“Bolero” Opera Ball

WGO's Annual Opera Ball
  • Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm
  • Wichita Marriott

On March 9th at 6:00pm, join the Wichita Grand Opera and our Ball Co-Chairs Dr. Thomas & Lily Ashcom and Kenneth & Susie Doonan, as we take a trip to España! Experience the Tango, the Paso Doble, and even the Bolero itself, as we toast the town with our Annual Opera Ball at the Wichita Marriott.


With an opulently appointed evening of fine dining, Spanish dancing, great entertainment, and luxury Live and Silent Auctions, THE ONLY Social Event or Opera Ball of its kind in the state of Kansas is sure to exceed your wildest dreams.


The evening will be one to remember, so dance as your favorite matador, don your finest dress and join Wichita’s greatest movers and shakers in the aviation, construction, medical, legal, and entrepreneurship fields as you meet old friends and greet new ones, but don’t forget your dancing shoes as you step out onto the dance floor, and prepare to see and be seen.

Here is a list of the luxury Live and Silent items we have up for grams at the Bolero Opera Ball on March 9th. We expect additional items to be added until the time of the ball, so stay tuned!

Be a Sponsor for the BOLERO Opera Ball on March 9th. For more information, contact the WGO at (316) 683-3444 or by clicking HERE!

Reservations for the BOLERO Opera Ball are $200.00 per person or $1,500.00 for a table of TEN. (a portion of which is tax-deductible).


To make your reservation, you can: Contact the Wichita Grand Opera Box Office at (316) 262-8054, or purchase online by clicking below.

What to Expect

Let Us Help You Plan Your Opera Visit

Whether this is your first visit to Wichita Grand Opera or you’re a regular patron, we have all the information you need to plan your evening.

Before the Opera

Where to Stay

If you are visiting Wichita from out of town, we suggest staying at one of these recommended hotels.

Ambassador Hotel

Hotel at Waterwalk

Hotel at Old Town

Fairfield Inn by Marriott Wichita Downtown

Wichita Inn North

DoubleTree by Hilton

Red Roof Inn Wichita Airport

Clarion Inn Wichita Airport

Wichita Marriott

Hawthorn Suites

Where to Eat

Downtown Wichita and the nearby Delano District provide many dining options to enhance your opera experience.  Concessions are also available at the opera.

Cafe Bel Ami

AVI Seabar & Chophouse

Hana Cafe

Harvest Kitchen and Bar at the Hyatt Regency

Lotus Leaf Cafe & Creperie

Old-Town Sushi Bar By Wasabi

Rain Café and Lounge

River City Brewery

Sabor Latin Bar & Grill

Siena Tuscan Steakhouse at the Ambassador Hotel


Except as noted, Wichita Grand Opera performs in the Century II Performing Arts Center in downtown Wichita.

Century II Performing Arts Center
225 W. Douglas Ave. Wichita, KS 67202


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Seating (Including for Disabled Patrons)

To comply with ADA requirements, the following seats are reserved for our handicapped patrons:

Concert Hall

On House Right, Seating is available at:

  • Row M, Seats 123 & 124 (Best seating – $85 per seat)
  • Row S, Seats 124 & 125 (Better seating – $58 per seat)
  • Row KK, Seats 101-106 (Better seating $58 per seat) – Promenade Box
  • Row LL, Seats 107-112 (Good seating, $37 per seat) – Promenade Box

On House Left, Seating is available at:

  • Row M, Seats 22 & 23 (Best Seating – $85 per seat)
  • Row S, Seats 24 & 25 (Better seating – $58 per seat)
  • Row KK, Seats 1-6 (Better seating – $58 per seat) – Promenade Box
  • Row LL, Seats 7-12 (Good seating, $37 per seat) – Promenade Box

Frequently Asked Questions