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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 29th 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 Gate Entrance, and Reserve Room and Table Guests will enter through the Main Entrance. Once a guest exits the event, there is no re-entry. 

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, June 3rd and close at 8:30 pm on Saturday, June 10, 2023. 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 10th 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 information@manattanwineauction.com.

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.

REFUND POLICY

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

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