Throughout the year, special events offer a fun way to support Le Bonheur. The schedule below includes those events sponsored by the hospital and by community organizations that help Le Bonheur's patients.
For a complete listing of all events and to register, visit lebonheur.org/events.
Big Wig Ball
Come as you are or come crowned in your favorite wig and dance the evening away for Le Bonheur. Best “wigged out” man and woman are chosen by popular crowd vote. Event includes signature drinks, fabulous food and live entertainment.
Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees
Enjoy a holiday tradition celebrating the season of childhood dreams and surprises. The Enchanted Forest at the Memphis Pink Palace Museum features the best Santa in town for creating photo memories for the season. The Forest opens the weekend prior to Thanksgiving and remains open until the final day of the year.
Father Daughter Ball
Hosted by the Gumtree TWIGS from North Mississippi, this special evening for daddies and their daughters includes dancing to a DJ, a silent auction, activities, special guests and more. More than 800 guests attend this featured event annually.
Daddy Daughter Dance
Hosted by the Memphis TWIGS, this special evening for fathers and their daughters includes a variety of fun activities, music provided by a live DJ, refreshments and a silent auction.
A fun day for mothers and their daughters that features a live fashion show of the latest in attire for toddlers and young girls. Tea and a ladies lunch as well as fun activities, arts and crafts and a silent auction round out the day.
Go Jim Go
WREG News Channel 3 Meteorologist, Jim Jaggers, is riding 333 miles for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital once again! Go Jim Go needs cyclists to tour with Jim as well as community support to help raise funds and awareness for Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
LeBonAppetit, presented by Chef Kelly English and Le Bonheur Club, is an extraordinary culinary event benefiting Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. This celebration of food and wine will be held April 5, 2014 and includes 40 of the nation's most celebrated chefs, mixologists, pastry chefs and TV personalities, all working together to support the children of Le Bonheur. For more information, visit us online at www.lebonappetit.org.
Le Bon Vin
Featuring the best in wine tastings from more than 30 vintners, this unique evening of fine food and libations is sure to appeal to both the ultimate wine connoisseur as well as the novice wine taster. A catered tasting of foods paired with the featured wines, silent and live auctions along with live entertainment rounds out the evening.
Pumpkin Run Family 5K
This competitive race is a family friendly event measuring 3.1-mile course winding downhill through a scenic East Memphis neighborhood and Ridgeway Center. It is an excellent course whether you are a walker or a runner. Race begins at 9 a.m. followed by a post-race Boo Bash party at Marsh Headquarters with live entertainment, food and activities for kids of all ages. Awards given for top three winners in each category including age, sex and individual.