May 30th – last day to request a full refund for your registration less a $20 processing fee; after that date you GALA will give you a 50% refund

June 6th – last day to register and pay offline via bank check; after that date only online payments will be accepted for new registrations

June 13th – last day to make changes to your name badge information

June 13th – last day to pay outstanding registration invoices

Go to the GALA Festival registration page for more information.

Housing Registration Opens January 18th

You may reserve a room for GALA Festival 2016 at any one of the fourteen Festival Hotels starting at 7:00 PM Central Time on Monday, January 18th. Now! Go to The hotels are all within an easy walking distance to the Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC) — eleven of the Festival hotels are within three blocks of the DPAC. Read more

Additional Performance Opportunities

Looking for some additional ways to sing at Festival? Any individual delegate may register to sing in these mass chorus events whether you are singing with a GALA chorus or not.

All participating singers are expected to learn your music on your own before arrival at Festival. Rehearsal tracks will be provided. There will be a small fee for music purchase. For more information and rehearsal schedules, click here.

Registered delegates can log into your Festival Registration Page and indicate your participation in the “Individual Delegate Performance Options” section. Read more

GALA Festival 2016 Fast Facts

What is GALA?
GALA is an association of LGBTQ choruses across the globe with over 180 members. CGMC is one of the founding members of GALA. Read more about GALA’s mission and history.

Why belong to GALA?
In addition to being a resource for choruses new and old, GALA organizes a festival once every four years where choruses come together and perform for each other.

So when is the next festival?
The next festival is July 2-6, 2016 in Denver, CO. Read more