CUESA's 25th Birthday Bash

Sunday, June 10, 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thank you to everyone who has purchased tickets to CUESA’s 25th Birthday Bash! Tickets are now SOLD OUT.

Celebrating Farmers & Change Makers of Today & Tomorrow

Join CUESA for a spectacular evening celebrating 25 years of nourishing our community through world-class farmers markets, groundbreaking education programs, and sustainably grown food. For one night only, the Ferry Building will be transformed for the freshest and most delicious party in a quarter century, brimming with good friends and peak-season produce.

  • Feast on unlimited food and drink, impeccably crafted by 45 top restaurants and 20 spirit companies, wineries & breweries
  • Toast and mingle with CUESA’s community of farmers, chefs, and change makers
  • Enjoy birthday surprises, fun hands-on activities, a silent auction, live music, and more!

Participating Restaurants

4505 Meats | A16 | Arguello | Batter Bakery | Bellota | Bix | Bluestem Brasserie | Bon Appetit at LinkedIn | Boulettes Larder + Boulibar | Brown Sugar Kitchen | Bull Valley Roadhouse | Che Fico | Comstock Saloon | Cosecha | Dandelion Chocolate | Don Bugito | Firebrand Artisan Breads | Greens | Hodo | Hog Island Oyster Co. | Humphry Slocombe | Madera | MarketBar | Maybeck’s | Miette | The Morris | Napa Farms Market | Nopa | One Market | PABU | Paula LeDuc Fine Catering & Events | Perbacco + barbacco | Prospect | Prubechu | @raronow | Recchiuti Confections | Rich Table | Robin | The Saratoga | Serpentine | The Slanted Door | Sorrel | Starbelly | Tacolicious | The Farmer’s Wife | Twenty Five Lusk | Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen

Participating Spirit Companies, Bars & Wineries

15 Romolo | Almanac Beer Co. | Broc Cellars | El Tesoro Tequila | Elijah Craig Bourbon | Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant | Fort Point Beer Company | Freeman Winery | Golden State Cider | Heidrun Meadery | Highland Park | House Kombucha | Little Apple Shrubs | Lo-Fi Aperitifs | Oakland Spirits Co. | Paula LeDuc Fine Catering & Events | Reem’s | Starbelly | Subject to Change Wine Co. | The Beehive | The Perennial | True Laurel | twomile wines | West + Wilder | Zephyr Gin

Featured Farms

Blue House Farm | Blossom Bluff Orchards | Eatwell Farms | Ground Stew Farms | Happy Acre Farm | Swanton Berry Farm

A Party with a Mission

Proceeds provide vital funds for CUESA’s education programs like Foodwise Kids and Schoolyard to Market, which empower the next generation of healthy eaters. Since launching the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market 25 years ago, 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.

Birthday Bash Raffle

Win a year of dining out at the Bay Area’s best restaurants! Purchase tickets for CUESA’s 25th Birthday Bash Raffle at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Info Booth or on the night of the event. Winners will be announced at the Birthday 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!

Tickets to the event are nonrefundable but may be transferable by contacting

Photos by Amanda Lynn Photography.