Moondance After Dark Party Hosted by Friends Council

The Esplanade Association’s annual Moondance Gala takes place along the banks of the Charles River in Boston on Saturday, Sept. 23. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., this magical evening in the park will host over 500 of Boston’s leaders in business, politics, and philanthropy, and serves as the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year.

Beginning at 9 p.m., the event will open for the Moondance After Dark portion of the gala.  Co-chaired by Carolina Save-Natale and Stephen Pleines, this late night party is hosted by the Esplanade Association’s Friends Council and provides an opportunity for Council members and friends to experience the glittering gala post-dinner.

Inspired by the bright stars in the night sky, this year’s Moondance After Dark will not disappoint.  One of the season’s premiere social events for young and stylish Bostonians, this annual black-tie optional party celebrates and raises funds for the Esplanade Association’s continued efforts to revitalize, enhance and preserve the Charles River Esplanade for the enjoyment of everyone.

Held under clear tents along the Esplanade, After Dark guests can join in on the celebration to enjoy light bites, dessert and full bars with specialty cocktails while dancing to music spun by DJ Chris Roxx.  Attendees will also have the chance to win incredible prizes from the signature Moondance “Giving Tree” and capture the fun with snapshots taken in a special Esplanade themed photo booth hosted by PoseyPose.

This unique and stylish event is unlike anything else you can experience in Boston. Moondance After Dark tickets are currently on sale for $150 for the general public and $125 for Esplanade Association Members (Join as a member at  To purchase tickets, or for more information, visit

Moondance After Dark is sponsored by Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation.

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