tables; Silent Auction CLOSES
8:30 pm — Raffle Trip winner drawn, Brief Program, Live Auction & Special Appeal
9:15 pm —  Dessert & Coffee; Dance Floor Opens!

You help make this event special!


We have a lot of great photos of last year’s event. Take a peek and you’ll get a wonderful preview of your fun night ahead!

salad bash 2016 food

Scrumptious Food!

Guests choose from three delicious dinner options, all accompanied by fresh salad and yummy dessert. You’ll get a look at the detailed menu when you register for Bash tickets. Our event co-chairs have taste-tested The Marriott’s fabulous menu and chosen the best for you, so prepare your taste buds!


After the program, kick off your shoes and dance! DJ Instant Request will keep the dance floor hopping, and looks forward to your requests.

marriott southwest bash 2017 event

Elegant Venue!

The Marriott Southwest
5801 Opus Parkway, Minnetonka.
We’ve chosen the perfect spot for you – right within the borders of the school district. There’s plenty of free parking, and you can choose to stay the night; just mention HEF’s Royal Bash.

Karen Sorbo auctioneer royal bash 2018Lively Bidding!

Mobile devices make it easy to bid on many great silent auction items while still mingling and visiting with friends and neighbors. And of course we have a great Live Auction after dinner – including a trip for two to TUSCANY, ITALY and other fabulous experiences – featuring renowned auctioneer Karen Sorbo, back by popular demand. Get details for all 10 packages HERE.

One Lucky Winner!

We’re doing it again! Raffle tickets will be sold in the weeks preceding the Bash, with any few remaining up for grabs that night. The winner scores a great trip for two! You choose between Hilton Head, South Carolina; Monterey, California; or your pick of gorgeous Fairmont Hotel properties. Only 100 tickets will be sold, at $100 each. Learn more HERE.

Can’t wait to see you at Royal Bash 2020!

Many hands make light work! When you sign up HERE for a short volunteer shift, you’ll have tons of fun, and the evening will be even MORE spectacular!

Mara Gollin-Garrett Royal Bash 2016 volunteers

We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
Our tax id is 41-1808042.