[LA] Candytopia

March 2, 2018 – Ongoing (for 4 months)
Santa Monica Place
Unit 142
Santa Monica, CA 90401

The most deliciously decadent event of the year is here. This four-month event celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of our favorite sugary delights through a series of interactive art installations in over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. Get your tickets here.

[LA] LA Times Food Bowl

May 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018 (Various days)

Los Angeles Times Food Bowl is an annual, monthlong festival celebrating the city’s dynamic food scene. Spanning the entire month of May, Food Bowl features many of the chefs and restaurants that have helped put Los Angeles on the map as a premier dining destination alongside world-renowned chefs in rare local appearances at hundreds of extraordinary events. The festival also supports food access, sustainability and waste reduction through charity partners and participating events. Los Angeles Times Food Bowl 2018 charitable partners are L.A. Kitchen, Food Forward and Midnight Mission. Citi® is the festival’s founding partner and sponsors include Nissan, Maker’s Mark, Hornitos and the Italian National Tourist Board. For more information, please visit and connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @ LAfoodbowl (#LAfoodbowl #31DaysOfFood).

[CHI] Eleventh Annual UNICEF Gala Chicago

April 28, 2018
6:30 PM Reception
7:30 PM Dinner and Program
The Geraghty
2520 S. Hoyne Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608

Celebrating its eleventh year, the UNICEF Gala Chicago is one of the most notable events in Chicago. The Gala has raised more than $8 million to help fund UNICEF’s core programs of Health, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene, Nutrition, Education, HIV & AIDS, Child Protection and Emergency Relief. The evening supports UNICEF’s work in more than 190 countries and territories around the world to save and improve children’s lives. Website:

[TX] Fifth Annual UNICEF Gala Houston

May 4, 2018
The Post Oak Houston

Individual tickets range from $750 – $1,000, Table tickets are $7,500 – $50,000


[LA] 3rd Annual Masters of Taste

May 6th, 2018
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Pasadena Rose Bowl

Masters of Taste 2018 will bring over 2,500 food and beverage enthusiasts together from all over Greater Los Angeles for one afternoon to celebrate this exhilarating festival, which will include the finest fare from over 40 Culinary Masters and restaurants, delectable sweets prepared by L.A.’s top Sweet Masters, top Beverage Masters who will be featuring signature handcrafted cocktail tastings from 25 spirit brands and bars, a premier 50 yard-line cocktail bar featuring top Mixologists from four of L.A.’s most distinguished drinking destinations, select wineries, local craft breweries, cold-pressed juices cold brew coffee, live entertainment and much, much more. Tickets to this event are only available for guests 21+ and over. Masters of Taste 2018 Early Bird Tickets will be available for purchase until Thursday, March 1st, 2018. For more information on Masters of Taste 2018 or to book your tickets directly, please visit

[MA] UNICEF Gala Boston

May 23, 2018
The Cyclorama at the BCA

Individual tickets range from $1,000 – $5,000, Table tickets range from $10,000 – $100,000


17th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball

June 2nd, 2018
6:00 pm: Cocktail Reception
7:15 pm: Dinner, Awards & Live Entertainment
Private Mandeville Canyon Estate

Each year, the Butterfly Ball honors remarkable men and women within the film, television and music industries who strive to achieve creative excellence. This year over 700 guests will gather for an unforgettable evening benefitting Chrysalis’ effort to help individuals out of poverty and homelessness by providing the tools and resources necessary to gain employment. The event will begin with a red carpet and outdoor cocktail reception, followed by a sit-down dinner, awards ceremony and live music performance. Call (310) 401-9393, email or visit for ticket information.