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2013 MSquerade
World Cafe Live at The Queen



Event Information

Friday, November 8, 2013
8:00 pm – Midnight
VIP Reception preceding the event 7-8 pm

Where: World Cafe Live at The Queen
500 North Market Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Theme: A Mardi Gras inspired masquerade event
Suggested Attire: Black tie optional, masks encouraged



Event Details


MSquerade will feature live music on The Queen’s stage and an extensive silent auction featuring premier items and services from Delaware Valley businesses. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served along with complimentary drinks. An enhanced VIP experience including a champagne toast, top shelf alcohol, and access to an exclusive VIP area. 

Get Your Mask On!
Guests are encouraged to wear masks to this fun event.  
Makeup artists will be on site to paint personalized masks for interested guests.

Special Guests
Owner of Desserts by Dana and the winner of The Next Great Baker on TLC Delaware’s own Dana Herbert will be the 2013 Honorary Event Chair.
Dana Herbert you tube pic

Wilmington's own Chorduroy will provide live music throughout the night.
DED Chorduroy

Silent Auction
Extensive Silent Auction including trips, experience packages, signed sports and entertainment memorabilia, art and more. It is guaranteed to have something to fit everyone’s interest and price range. Full auction list will be posted here in advance of the event.  

Hotel Accomodations
Blocks of rooms have been reserved at both The Hotel Dupont and Doubletree Hotel for MSquerade guest. Accommodation can be reserved directly through the hotel of your choice as directed below:

Hotel Dupont

  • Luxury king guest rooms at the rate of $139 for the evening of November 8th
  • Occupancy tax is an additional 10% and overnight valet parking is complimentary
  • Cancellation policy is 48 hours prior to arrival

Call the Hotel DuPont’s reservation department directly and request for the “MSQ2013” room block rate. Rate will be available until October 8th; after that date the rate will be based on availability. 

 Doubletree Hotel Downtown Wilmington

  • Rooms at the rate of $109 for the evening of November 8th
  • Complimentary shuttle to and from The Queen until 11pm
  • Parking garage $15 per vehicle
  • Cancellation policy is 24 hours prior to arrival 

    Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 302-655-0400 or
    800-737-7181 before October 18th.  Be sure to mention code MSQ. 

    Attire for this event is black tie optional and guests are encouraged to wear masks. Guys looking to dress to impress?
    Formal Wear starts at $39.00!  Shoe rentals start at $10.00!
    Through a special arrangement with Formal Affairs of Newark, Delaware, our guests for MSquerade can rent a tuxedo (complete with tuxedo, shirt, tie, and vest) for $39.00!
    Formal Affairs
    257 East Main Street
    Newark, DE 19711
    Just tell the sales person that you are attending MSquerade.

    Thank you to our sponsors:
    DED BPollin logoMastercard logo 


 Ticket Information

General Admission Tickets

$100 per person

$175 per couple 

Tickets Include:

—  Admission from 8 to Midnight

—  Beer and wine, hors d'oeuvres, food stations, dessert and coffee 

VIP Tickets

$150 per person (limited availability) 

Tickets Include:

—  Exclusive access to the VIP reception from 7-8 pm

—  Admission from 8 to Midnight

—  Premium Open Bar from 7 to 12

—  Beer and wine, hors d'oeuvres, food stations, dessert and coffee

Patron Tickets

$250 per person (limited availability) 

Tickets Include:

—  Exclusive access to the VIP reception from 7-8 pm

—  Admission from 8 to Midnight

—  Premium Open Bar from 7 to 12

—  Beer and wine, hors d'oeuvres, food stations, dessert and coffee

—  Recognition on donor marketing

Tickets can be purchased through World Cafe Live by clicking here.

Tickets will also be available for sale at the door the evening of the event.  Payments can be made by cash, check, or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express only).

You may also send cash or check to the following address:
National MS Society, Delaware Chapter
Two Mill Rd, Suite 106
Wilmington, DE 19806
Attn: MSquerade

For more information about how to purchase tickets, or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ainsley Hertrich at 302-655-5610 or ainsley.hertrich@nmss.org

About the MS Society

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Delaware Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable and often disabling disease of the central nervous system that interrupts the flow of information from the brain to the body. Every hour in the United States, someone is newly diagnosed with MS. Symptoms can range from numbness and tingling to blindness, paralysis, or cognitive problems. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50; twice as many women (than men) are diagnosed with the disease. Over 7,000 children live with MS.

The mission of the National MS Society is to mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS.

The Delaware Chapter of the National MS Society is a community of individuals who are committed to achieving a world free of MS. The Chapter helps over 1,550 Delawareans living with MS and their loved ones, who are impacted by MS, to move their lives forward.

MSquerade is an annual event of the Emerging Leaders Council, a group of young professionals dedicated to supporting the Delaware Chapter of the National MS Society in achieveing its mission.

The Delaware Chapter reserves the right to use all photos taken at the event in future marketing materials - including print, online, and social media.


Time: 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
500 North Market St
Wilmington, DE 19801
United States