Goombay Bash Event Details

Join Us for the 22nd Annual Goombay Bash

July 27, 2024 
5:00pm - Midnight

Aon Grand Ballroom
at Chicago's Navy Pier

Event Tickets: 
General Admission: $175/ticket
VIP: $300/ticket*

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•   Silent Auctions with 300+ Packages
•   Live Drawing of $10,000 Raffle Prize
•   Instant Win Raffles
•   Gourmet Buffet & Cash Bar
•   Fireworks Finale
•   Sponsorships
•   On-site Marketing Opportunities
•   Casual Attire, Hawaiian Shirt Optional

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*VIP tickets include premium seating and VIP Concierge to assist you and your guests with all of your event night needs.



Event Emcees:

Steve Cochran

Beloved Chicagoland radio broadcaster Steve Cochran hosted the morning show at WGN from 2013 to December 2019, covering the day's news with an analytical eye and his characteristic comedic slant. He previously worked at WGN from 2000 to 2010. After leaving WGN in 2019, he started the podcast "Live from my Office." He has been the morning host for WLS (AM) in Chicago since June 2022.



Andrea Darlas

Andrea Darlas is an Emmy-nominated, award-winning radio and television news anchor/reporter and talk show host based in Chicago. Having worked in the Chicago media for nearly three decades, Darlas was a news anchor and reporter at WGN Radio for more than 22 years and a news reporter and weekend break/features reporter for WGN-TV for 10 years.




Event Resources


Goombay Guide:

  • Download your GOOMBAY GUIDE now!


    Need a Lift?:

    • Event Day Shuttle Tickets from LaGrange and Darien Available!
    • Seats are limited and we will close bus registration once full.
    • Get your tickets today!



    Hotels Near Navy Pier:

    Sable at Navy Pier, Curio Collection by Hilton
    900 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL | 872-710-5700

    W Chicago Lakeshore
    644 N Lakeshore Dr., Chicago, IL | 312-943-9200

    Loews Chicago Hotel
    455 N Park Dr., Chicago, IL | 312-840-6600

    DoubleTree by Hilton Magnificent Mile
    300 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL | 312-787-6100

    Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk
    301 E North Water St., Chicago, IL | 312-464-1000


    Printable Valet Placard:

  • Download the printable Valet Placard PDF

    What to Wear

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