Fest With Our Guests

A Shore Leave membership (Friday or Weekend badge) is required to attend this event.

Join us Friday evening, July 26 in the Vistas Café for our first annual Fest with our Guests 
Enjoy a Pennsylvania Dutch Buffet while dining alongside the celebrity of your choice or come for dinner and stay for the after-dinner Mix & Mingle. Doors open for dinner at 6:00 PM to allow time for everyone to get settled before the Buffet opens at 6:30 PM and the Guests join us at 7:00 PM. 

Dinner will be followed by a Mix & Mingle at 8:00 PM. 

These stars will each be hosting a table and will mingle with all attendees after dinner. 

Tickets are available at the Shore Leave Square Site until July 15. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase on Friday, July 26 at Shore Leave Registration in the hotel lobby. 

  • Dinner at Celebrity Table (6:00 PM): $85 – Celebrity Table seating is limited to 8 people per table. Includes dinner at the table with the celebrity of your choice followed by the Mix & Mingle. 
  • Dinner and Mix & Mingle (6:00 PM): $65 – Dinner and Mix & Mingle seating is on a first-come, first-served basis with a maximum of 10 people per table and includes dinner followed by the Mix & Mingle.  
  • Mix & Mingle Only (8:00 PM): $30 – Includes cash bar. 

All profits from the Fest benefit this year’s official Shore Leave charities – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. 

The Pennsylvania Dutch Buffet menu includes: 

Salads: tossed garden salad with bread and butter, country coleslaw, PA Dutch potato salad, chow chow
Entrees: roasted loin of pork and sauerkraut, PA Dutch-style chicken potpie, roast top round of beef with au jus and horseradish cream sauce 

Sides: mashed potatoes, green beans 

Desserts: shoo fly pie, Dutch apple pie, chocolate cake, whoopie pies 

Beverages: coffee, decaf, flavored and herbal teas, iced tea 
A cash bar will be available serving beer, wine, cocktails, soda, and juices. 

Please contact the Fest Committee Chair with any questions.