Newman announces new theme for Party on the Plaza

Jun 08, 2023
Party on the Plaza Roaring 20's

Newman University is thrilled to announce a brand new theme for Party on the Plaza, the university’s biggest fundraiser of the year on Sept. 30.

A Roaring 20’s theme will take center stage during an evening of delicious food and drinks, fun games, unique auction items and spectacular entertainment with the singular goal of raising money for Newman University students.

Abbi Timmermeyer, Newman events coordinator
Abbi Timmermeyer, Newman events coordinator

Events Coordinator Abbi Timmermeyer said Party on the Plaza would not be the success it is without the great team behind it.

“We wanted to do something completely different than the Return to Rennaissance theme, something more sophisticated but notable enough that people would enjoy themselves and be a little more engaged,” Timmermeyer said. “After all, a little party never killed nobody.”

Costumes are encouraged but not required for this lively event of the season.

Order of the Night

Saturday, Sept. 30

4:30 p.m. – Join us for Mass in St. John’s Chapel. (optional)

5:30 p.m. – Festivities begin on Founders Plaza. Drink, mingle, participate in games/ activities and peruse the silent auction.

6:30 p.m. – Dinner is served.

7:00 p.m. – Live auction begins.

Individual tickets are $120 and a table for eight guests is $1,200. All proceeds support Newman student scholarships.


It takes a village of volunteers to make Party on the Plaza possible, and each volunteer receives a free ticket to the event. Interested in volunteering for this event? Please email Events Coordinator Abbi Timmermeyer at [email protected].

Sponsorship opportunities

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Please email Vice President of Institutional Advancement Bob Beumer at [email protected].

Reserve your tickets for Party on the Plaza: Roaring 20’s

This Sept. 30, join the Wichita community at Newman University’s Party on the Plaza and discover a unique fundraising event right here in the heart of our city.