When is the Alzheimer's Association Purple Gala?


The Purple Gala will be held on May 4, 2019 at The Depot, Minneapolis. 

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction 

7:00 p.m.
Dinner & Program

9:30 - 11:30 p.m. 
Music & Dancing

Where is the Purple Gala held and how do I find directions?

The Purple Gala will be held at The Depot, Minneapolis. 

225 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Directions to The Depot, Minneapolis

Please keep the following Road Closure information in mind:

  • Between 10:00pm on Friday, May 4th and 5:00am on Monday, May 7th, I-94 will be closed from I-394 to I-35W. In addition, Hennepin Ave./Lyndale Ave. will be closed from Dunwoody Blvd. to Oak Grove Street during the same period.
  • If you are coming from the West (via I-394) or North (via I-94), please take I-394 east to Washington Ave.
  • If you are coming from the South (via I-35W), continue onto 65 north to Fifth Ave. or continue on I-35W around the bend to S. 3rd Street.
  • If you are coming from the East, this closure will not affect you.




What does the Purple Gala raise funds for?


Proceeds from the Gala raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. 

How do I learn more about donating to the auction and volunteer opportunities at the Purple Gala?


For volunteer opportunities at the Purple Gala, contact Rebecca Ayaz at rayaz@alz.org. 

Donate an auction item to the Purple Gala.