Thank you for joining us for another amazing Gala Under Glass. We hope to see you at next year’s gala and after-party!

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Dracula orchids, native to Andean Cloud Forests, represent both the powerful glory of an ingenious Earth, employing near-miraculous schemes to attract pollinators and thrive, and the poignant tragedy of assault on Earth by mining, logging and climate change.  The Andes is the most diverse region of the planet, home to 15% of the world’s biodiversity.  The Conservatory of Flowers is a portal to the verdant diversity of Earth’s tropical rain and cloud forests, through which guests can glimpse the glory and learn about these fragile ecosystems to protect them.

The Dracula Orchid Ball is a multifaceted adventure highlighting the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and tactile beauty of rainforests all over the world.  Each Gallery will seduce you with sublime experience.


Tezkatlipoka Aztec Dance and Drum
evokes the duality of existence.

San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia will thrill with powerful verse.

Tigerlily Perfumery will seduce with aromatic magic.

Diva Marisa will mesmerize with techno-opera.

The Poetry Store will set up shop.

Wrecking Ball Coffee will explain definitively “third wave coffee” – and keep you awake for the after-party!

Humphry Slocombe creates brain freeze with vanilla – the most delicious edible product produced by the family Orchidaceae.

Dandelion Chocolate will having you swooning over their molten chocolate melanger.

SnapFiesta creates a frighteningly fun photo experience!

A participatory art installation will create the magic of the Dracula Orchid!

The Bay Area’s finest caterers and purveyors of spirits will sate you in splendor.

The Gaslamp Fantasy experience designed by Mustafa Khan (Daybreaker, Midnight Brunch, Silicon Valley Fashion Week) & The Dracula Ball experience designed by Carina Hessmer (Entire Productions)

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

The Dracula Ball experience is designed and produced by Carina Hessmer of Entire Productions.

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