Diamond Donkey Gala

Diamond Donkey 2019 logo

Each spring the Payne County Democrats hosts the Annual Diamond Donkey Gala & Silent Auction.  This fundraiser not only provides a significant portion of our budget each year, but also serves as a checkpoint as we organize for the elections occurring that year.Diamond Donkey puts us in position to organize for and support our democratic candidates and issues at all levels of government. Rep. Trish Ranson

In 2019, we are honoring the historic number of women in leadership roles across the country – and particularly here in Oklahoma. Among these leaders is newly elected Oklahoma House Representative Trish Ranson, our emcee for the evening.


When: Friday, May 3rd at 6:30pm
Where: Meditations Banquet Facility (1205 N Country Club Rd, Stillwater)

It will be a night to celebrate, enjoy wonderful music, eat great food, and hear a powerful, inspiring speaker.  We will have live music provided by local piano virtuoso Dylan Shadoan, paired with the vocals of Emily Sabetti,  and we will  be holding our annual                                                                 silent auction.

Our 2019 Keynote Speaker

 Representative Emily Virgin, Minority Leader for Oklahoma’s House of Representatives. Rep. Virgin has been serving Oklahoma
for 8 years, and was elected to
Oklahoma’s House of Representatives at the age of 25.

  • 6:30 pm – Cash bar opens and silent auction begins
  • 7:00 pm – Dinner
  • 7:45 pm – Program

Here’s a “Suite” Deal

Diamond Donkey is the day before the  Oklahoma Democratic Party Third Congressional District Convention. So, We have worked with the Residence Inn of Stillwater to offer folks a reduced rate stay in their king and queen suites, rates from $149 – $189 so you can have as much fun as you want to!

Book online or by calling (405) 707-0588 and requesting the social group rate, code ZS7. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Tickets Available Down Below!

Thank you to the local and locally-owned businesses that will be supporting us!

  • DearBritt: A Tiny Boutique: (405) 762-9761
    901 S. Main St., Stillwater, OK 74074
  • Iron Monk Brewing Company: (405) 714-2585                                                                            519 S. Husband St., Stillwater, OK 74074                                         https://www.ironmonkbeer.com/
  • Stillwater Martial Arts: (405) 372-5425
    824 S. Main St., Stillwater, OK 74074
  • Stilly Arts: (405) 547-0401
    1207 S. Main St., Stillwater, OK 74074
  • Tidewater Winery: (918) 352-4900
    54560 W. Highway 16
    Drumright, OK 74030
  • Woodland Park Vineyard and Winery: (405) 743-2442
    3023 N. Jardot Rd., Stillwater, OK 74075