CUESA | Evening Party: CUESA's Summer Bash

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Sat 8am–2pm | Tue & Thu 10am–2pm

CUESA's Summer Bash

Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The Freshest Party of the Season

Celebrate the start of summer with a spectacular evening of peak-season deliciousness and warm-weather delights. For one night only, experience the Ferry Building as it is transformed for an epic party to feed your senses and soul. At CUESA’s Summer Bash, you’ll feast on unlimited food and drink from the Bay Area’s best chefs and bartenders, all made with the freshest farmers market produce. Join us in supporting local farms and healthy communities, and toasting the vibrant food future we are growing together.

  • Savor impeccable food and drink from 45 top restaurants and 20 of the region’s finest spirit companies, wineries, breweries, and beverage makers
  • Explore San Francisco’s iconic Ferry Building like you never have before, with live music and fun activities around every corner
  • Win one-of-a-kind foodie experiences in the Summer Bash Silent Auction and Raffle


Participating Restaurants

ALX by Alexander's Steakhouse | Arguello | Artisan Restaurant Collection at LinkedIn | barbacco | Batter Bakery | Besharam | Bluestem Brasserie | Bon Appétit Boulettes Larder + Boulibar | Brown Sugar Kitchen | Bull Valley Roadhouse | Comstock Saloon | Dandelion Chocolate | DOSA | Duende | Fort Point Beer Co. | Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates | Greens Restaurant | Hog Island Oyster Co. | Humphry Slocombe | International Smoke | Kantine | Locanda Osteria & Bar | Marla Bakery | MarketBar | Maker's Mark | Maybeck'sMiette | MKT Restaurant-Bar | Namu | Napa Farms Market | One Market | Paula LeDuc Fine Catering & Events | Rachel Aronow & Mario Curci | Radhaus | Recchiutti Confections | Reem's | Rookies | The Slanted Door | Souvla | Starbelly | Stem Kitchen & Garden | Tank 18 | The Vault | Volcano Kimchi | Wayfare Tavern

Participating Spirit Companies, Bars & Wineries

A Party with a Mission

Proceeds provide vital funds for CUESA’s education programs like Foodwise Kids and Foodwise Teens, which empower the next generation of healthy eaters. For more than a quarter century, CUESA’s mission has been to bring farmers and urban dwellers of all ages together to create a world where fresh, sustainably grown food is at the center of everyone’s plate, and family farming is viable for generations to come.

The fair market value of General Admission tickets is $50 and for VIP Early Admission tickets is $60. Anything paid above this value is a tax-deductible donation to CUESA.

Summer Bash Raffle

Win a year of dining out at the Bay Area’s best restaurants! Purchase tickets for CUESA’s Summer Bash Raffle at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Info Booth or the night of the event. Winners will be announced at the Summer Bash, but need not be present to win. While we would love to sell you a raffle ticket via this platform, California law prohibits it, as it considers online raffle ticket purchases a form of online gambling. So please visit us at the farmers market and join us at the celebration for your chance to win the amazing prizes!

This event is for guests 21 and over. No strollers or babies in arms. Tickets to the event are nonrefundable but may be transferable by contacting [email protected].

Photos by Amanda Lynn Photography.



CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is dedicated to growing thriving communities through the power and joy of local food. Learn More »