SAVE THE DATE for one of Cincinnati's most unique auctions and the premiere fundraiser for The Cure Starts Now.

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Duke Energy Convention Center
525 ELM ST
March 9, 2024
5:30pm - 10:30pm
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The Cure Starts Now

Event Details

As the premiere fundraiser for The Cure Starts Now, Once in a Lifetime Gala is one of Cincinnati's most unique galas. Join over 900 guests as they enjoy a 3 course gourmet meal, open bar, 400 package silent auction, once in a lifetime experience live auction and entertainment. Please join us as we continue our battle against pediatric brain cancer and honor our cancer warriors.

100% of the proceeds benefit The Cure Starts Now.  Thanks to events like this, The Cure Starts Now has funded $21,325,827 in pediatric cancer research and support in conjunction with our DIPG/DMG Collaborative Partners.  The proceeds will benefit The Cure Starts Now, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to finding a “home run” cure for cancer through funding of pediatric brain cancer research.


EARLY BIRD PRICING FOR 2024 Receive admission to our amazing auction, dinner and program. Includes complementary beer, wine and soft drinks.

This year we have divided our seating options.  Preferred seating is near the front of the room by the stage and regular seating will be towards the back of the room near the bars.  Purchase your seats right away before they run out!

Preferred Seating – Seats near stage and along the aisle, early admission and a ticket to an exclusive raffle
Table of 10 - $1350
Single Tickets - $150 each 

Regular Seating- Seats towards the middle of the room and by the doors
Table of 10 - $1080 
Single Tickets - $125 each 

Regular Seating- Seats in the back of the room
Single Tickets - $90 each 

Hotel Reservations

Coming from out of town? Stay tuned for our hotel block.

Dress Code

Semi-formal, though festive candy-inspired cloth are encouraged to embrace this year's theme!

Doors open at 5:30pm



Questions?  Contact us at [email protected] or call 513-772-4888

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Presenting Sponsor


Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact us via email or at (513) 772-4888 and ask for Jim Getgey.