Events

Puttin' on the Ritz

Sponsored by

Husch Blackwell

Puttin' on the Ritz

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

6 p.m. cocktails, 7:30 p.m. dinner
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Expo Center
1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee

Cost: $200 per person or see below for corporate table opportunities (includes 5.6 percent WI sales tax).

Experience the glitz and glamour as you head over to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino for the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s 23rd annual Puttin’ on the Ritz fundraiser. Enjoy a night of gourmet food, drinks, a live voice auction and amateur boxing arranged by the Future Olympian Boxing Association. Boxing bouts are sponsored by Master Z's, and the boxing ring is sponsored by Bridgewood Advisors.

Last year’s event raised over $183,000 for the Zoological Society and its support of the Milwaukee County Zoo.

Puttin' on the Ritz Photo Gallery

Scroll through photos from past Puttin' on the Ritz events.

Individual tickets are $200, or consider supporting the event through a table sponsorship:

$5,000 VIP Man Cave Experience
(Limited availability!)

  • Reserved area for eight with private gaming table and lounge seating
  • Tableside bar service
  • Name recognition on event signage
  • Name recognition in the event program

$3,000 Corporate Ringside Table Sponsorship
(Limited availability!)

  • Table of 8 with ringside seating
  • Tableside bar service
  • Name recognition on event signage
  • Name recognition in the event program

$2,000 Corporate Table Sponsorship

  • Table of 8 with premier seating
  • Name recognition on event signage
  • Name recognition in the event program

Event Schedule

6 p.m. Registration
Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres
Silent Auction
6:30 p.m. Weigh-In
7:30 p.m. Five-Course Dinner
Live Auction
8:30 p.m. 3-Round Boxing Bouts
10 p.m. Cigar After-Party in the Casino

Register Now!

For additional information or an invitation, call Special Events at 414-258-2333
or email specialevents@zoosociety.org.