Celebration 2016: Mobile Bidding Now Live

Posted October 24, 2016 / Last updated November 1, 2016

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celebration-callie-web-article-2For a one night only spectacular, Jesuit is proud to debut “Blue Jays on Broadway” at Celebration 2016, the school’s annual gala and auction. Guests will take center stage at the Mahalia Jackson Theater on Saturday, Oct. 29. The spotlight will shine at the exclusive patron party starting at 6:30 p.m., while the gala and auction (general admission) opens at 8:00 p.m. Guests will enjoy food catered by 25 restaurants, libations, mobile bidding, 200-plus auction and raffle items, and music by the Blue Jay Jazz Band. Celebration is guaranteed to be a grand event from the time doors open until curtain call!

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The historic Mahalia Jackson Theater is located in Armstrong Park. The address is 1419 Basin Street, New Orleans, LA 70116. More venue information and directions can be found here.


Physical tickets are not distributed for this event. Electronic ticket purchases are encouraged and may be bought here. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

Mobile Bidding and Registration

New this year, mobile bidding provides registrants with the opportunity to bid on an array of auction items right at their fingertips. Electronic ticket buyers will register to bid at the time of purchase. Attendees who paid by check may create online bidding profiles by registering here. Those unable to attend Celebration but wanting to support Jesuit High School may click here to register for and participate in the auction. All mobile bidding registrants will receive text updates if they are outbid, and not only have the opportunity to increase bids, but also the ability to set maximum bids. Remember to have your devices fully charged to bid high and often!

Three Ways to Register to Bid
  • Want to attend Celebration 2016? Click here to buy your electronic tickets and register as a bidder.
  • Purchased tickets but have not yet registered online? Click here to set up your auction profile.
  • Unable to attend but want to bid on items? Click here to register for and participate in the auction.

Registration assistance prior to the event is available by contacting jhscelebration@gmail.com. At Celebration, volunteers with tablets will also be on hand to assist attendees.

Auction and Raffle

The Celebration auction is now live via mobile bidding. The auction includes an array of exciting items such as vacation rentals, spa experiences, framed artwork, wine, hotel stays, fine dining, Saints tickets, and beautiful jewelry. Log in to the profile you created when you purchased your electronic tickets or register online to start bidding.

Also new to the event will be raffle items, and tickets are available online. Pre-purchased tickets can be picked up at the raffle table. Attendees will drop tickets into the box of the item they wish to win for $10 per chance. Some of the featured raffle items include an autographed Anthony Davis basketball, a one-night stay at the Le Pavillon Hotel, and designer sunglasses.


Parking is complimentary, and an onsite guard will be available to direct attendees.