You’re invited to save the date for Splash!, the Seattle Aquarium’s 26th annual fundraising gala. Join event Join event Honorary Chairs Jim and Leslie Karr and Co-Chairs Cary Clark and Alex Washburn for an inspiring evening in support of marine conservation while browsing a tantalizing selection of silent and live auction items and enjoying an amazing menu of food and drink. It’s a celebration like no other!

Friday, June 2, 2017

5pm Silent auction and reception at the Seattle Aquarium

7pm Live auction and dinner at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront

Your attendance and support benefit the Seattle Aquarium’s mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment—working toward a healthier Puget Sound and one world ocean for all.

For additional information, please email splashgala@seattleaquarium.org.



Thank you to the generous sponsors of Splash!2017


Title Sponsors


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Gold Sponsors







Silver Sponsors

Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC
Holland America Line
Martin Smith Inc, The 1201 Western Building, and Piers 55 & 56
Seattle Marriott Waterfront
Snoqualmie Indian Tribe
Sodexo Leisure Services


Bronze Sponsors

Argosy Cruises
Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce
K&L Gates LLP
Lease Crutcher Lewis
LMN Architects
MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions, Inc.
Pedersen’s Event Rentals
Riddell Williams
Seattle Mariners
Seattle Seahawks
Space Needle, LLC
Turner Construction
Washington Trust Bank
Wells Fargo


Raffle Partner

Ben Bridge Jeweler


Wine and Spirits Partners

àMaurice Cellars
Coral Wines
Dunham Cellars
Sparkman Cella

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Splash!2017 leadership:

Jim & Leslie Kerr, honorary chairs
Cary Clark, event co-chair
Alex Washburn, event co-chair
Lisa McCabe, sponsorship co-chair
Dave Magee, sponsorship co-chair
Craig Davison, procurement co-chair
Nathan Rauschenberg, procurement co-chair
Carla Wigen, procurement
Michael Trzupek, procurement
Melissa Mager, board of directors wine lot curator

Would you like to host a table?

Contact Associate Director of Philanthropy Elizabeth Wallwork at e.wallwork@seattleaquarium.org or (206) 693-6227.


Reception/dinner ticket


$3,500/table of 10

Reception/dinner patron ticket

$500/person (includes preferred seating)

$5,000/table of 10

Can’t stay for dinner?

Reception-only ticket




If you are unable to attend the event, but would still like to support of the Seattle Aquarium, please consider making a tax deductible gift in support of our mission: Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment. Many employers have matching gift programs that can double the impact of your gift.



Sponsorship opportunities

Contact Associate Director of Philanthropy Elizabeth Wallwork at e.wallwork@seattleaquarium.org or (206) 693-6227.

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Sponsorship benefits


Donation opportunities

Contact Philanthropy Events Officer Regina Huey Olsson at r.hueyolsson@seattleaquarium.org or (206) 693-6170.

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