About Wet Nose Soirée 2023

You're Invited to Our Biggest Event of the Year!






Toasting 50 years of caring for animals and the people who love them.


April 22, 2023 | 5:30 pm

Hyatt Regency Portland
375 NE Holladay St, Portland OR 97232


Join the DoveLewis community at the Hyatt Regency Portland as we celebrate our love for the human-animal bond. Meet with our fun animal guests, partake in our silent and live auctions, and dine on seasonal Pacific Northwest fare and delectable wines while you show your support for the essential services DoveLewis provides for pets in the region.

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Where is this year’s event taking place?

The 2023 Wet Nose Soirée will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Portland, across from the Oregon Convention Center. It is located at 375 NE Holladay St, Portland, OR 97232. We encourage our guests who will be consuming alcohol to please plan on taking a Lyft, Uber, or public transit to and from the venue.

You are also invited to take advantage of our discounted room block and stay at the Hotel on event night. Make your room reservation now!

How much are tickets for the event?

Tickets are $200 for General Admission and $300 for Patron Admission. You can also purchase a table and host your friends! General Admission Tables are $2,000 and Patron Admission Tables are $3,000. 

What is the difference between general admission and patron tickets?

Patrons receive access to a special VIP reception, the first opportunity to bid on super silent auction items, complimentary valet parking, and elevated dinner wine as well as gifts.

Will there be valet parking available?

Yes! Valet will be complementary for Patron ticketholders and available for purchase for general admission ticket holders.

There is also the convenient option of self-service parking with the hotel. More information on parking options will be sent to you by email after registering.

Can I donate an item to the auction?

Yes! If you have an item you’d like to donate, please email events@dovelewis.org.

How can I participate in the event?

You can attend our event in person at the general or patron level, and experience our animal friends, llama photo booth, and inspiring DoveTales! You can also bid on silent auction items in our online auction, available to you whether you choose to attend in person or in lieu of attendance.

We hope this opportunity to bid online will contribute towards making Wet Nose Soirée accessible for all.

Tickets and online auction registration coming soon!

How can I bid on silent auction items?

The online auction held over the last few years was such a roaring success that we decided to keep this element of the programming! You will be able to start bidding April 17 through April 22, 2023.

What is the attire for this years event?

Black tie formal; blue and gold themed dress encouraged.