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2nd Annual

Night at Gatsby's


A Fancy Pause for a Fantastic Cause

You heard it here first, folks! The Gatsby Gala has returned, presented by the McNeese Athletic Foundation. Come one, come all to the most exclusive event of the season! Flappers, dappers, dandies and dolls, we’ve got a right old wingding in the works just for you. 

We’re turning back the clock to the American era of gold, glitz, and glamour – for one night only. The band will be swinging, so don’t be afraid to show up and cut the rug! Live music, entertainment, a live auction, and so much more will make this event a night to remember.


The Most Swingin' Soiree of the Year!

Here’s where you can get on the list! Reserve your table, and once processed you’ll receive the secret password to the speakeasy for the most swingin’ soiree of the season! 

What’re you waiting for?! Get your gams going! Secure your spot at the 2023 Night at Gatsby’s on March 25th
at L’Auberge Casino Hotel & Resort in Lake Charles, presented by the McNeese Athletic Foundation. Tables and sponsorships are expected to sell out quickly, so please don’t wait! This event will be the bee’s knees, and you won’t want to miss it. 

We’re investing in the champions of the future! The McNeese Athletic Foundation is a committee of the McNeese Foundation, a 501©(3) non-profit organization that was established to provide scholarships and operations assistance to the McNeese students, sourced through generous donations from our vast community of backers. The purpose of the MAF is to promote and strengthen the financial position of all 14 of our NCAA athletic programs through community involvement, fundraising, and corporate partnerships. Your ticket purchases are tax-deducible, and all funds raised go directly to our enhancing McNeese athletics and our student-athletes.

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Your support ensures that every McNeese student-athlete across all 14 sports programs can succeed – both on and off the field. Plus, annual memberships with the McNeese Athletic Foundation help you take advantage of all perks we offer – including Cowboy Block Party invitations and other VIP exclusives. Join today!

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For all the nifty guys and gals looking for a good ole swell time – this is your wake-up call, toots! Gold Level Access is sold by table only, and table space is limited. Get an ankle on over to the ticket portal and lock in your table quickly, before we sell out!

Click here for VIP Experience access.

Just getting to town? Take a one-day trip to West Egg for a night of spectacular fun and come join us for the most swingin’ soirée of the season! Click here to purchase your Gold Level General Admission tickets – before they sell out!

Click here for Gold Experience Acesss

Dress Code & Itinerary

Brush up on your Charleston, and let’s slip into the speakeasy at L’Auberge Casino Hotel & Resort on March 25th for a night of dazzling fun! Guests are encouraged to don their finest fringe, boas, and baubles – but formal or costume attire is required. All guests must be 21 years of age or older, so don’t take any wooden nickels. We don’t want any attention from the fuzz.

6:00pm – 7:00pm | Cocktail Hour Begins; Sycamore Room & Outdoor Terrace Opens

7:00pm | Grand Ballroom Doors Open with Performers

7:30pm | Grand Entrance Number; Dinner Service Begins; Live Auction Opens

8:15pm |
Band Begins

11:15pm |
Last Call

11:30pm |
End of Event

Tip Of The 'Ol Hat To Our Sponsors!

Special Thanks To Our Title Sponsor