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Before you come
What time does the Ball start and end?
What should I wear?
Dress code | White Tie with Decorations or Black Tie Optional
Patrons are requested to honor the dress code, including evening gowns, dressy evening separates, tuxedoes or dark suits.
Jeans and casual wear are not appropriate for the Viennese Ball, and you may be turned away.
Where can I park?
Parking is available free and readily available in non-metered lots. Patrons are encouraged to park in the Phillips, Hibbard, Water Street or Haas Fine Arts Lots.
Note: The Nursing Lot is reserved for Viennese Ball performers and Distinguished guests, and will not be open to general parking.
Do you have a parking shuttle?
Yes! Cody Limousines will provide continuous shuttle service from the Hibbard, Water Street and Haas Fine Arts Lots.Shuttles will begin at 6 p.m. and run until 2 a.m.
Should I bring my ID?
Patrons who wish to purchase alcohol must present a government-issued photo ID upon entrance to the Ball.
Do I need to bring my student ID?
Yes! UW System and Chippewa Valley Technical College students holding student-price tickets must present a valid University of Wisconsin System or Chippewa Valley Technical College student ID card upon entering the event.
High school students holding student-price tickets must be age 17 or older and present a valid state issued ID upon entering the event.
Is the Davies Center accessible?
UW-Eau Claire is committed to providing all guests with accessible facilities. The Davies Center is ADA accessible, including common spaces, meeting rooms and ballrooms. Passenger elevators are located on the east and west ends of the Davies Center, and wheelchairs are available upon request (quantity may be limited).
All-gender restrooms are available on each floor.
A dedicated lactation room is available as a separate suite in the third floor women’s restroom (room 326B) near the Ojibwe Grand Ballroom.
When do tickets go on sale?
Ticket sales start on Monday February 3, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.
How much are tickets?
Pricing coming soon!
How many tickets can I buy?
A maximum of six (6) tickets may be purchased per order under the same name.
Can I leave the Ball and come back?
Yes. Patrons will be offered a hand-stamp should they wish to leave the building.
Can I resell my ticket or buy from someone else?
Since tickets may not be refunded or exchanged by the Service Center, please use our Viennese Ball Facebook page for personal ticket sales.
Can I get a refund if I can’t attend?
What happens if the Ball is cancelled?
Support the Ball
How can I volunteer?
Check out our Volunteer page to learn more about opportunities.
Can I donate to the Ball?
Yes! Contributions to the Ada Bors Memorial Viennese Ball Endowment Fund have provided more than $1.5 million in music, service and international study awards for deserving UW-Eau Claire students. Your financial support ensures future students will have the resources they need to excel at UW-Eau Claire.
Donations to our Endowment Fund at the UW-Eau Claire Foundation are tax deductible.
First time we attended was last night...now wish we started in years past! Fantastic event! Beautiful setting!