Are you looking for an incredibly fun, glitzy party celebrating the Academy Awards? How about the biggest Oscar night gala outside of Hollywood? LGBTQ Connection is partnering with Academy of Friends' for the 39th Annual Academy Awards Night Gala benefiting HIV/AIDS Services in the SF Bay Area—including our prevention work with the youth and communities right here in Napa and Sonoma Counties!

In typical Academy of Friends fashion, everyone at the event will enjoy an amazing list of food tasting selections this year curated by Tablehopper!

  • Wine and champagne tastings by amazing vintners

  • Multiple bars serving Specialty cocktails

  • Live entertainment throughout the event

  • A fun way to watch the 2019 Oscars®.

  • Early entry for VIPs @ 4 pm.

Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 5pm - 11pm.

Got your interest? There are several ways to get involved with the event--& support LGBTQ Connection:

  1. Attend! Buy tickets via LGBTQ Connection's partner link. Event attendees must be 21+.

  2. Volunteer! There are shifts Saturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon, Sunday evening, and Sunday night. Contact ian@lgbtqconnection.orgor 707-251-9432 for more information.

  3. Donate! Silent auction items (especially wine country food, wine, hotel stays and experience packages) or sponsorship options are available. Contact ian@lgbtqconnection.org or 707-251-9432 for more information.