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The Heritage Gala

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Crystal Ballroom, Rice Hotel

On Friday, June 13, 2014 you are invited to Pride Houston’s inaugural black tie event… The Heritage Gala: Honoring the Legacy.

Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the United States and has its own rich history in regards to the LGBT movement. Commemorating our history has been part of Pride Houston’s ongoing mission and so this event is dedicated solely to creating an endowment so that in the near future all of Houston can experience a Houston LGBT Museum.

The Crystal Ballroom is a 1913 historic ballroom located in the heart of downtown Houston’s Rice Hotel. Originally the capitol of the Republic of Texas, this is one of Houston’s most unique and historic landmarks.

The Heritage Gala Experience:

  • Open Bar for the entire Gala, 21+ to drink
  • Seated Full Course Dinner, catered by Sambucca
  • Special Guest Speakers
  • Special Guest Hosts
  • Entertainment by DJ/Artists
  • Silent Auction
  • VIP Pre-Reception*

If you are looking for a black tie event that will be a night to truly remember as well as have a substantial impact on the local Houston community then look no further than The Heritage Gala.

Time: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: 909 Texas Street, Houston, TX 77002
Dress Code: Black Tie & Fabulous!

Proceeds from this event will go to an endowment for the purpose of creating a future Houston LGBT Museum.

Ticket Pricing:

  • Individual Ticket: $125
  • VIP Ticket: $225*
  • Individual Tables available**
  • Organizational Tables available***
  • Corporate Tables available****

* VIP ticket holders will be invited to a private VIP pre-reception, premium seating and receive recognition in the Gala program.

**Individual Tables can be purchased by visiting https://pridehouston.org/shop/heritage-gala-heritage-table-2/

***Organizational Tables are available and are for any non-profit organziation wishing to contribute to the gala and receive additional benefits and recognition for the Organization by visiting https://pridehouston.org/shop/heritage-gala-heritage-table-2/

**** Corporate Sponsorship tables are also offered with added Gala benefits. Please email hgala@pridehouston.org for more information.


General Ticket:
VIP Ticket:


Gala Co-Chairs: Cristina Martinez & Ryan Rushing

Presenting Sponsor: Kroger

Additional Sponsors: BP, Chipotle, Elite Care, Dr. Daniel Garza, Barefoot Wine, & OutSmart

If your interested in becoming a Sponsor of Heritage Gala please send an email to sponsors@pridehouston.org.

More information can be found at https://srv/www/prideh.kwirxsites.com/releases/20170206153145/web.facebook.com/events/1394769170777805/

Pride Houston and its Sponsors ask that if you are going to drink please drink responsibly. Don’t drink and Drive.


This event is endorsed by the following historical groups and organizations:

  • A.R.C.H. : Area Rainbow Collective History
  • Botts Collection of LGBT History
  • Charles W. Botts Memorial Research Library of GLBT Studies
  • GCAM – Gulf Coast Archive and Museum of GLBT History, Inc.

  • Rice University: Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality


This event is open to ages 18 and up. Please note that the legal drinking age in Texas is 21+ and all laws in regards to legal drinking ages will be adhered to. All guests must be prepared to show a valid form of identification to verify legal age.


Friday, Jun 13, 2014
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Event Category:


Pride Houston, Inc.


Crystal Ballroom, Rice Hotel
909 Texas Street
Houston, 77002
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