February 23, 2019

Celebrate the wonder and magic of the cosmos, accompanied by a gourmet dinner, live auctions, dancing and more!

Funds raised at this special event help make a local impact and support essential American Cancer Society programs, services and extensive research for all cancers in all stages of life.

Event Information


Saturday, February 23, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive 

Sarasota, FL 34236

Attire: Black Tie Optional
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 PM – 10:30 PM Dinner,  Live Auction & Entertainment 
Event registration begins at 6:00 p.m. After you register, you will be escorted to a reception that includes the silent auction. The doors to the ballroom will open at 7:00 p.m. for dinner, program, live auction and live entertainment.


What is Starry Night Soiree?

The American Cancer Society’s Starry Night Soiree will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota. Festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. with a pre-event reception which includes a silent auction followed by an elegant dinner, a live auction, and incredible entertainment. 


Who is Attending?

More than 300 guests are expected to attend including corporate sponsors, business owners and philanthropic leaders. 


Payment Information

We do not accept cash at Starry Night Soiree. Only credit cards and checks will be accepted. 



Place your bids on wide variety of adventures, items, and packages. 

How to Make a Donation
You may CLICK HERE to donate online, call or mail in your donation to the Starry Night Soiree office at 2970 University Pkwy #104, Sarasota, FL 34243. We do not accept cash for Starry Night Soiree donations. Only credit cards and checks are accepted.
If you mail in your donation, the American Cancer Society will send you a receipt for your tax records, approximately six weeks after payment is received. If you make a donation online using your credit card, you will be directed to a confirmation page that can be printed for your tax records. In addition, an email will be sent to you that includes a receipt that can be printed for your records.
Why Support
Starry Night Soiree donations will support the mission of the American Cancer Society as it works to save lives and create a world with less cancer by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures and by fighting back.
Approximately 1.7 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in the United States this year. More than 595,000 Americans will lose their battle. That’s more than 1,600 people a day. You can help us move one step closer to a world free from the pain and suffering of cancer by celebrating with us at the Starry Night Soiree.
Public Recognition
The American Cancer Society brand awareness is 98% nationwide. No other health organization has a higher rating. Our brand helps to clearly identify our organization, set it apart from other organizations, and ultimately create relationships with our communities. Your participation in the Starry Night Soiree includes public recognition through our media partners.

American Cancer Society
2970 University Pkwy #10    Sarasota, FL 34243
(p) 941.328.3756 
(f) 941.365.3256
(toll free) 1.800.227.2345