An Evening with Diana Gabaldon

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Ticket sales for "An Evening with Diana Gabaldon" have closed.

Tryon Palace cordially invites you to "An Evening with Diana Gabaldon," writer of the bestselling "Outlander" series on April 26!

(Photo courtesy of Terence Patrick with Variety Magazine)

5:00 PM: Exclusive Cocktail Hour

Exclusive Cocktail Hour & Dinner: ($450 per person) Mingle with Diana Gabaldon and VIP guests at this exclusive event. Tickets are limited to 75 people, and include a VIP cocktail hour with light hors d’oeuvres and select drinks, and preferred seating at the "Dinner on the South Lawn" event. Formal attire.

6:00 PM: Outlander Inspired Dinner on the South Lawn with remarks from Diana Gabaldon

Premiere Dinner Experience on the South Lawn: ($300 per person) Includes: Premiere seating in the VIP section at the dinner with Outlander-themed menu and presentation by Dr. Gabaldon, two drink tickets ($10 value), complimentary Bundle ticket for a Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander tour of your choice throughout 2019 ($28 value), and a tent seating ticket to Saturday’s “Q&A with Diana Gabaldon” event ($35 value). Formal attire.

Dinner: ($200 per person) Includes: Dinner with Outlander-themed menu and presentation by Dr. Gabaldon and access to a cash bar. Formal attire.

Ticket sales for "An Evening with Diana Gabaldon" have ended.

All tickets may be picked up Monday - Friday at the North Carolina History Center at 529 South Front Street from 9am to 4:30pm. For the night of the event Exclusive Cocktail/Dinner tickets will be available at the Waystation Ticket Office starting at 4:30pm.  Premiere and Dinner Tickets will be available at the Eden Street Gate starting at 5pm. All tickets are non-transferable, non-refundable, and cannot be exchanged. Event will take place rain or shine. 

All proceeds will benefit Tryon Palace. 

On Saturday, April 27, Diana Gabaldon will be returning to the Tryon Palace South Lawn for a Q&A. Learn more about this event HERE! 

Diana Gabaldon's weekend in North Carolina continues on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 at the Alamance Battleground. 

Saturday, April 27, at 6 p.m. the Paramount Theater, 128 E Front St, Burlington, will host Diana Gabaldon for a talk and book signing. VIP tickets for this special event are $100 and include an opportunity for an autograph from Dr. Gabaldon, and a photo using your own device. General admission tickets are $50, and do not include a signed book or photo. Tickets go on sale March 18. Tickets are only available through eTix at or by calling the Paramount Theater box office at (336) 222-8497.

Sunday, April 28, “Experience Outlander at Alamance with Diana Gabaldon,” when the Alamance Battleground State Historic Site will host Dr. Gabaldon at a VIP Brunch. Tickets for this very special event are limited to 40, and will include a history of the Regulators, the events that led to the Battle of Alamance and a walking tour of the battlefield. Dr. Gabaldon will read from “The Fiery Cross.” Brunch will be served. Tickets for the brunch and tour are $300 will go on sale March 18 through EventBrite. 


The "Exclusive Cocktail Hour" will take place in the Commission House and the following dinner will take place on the Tryon Palace South Lawn.

Event Price

$450 per person (Exclusive Cocktail House and Dinner on the South Lawn); $300 per person (Premiere Dinner Experience); $200 per person (Dinner ONLY); plus tax
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