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Night of Assists

presented by Highmark

Event Details

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
at PPG Paints Arena
Location1001 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Event Overview

Each season, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation transforms PPG Paints Arena into the Night of Assists charity gala hosted by your Pittsburgh Penguins and proudly presented by Highmark. Past event themes have included Under the Big Top, The Sweetheart Swing and The Pens Disco. This season, the streets and vibes of New Orleans will come to Pittsburgh for… Night of Assists: Unmasked.

Get your tickets today to join your favorite Penguins players, alumni, team executives and Pittsburgh celebrities at the Pens party of the year on Mardi Gras!

V.I.P. packages, General Admission tickets and After Hours Party Passes are now on sale.

Night of Assists: Unmasked

  • Tuesday, February 21
  • V.I.P. Doors Open | 6 PM
  • General Admission Doors Open | 7 PM


Night of Assists: Unmasked will be themed to the Big Easy with live music and entertainment direct from New Orleans courtesy of Blue Earth Artists. Penguins players will host casino games including blackjack, roulette and craps plus additional themed interactives such as The Bead Toss and The Fan Boat. Authentic cuisine and signature cocktails will be available to all guests with jambalaya, beignets, frozen hurricanes and the classic Sazerac cocktail as featured items.

Musicians from New Orleans will be on-site including Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Orchestra, the John Gray Quartet and BEP Brass Band. Guests can also expect to join in as ‘revelers’ in the Night of Assists Second Line Parade.

Thanks to Delta Air Lines and AAA Travel, two (2) lucky event attendees will win a first-class trip to New Orleans!

Read our press release to learn more about the 4th Annual Night of Assists presented by Highmark.

Looking for attire ideas? View our lookbook created for this season’s big event in the Big Easy.

Lastly, visit our teammates at the Marriott Pittsburgh City Center to book your stay with our exclusive rate of $129 per night. Click here to reserve your room by February 10 & *let the good times roll* at their pre-event party on Fat Tuesday prior to Night of Assists.

Laissez les bon temps rouler!

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A Special Thank You to the Following Friends of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation


Presenting Partner:

  • Highmark


Gold Level Partners:

  • Aliya Health Group
  • AT&T SportsNet
  • Butters LLC
  • FedEx Ground
  • Mario Lemieux Foundation
  • PPG
  • UPMC


Silver Level Partners:

  • DICK’s Sporting Goods
  • FNB Bank
  • Labatt USA
  • Mullett’s Mt. Lebanon
  • PJ Dick – Trumbull – Lindy Group
  • PNC
  • UPMC Sports Medicine


Bronze Level Partners:

  • AscendFS
  • Aspire Grant & Development, LLC
  • Chris & Debbie Gathagan
  • Deloitte
  • HBK CPAs & Consultants
  • U.S. Steel