Play Ball 2018

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Friday October 26

6:00 PM

Join the domino effect... at Play Ball 2018! 

On Friday October 26, 2018, we invite you to join Honorary Co-chairs, the Birnbaum Family, at The Strong's eighth annual Play Ball—Rochester’s most playful gala! Tickets are $175 per person. All guests are registered electronically. Guests will not receive paper tickets prior to the event. 

  • Marvel at magician and entertainer Steven Brundage, applaud the amazing stilt walker and juggler from Cirque Gravity, swoon to the stylish tunes of Rochester Institute of Technology’s 8 Beat Measure, dance with DJ Hogan from BreakThrough Entertainment, and more!
  • Savor irresistible entrees and dazzling desserts from Wegmans.
  • Bid on spectacular live and silent auction packages featuring fun-filled getaways, one-of-a-kind treasures, and extraordinary experiences.
  • Explore The Strong’s more than 100,000 sq. ft. of interactive exhibits including Pinball Playfields and eGameRevolution!
  • Open bar includes craft beer from Roc Brewing, a selection of bottled beers, wine from Constellation Brands, and more!
  • For a small donation, enjoy the exclusive Good Luck Cocktail Club House, featuring cocktails crafted and served by Good Luck’s talented mixologists.

When you arrive at Play Ball, please check-in by last name at The Strong’s admission desk. If you have any questions, please contact Kylee Fassler at