Creating Bright Futures

Our 4th Annual Wine Tasting Benefit supports A Step Beyond’s creative youth development program, enriching the lives of youth from low-income communities through the power of dance, academics, and mentoring.

About Event

Enjoy a curated selection of 10 exquisite wines rated 93 points and above, savored through blind tastings. Join us for an evening of socializing with friends, business associates, and new acquaintances, with a beautiful ocean backdrop. Guests will have the opportunity to meet our amazing students and hear from one of our graduates. Individual tickets are priced at $200 each, and exclusive sponsorship opportunities are available below, offering unique benefits you don’t want to miss.

 How do I secure a ticket to this? 

To secure a ticket to ASB’s 4th Annual Wine Tasting Benefit or inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please contact James Wright, CEO, at (760) 670-3304 or by email at

The evening will feature a select guest list of approximately 200 people on Thursday, September 12th, 2024. As our signature event, sponsors of this upscale evening will receive visibility in print, digital, and paid media. We would be honored for your family or company to sponsor the Wine Tasting Benefit, demonstrating your commitment to underserved youth and our community.

Sponsorship Levels

Platinum Sponsor – $25,000

Gold Sponsor – $10,000

Silver Sponsor – $5,000

Bronze Sponsor – $1,000

Ruby Sponsor – $500

Individual Tickets – $200

Make a Donation in lieu of Attending

You can mark our 10-year anniversary celebration and enhance the impact of our event by contributing a donation that directly supports our students. Your generous support will play a crucial role in ensuring that our students have the resources they need to thrive and achieve their goals in the 2024-2025 school year.

Event Details

When: Thursday, September 12, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa

5480 Grand Pacific Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92028

Dress Code: Business Casual, Coats Optional 

Wine List

2024 Creating Bright Futures Sponsors

For more information about Creating Bright Futures or sponsorship inquiries for our 2024 event, contact James Wright, CEO, at 760-670-3304 or