Weekend Schedule

WineFest No. 25 - A Toast to Children's Health

WineFest No. 25 - A Toast to Children's Health
Schedule of Events

Bubbles & Brunch - NEW
Saturday, July 31st
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
Emcees: Jennifer Mayerle, WCCO Reporter/Saturday Morning Anchor, and Justin Sutherland, Chef/Owner of Handsome Hog, Iron Chef Winner, and co-host of TruTv's Fast Foodies

Greet the morning in luxe style at the "WineFest All Day" Bubbles & Brunch, featuring exquisite wines from our Honorary Winemasters, elevated brunch cuisine including a Bread & Chocolate box of sweet treats and the Parlour food truck as well as the Tiny Tap Prosecco truck, WineFest's Fine Wine Bar, Caribou Coffee ‘Bou Truck, specialty cocktails and coffee, and a spirited live auction — all taking place al fresco in Minneapolis’ beautiful and historic train depot. Garden Party / Cocktail Casual Attire suggested.

Fine Wine Dinner
Saturday, July 31st
7:00 - 10:30 p.m.
Emcee: Jason DeRusha, WCCO TV Morning News Anchor

This perennial elegant event celebrates past pediatric discoveries and future medical excellence. Along the way, you hear inspirational patient stories, honor individuals and organizations that support University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, and dine to your heart’s content. Each course is paired perfectly with a wine selected by one of our renowned Winemasters. Silent and live auctions tempt you with unique culinary experiences, celebrity meet-ups, once-in-a-lifetime trips, and more. Jason DeRusha, WCCO Morning Anchor, returns to emcee this silver anniversary event. Evening elegant attire suggested; black tie optional. This is a formal evening to look (and feel) your best! As we celebrate the silver anniversary of WineFest, you may want to consider incorporating silver into your attire. 

WineFest @ Home
Saturday, July 31st
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Join us from the comfort of your home to partake in WineFest #25! You will experience the stage program featuring inspirational patient stories and be a part of our evening festivities. WineFest @ Home Watch Party Kits are now available through France44 - choose from a Bodegas Garzon Pinot Noir or a Fantesca Chardonnay (both kits come with local cheeses and charcuterie). There will be a brief dinner break intermission during the program. 

WineFest No. 25

Silent Auction Bidding

For more information, please contact Emily Katsuma