30th Annual Fur Ball Gala

Noche de Flamenco

Celebrating San Diego’s care for animals.
August 13, 2016

San Diego Humane Society achieved zero euthanasia a year ago. Reaching and maintaining that goal has only been possible through the work, support, and donations of those, like you, who care.

Buy Tickets

Don't miss the animal-lovers’ event of the year. We anticipate all tickets to be sold a week or more before the event, so reserve your place in the 2016 Fur Ball today!


Fund the Auction

The Fun way to Donate! And animals in need will be the biggest winners in this year's Fur Ball auction. Join the fun by donating or bidding on auction items.


Be a Sponsor

Build your company's brand among San Diego’s highly influential community of animal lovers by sponsoring a Fur Ball activity. Several opportunities are available.

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The Gala

August 13, 2016 • 6–11 pm • 5500 Gaines St, San Diego

  • fine dining
  • cocktails
  • auction
  • live music
  • dancing

Now in its 30th year, the Fur Ball gala is attended by passionate and engaged animal lovers from throughout San Diego County. Well-dressed animals and their pet parents enjoy a night of fine dining, raffles, auctions and dancing under the stars while helping to support the programs and services of San Diego Humane Society. Black-tie attire is welcomed but optional.

We anticipate tickets will sell out, so reserve your seat today!


The 2015 Fur Ball — See more photos on Flickr.

The Auction

Guests will have an opportunity to bid on a variety of fantastic items in the live and silent auctions that will be held during the gala. Proceeds from the auction provide significant funds for San Diego Humanitarian Society programs, as all items are donated. We invite you to contribute to the auction or, if you prefer, to simply donate funds for society programs.

Donate with confidence!

San Diego Humane Society is a Charity Navigator Four Star rated organization and a Better Business Bureau Accredited charity.

Tax ID: 95-1661688

couple who won a bid

Outbidding is more fun when our furry friends win too.

The Sponsors

Fur Ball sponsors are essential to the gala’s success and enjoy a range of exceptional benefits. Several sponsorship opportunities are available.

Why Sponsor a Fur Ball Activity?

  • Increase your business exposure to a highly-influential audience.
  • Enhance your customer base while showing your love for animals and dedication to our community.
  • Expose your brand in an intimate and unique setting with hundreds of potential customers.
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photo of dog

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