Calendar of Events

Fighting hunger is an everyday battle. Check the Second Harvest Heartland Calendar of Events often to discover when, where and how you can participate in the effort.

Planning a benefit event for Second Harvest Heartland? Please let us know!

Taste of the VikingsTaste of the Vikings

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The Depot Minneapolis 

Help us kick childhood hunger at the annual Taste of the Vikings! The fundraising food and wine event will feature appearances by current Vikings players, coaches and alumni. Sample dishes from more than 20 of the area's top restaurants, enjoy complimentary premium wines and bid on one of a kind silent auction items.

Buy tickets!

City Pages Iron ForkCity Pages Iron Fork

Thursday, November 6, 2014
International Market Square, Minneapolis

Cuisine, cocktails and competition! Feast on an eclectic variety of cuisine from over 25 local restaurants. Cheer on 6 chefs battling to create the most appetizing dish with a secret ingredient revealed that night. Watch top local bartenders vie for the title of “Absolut Mixologist.” Tickets include food, beer, wine, bubbly and liquor sampling, and proceeds benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

Purchase general admission or VIP tickets.

Walk to End Hunger LogoWalk to End Hunger

Thanksgiving Morning, November 27, 2014
Mall of America

The Walk to End Hunger is a 5K fun walk for the whole family, presented by The Mosaic Company. Held on Thanksgiving morning inside the Mall of America, the walk is a great way to start your holiday off right – by giving back before you give thanks!

Learn how you can get involved.

Lifetime Fitness Turkey Day 2014 5KLifetime Fitness Turkey Day Run

Thanksgiving Morning, November 27, 2014
Downtown Minneapolis

Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with the Turkey Day 5k Run through downtown Minneapolis! Since 1989, the Turkey Day Run has brought family and friends together to start the holiday in a healthy way. Racers can donate to Second Harvest Heartland during the registration process and also bring food that morning for the food drive. Bring 5 items and receive a $5 coupon to Cowboy Jacks.

Learn more and register.

Dish Logo 2014Dish: Cuisine for Change

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Saint Paul RiverCentre

Dish: Cuisine for Change is Second Harvest Heartland’s premier fundraising gala. Chefs from local restaurants prepare gourmet samples for over 1,000 guests while they mingle, taste wines, and bid on hundreds of auction items. Headlining this year’s Dish event is comedian, actor, and writer Paul Reiser!

Learn more and purchase tickets.



Food & Fund Drives