Once Upon A Knight Gala 2023 | Oakbrook Preparatory School

Dust off the Fancy Clothes and Dancing Shoes!

Oakbrook Gala returns on April 29th at the C & S Bank Event Center in downtown Spartanburg! This optional black-tie event promises to be a spectacular evening. The evening starts with the reception* followed by a sit-down dinner served by Cribbs. Space is limited to 140 guests, so purchase your tickets early!

  • Reserved Table: 12 seats for $1,500 (only one available)
  • Individual Tickets: $85 each (limited number remain)

The evening ramps up with the live auction featuring many great trips, experiences, and perhaps even a trip on a private Learjet. End the evening with fun and dancing 'til midnight!

Email Kyle to reserve your table or tickets!

Sponsor Gala!

We are so thankful to our sponsors each year that support gala! There are many great opportunities to fit everyone's ability to sponsor!

In addition to specialty sponsorships, we have $100 sponsorships for companies showing their support for Oakbrook. To reserve your sponsorship, email Ping Hollifield!

We also have larger sponsorships available! Contact Lee Ann Ballew for more information!

Virtual Auction Dates!

Last year we had a great time with our online virtual auction and look forward to a spectacular week in April! April 23rd - 29th our virtual auction launches featuring many great items! This is a great way for everyone to participate. Look for the link coming mid-April!

We need great Auction items!

Each year our families donate great packages, trips, weekends, dinners, services, and items for our silent (virtual) and live auctions. Do you have great items that you would be willing to donate for Oakbrook's auction? Contact Ping Hollifield.

What does the Gala fund?

Oakbrook’s Annual Gala benefits our Independent Christian School by providing ongoing support for teacher professional development, curriculum, books, and general operating expenses.

In addition, each year a “Fund A Need” project is identified. Past years have raised funds for a new bus, playground, dining patio, technology upgrades, and track. This year our focus is on campus security. Our goal is $20,000 in dedicated donations.

Enhancing Campus Security

- Upgrading security cameras

- Upgrading off-site access to cameras

- Main office door buzzer installation

- Hall access door buzzer installation

- Lower School door buzzer installation

Note: You do not have to be present at Gala to donate toward the security enhancements. Oakbrook Preparatory School is a 501C3 charitable organization and contributions may be tax deductible.