Share the dream 2017
Share the Dream is our biggest annual fundraiser and a huge part of what enables UpsideDowns to keep supporting Kiwi kids with Down syndrome. It is a cocktail-style evening with live and silent charity auctions, a live band, a hilarious MC, yummy food, a bar, and an all-round great night out. This year, it's being held at the beautiful St Matthew-in-the-City in the heart of central Auckland.
Tickets are only $50 each and include a free bubbly at the door.
We could not be more excited about our entertainment for this year's event! World-renowned comedian, Simon McKinney will be our MC for the evening, bringing his unique blend of voice artist, impressionist, comedian, and all-round lovely guy to Share the Dream. Our musical entertainment will be Auckland crowd favourite, The CVE Band! It's going to be impossible not to have a good time in the capable hands of these seasoned professionals!
There's something for everyone with nearly 100 auction items to choose from! There are exclusive experience you can't buy anywhere else, like an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Auckland Art Gallery, a day fishing on a private boat, your very own poetry commission, or a decadent night's sleep after the event itself at SKYCITY right next door! There's amazing luxury items like diamond earrings, your very own park bench, or 2 nights accommodation at the beautiful Rathmoy Lodge. Then there's all of your Share the Dream classics to suit any budget: LEGO, Magnums of wine, magazine subscriptions, books, candles, cosmetics, and much, much more.
Food and DRink
Café Hanoi's star chef, Nate Houpapa, is donating his time and expertise to Share the Dream 2017, providing a array of yummy Vietnamese food options for you to enjoy. For dessert, why not try a Crème brûlée, prepared for you by the Brûlée Bike?
Our bar will be operating all night, featuring the world famous signature cocktail the Pink Upside.
You'll need to pay for any food and drink, apart from your free bubbles on arrival, but the prices are low and all profits go straight to helping Kiwi kids with Down syndrome!