SF PRIDE Celebrates 40 Years with the 40 & Fabulous Benefit! Sat. May 15 at the elegant Contemporary Jewish Museum

NOTE: Online sales end as of Thursday, May 13th. After that day tickets can be purchased by calling 415-864-0831 ext. 106. All tickets purchased after May 12th will be held at “Will Call” at the Red Carpet the night of the event.

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Eat. Drink. Be Fabulous.




San Francisco Pride is honored to have Senator Mark Leno and Kate Kendell, Executive Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights as Honorary Co-Chairs for the Forty and Fabulous Benefit on May 15, 2010 at the elegant Contemporary Jewish Museum.  The evening will be hosted by Divas of Ceremonies Tita Aida & Pollo Del Mar.


Enjoy a magnificent buffet dinner by the Joie De Vivre Restaurant Collection including selections from such hot spots as O Izakaya Lounge, Café Andree, and Americano, to name a few.  Entertainment will be provided by the incomparable Lesbian Gay Chorus of San Francisco and others.  Throughout the night, dance to 40 years of fabulous music with DJ’s Robbie Martin, Edaj and RYAN. 


San Francisco Pride will honor three very special national leaders for their significant contributions and commitment to the Pride movement. 





Tickets for this one-of-a-kind evening are only $65.00  per person. The first 50 tickets sold will receive a complimentary Grandstand ticket for the Pride Parade on Sunday, June 27th.  



Fabulous Auction Items

The 40 & Fabulous Benefit will feature the auction event of the season. You will have the opportunity to bid on everything from getaways to gift baskets, couture to artworks.  If you love to shop this is the event for you!  Just a sampling of the what you can expect includes …

  • Gift Baskets from Under One Roof.

  • Photo Print by local photographer Fidel Lirio.

  • 7 Day Caribbean Cruise from OLIVIA.

  • Business Class Tickets to Buenos Aires, Argentina from LAN Airlines.

  • Leather Couture from Troy Anicete Designs.

  • Southern California Hotel Package from Joie De Vivre Hotels.

  • Lake Tahoe Getaway from Harrah’s / Harvey’s Lake Tahoe.

  • Original Market Street Pride Flag from San Francisco Pride Archives

Special Hotel Rates for Benefit Guests

Make a weekend out of the 40 & Fabulous Benefit by staying in one of Joie De Vivre’s beautiful hotels.  Benefit guests will receive a special rate when making their reservations.  When calling Joie De Vivre’s reservations or booking online, request rate code “Pride”.  Call 1-800-738-7477 or online at www.jdvhotels.com

For Media Inquires


Joy O’Donnell

Director of External Relations

General Inquiries,

Auction Donations, Tickets, contact:

Amy Anner

Events Manager

1841 Market St 4th floor | San Francisco, CA 94103 US


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