The National WWII Museum

Celebrating Those Who Serve

Tickets will be available for purchase at the main entrance to Victory Ball, located on the corner of Andrew Higgins Drive and Magazine Street.

Event Schedule

Dancing and entertainment at the Victory Ball Gala
    6:00 p.m.

    Cocktail Reception | Hors d’Oeuvres | Exclusive Entertainment

    Sponsors and Patrons will receive early event entry as well as exclusive access to the Patron Party, featuring a cocktail reception and passed hors d’oeuvres, private full bar, and entertainment.

    7:00 p.m.

    Open Bars | Food Stations | Live Music | Museum Access

    Culinary Creations by The American Sector Restaurant + Bar

    Except for reserved seating, this is not a seated event. However, we will have plenty of first-come, first-served table seating for dinner and rest in between dancing and enjoying the evening’s activities. If you require a seat, we recommend reserved seating.

    Service Uniform, Cocktail Attire, or 1940s Dress Encouraged

    Receive 20% off your purchase of 1940s-inspired clothing and accessories at the Museum’s Corner Store with proof of ticket purchase! Located on the Museum's campus at the corner of Andrew Higgins Drive and Magazine Street.

    The Victory Belles and The Victory Swing Orchestra!

    Enjoy this unique tribute to the swinging sounds of the 1940s performed by BB’s Stage Door Canteen’s own performers and bands.

    The Tumbling Wheels
    DJ Ann Glaviano of HEATWAVE!
  • Join us at 8:30 p.m. at the main stage for a salute to veterans and servicemembers.

Don’t forget to visit the Museum on Saturday, November 11, for our annual Veterans Day celebration. Join us as we honor all of our nation's veterans with a commemorative morning ceremony and special presentations throughout the day. This event is free and open to the public, and all veterans, reservists, and active-duty servicemembers receive free Museum admission.

Ticket Levels

Food, drink, and entertainment at the Victory Ball Gala

A ticket purchase for Victory Ball includes food, beverage, and entertainment, as well as access to the Museum’s pavilions and exhibit galleries throughout the evening.

No physical tickets will be issued for this event. Guests will check in at the event entrance located at the intersection of Andrew Higgins Drive and Magazine Street. Please bear in mind that, due to campus construction, this event will take place in Louisiana Memorial Pavilion with a portion of the event being held outdoors on Founders Plaza. Weather in New Orleans during the fall is unpredictable, so please prepare for cool temperatures. In the event of rain, the event will utilize indoor campus space. We encourage you to bring any special equipment needed to navigate the site, including wheelchairs. Thank you for your understanding as we continue our progress!

Table Sponsor Levels & Ticket Pricing


Victory Ball Sponsors and Patrons receive early event entry at 6:00 p.m., exclusive Patron Party access for the duration of the event, and recognition on all printed material—including event invitation, event program, event web page, day-of-event signage, and the 2017 Annual Donor Wall and Annual Report.

Questions? Contact us at (504) 528-1944 x 334 or
The print deadline for invitation acknowledgement is September 8, 2017; program acknowledgement is October 27, 2017.

Victory Ball Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Ray and Jessica Brandt Family Foundation

Medal of Honor Sponsor

The Duchossois Family Foundation