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An immersive sensory experience at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, WonderNight brings together Atlanta's culturally curious, art enthusiasts, and civic leaders for an evening of performance, site-specific installation, food, drink, and fun!

Over the course of the evening, attendees will be treated to constant moments of surprise and wonder. Anchored by a seated dinner, WonderNight 2018 features silent and live auctions, unexpected episodes of creativity, and highlights from WonderRoot's award winning programs. The whole event is curated to dazzle guests through live performances, installations, and immersive art. While providing guests with a truly memorable experience, WonderNight provides an opportunity for WonderRoot to demonstrate the value of an artistically enriched culture and the importance of building community support for the arts.

This annual gala is WonderRoot’s largest fundraising event of the year, where 350 guests will contribute to the organization’s mission and programs. Funds raised at WonderNight enable WonderRoot to form partnerships with non-arts organizations to innovate arts-based solutions to community problems. The organization also works to provide accessibility to the arts for Atlanta’s most underserved populations of all ages.

Click the button below for WonderNight 2018 ticket information. 

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Friday May 18, 2018                                            7:00 - 11:00

Attire: Creative Black Tie

Run of Show:

7:00 - 8:30                                  Cocktail Hour + Silent Auction

8:30 - 9:30                      Seated Dinner and Art Performances

9:30 -10:00                                                             Live Auction

10:00 - 11:00                                            After Party + Dessert

Parking/Directions: The Fox Theatre is located in the heart of Midtown with limited parking. We strongly encourage WonderNight Guests to use rideshare or MARTA.

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WonderNight 2018 will feature:


Between both silent and live auctions, your ticket to WonderNight gives you the opportunity to bid on:

  • Courtside tickets to the Atlanta Hawks
  • A signed Atlanta United jersey
  • Your own custom mural.


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Image source: Immersive Atlanta

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Image source: Elizabeth Jarrett

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Image source: Blackcattips (WonderNight 2017 custom muralist)

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Lizanne Stephenson

Retired, Nonprofit Professional & Community Volunteer

During Lizanne’s long career in the non-profit sector, her fundraising expertise and dedication have been invaluable to the growth of community foundations and schools across Atlanta, including the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.


Doug Hooker

Executive Director, Atlanta Regional Commission

Doug Hooker has been an outstanding leader in both the public and private sectors of the Atlanta community for decades. Through the different facets of his career he has been able to work on important regional and local projects in the areas of energy, education, transportation, transit, and water.

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WonderNight 2018 would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors: JLL, Capital Investment Advisors, Kilpatrick Townsend, and Taylor English

Table Hosts: Infinite Energy, Hamilton Group of Raymond James, Anna & Fuller Callaway

In-Kind Sponsors: Active Production & Design and Creative Approach