Wishtoberfest Turns Your Love Of Craft Beer Into Wishes Granted For Sick Kids

What could be better than enjoying some delicious craft beers and tasty food from some of Seattle’s favorite breweries, food trucks and restaurants on a crisp, Fall evening in October?  I know, enjoying those tasty beers and delicious food all while helping raise money to help sick children’s dreams come true.

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington is in the business of making children smile.  They do whatever they can to grant as many wishes as possible to local children with life-threatening medical conditions and now, they’ve teamed up with several local businesses to bring you an event filled with beer, cider and food samplings from some of Seattle’s favorite breweries, food trucks and restaurants.

Here is the full press release from Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington:

Wishtoberfest, presented by Venture, is a new, 21+ annual event where you can raise funds for local wish children.

This tasting event will include beer, cider and food samplings from some of Seattle’s favorite breweries, food trucks and restaurants. Attendees will also have a chance to play some lawn games, bid on unique silent auction items and listen to inspiring wish stories.

Rally your friends, buy your tickets TODAY, and come celebrate knowing that you’re making
wishes come true for local kids!

Friday, October 13th, 7 to 11 p.m.
Seattle Design Center
5701 6th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108

Tickets start at $75 for this 21+ event and are available now at akwa.wish.org/wishtoberfest.

General Harvest Seattle, Dante’s Inferno, DRY Sparkling, Elysian Brewing, Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery, Fremont Brewing, KuKuRuZa Gourmet Popcorn, Georgetown Brewing Co., Great State Burger, McCormick & Schmick’s, Spiked Jones, Scuttlebutt Brewing Company, Seattle Cider Co, Snoqualmie Ice Cream, Street Treats, Two Beers Brewing Co. and more.

Since 1986, Make-A- Wish Alaska and Washington has granted wishes to more than 6,400 local children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. From granting six wishes in our first year to now 332 this year, we have come a long way but our work is not over yet. With your help, we’re getting closer to reaching our vision to grant a wish to every eligible child by 2020, because we know that wishes matter. According to a 2011 study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can influence the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family.  Every year, one in five seriously-ill children in Alaska and Washington does not receive a wish because they are not being referred to our program. That’s something we can all change. For more information about Make-A- Wish Alaska and Washington and how you can share the power of a wish ® please call 800.304.9474, visit akwa.wish.org or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @MakeAWishAKWA.

Tickets for this event are on sale now (click HERE to purchase your tickets).  They cost is $75 or you can upgrade to a VIP package for $125.  The VIP package includes everything you get for the $75 ticket price, plus access to the VIP area with special beverages, special VIP-only swag and takeaway goodies bags, and extra drink and food tickets.  Come on down to the Seattle Design Center in Georgetown to enjoy a great evening and do your part to help grant wishes for all the brave children in Alaska and Washington bravely facing life-threatening medical conditions.

Drink responsibly and stay safe out there.

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