ROCKY RIVER, OH - The Sunflower Wine Festival—one of Cleveland’s premier summer attractions— returns to Rocky River on July 9th. This popular event, benefiting Prayers from Maria Children’s Cancer Foundation, attracts thousands for a day of boutique wines, craft beer, gourmet food and live music, all to raise awareness and research funds for highly deadly children’s brain tumors.
The Sunflower Wine Festival will again call Depot Street in Rocky River home. Guests will enjoy tastings from nationally renowned wineries and craft breweries as they dine on gourmet food from Old River restaurants and local food trucks, and enjoy live music from Ed Purcell, Mary’s Lane and Sunset Strip. The street festival, including bands, food vendors, and street bars, runs from 4pm – 11:00 pm. Wristbands to the Wine and Craft Beer Gardens, open from 4pm – 9:00pm, are pre-sale $60/one admission or $100/two admissions, at-event purchase is raised to $75 (limited number available) for 10 pours. Guests may purchase an additional 10 pours for only $25.
"The Sunflower Wine Festival has grown exponentially since 2010—a fact which underscores what a unique and important event this is," said Ed McNamara, foundation co-founder. "We consider it a true partnership between the community and Prayers From Maria and are grateful to everyone who supports our efforts to bring better treatments to children battling this deadly disease."
Prayers from Maria Children’s Cancer Foundation is dedicated to funding global research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for the deadliest childhood brain tumors; raising public awareness; and bringing hope to children and families who deal with hardships of the disease. Its annual Sunflower Wine Festival builds awareness about childhood brain tumors and funds promising research with results. Our efforts have resulted in over $12 million going to the fight against childhood brain cancer. For more information about Prayers from Maria and its impact on childhood brain cancer research, and to purchase tickets to The Sunflower Wine Festival.
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