Over 600 philanthropic influencers attended the social highlight of the season: Beach Bash Palm Beach, presented by Lilly Pulitzer, on Thursday, Dec. 28. The fete, located at the posh Beach Club on Palm Beach, raised critical funds for The Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center.
Decked in their brightest Lilly Pulitzer attire, notable guests enjoyed bright resort-wear fashion, colorful cocktails from Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Endless Summer Rum, delectable bites and the hottest entertainment.
The event’s theme paid homage to The Providencia – the fateful ship stacked with 20,000 coconuts, cigars and wine – that ran aground in 1878 and helped start our beloved Palm Beach. Thanks to world-renowned event planner Bruce Sutka, guests traveled back in time aboard the ship, which was filled with plenty of rum barrels, coconuts, glimmering lanterns and palm trees.
Beach Bash guests also enjoyed primping hair and makeup at Anushka Spa’s pop up salon, entering Kendra Scott’s buried treasure jewelry pull, and an exclusive silent auction that included Palm Beach staycations, shopping sprees and more. Every guest left with a fabulous Lilly Pulitzer swag bag. Saving the ocean and sea turtles never looked so good!
All proceeds benefited Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s continued mission of ocean and sea turtle conservation.
The 2017 committee included Event Chairs Nick Kassatly and Kelly Ring. Additional committee members were Erin Devlin; Mira Fain; Lilly and Sean Ferreira; Ben and Chelsea Lasater; Bobby Leidy; Chris Leidy; Jack E. Lighton and Giovanni DiStadio; Maura McGuire; Maura Nelson; Stacy Nichols; Justin and Shannon Perez; Dina Turner; and Savannah Wentley.
The 2017 sponsors included Presenting Sponsor Lilly Pulitzer; The Gardens Mall; Eau Palm Beach; Jennifer McCloskey; PNC; Douglas Elliman Real Estate; Jupiter Medical Center Urgent Care; Private Oceans; Loggerhead Marina; AirBar; AristoKids; Anushka Spa, Salon& Cosmedical Centre; Cooperstown Brewing Co.; Endless Summer Rum; Kendra Scott; LIC; Palm Beach Illustrated; PB Boys Club; Prep Obsessed; Tito’s Vodka; Pretty Little Monograms; and Christopher’s Kitchen.