Royal Bash 2022

So Plaid to be Together! 

Saturday, February 26, 2022, 6 PM
‘Live’ In Person at Marriott Minnetonka Southwest

Or Participate Virtually via <1 hour ‘Live Stream’ from home 

Register HERE for either format, and for access the Silent Auction

Together, we proudly raise funds for our Hopkins Public Schools students… and have a lot of fun along the way.

A big thank you to our 2022 Royal Bash Sponsors!!


Your Fun-Filled Plaid Evening

6:00 pmCocktails & Mingling; Silent Auction & Plaid Plinko Game – where everyone’s a winner – and remember to sign up for Great Gatherings
7:45 pm — Delicious dinner served at your assigned table; Silent Auction CLOSES
8:30 pmRaffle Winners drawn, Live Streamed Program, Live Auction & Special Appeal

9:15 pmDance Floor Open!; Dessert & Coffee 

YOU make this event special!

New! Royal Bash Pop-up Shop!

Grab your awesome plaid merch, whether you’re attending Bash In-Person or Virtually. Multiple price points, and some really fun Plaid Packs available. Simply use this LINK.


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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 the Bash. Our event co-chairs have taste-tested the Marriott’s fabulous menu and chosen the best for you, so prepare your taste buds!

Dance the Night Away!

After the program, kick off your shoes and dance to your favorite tunes. Be prepared to make requests, so be thinking about a list of your favorites.

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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.


Take advantage of Abby’s Booth to make – and take – your Royal Bash memories. This sleek open air ‘photo wall’ creates the perfect backdrop for your crew. We’ll of course also have a photographer on-site during the evening and will post those photos for your viewing pleasure. Here are a ton of great photos from 2020, our last in-person Royal Bash. Take a peek for a wonderful preview of your fun night ahead!


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Lively Bidding!

Your mobile devices make it easy to bid on fabulous Silent Auction items while still mingling and with friends and neighbors. And for those attending In-Person, we have a great Live Auction after dinner – hosted by our favorite renowned auctioneer Karen Sorbo, back by popular demand.

4 Lucky Winners!

We’re doing it again! $100 Raffle Tickets will be sold in the weeks preceding the Bash, with any few remaining up for grabs that night. The winners score cold hard CASH: one $1,000 winner, one $500 winner, and two $250 winners. Only 200 tickets will be sold, so your odds are awesome! Learn how to get your tickets HERE.

Can’t wait to see you at Royal Bash 2022!

Many hands make light work! When you sign up for a short volunteer shift, you’ll have tons of fun, meet wonderful people, and contribute to HEF! Watch for the SignUp Genius, coming soon.

Mara Gollin-Garrett Royal Bash 2016 volunteers

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