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The Soiled Dove under the Tortona Big Top

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Tortona Big Top

2001 Ferry Point

Alameda, CA 94501

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Vau de Vire Society presents The Soiled Dove!

From the co-creators of The Edwardian Ball, New Bohemia NYE, Phantasm SF, Lagunitas Beer Circus, and a decade of San Francisco's most creatively outrageous nightlife events comes an immersive, circus-infused, dinner-theater experience that will titillate your every sense.

The Soiled Dove all takes place under the Tortona Big Top, our magnificent 12,000 square foot Italian circus tent sitting on the water's edge at The Point Alameda, with spectacular views of San Francisco.

Set amidst a thematic backdrop inspired by San Francisco's notorious Barbary Coast era, guests can expect an engaging evening filled with danger, decadence, world-renowned performance and an innovative culinary spread worthy of royalty by San Francisco based Work of Art.

Live musical accompaniment and arrangements will be provided by the famed Jazz Mafia / Realistic Orchestra with surprise guest cameos each evening.

Drink tantalizing libations at the Soiled Dove Saloon, crafted by San Francisco's own Monarch Bar.

You will indulge in a world of decadence perfectly suited for those in search of an adventurous escapade into San Francisco's scandalous history. Guests are encouraged to submerge themselves in the revelry by putting a little (or a lot) of effort into their attire…styles that cover Victorian, Edwardian, 49er, Harlots, Crimps or their most stylish period couture.

Welcome to The Soiled Dove!


This is a 21+ event.

There are two types of tickets:

$130 Distinguished Guests tickets for the 7:30pm Dinner & VIP Show plus the Main Show


$50 Soiled Dove tickets for the 9:00pm Main Show


What's the address of the event?

Tortona Big Top at
2001 Ferry Point
Alameda, California 94501

Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/EdwQSMSxVPM2

What are some of the logistical details I should know?

The Soiled Dove is a unique immersive experience where patrons move freely through the venue. Seating is first come, first served.

For our Distinguished Guests, enjoying our scrumptious dinner, the venue opens at 7:30PM. We ask that you arrive between 7PM and 7:30PM. There will be an extended cocktail hour with the first course passed.

For Soiled Patrons, doors are at 9:00PM for the Main Show.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the venue?

This is a 21+ event. Please bring a valid ID (driver's license, state ID, military ID or passport).

Does the bar take credit cards?

The bar takes cash and credit/debit cards. There will NOT be an ATM onsite.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the performance?

All guests have access to FREE parking! The entrance to the parking lot is 2153 Ferry Point (Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/sZCLBSJc6zm).

The Soiled Dove is a 10 minute walk from the 96 AC Transit bus stop at W Midway Av:Pan Am Way. We are a 15 minute walk from the Alameda Ferry.

Is there a dress code?

We highly suggest coming adorned in thematic attire! The time period for The Soiled Dove is turn of the 20th century San Francisco, during the California Gold Rush. The scene is the Barbary Coast, the infamous red-light district, a place of decadence, debauchery and drinking!

Is it a set menu?

Yes, the Soiled Dove menu is a set menu. There are vegetarian, vegan and GF options. Here is a link to the menu.

Who do I contact with a special meal request (vegetarian, vegan, GF, nut allergy, etc.)?

Please email info@thesoileddove.com with details and include your name, confirmation number and the date you are attending.

Is photography allowed?

Cell phone picture taking is allowed. No flash photography! No cameras with attachable lenses!

Who do I contact with any questions?

Please email info@thesoileddove.com and include your name, confirmation number and the date you are attending.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to get in the door?

You can bring a printed ticket or we recommend having the digital ticket on your cell phone for us to scan.

What is the refund policy?

We're sorry, but all sales are final and there are no refunds or exchanges available for ticket purchases.

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