About Gala




About Gala
Prizes To Be Won!

From bidding in our Silent Auction or grand Live Auction to trying your luck in our on-site Raffles, there are a wonderful array of prizes that could be yours!

Bear Sales!

Our 2022 Starlight Bear “Sunshine” will be available for purchase for $25 each! Get one for yourself, a colleague, or a loved one, with all proceeds going to Starlight Canada.

Wish Auction

Commemorate your evening with a Wish! Help make a seriously ill child’s dream come true by donating $3,500 during the Wish Auction! You can donate live on-site or by contacting us before the Gala.

Photo Ops

With larger-than-life décor and nostalgic characters to awaken your inner child, there will be photo opportunities around every corner!

… and much, much more - the pre-dinner entertainment is not to be missed!

Dress is Cocktail Attire

(Black tie not necessary)

What: The 25th Annual Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada Gala
When: Thursday, August 31, 2023 – Doors Open At 5:30pm
Where: Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E3
Theme: Power of Play – Awaken Your Inner Child!
Hosted By: Canadian TV Personality, Rick Campanelli

5:30pm – Guest Arrival & Cocktail Reception
7:00pm – Dinner Service, Entertainment & Auctions
11:00pm – Music & Dancing

Enjoy a Silent Auction, Raffles, Photo Ops, Heartwarming Speeches, and Immersive Entertainment Throughout!


Performances by Multi-Platinum Selling Recording Artist and Actor:

The Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, has generously offered a discounted room rate of $309 CAD for the evening of Thursday, August 31. The cut off date for this offer is Friday, August 18. To make a reservation, please book using the following link:


Book your group rate for Starlight Children's Foundation Gala