Grape Escape is Topeka's premier wine and food festival with games and live auctions to benefit the Topeka Performing Arts Center and the community programs we offer.
Again this year, there will be lots of swirling, sniffing and sipping going on at the 20th Annual Grape Escape 2017, A Toast to the Arts on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 6:00 PM
About the EventGrape Escape is TPAC’s primary fundraising event. It, along with corporate season sponsorship's and the Friends of TPAC program, provide the financial support needed to bring great acts to Topeka and provide educational programs to the community.
Guests will have the opportunity to sample wines from some of the world’s leading vintners and taste gourmet hors d’oeuvres and food samplings from premier restaurants and caterers. Guests will also have the opportunity to play games with chances to win gift cards and other prizes. The evening concludes with a live auction featuring an array of fabulous and unique items and a live performance.
Games and Live Auction Items
Silent AuctionDuring the event, a silent auction will take place online with gift baskets, signed memorabilia, gift cards, and so much more. A link will be available in advance to view the items and bid in advance. Items donated from local businesses/organizations.
Toward the end of the evening TPAC will hold it's annual Live Auction. This spectacular event includes items such as VIP Dinners, fine wines and trips across North America. Items must be picked up and paid for the night of the event.
Games & Bidding
In order to play any game and bid on live auction items, guests must obtain a bid number. These will be assigned to you through registration. Although this does not have to be the method of payment, it is still required.