Gala 2023

Play the Night Away Gala 2023

Saturday, September 23rd  7-11pm

It’s back! Mark your calendars for an adult-only play date at The Children’s Museum of Cleveland.

This exclusive after-hours Museum experience will showcase your favorite destination for play in a whole new light.

Dance and mingle, explore strolling dinner stations, and cheers at our open bar!

Proceeds from the event benefit the Museum’s Wonder Fund, supporting programs that make the Museum experience accessible to ALL families in our community. 

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Event Tickets

VIP Ticket - $400

$300 tax-deductible 

Supports 5 visitors 

through Museum for All.

Standard Ticket - $200

$100 tax-deductible 

Event Sponsorship

Each year, 13% of CMC guests visit through our free and reduced admissions programs.

Sponsorship of our 2023 Gala benefits our Wonder Fund, which helps support these programs, ensuring that the magic of a CMC visit is within reach for every family.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities?

Contact Hattie Kotz at

Event Sponsorship Form

Interested in supporting our 2023 event? Contact Hattie Kotz at or 216-791-7114. 

To maximize your gift and avoid processing fees, the preferred payment method for sponsorships is via check or direct deposit. 

CMC is able to provide an invoice for sponsorship contributions. 

If credit card is your preferred payment method, your sponsorship payment can be made via the form below. 

Our Wonder Fund Supports:


family visits

through our special

needs access



field trips &
outreach programs

for low income





programs for

low income families.


activity & supply

kits distributed

to families in