Frequently Asked Questions

WHERE IS THE EVENT BEING HELD?


The 2018 Swashbuckler’s Ball will be held at The Kridel Grand Ballroom, located on the 3rd floor of the Mark Building at the Portland Art Museum 1119 SW Park Ave. Portland, Oregon 97205

IS THIS AN ALL AGES EVENT?


No, The Swashbuckler’s Ball is a 21 and over event. ID will be checked at the door.

WHAT TIME DOES THE EVENT OPEN?


The doors open at 6pm for those who have a reserved table only. If you do not have a reserved table, and/or are not on the guest list for a reserved table, general entry is 7pm, regardless of what ticket level you have purchased.

WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR THE NIGHT?


7:15pm-8pm Biddy On The Bench

8:15pm-9:15pm Bergamot Burlesque

9:45pm-11:00pm Tempest

11:15pm-12:30am Chervona

IS THE EVENT ACCESSIBLE TO WHEELCHAIRS AND OTHER MOBILITY DEVICES?


Yes! The Kridel Grand Ballroom has an elevator from the lobby and is fully accessible.

ARE WEAPONS PERMITTED?


Blades and non-firing replica flintlocks are permissible. Your weapons will be peace-tied at the door.

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?


Parking is limited, and we highly suggest you take an Uber, Lyft, cab or carpool to the event!

Here is a map of public (fee) parking lots in the area here.

Downtown parking meters operate from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, unless otherwise posted. The current rate for on-street parking in the Downtown district is $2.00 per hour

Handicapped Parking:



I have a Wheelchair User Parking Placard:

You can park without payment at any standard parking space marked for 30 minutes or longer if you have a state-issued Wheelchair User Disabled Person Parking Permit.

You may also park at any of the 30 new parking spaces reserved for people with state-issued Wheelchair User permits. Most of these spaces will have right-side loading.



I have a Disabled Person Parking Placard:

If you wish to park at a one to two hour metered space, you must first pay for the metered time. However, you may park up to three hours at no extra charge.

On blocks with meters that allow three hours or more of parking, you would pay for the amount of parking you need within the designated timeframe.

IS THERE PUBLIC TRANSIT AVAILABLE TO THE EVENT?


The bus and streetcar travel directly past the Museum, and the MAX light rail has a stop only four blocks away. TriMet’s Trip Planner gives you step-by-step travel directions from your location by bus, light rail, or streetcar.

IS THERE A COAT CHECK?


Yes. The museum provides a staffed coat check adjacent to the ballroom.

WHAT’S THERE TO EAT?


Those holding Buccaneer tickets will be treated to a sumptuous buffet catered by Elephant’s Catering, including:

Food will NOT available for purchase on site, but a selection of complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be available for those who have purchased a Scallywag ticket.

WHAT ABOUT DRINKS?!


We haven’t forgotten the grog! There will be copious wine, beer, rum and specialty punches available for sale with a drink ticket. Drink tickets available for purchase on site. Bars do not take cash or cards. Drink tickets can be purchased on site with cash or card. A limited select of non alcoholic beverages will be provided free of charge to our non-drinking friends.

HARASSMENT POLICY


The Swashbuckler’s Ball is and event that values trust and respect among its guests.THERE IS HONOR AMONG THIEVES!