National Capital Gala
Ring in the New Year at the National Capital Gala at The Ernst and Young Centre here in Ottawa.
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MAD Hatter Event
“Have I gone mad? I’m afraid so, but let me tell you something, the best people usually are.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
Tumble down the rabbit hole to 2015 at the Mad Hatter’s New Year’s Ball! This whimsical evening will feature over the top entertainment, a lavish VIP tea party and a party fit for the Queen of hearts all held in a specially-designed wonderland setting brought to you by Ottawa’s best party planners.
The VIP cocktail tea party features the musical stylings of a local piano bar favourite with gourmet cocktail food catered by ACE Mercado (rated one of Canada’s top new restaurants), and a specialty cocktail booth hosted by RSVP Events. Rub elbows with local celebrities as the VIP cocktail tea party transforms into a Mad New Year’s Eve spectacle with entertainment and action everywhere you look! The Mad Hatter New Year’s Ball is delighted to feature acrobatic performances by world champion cyr wheel artist- Paul Perreault and Les Oiseaux de Paradis, tailor-made performances by the dancers for the Ottawa Senators and the CFL, appearances by the Mad Hatter, Brazilian dancers, Burlesque artists, ‘dance your socks off’ set by our featured band, Toronto’s BKM Krew and DJ Paul Burke to make you dance into the New Year, alongside our mad electric violinist!
Late night eats will be available from Zanadu and Slice & Co. The Ernst and Young Center will be completely transformed into a wonderland by Kayla Pongrac Design, with featured design elements brought in from Montreal’s Luxe Rentals.
Not only will The Mad Hatter’s New Year’s Ball be the most exciting New Year’s ticket in town, but will also support a local charity, the Caring and Sharing Exchange which has been providing Christmas and back-to-school assistance to Ottawa residents who face economic hardship, regardless of age, ethnicity, creed or culture since 1915.
This 21+ affair requires upscale party attire, with mad hats encouraged.