20th Anniversary Gala


The 20th Anniversary Gala will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Inwood Oaks in Oakdale. The event will raise funds to help children and adults with special needs by supporting and expanding River Valley Riders' programs.

2019 Ticket information and Purchase

Thank you to all supporters who made last year's event memorable! Enjoyable music, beautiful decorations, delicious appetizers and 165 silent auction items were a great start to the evening. The stories shared from our riders and families were heart-touching. Their smiles and self-confidence were shown in beautiful photos and videos. The live auction was exciting with dinners and a Las Vegas vacation! The overwhelming generosity demonstrated by our donors made this event a success...we appreciate your support of our mission! We would like to thank these auction item donors, event volunteers, and others who contributed in a special way:
A Butchery Shoppe
Advanced Dermatology Care
American Cruises & Tours - Dean Victorson
Jean and Jim Anderson
Nancy Allen
The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre
Joan Berg
Sheila Brown
Andrew Colligan
Cafe Latte
Canterbury Park
Coolibar Sun Protective Clothing
Crabtree's Garden Gate
Crayola Experience Mall of America
Kris Cool
Mark Code
Peter Caley
Tom and Kim Conboy
Ann Delmont
Dancing Dragonfly Winery
Danny's Bar and Grill
Details Salon
Noreen Dillon
Sally Reif DelGiudice
Peggy Doyle
Eagan Television
Yvonne and Kent Ecklund
Dan Flynn
Fiddle Fare
Flat Earth Brewing Company
Mary Feist
Ryan Foss
Beverly Gerth
Green Mill
The Girling Family
Anne and Larry Headrick
Cheryl Holt
Hudson 12 Theatre
Hugo Equipment Company
Pam Hansen
Todd-Allen Hamilton
Inwood Oaks
Dale and Brenda Jackson
Jennifer's Equine Massage
Joseph's Restaurant
Lynn and Jim Jutz
Barb Knoth
Haley Konsela
Kerfoot Canopy Tour
Kowalski's Oak Park Heights Market
Linda Knutson
Let's Dish Woodbury
Sandy and Dick Ling
The Lee Family
Joe and Maddie Mauer
Kathleen Miner
Kyle and Lauren Mealey
Mall of America
Mama Maria's Italian Ristorante
Mike McLaughlin
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnesota Vikings
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Theresa Milligan
Next Step Transition Program
The Nordland Family
Jay Olstad
Osceola Veterinary Service
Parlour Bar St. Paul
Persona Portraits
The Park Tavern
Phipps Center for the Arts
Katrina Rollins
Resource Logistics
River Valley Horse Ranch
Christian Sellie
Jay Schrankler
Jeanne Stursa
Jill Steeves
Nick Salay
Rick & Judie Steenberg
Saint Croix Vineyards
Sam's Club
Science Museum of Minnesota
Sea Glass Fine Art Photography
Sol Luna Salon
St. Croix Casinos - Turtle Lake
St. Croix Saddlery
St. Paul Saints Baseball
Stagetime Productions
The Spofford Family
The St. Paul Hotel
Jae Taylor Designs
Jill Tauscher
Thomson Reuters
Trapped Puzzle Rooms
Tana Vogele
Isabelle White
Jeanette Wilwert
Sandy Ward
Tera Wells
Friends of RVR



 Happy guests Jill and Gayle with our festive decorations


 RVR board member and auctioneer Tom Conboy inspiring the guests during the live auction


 RVR Officer Cheryl Holt presenting the organization update with progress on the Afton indoor arena


 The Pitzl Family enjoying an evening together!


 Master of Ceremonies Jay Olstad entertaining the guests


Fiddle Fare played lively music during the silent auction