Annual Events

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Join us at one of our annual events

Gilda’s Club Chicago hosts events that are interesting, inspiring and incredibly entertaining. Join in the fun and make a difference in so many lives that are touched by cancer.

At various times during the year, Gilda’s Club Chicago hosts special events to provide an opportunity for members, donors and interested individuals to mingle and learn more about Gilda’s Club. These events include:

Gilda's Night Out

Gilda’s Night Out: Oktoberfest

Join the Associate Board for Oktoberfest. Dust of your lederhosen and join us back in-person for beer, brats, and more! Get tickets

Yes, and... An Improvised Gala

Join us for Yes, and... An Improvised Gala an evening of music and laughter to help raise funds for Gilda's Club Chicago.

Annual Awards Dinner

This event honors individuals and organizations that have made exceptional contributions to Gilda’s Club’s mission.

Red Door Society

Recognition event for donors who have contributed $1,000 or more each year – features members sharing personal experiences and insights regarding Gilda’s Club Chicago and our program.

Gilda’s Club Untapped

Join the Associate Board of Gilda's Club Chicago for "Untapped", their annual craft beer tasting event. Untapped will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2022 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Goose Island Barrel House, 603 North Sacramento Boulevard in Chicago. Enjoy an evening of craft beers, wines and a raffle for some great prizes.

Tickets are officially on sale: Get Tickets


Team Gilda raises money and awareness for Gilda’s Club Chicago as an official charity partner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Shamrock Shuffle, RAM Racing's Cinco de Miler and other races.

Friends of Marlene Fundraisers

Friends of Marlene hosts two events each year in support of our mission – a spring Friendraiser and a fall Golf Outing.