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Check out our upcoming and ongoing special events to find one (or more) you won’t want to miss!

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation holds special events throughout the year to boost our fundraising efforts. Our one-of-a-kind – and always fun - special events are “win-win” propositions. Whether we are dancing the night away at The Lemon Ball, enjoying delicious food at one of our culinary events or running a 5K at The Lemon Run, adults, kids, families and even volunteers have a great time while raising money for an important cause.

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Foundation Special Events


A worldwide, month-long event to log miles and raise awareness, held during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

September 1-30, 2017
Los Angeles, CA

Hosts Suzanne Goin, David Lentz, Caroline Styne and 50 of the country’s top chefs gather for a tasting event at UCLA’s campus.

September 9, 2017
New York, NY

Our NYC culinary event is hosted by Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and allows guests to sample tastings from over 20 top chefs.

October 3, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

The Young Professionals of ALSF in Philadelphia will host its 9th Annual Wine Mixer event at the Independence Seaport Museum to help cure childhood cancer, one glass at a time.

October 2017
Boston, MA

Join us for the Lemon Climb in Boston! Challenge yourself and climb 29 floors to the top of the 100 High Street Building right in the heart of Boston’s Financial District.

October 21, 2017
Petaluma, CA

Join us for the CJ Strong birthday bowling bash, dinner & auction. Striking Out Childhood Cancer celebrates the life and birthday of C.J. Banaszek.

October 22, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

Join us for our annual run/walk and kids’ dash at Memorial Hall!

November 12, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

Our Annual "Yellow Tie" Gala.

January 13, 2018
Kansas City, MO

Enjoy a cocktail reception, hors d'oeuvres, DJ and auction to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

January 12, 2018
Jackson Hole, WY

Enjoy a unique, intimate, multi-course dining experience with wine pairings prepared by James Beard award winning chef Marc Vetri and  locally renowned culinary star and restaurateur Gavin Fine (Fine Dining Restaurant Group) at a private slopeside home in Jackson Hole's legendary Teton Village.

March 2018
Philadelphia, PA

A prohibition-themed event presented by the Young Professionals of ALSF benefitting ALSF’s Annual Childhood Cancer Symposium and families affected by childhood cancer.

April 2018
Shawnee Mission, KS

The Alex Gordon Classic benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a tournament organized by Midwest Sports Productions that provides youth from across the Midwest with unique and valuable tournament experiences through well managed and highly organized events.

April 2018
Denver, CO

ALSF supporters and athletic enthusiasts are invited to challenge themselves by climbing 43 floors to the top of the 1999 Broadway Building in Denver, CO.

May 2018
Midwest USA

This is a community effort involving 25 Hy-Vee locations hosting lemonade stands throughout Kansas and Missouri during one weekend in June.

June 1 - 2, 2018

Host and/or support thousands of stands and events across the country over 9 special days!

June 2018
Philadelphia's CBS 3 TV

CBS Philadelphia once again will be hosting this day-long telethon and airing of the documentary, “Alex Scott: A Stand For Hope.”

June 2018
Wynnewood, PA

Alex's "Original" Lemonade Stand, where the dream began and continues as a promise of hope for all children and families affected by childhood cancer.

June 2018
Philadelphia, PA

Meet the chefs, enjoy a sneak peek at how they create their fantastic fare, and sample a variety of small plates for big appetites during this annual summer event in the City of Brotherly Love.

June 2018
Independence, MO

Bike individually or with your family on country roads!

June 30, 2018
Jackson Hole, WY

Presented by famed chef David Burke and noted chef/restaurateur Gavin Fine, Alex’s Table: A Summer Dinner in Jackson Hole will welcome 40 guests to Il Villaggio Osteria’s mountainside private dining room that will showcase incredible culinary presentations, alongside wine, beer and spirit pairings from and inspired by Jackson Hole.

July 2018
Villanova, PA

A dynamic leadership camp for students, where participants learn key leadership skills in a fun setting. Participating students will learn how to become motivated leaders and make a difference in their own communities.

July 2018
Chicago, IL

Chefs Paul Kahan, Tony Mantuano and restauranteur Donnie Madia host for this annual tasting event, where over 30 chefs gather to prepare signature dishes for guests to try.

August 2018

Good old fashioned family fun in cities across the country.

Throughout the year

Upcoming/Current Sponsor Events

Event Location Description Date(s)

With the purchase of every new Volvo, participating Volvo retailers will donate $10 to ALSF.


Book your rental car now and save up to 25% off base rates. 5% of your rental will be donated to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. For more information, visit http://www.budget.com/alsf.

Gap.com & globally in select Gap stores

This summer, GAP is partnering with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) by launching an exclusive collection of baby, toddler and adult apparel comprised of summer essentials for the entire family!  One hundred percent of the net profits from the sale of this tee will help ALSF in the fight against pediatric cancer. Go to Gap.com to learn more.

While Supplies Last

Auntie Anne’s is asking guests to “Give Hope” by visiting their local store and purchasing an Auntie Anne’s customized pretzel ribbon icon for $1. 

July 17 - September 10, 2017
Participating locations

Big O Tires® will support ALSF by collecting donations in stores.

August 1-31, 2017
San Pedro, CA

ILWU Walk the Coast in Los Angeles will host a family-friendly community event on Saturday, August 12th at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro.  The 5k Alex’s Coast Run and comfortable 1Mile Family Walk start at 8:30 am.  The 5k course along the Southern California coast has beautiful views and challenge.  Run around the 1874 Point Fermin Lighthouse, WWII gun batteries and the famous Korean Friendship Bell.  Our 1k Kids Fun Run begins at 9:30 am - after mom and dad compete.

August 12, 2017

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is proud to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation through various events throughout the year and through sales of our signature Freckled Lemonade®. On August 20, in honor of National Lemonade Day, over 500 Red Robin locations nationwide hold lemonade stands. Please help us support the fight against childhood cancer by donating through your local Red Robin’s restaurant page - www.redrobin.com/ALSF. Purchase a limited edition ALSF Red Robin eGiftcard and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Foundation.

August 20, 2017