Event details

Date:  September 27, 2018

Time:  6pm Reception  |  7:30pm Dinner

Location:  Fairmont Pacific Rim  |  1038 Canada Place, Vancouver

Tickets:  Single  $375  |  Variety Member  $325  |  Corporate Table  $4,000

Attire:  Black Tie




Bob, a former Chief of the Vancouver Police Department, served as Variety’s Chief Barker in 1994, 1995, 1996, 2007 and 2008. Barbara was Variety’s first woman Chief Barker and creative mastermind behind Variety’s hugely successful Gold Pin program that was launched in 1991. They have both contributed to Variety in many ways through time, talent and treasure. Their passion for improving the lives of children is a global inspiration.


2018 Gala Chair


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The event will once again be chaired by television personality and producer, Mary Zilba.
The former Miss Ohio and mother of three boys is thrilled to be part of this year’s Gala.

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2017 Gold Heart Gala Highlights

2018 GOLD HEART GALA TICKETS are sold out!

Help us make this year’s Gold Heart Gala a success! Show your support for Bob & Barbara Stewart by making a donation.
Donations of $500 & over will be announced by our MC and included in the event program.