Summon your inner flower child and join us for an evening of far-out food, groovy music, and righteous libations at the 2019 Blue Jean Ball on Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 7–11 pm, at MANNA FoodBank.
Put on your tie-dye tee, bell-bottoms and Birkenstocks and get ready to share the love—and delicious food—with friends and neighbors at this fun, outdoor "festival" along the Swannanoa River.
All event proceeds benefit MANNA’s daily work to provide food to thousands of families across Western North Carolina who are struggling to make ends meet. Every dollar raised can provide food for 3.5 meals!Buy Tickets
This annual, sell-out event features:
General Admission Tickets are $95 and include unlimited food and drinks, entertainment, a designated parking area at WNC Nature Center and shuttle service to/from the event.
Table for 10 Tickets are $1,100 and include a reserved table for 10 attendees, in addition to the benefits of General Admission Tickets.
This event will sell out. Purchase your tickets early, so you don’t miss the party!Buy Tickets
Blue Jean Ball guests must be at least 21 years of age. We will check IDs for all attendees, in compliance with ABC regulations.
7 PM: Culinary Tasting Tent opens
8 PM: The Zuzu Welsh Band takes the stage
9 PM: Costume Contest winners announced
We’ll also have a variety of performances and activities throughout the evening.
General admission parking is at the WNC Nature Center at 72 Gashes Creek Road, just around the corner from MANNA. Shuttle buses will run continuously from this location to/from MANNA’s campus throughout the event, starting at 6:30 PM.
If you or your guest(s) need disability parking or have other special accessibility needs, please contact Libby Barker at 828-299-3663, ext. 1238 or email LBarker@MANNAFoodBank.org no later than Wednesday, June 5, to make arrangements.
The following Culinary Sponsors are generously donating their creative, delicious food and tasty, refreshing beverages for the 2019 Blue Jean Ball.
Support from our Annual Sponsors helps ensure we are able to maximize the impact and proceeds of our fundraising events throughout the year.
Contributions from Blue Jean Ball Event Sponsors help offset significant event expenses and allow us to add many special touches to the overall guest experience.