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Opening Reception

$160 Member | $185 Non-Member
Opening the holiday season with a bang, Filoli will be hosting a grand cocktail party to celebrate and provide an exclusive first look sure to leave guests in awe. Enjoy specialty entertainment throughout the estate and experience our new holiday light display in the formal Garden, open for the first time. Guests will be greeted with a glass of sparkling wine or festive beverage upon arrival and hearty hors-d’oeuvres and sweet treats will be served throughout the evening. The event will conclude as the families’ own holiday parties would have, with dancing in the Ballroom.


VIP EXPERIENCE | 5:00 PM  –  10:00 PM

$500 per table of 2 ($200 tax deductible)
Includes 2 tickets for dinner and reception plus listing as a sponsor in the evening program.

This special experience will allow you to begin the Opening Reception with a three-course dinner in our festively decorated Quail’s Nest Café. With twinkling lights and entertainment throughout the meal, the evening will feature beautiful décor and hand selected wines. It will be the perfect start to your holiday season!

We are pleased to announce that additional VIP Packages are available with seating in the tented Lane Courtyard, which will be heated and decorated with festive lighting.