Winter Formal

Winter Formal 

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the theme of Winter Formal?

Roaring 20’s


When is Winter Formal?

Saturday, January 18th, 2020


What time is Winter Formal?

7:30pm - 11:00pm


Where is Winter Formal?

Hilton Santa Cruz, 6001 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz, California, 95060


What does the price of the bids include?

  • Hilton Santa Cruz Forest Ballroom
  • Hor d'oeuvres, dessert bar, and refreshments
  • Entertainment: DJ

Can Freshmen attend the Winter Formal?

Yes. All students are allowed to attend this event.


What is the price of bids?

Bid Prices (two attendees):

  • Purchased by or before January 13th: $70
  • Purchased after January 13th: $80

Single Prices:

  • Purchased by or before January 13th: $45
  • Purchased after January 13th: $50

When is the last day to purchase Winter Formal bids?

Since Hilton Santa Cruz needs a final head count for d'oeuvres, dessert bar, and refreshments, the final day to purchase your bids is Wednesday, January 15th.


Where can students obtain a guest pass and when are they due?

Guest passes are available online or the main office and due to Mr. Valdivia by Thursday, January 16th 3:oopm.


Where do I purchase Winter Formal tickets? 

From the SFHS Main Office


Who will chaperone at Winter Formal?

St. Francis staff members will coordinate and supervise the event.


What is the dress code for Winter Formal?

Dress for this event is semi-formal.*


Women may wear dresses or skirts past their fingertips.  No sheer illusion dresses. No sheer illusion, no cut out, and no bare midriff. Backless dresses may not be lower than mid back. Strapless and spaghetti strap dresses are acceptable if well supported and not low cut. No visible cleavage. No flip flops or sport shoes. 


Men must wear dress pants (no jeans or khakis), a collared long sleeve dress shirt, and tie. Sport coat is optional. No sports team clothing is allowed. Dress shoes are required. No flip flops, sandals, sneakers or sport shoes.


Students not in compliance will not be allowed in the dance until the dress code issue has been addressed. 


*For additional information, please refer to the SFHS Student-Family Handbook.


Who do I contact if I have Winter Formal dress code questions?

Ladies must see Ms. McLeod, and gentlemen must see Mr. Valdivia with questions regarding Winter Formal dress code.

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