Twilight on the Terrace


Sip outstanding wine and craft brews, and savor epicurean delights with lively music at the Central Coast’s most anticipated charitable event of the year.

On the first Saturday in June, annually, we throw a fabulous party at this architectural splendor and storied California landmark, Hearst Castle at San Simeon. Guests are escorted by bus to this private event that offers a spectacular variety of wines, craft beers, and mouth-watering appetizers sourced from local artisans and producers. This is one of the Golden State’s most beloved events, and is attended by folks coming from near and far. Imagine yourself sipping wine and dancing on the steps of Hearst Castle! It’s a doozy!

Twilight on the Terrace begins at sunset, a sight not to be missed from the Enchanted Hill. Sample beverages and tasty bites from 30 plus Central Coast providers, as the sun dramatically sets over the Pacific Ocean and sparkling stars illuminate the Castle gardens. Revel in the fragrance of orange blossoms and enjoy a glorious spring evening while strolling the Esplanade and the Main Terrace, or breath in the view overlooking the recently filled and glorious Neptune Pool.

Monies raised from this year’s Twilight on the Terrace will support our efforts to build full-time conservation staff at Hearst Castle, as well as to support incredible youth programs for underserved middle school students. As Hearst Castle approaches its 100th birthday, our mission is to inspire, dazzle, and educate visitors for generations to come.


Note: Open to the public. First come, first-served. 400 guests max.

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