This will be the 9th Silicon Valley Mises Celebration, hosted by Patrick T. Peterson. The event will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area in the city of San Jose. The guest of honor will be Steven Horwitz. Come celebrate the birthday of Ludwig von Mises and the free, peaceful, and prosperous society to which he dedicated his life.

Evening's Agenda:

 5:00 P.M. - Exclusive VIP Reception with Steven Horwitz

 5:30 P.M. - Main Reception with hearty appetizers, wine and assorted beverages

 7:00 P.M. - Introductions, including Ninos Malek, SJSU and DeAnza College Economics Instructor

 7:30 P.M. - A Conversation with Steven Horwitz, with audience Q&A to follow

 9:00 P.M. - Concluding remarks and dessert


Three ways to buy tickets:

1.)  PayPal to:

2.)  Check mailed to:  Patrick Peterson, 3582 Sunnydale Ct., San Jose, CA  95117-2951

3.)  Credit Card via this site. (Note the service fees added by Eventbrite for this convenience.)

Ticket Sales End after Sunday, 1 October.  To be placed on the waiting list afterwards, call or e-mail organizer.  If cancellations or other circumstances allow, you will be contacted. 

Refund Policy: 100% if requested one month before the event (8 Sept. 2017). 50% - if requested on/before 22 September 2017. Sorry, no refunds granted after 22 September 2017.

Questions? e-mail: or call: 408-505-9041

Check out this short video from past Mises Celebrations


Steven Horwitz, the John H. Schnatter Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise in the Department of Economics at Ball State University in Muncie, IN; A member of the Mont Pelerin Society, he has a PhD in Economics from George Mason University and an AB in Economics and Philosophy from The University of Michigan; author of 3 books.