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Doris Day's 97th Birthday Event

ALL VIP PACKAGES ARE SOLD OUT.  General Seating for Fri/Sat events now available!

March 28, 29 & 30, 2019 in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif.


  • 60th Anniversary Screening of "Pillow Talk" and celebrity Q&A moderated by TCM's Ben Mankiewicz
  • Michael Feinstein Special Concert
  • Impressionist Rich Little (“Doris Day Today”)
  • Entertainer and TV Host Peter Marshall (“Starlift”)
  • Jackie Joseph (“The Doris Day Show”)
  • Jazz Vocalist Karen Oberlin
  • Live auctions, raffle, dog adoptions and more!*

Don’t miss Doris Day's 97th Birthday weekend, jam-packed with celebrations and entertainment! 

Thursday, March 28 - events are SOLD OUT

At the Cypress Inn

VIP Reception - 4:00 pm
Kick off the weekend mingling with your friends and some of our celebrity guest stars.

Evening – 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm

Relax in Cypress Inn’s cozy living room and enjoy jazz vocalist Karen Oberlin perform tunes from her award-winning cabaret show, “Secret Love, the Music of Doris Day.”

Friday evening, March 29

At Carmel High School Center for Performing Arts

Doors open: 6:00 pm; Showtime: 7:00 pm  Click here to purchase general admission tickets for $75.

An exclusive screening in honor of the 60th anniversary of "Pillow Talk." Enjoy refreshments and photo ops in the lobby with our celebrity guests. Then participate in a live auction of rare, signed "Pillow Talk" memorabilia, including a signed poster, script and Doris and Rock "Barbie" dolls. Just added…a Q&A with our celebrity guests, moderated by Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz, who will also introduce the film in classic TCM style.  SPCA for Monterey County and Peace of Mind Dog Rescue will also be on hand with adorable dogs in need of forever homes.

Saturday evening, March 30

At Carmel High School Center for Performing Arts
Doors open 5:30 pm; Showtime 6:30 pm  Click here to buy general admission tickets for $150.

Join us early in the lobby for celebrity photo ops and birthday cake prior to showtime.  Then Peter Marshall MC's a very special evening featuring a performance by master impressionist Rich Little and a concert by world-acclaimed ambassador of the American Songbook, Michael Feinstein.  Rich and Jackie Joseph will lead our spectacular raffle and live auction featuring more signed memorabilia, including Doris' personally signed vintage Doris Day Pet Foundation sweatshirt, Tony Bennett's artwork, Stella McCartney designer accessories, a fabulous Carmel hotel/restaurant/local goodies package, Universal Studios tickets, NBC swag and much more! 

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel arrangements must be made separately.  The Cypress Inn and its sister properties will once again generously donate a portion of room proceeds to DDAF.  Guests who stay a minimum of two nights at one of these properties and who purchase an Entertainment Package, will also receive a special welcome gift bag, including Doris Day memorabilia.

We’ll be updating this page and keeping you posted on additional details by email as the event weekend draws closer.

Please join us and help us give Doris the best birthday gift of all: raising lots of money to help the precious four-leggers!  We can’t wait to see you in Carmel!

Special thanks to our Platinum sponsor

 * Doris Day is not expected to attend. Celebrity guests subject to availability.

** Entertainment package is non-refundable.  Individual hotel cancellation policies apply.