Event Information


31st annual Crystal Ball

Friday, November 24, 2017
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

Park Ballroom Foyer
6:00 P.M. Reception
             Silent Auction

Park Ballroom
7:30 P.M. Dinner
             Live Auction
             Gifts to Help Kids Shine
             Raffle Draw

Le Pavillon Ballroom
10:00 P.M. After Party

Inspired by the West Coast themes throughout the new Teck Acute Care Centre at BC Children's Hospital, Executive Chef Weimar Gomez and his team at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver have designed this year's menu to take you on a culinary journey through our spectacular province.


Wild Mushroom Soup, Meadow Flowers
Vegan: Tomato Basil Soup, Wild Mushroom, Meadow Flowers


Albacore Tuna Salad
Forgotten Vegetables, Microgreens
Vegan: Green Lentil Salad, Forgotten Vegetables, Microgreens


Beef Tenderloin & Sablefish Duo
Morel Mushrooms, Green Asparagus, Black Truffle
Vegan: Beet Wellington, Mushroom Duxelle, Grilled Asparagus, Black Truffle, Beet & Blueberry Reduction


The Heart of the Mountain
Milk Chocolate Mousse, Hazelnut Caramel Center, Chocolate Almonds, Sweet Spices
Vegan: Vegan Chocolate Torte, Vegan Chocolate Almonds, Sweet Spices

Dinner Wines

2013 Painted Rock Merlot
2016 Painted Rock Chardonnay

Please email any dietary restrictions to crystalball@bcchf.ca or call Meagan Devlin at 604-875-2444 ext. 5355

Please note that the live and silent auction catalogue will be available closer to gala night.


  • A bid on an item lower than the opening bid posted on the bid sheet will not be valid.
  • All bids must increase by the minimum increment stated on the bid sheet to be valid. All bids are legally binding.
  • No bid may be crossed off, erased or otherwise changed.
  • Successful bids equal to or greater than 125 per cent of the stated value of the item will receive a tax receipt for the full difference between the bid and the stated value.
  • Items valued as “Priceless” are not eligible for tax receipting.
  • At the close of bidding, successful bidders are required to pay for item(s) in full at the cash desk outside the Park Ballroom foyer.
  • Items may be held safely until the end of the evening, otherwise delivery charges may apply.
  • BC Children’s Hospital Foundation makes every effort to describe all auction items accurately. We are not responsible for errors or omissions.
  • PST is included in all bids made on packages containing liquor

All items are sold "as is". Please read all restrictions carefully. Winners are responsible for all delivery arrangements.

The Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is generously offering exclusive room rates for Crystal Ball guests from November 21 to November 27:

Superior Room $195
Deluxe Room $205
Premier Room $235
Executive Suite $275
Deluxe Exec Suite $ 295
One Bedroom Suite $445

Reserve your room online or call 604-689-9333 and mention Crystal Ball booking code CI1217CB.