SANTA MONICA—At 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, the Santa Monica Education Foundation will hold the 8th annual Santa Monica Wine Auction at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, located at 101 Wilshire Boulevard.

The event is being held in person for the second time since 2019. In 2021, the event raised $400,000 for programs in Santa Monica’s local public schools. A total of $1.75 million has been raised on the seven occasions since the event has been held.

Wine tasting and bites from 30 California wineries and local restaurants are available. Early access tickets priced at $275 tickets include access to the evening program and silent auction.

Those interested in donating to the auction fund can do so by visiting Donation Form (  To send donations to the auction by mail send to 1717 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90401 or email

Information and inquiries regarding the event can be made to 310-396-4557 or Contact for donor support.     

Tickets for the event range from $225 to $350 with an option to upgrade is available. Tables of 10 can also be purchased at the event. Those wishing to attend can purchase tickets using this link Santa Monica Wine Auction Tickets (

Rooms at the Fairmont Hotel start at $466 on the night of the auction. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and is located 9 miles from LAX. Rooms can be booked on their website Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows – Luxury Hotel in Santa Monica(United States) is the email for the Fairmont hotel at can be reached by phone at (310) 567-777.