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FAQs

  • What is the attire for the event?
    The attire is formal.
  • What is the schedule for the event?
    Event registration begins at 5:00 p.m. After you register, you will be escorted to take "Flight Against Cancer" and experience the many elements of the evening, including a silent auction, signature drinks, and live entertainment. Enjoy dinner from James Beard nominated Chef, Johnny Haffner, amazing musical artists, and live auction. Following the event program, guests will continue to enjoy more food, fun and dancing. The event is scheduled to end around 11:30 p.m.
  • Can I make a Discovery Ball donation?
    Yes, donations are being accepted using the DONATE link at the top of the website. We do not accept cash for Discovery Ball donations. Only credit cards and checks are accepted.
  • How will my donation be used?
    Discovery Ball donations will directly support the Memorial Foundation Hope Lodge, which provides free lodging to cancer patients and their families that travel to Nashville for treatment.
  • Can I use cash for purchases on the night of the event?
    No, we do not accept cash at Discovery Ball. Only credit cards and checks will be accepted.
  • How can I bid on silent auction items at the event?
    Mobile bidding on cell phones will be used at Discovery Ball. Please be sure to bring your fully-charged cell phone with you.
  • Will I receive a tax receipt for my donation?
    If you mail in your donation, the American Cancer Society will send you a receipt for your tax records, approximately six weeks after payment is received. If you make a donation online using your credit card, you will be directed to a confirmation page that can be printed for your tax records. In addition, an email will be sent to you that includes a receipt that can be printed for your records.
  • Are there hotel accommodations nearby?
    Yes! Nashville has various hotel accommodations near the Jetlinx Hangar. There is a courtesy block available at the Element Hotel for guests of the 2023 Discovery Ball event. Use the link below to reserve a room for your discounted attendee rate. Book your group rate for American Cancer Society Gala Element Nashville Airport Hotel 2825 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN, 37214

Still have questions? Send an inquiry using the form on our CONTACT US page.

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