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Commodore Tillman Hodgson formally invites you to join us for a spectacular evening of unparalleled entertainment, music, drinks and food.

This is unlike any past Commodore’s Ball, and if you attended the Club Gala in 2022, this will certainly be an event you will not want to miss.

From your very first step into the Club, you will experience an elegant and social evening with your fellow members. The entertainment will be featuring the incredible live music of The Midnights, Victoria’s top 13-piece band. The evening will also include additional entertainment, photobooth and more!

Our talented culinary team has thoughtfully curated over a dozen delectable food stations for you to enjoy throughout the evening, in addition to a number of drink stations.

As this event is unlike any Commodore’s Ball we have done before, we encourage you to read through our detailed FAQ’s further down the page as these provide even more details on the event.

Date: Saturday, June 10

Tickets: $95* · Each ticket includes entry into the event, access to 12+ food stations throughout the evening, a welcome drink, two (2) drink tickets, coat check and all of the amazing entertainment we have planned. *Tickets are subject to applicable taxes and gratuity.

Doors Open: 6:30 PM & 7:00 PM · As we will be seeing a large number of attendees, check-in will be split into two time periods. You may select your desired check-in time when registering for your ticket. Check-in will be at the Water Street entry of the building, please follow the directional signs that will lead you to the correct spot that evening.

Social Hour: 6:30-8:00 PM · We encourage you to wander throughout the Club, enjoying the many food and drink stations and entertainment amenities.

Piped Procession & Speeches: 8:00-8:30PM · Join us as we welcome Commodore Tillman Hodgson, the 2023 Board of Directors and visiting Dignitaries.

The Midnights Live Music: 8:30-11:30 PM · Join us in the Member Lounge for the incredlble live music of 13-piece band, The Midnights. 

Timing for food stations will vary throughout the night, as we will rotate through a number of delicious and surprising options, ending in our late-night snack!

Guests:The limit of guests per membership is four (4) guests. Should space allow, this number may be increased at a future date.

Dress Code: Black-Tie

Cancellation Policy:
· Cancellations prior to June 5 @ 5:00 PM PDT: Full Refund
· Cancellations between June 5 @ 5:01PM and June 8 @ 5:00 PM PDT: 50% Refund
· Cancellations after June 8 @ 5:01 PM PDT: No Refund


Q: Will there be assigned seating?
A: No, there is no assigned seating for this event. There will be a variety of seating areas throughout the event, however, this is predominately a stand-up evening. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes!

Q: Will I be receiving a plated meal?
A: Not quite! Although you will not be receiving a sit-down meal, there will be over a dozen food stations located throughout the building where you will be able to enjoy an array of food during the event.

Q: Can I bring guests to this event?
A: Yes, however, there is a limit of only 4 guests per membership. This is to ensure that we have enough space for all of our members who would like to attend. Should more attendee space be available, we may will lift this limit at a future date.

Q: Where in the Clubhouse will the event take place?
A: This event is an immersive experience which will take place throughout the entire Clubhouse, including the lower atrium, upper atrium, Member Lounge, Patio & Banquet Room.

Q: Is the Clubhouse closed to all Members unless they buy a ticket to this event?
A: Although access to several areas of the Club may be cordoned off for this event, the Clubhouse and lower washrooms will remain available for Member use. To assist with event flow, Member’s who would like to access the facility without attending the event will enter through the North end of the building off of the parking lot.

Q: What is the dress code for this event?
A: The dress code for this event is black-tie. This is usually formal suits, tuxedos, floor length gowns or formal dresses.

Q: I bought a ticket to this event, what does it include?
A: Your ticket includes entry into this amazing event, access to 12+ food stations throughout the entire evening, a welcome drink, two (2) drink tickets, coat check and all of the evenings entertainment.

Q: Where do I put my purse or bag?
A: As there are no assigned seats, we recommend that you check your purse or bag at coat check or choose a purse/bag that is comfortable to wear throughout the evening. There will be a variety of seating areas throughout the event, however, we do not recommend leaving your belongings unattended as KYC assumes no responsibility for any missing items.

Q: Is the Member Lounge open for dining this day?
A: As this is one of the largest events we have ever had, we will be closing the Member Lounge for the entire day on June 10 in preparation. The Galley Lakeside Cafe will be open for our Members from 7:30AM-5:00PM, and the Member Lounge will resume operations on Sunday, June 11 at 11:00AM.

Q: What is the cancellation policy?
A: We wish you were able to attend, but we understand that things happen and emergencies occur. As you can imagine, a lot of work and preparation will be going into this event so our cancellation policy is as follows:
· Cancellations prior to June 5 @ 5:00 PM PDT: Full Refund
· Cancellations between June 5 @ 5:01PM and June 8 @ 5:00 PM PDT: 50% Refund
· Cancellations after June 8 @ 5:01 PM PDT: No Refund

Q: Can I purchase additional food during this event?
A: No, a la carte dining will not be available for this event.

Q: Can I purchase additional drinks during this event?
A: Yes, in addition to the two (2) drink tickets included in the ticket price, you will be able to purchase drink tickets throughout the evening that can be redeemed at any of the drink stations & bars.

Q: I have dietary restrictions/allergies (celiac, gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, etc.). Will there be options for me?
A: Yes! Although not every station may be conducive to every restriction/allergy, we will have a number of stations that will be suitable for different restrictions/allergies. Should you have any allergy concerns, please contact us directly by email here.

Q: Can I purchase a ticket without any food or drinks included?
A: No. Given the immersive style and size of this event, we will only be offering one ticket option for purchase which automatically includes food, a welcome drink & two (2) drink tickets.

Q: How do I pay for my ticket and when am I charged?
A: Tickets are purchased online via the KYC website here. Tickets are automatically purchased once you register and will appear on your statement the day of the event. Please note our cancellation policy stated above. No ticket payment will be required the night of the event, however, you are able to purchase additional drink tickets which can be billed directly to your account.

Q: I am bringing a guest to the event. How do they pay?
A: All tickets will be charged to the appropriate member’s account, including guests. Arrangements for payment from any guests will be between the guest and the member.
Q: I am a reciprocal club member, am I able to purchase a ticket?
A: Yes, at this time a limited number of reciprocal member tickets are available. Please email us here should you like to purchase tickets.

Q: Are children allowed to attend?
A: As much as we would love to have your children join us for this evening, we recommend this event as an adult-only affair.


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