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Best of Party 2017

Mar 03, 2017 12:07PM, Published by Arden Haley, Categories: Towne Social, Community, Eat+Drink+Shop, Arts+Entertainment

What's Up? Media's Best Of 2017 Party

Join us for the Ultimate Best Of Party! Celebrate What’s Up? Media’s 20th Anniversary and our Best of Winners with a champagne toast, award-winning food from local restaurants, huge silent auction, and live entertainment by Radio City!


When is it?

Thursday, June 15th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Loews Annapolis Hotel

Event Details

Join us at our annual celebration in honor of our Best Of winners of the year! This year's party is going to be extra special, because we are also celebrating What's Up? Media's 20th anniversary!  Enjoy freshly prepared food and drink samples from the best local restaurants, entertainment, live music all night long by Radio City  and the best silent auction around! This event sells out each year, so be sure to purchase your tickets early to join the party! Follow our Facebook page for party updates. Proceeds benefit the South River Federation and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.

Special VIP Exclusive Event

From 7pm-8pm meet Harlan Wheatley, Master Distiller at Buffalo Trace, and sample his award winning bourbons from the most decorated distillery in the world. Topics of discussion include the "ABC of Bourbon", "Bourbon for Beginners", and "Discovering the Distillery".

Silent Auction

This year's Silent Auction is to benefit the South River Federation and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime MuseumView auction items here. The silent auction is entirely mobile, so be sure to bring your charged devices to the party. 

Can't attend the party? You can still participate in the online silent auction. Check back to see how.

This Year's Participating Restaurants

Sample the best food and drinks from this year's participating restaurants. The restaurant list can be viewed here.  

Ticket Info

Purchase your tickets online at or by calling 410-266-6287.

General Admission

General admission tickets include one free drink ticket to any of the cash bars at the party and access to all restaurant tastings, music, and entertainment.

VIP Tickets

In addition to the general access to the party, VIP tickets include valet parking services, unlimited drinks all night, access to the catered vip lounge, swag bags, and meet and sample Harlan Wheatley, Master Distiller at Buffalo Trace, and his award winning bourbons from the most decorated distillery in the world.


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