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GENERAL INFORMATION

The Manhattan Wine Auction will take place, rain or shine. Tickets and sponsorships are non-refundable. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend.

The 28th Annual Manhattan Wine Auction will benefit the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation Endowment.

 

THE VENUE

Manhattan Country Club
1330 Parkview Avenue
Manhattan Beach, California

 

SCHEDULE

4:00-6:00pm
VIP Access to Reserve Room

4:30-7:30pm
General Admission Access to Vineyard Courts for Food and Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Viewing

7:30-11:00pm
VIP Access to Center Court for Light Fare and Premium Wine for the Live Auction and Program followed by Music and Dancing enjoyed by all guests

 

TICKETING AND EVENT ENTRY

Once you have purchased your ticket, whether General Admission or Reserve Room, you will receive confirmation of your order via text and email. Prior to the event, you will receive an email with a digital ticket with a QR code for entry.

Please come to the event prepared with your personal ticket and QR code for scanning, as it is required for entry. There will be no exceptions. General Admission guests will enter at the West entrance, and Reserve Room and Table Guests will enter through the Main entrance.

 

ATTIRE

Dress is beach chic. Bring along a sweater or a wrap, as it will cool off considerably in the evening.

AUCTION

The Manhattan Wine Auction Silent Auction will open on Saturday, May 28th and close at 8:30 pm on Saturday, June 4, 2022. The Silent Auction is online and open to all members of the Manhattan Beach community and beyond. All you have to do is bid from your cellphone or desktop computer. A credit card is required to place a bid and will be charged at the conclusion of the Silent Auction for all winnings. All auction items must be picked up by the buyer at the Wine Auction, or by June 10th at the MBEF Office. If you are attending the event, please bring your phone fully charged.

Live Auction lots are open to bids from guests attending the Manhattan Wine Auction in person on Saturday, June 4th at the Manhattan Country Club. The Live Auction will take place during the evening program and is scheduled to start at 8:00pm.

 

PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION

We strongly encourage the use of ride services (Uber/Lyft) to keep our guests and community safe. Complimentary valet parking is available at the Manhattan Country Club entrance and self-parking is available in the Kinecta parking lot, located at 1440 Rosecrans Avenue (entrance on Rosecrans).

 

LOST AND FOUND

The Lost and Found will be located at the Information Booth near the mezzanine above Center Court. If you lose something, please check the Information Booth, or please call MBEF at 310-303-3342 or email [email protected].

 

SAFETY AND SECURITY

The safety of all guests is of utmost importance to the Manhattan Wine Auction. First Aid will be located at the Information Booth near the mezzanine above Center Court. If you have an immediate need while on-site, please seek assistance from any security personnel or event staff person.

 

COVID POLICY FOR JUNE 2022

In accordance with current California State Guidelines and Los Angeles County health guidelines, Manhattan Wine Auction guests will NOT be required to present proof of vaccination, COVID testing verification or masking for the event on June 4, 2022.

The Manhattan Wine Auction will run in accordance with applicable public health conditions as of the date of the event, which may change at any time, as determined by federal, state or local government agencies. Such requirements may include, without limitation, attendance procedures, entry requirements or other measures. If a guest does not comply with any laws, mandates, health orders or event terms, conditions or rules set forth by the Manhattan Wine Auction, the Manhattan Wine Auction may refuse admission to the event, or require said guest to exit the event without a refund.

The State of California strongly recommends all guests be fully vaccinated or obtain a negative Covid-19 test before entering the event, and to wear masks if they feel they are at risk of becoming seriously ill from Covid-19.

 

COVID-19 SAFETY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any place where people gather. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death.  There is an inherent and elevated risk of exposure to Covid-19 in any public place where other people are present and there is no guarantee, express or implied, that those attending the Manhattan Wine Auction will not be exposed to Covid-19. All guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend the Manhattan Wine Auction.

 

REFUND POLICY

All ticket sales are final. There are no refunds, including for COVID-related reasons.

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