Be Wise Ball

Saturday 24th June 2023

The Be Wise Ball is a black-tie event that offers guests a dazzling night of world-class entertainment, amazing food and drinks, and chances to win incredible prizes.

The Be Wise Ball is not only an entertaining evening out but also an opportunity to remember Pat and support the Foundation’s important work to End the Coward Punch.

Ticket Sales now Closed.

Be Wise Ball

Be Wise Ball 2023

The Be Wise Ball 2023 will once again be held at the iconic Melbourne Town Hall on the 24th of June 2023. Doors open at 7:00PM and the night concludes at midnight.

Tickets are $185 per person which includes a 3 course meal as well as beer, wine and soft drinks. Corporate tables are also available- please see FAQs for more details.

There will be a chance to win a wide variety of prizes, with live auctions, raffles and silent auctions.

You will have a chance to hear an update on all the wonderful work the Foundation has been doing over the past year with an update from Matt Cronin.

Matt and Robyn Cronin from the Pat Cronin Foundation
Robyn and Matt Cronin at the 2022 Be Wise Ball

The Countdown is on!

A Night of Spectacular Entertainment

Be ready to be entertained by local acoustic duo Matt & Taylor, who were a crowd favourite at last year’s Be Wise Ball.

Then returning after playing at the inaugural Be Wise Ball in 2019 are band 21/20, who are sure to get the crowd up and on the dance floor with a wide variety of hits.

Our Guide to a Ball of a Weekend

The Be Wise Ball is on June 24, 2023. Why not make a weekend of it in the city?

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Thank you to our Be Wise Ball 2023 Sponsors

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yve logo
Le Pine Funerals
city of Melbourne logo
9 news logo

Sponsorship Packages Available

Please contact us if you are interested in contributing via the following packages.

Corporate Table ($4000)

For a table of ten.

Where in the World Travel Raffle Sponsor ($5,000)

This package has been sponsored.

Win a Bottle of Grange Raffle Sponsor ($2,500)

Includes two complimentary tickets for the Be Wise Ball.

Silent Auction Prizes

Donation of prizes, goods or services with a minimum value of $100.


Yes, please let us know any dietary requirements when purchasing your ticket.

Not to worry, we will be able to fit you on a table with other guests. Please let us know anyone you want to be seated with and we will keep you together.

The event is at The Melbourne Town Hall (90-130 Swanston Street Melbourne). Nearest parking available is at Flinders Gate Wilson Parking, accessible via both Flinders Lane and Flinders Street, otherwise it’s only a short 5 minute walk from Flinders Street train station if you are catching public transport.

Yes, there are ramps at the entrance to the Town Hall.

Sponsorship Packages are outlined above. Please contact us to discuss these options.

We offer corporate tables for businesses that want to invite guests. To arrange this, please contact us before purchasing tickets.

We appreciate everyone that wishes to donate an item for our silent auction, as it helps us raise important funds for the Foundation. Please contact us to organise this.

Be Wise Ball 2022

The Be Wise Ball 2022 was a huge success, ensuring that we can continue to meet the unprecedented demand for our educational presentations in schools and clubs this year, which will soon reach 400. Over $75,000 was raised, there was a sneak peek of a brand-new documentary, and we had 550 of our most ardent supporters all in one big room at the same time.

A family is dressed in formal attire and stands in a lobby holding champagne glasses

The Cronins at the 2022 Be Wise Ball

Thank you to our Be Wise Ball 2022 Sponsors

Barry Plant
la trobe university
yve logo
Le Pine Funerals
Tailored Lifetime Solutions
City of Melbourne logo
9 news logo
3aw logo

Be Wise Ball 2019

The Cronin Family at the Be Wise Ball 2019
Be Wise Ball 2019
Be Wise Ball 2019
Be Wise Ball 2019
Be Wise Ball 2019
Be Wise Ball 2019

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