The Gala: An Unforgettable Night

Le Bal Rouge is a gala experience like no other. Taking place at the historic Windsor Station, this upscale, luxury event is guaranteed to spark excitement.

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The Raffle: Prizes

Seize the opportunity to win fabulous prizes by purchasing raffle tickets for a good cause. Every ticket sold will support the ground-breaking work of the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity (MI4).

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The Venue: Windsor Station

Windsor Station is a historical and architectural gem in the heart of Montreal’s downtown. Built in the Romanesque Revival architectural style, this grand venue was constructed in 1888-89 to serve as a train station and head office for the Canadian Pacific Railway. Featuring stately arched openings and vaulted ceilings, Windsor Station was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1975, a Heritage Railway Station in 1990, and a Québec provincial historic landmark in 2009. The Salle des Pas Perdus, once bustling with people waiting for trains, serves as the venue for Le Bal Rouge.

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The Catering: Armando Arruda

Le Bal Rouge will feature an unforgettable meal by Armando Arruda, Director of Catering Services at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel. Named “Caterer of the Year" in 2018 by the Canadian Event Industry Awards Competition, Arruda is known for thinking outside the box to create unique culinary experiences.

The Entertainment: Paul Chacra’s 1945 The Band

For over 20 years, Montreal’s 1945 The Band has been recognized as one of the most influential special event performance groups on the scene. Under the direction of industry leader Paul Chacra and featuring a dynamic cast of ten entertainers, 1945 knows the pulse of music. The band has shared the stage with stars including Michael Bublé, David Foster and The Canadian Tenors.

Past Galas

Created in 2016, Le Bal Rouge has raised over $6.7 million to support excellence in patient care, research and teaching at the McGill University Health Centre. Our signature event not only delights guests, but elevates health care for our entire community.

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