The Carmel Youth Center has a rich and colorful history, beginning with our founder—entertainer, philanthropist Bing Crosby.

The Garden Party at the CYC

Nothing Bundt CakesPlease put on your Fanciest Hat and come to the Carmel Youth Center on Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 12noon to 4pm for our 25th Annual Garden Party to be held at the Carmel Youth Center (located on the corner of Fourth and Torres). The Garden Party will showcase local wines and savory foods from your favorite local restaurants, desserts by Nothing Bundt Cakes, a silent auction, music by local bands and musicians. Don't forget to wear your fanciest hat.

The Dish
Event: The Garden Party
Date/Time: Sunday, May 1, 2016, 12 noon to 4pm
Location: The Carmel Youth Center, 4th & Torres, Carmel, CA
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Tickets are $40 per person. Please call (831) 624-3285 for more information.

For questions or to purchase tickets, please contact us at (831) 624-3285.

Fancy Hats: A Garden Party Tradition

Fancy HatsWomen who attend The Garden Party at the CYC are invited to wear their favorite springtime chapeau. Think springtime in Paris, or Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffanys. Women wearing hats have a way of turning even the most gorgeous garden party into a living work of art. Join us.


Get 20% Off a Garden Party Hat at The Hat Shop of Carmel!

Hat Shop Coupon That's 20% off any women's or men's hat. Just visit The Hat Shop at San Carlos and 6th in Carmel and mention The Garden Party. Easy peasey. Your head will be happy.


Donate, or Participate as a Vendor

Nothing Bundt CakesWe are in the process of collecting donations in the form of silent auction items for the Garden Party, and we would love to be able to auction your art, wine, services, or other creative donation. By donating, you will be making a tax-deductible contribution to the Carmel Youth Center’s mission to impact local youth with enrichment programs in a supportive environment.

For questions or to learn how you can help, please contact us at (831) 624-3285.

Event Sponsors

The Carmel Youth Center would like to offer sincere thanks to the following businesses for sponsoring our annual Garden Party:

Nothing Bundt Cakes, Carmel Cima Collina Pebble Beach Company Carmel Ace Hardware Vintage Property Management
Santa Barbara Bank & Trust