Black and white image of tables of people wearing blindfolds in a large room. There are drinks and food on the tables. In the center of the image is the black and white Dinner in the Dark logo

Dinner in the Dark

Due to an overwhelming response, Dinner in the Dark is officially SOLD OUT.  We hope you can join us next year!

Enjoy a fundraiser like no other while dining under blindfold at our Dinner in the Dark, presented by AAA – The Auto Club Group.

  • “Blind” wine pull – 125 bottles of wine “hidden” from view. $25 per ticket provides the chance to pull a bottle of wine (minimum of $20 value per bottle)
  • A limited selection of Leader Dog items and collectibles available at the “pop-up” Leader Dog Gift Shop
  • Black Carpet entrance and pictures with a Canine Ambassador for every guest
  • Dine under blindfold while a Leader Dog client guides you through your meal (cash bar)
  • Be inspired to make a donation during our Mission Moment after listening to stories of independence and empowerment from our clients

New this year!

  • Night Flight Wine Flights – purchase a flight for yourself or share with a friend to enjoy under blindfold
  • Walk the Walk – an immersive daily life experience under blindfold
  • Motown Revue featuring Detroit legends such as The Contours, The Miracles and The Vandellas

Supporter Tickets are $125 per person and include everything listed above. Doors open at 6:30 p.m for supporter ticket holders.

VIP Tickets are $225 per person and include everything listed above as well as entrance to a special VIP area, two drink tickets, passed hors d’oeuvres, a Night Flight Wine Flight to enjoy under blindfold and early arrival at 6 p.m.

Date: Friday, March 6, 2020

Location: MGM Grand Detroit, 1777 3rd Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Dress code: Snappy casual (Informal, yet stylish. Nice jeans, blazers and button down shirts for men. Nice jeans, dressy tops and dresses for women.)

Accommodations: A limited block of rooms has been reserved for Dinner in the Dark at the MGM Grand Detroit. More information coming soon.

Become a Dinner in the Dark Sponsor

Learn about our sponsorship opportunities and become a part of this special event.

Presenting Sponsor

AAA – The Auto Club Group logo

Host Sponsor

MGM Grand Detroit logo

Lead Sponsors

Chief Financial Credit Union logo

John & Margo Hebert

Hero Sponsors

ABG of Michigan logo
Wells Fargo logo
McLaren Oakland logo
Cascade Partners logo
Michigan Planners logo

The Honorable Paul & Barbara Teranes

Community Sponsors

L.J. Rolls Refrigeration Co.

Premier Pet Supply


Patron Sponsors


Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Lon & Barbara Grossman


The Huttenlocher Group

Paula & Otto Rosenbusch


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