Mad Hatter Meets Sherlock Holmes Party

Fairytale Town mixes the zaniness of the Mad Hatter with the elementary logic of Sherlock Holmes in its second annual offsite fundraising event: Mad Hatter Meets Sherlock Holmes on Thursday, May 8 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Held at the elegant Masonic Temple in Downtown Sacramento, the party will feature chocolate delicacies and desserts, wine and food tastings, live music, live and silent auctions and a raffle with exciting prizes.  

The highlight of the evening will be tastings by wineries, restaurants, chocolatiers and dessert makers. Featured purveyors include: Andy’s Candy Apothecary, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Bogle Vineyards, Bombshell Brownies, Buca di Beppo, Capital Confections, Carvalho Family Winery, David Girard Vineyards, Dobra Zemlja Winery, Frank Family Vineyards, Gekkeikan Sake, Hock Farm Craft & Provisions, Hot Italian, Karmre Vineyards & Winery, Michael David Winery, Moniz Family Wines, New Helvetia Brewing Company, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Rivers Edge Cafe, Sinful Treats, and Zia’s Delicatessen. 

Guests are encouraged to get into the spirit of the evening by wearing thematic cocktail attire, costumes and mad hats. A costume contest for the “Mad-dest Hat” will be held at the party, and guests can commemorate the night at a thematic photo booth. A string duo will serenade guests throughout the evening.  

Brad Peters of Hock Farm Craft and Provisions will serve as the evening’s honorary chair. Peters’ will demonstrate how to make a specially-designed cocktail inspired by the event.  

“Mad Hatter Meets Sherlock Holmes is a festive evening that brings our region’s talented wineries, restaurants and dessert purveyors under one roof,” said Mauriah Conway-Spatola, event committee chair and Fairytale Town board member.  

Tickets are $50 per person and are available for purchase online or at Fairytale Town’s Box Office.  

Proceeds from Mad Hatter Meets Sherlock Holmes Fundraiser will support Fairytale Town’s programs and park improvements.  

Mad Hatter Meets Sherlock Holmes is sponsored by: Downey Brand LLP; Crowe Horwath LLP; Digital Gear; Gilbert Associates, Inc.; John O. Bronson, Co.; Mark III Construction; Otto Construction; Scott-Naake Paper Co.; Sacramento magazine; and Yelp.  

For more information, visit or call (916) 808-7462.