Thursday, August 31 | Ages 18+ Only

The Labyrinth Masquerade Ball

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Photo: Chris Hunt


Special Event

Thursday, August 31 | Ages 18+ Only

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Back by popular demand! This magical, exclusive night celebrates the closing weekend of the Center for Puppetry Arts’ special exhibit, Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Journey to Goblin City. This is the last chance to view the exhibit’s spellbinding collection of goblins and gowns, with behind-the-scenes artwork, photos, and video to guide you on your journey into the world of the Goblin King! Guests are encouraged to wear Labyrinth-themed costumes or masquerade costumes and masks. Pose for photos on the Goblin King’s throne and dance to the music from the film and other dance favorites from the ‘80s. We're excited to announce that Toby Froud (son of fantasy illustrator and Labyrinth concept designer Brian Froud—and THE baby Toby from the film!) and Lisa Henson (President and CEO of the Jim Henson Company, and Jim's daughter) will be joining us! Toby will be judging the costume contest. More guests to be announced.! Changing room and bag check provided. Beer and wine bar. Complimentary heavy hors d’oeuvres.

New this year!

For the Ultimate Labyrinth Masquerade Ball Fan Experience, there will be two pairs of seats at the Goblin King's table! These packages are up for auction, with a starting bid of $1,000 PER PAIR of tickets. These packages include entry to the VIP cocktail hour; reserved seating at the Goblin King's table; an open beer and wine bar; a DJ song request and spotlight dance per couple; and an Ultimate Fan gift bag with exclusive prizes (including a limited edition Labyrinth print signed by Brian Froud). You will have a designated goblin server to bring you food and drinks.

Bidding for these packages will open Friday, June 2 at 12 pm and will close Friday, June 9 at 11:59PM.

Sales for other tickets will go on sale on Saturday, June 10, at 12 pm (noon) eastern time. General admission tickets are $175 and include access to the Ball, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum and the Labyrinth special exhibit, which closes on Sept. 3. A cash bar will be available. Additionally, there will be 20 VIP tickets available for $300 each. VIP tickets grant admission one hour earlier at 6 pm and include a cocktail hour with the celebrity guests with an open beer and wine bar. VIP ticket holders will also receive a gift bag with exclusive items. (Cash bar during the ball.)