Annual Gala & Auction


NOVEMBER 16, 2024

Be sure to mark your calendars! This is an extraordinary evening you don’t want to miss.  
Our Annual Gala is a celebration of our faith community and an opportunity to honor our teachers, staff and community supporters
for their strong and collaborative efforts in crafting a safe, joyous space for Catholic education


Kindly follow the link below for the room block: 

Or Call: (877)622-3056 to speak directly to reservations. 

St. John the Baptist's 12th Annual Gala & Auction, Light Up the Night was held on November 11, 2023 at
Newport Renaissance in Newport Beach.

SJB GALA 2023 by Meredith Christine Photography (

Download PIN: 2933

St. John the Baptist's 11th Annual Gala & Auction, A Night of Wonder, was held on November 12, 2022 at
the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach.

Click one of the images below to enter the 2022 Gala Photo Album

Our largest social and fundraising event of the year would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors, underwriters, and silent and live auction donors.

Our sincere gratitude to 2022 Sponsors and Underwriters:

Filipino American Ministry
JSerra Catholic High School
Dan and Marlene Lindley
Williams, Bartusick and Alyn Families
St. Michael’s Abbey
Robert and Tracey McNaughton
David and Amy Zak
Jacqueline DuPont
Craig and Arlene Silvers
Kathleen Anter
Greg Buschhousen
 Dynamic ATM Services, Inc.
Costa Mesa Police Association
Joseph and Missy O’Hara
Lionel Pasicaran Castro and Nicole Fernandez Castro
Pedro Miraz
Son and Kim Nguyen
Jim and Lene Righeimer


Please join us in showing gratitude by supporting the businesses below whose generous donations made our 2022 live and silent auction possible.

The Waterfront Beach Resort
Pacific Electric Boat Rental
Vision Electric Boat Rental
Art Steps
The Wayfarer Downtown LA
Country Club Costa Mesa
The Bungalow Huntington Beach
Tavern House
Tanaka Farms
Taco Bell
Sweets by Sophh
Surf and Sand Resort
Super Panga
Style My Holidays
Social Grazing
Skin Medica 
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Santa Monica Seafood
Rockin Jump

Pure Barre Tustin
PRP Wine International
Port Sandz
OEB Breakfast Co.
OC All Stars Cheer and Dance
Nolet Spirits
NGO Simple Foods
Newport Beach Moke
Murf Electric Bikes
Muldoon’s Irish Pub
Matt Leinhert Football
Mater Dei High School
Marconi Automotive Museum
Mama Bijoux
Light Shoot Repeat Photography
Lori Poucsak
Lil Pickle
Lazy Dog
La Casa del Camino
Juice It Up
Joy Dravecky

Jean Jacques-Mamie
J. Elizabeth Photography
Island PackersIrvine Lanes
Icon Entertainment Group
Hilton Garden Inn
Hi Times Wine Cellars
Hi Lo Market
First Class Pizza
Firehouse Subs
F45 Training
Farmers and Merchants Bank
Dream Dinners
Dos Amigos Cantina
The Dock
Crafty Holiday Helper
Common Thread
Club Pilates
Burn Bootcamp
Bowers Museum
Balboa Bay Resort
Avila’s El Ranchito
ARTime Barro
Roclord Studio
Gallery of Galas Past