The Bacara Resort

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Oprah's Legends Ball was held at the Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara, California.
Fireplace mantel

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The fireplace mantel is decorated with candles and flowers.
'A Bridge to Now'

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"A Bridge to Now"
Andre Walker and Colin Cowie

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Party planner Colin Cowie brings drinks to Oprah as she gets ready.
Oprah, Andre Walker and Reggie Wells

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Oprah's hairstylist, Andre Walker, and makeup artist, Reggie Wells, help Oprah get ready for the Legends Ball.
Gayle King gets ready

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Oprah's best friend Gayle King puts on her dress.
The grand ballroom

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The space is transformed into a 1940s art deco glamorous ballroom.
Table of Honor

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The Legends will be seated at the Table of Honor.
Table setting

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The table setting reflects the colors of the evening — red, white, black and silver.
Table

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Smaller tables flank the Table of Honor.
Tables

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The smaller tables are decorated with white and silver accents.
Tables

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A gathering area outside of the ballroom.
Garden tables

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Garden tables are scattered outside for conversation areas.
Courtyard fountain

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A beautiful fountain sits in the courtyard.
Place cards

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Place cards for the guests.
Wait staff

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The wait staff prepares for the gala.
Oprah

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Oprah smiles for the camera! Renowned photographer Kwaku Alston takes her portrait.
Oprah and Colin Cowie

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Oprah and Colin Cowie make their grand entrance and prepare to greet the guests!

Guests arrive at Oprah's Legends Ball.

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