2020 Virtual Garden Party

Our famous annual Garden Party is

Sunday, August 23, 1 – 2:30 PM

and moving online for 2020. Yes, it's a


Featuring Congressman Ted LIEU and political analyst Bob SHRUM


and comedy fundraising breaks with SNL alumna Gail Matthius


Plus silent auction & a special, actual, real-world GOURMET LUNCH if you'd like,

delivered to your door!


The inimitable Paula Poundstone emcees and intros our guests.

Rep. Ted Lieu will discuss Democrats' strategy for winning the White House and turning the Senate blue. He'll give suggestions on what we all can do to make it happen, and answer questions on a variety of topics.

Bob Shrum will cover what's good and what's not about Biden's campaign and his choice for VP, and explain why even with all the support Biden is getting November might still be a nail-bitter.


Ticket levels:

General Admission — $35

No lunch delivery. Enjoy the event, ask questions in the chat! Some will be chosen during the event, with others forwarded to the speakers afterwards. You will not be seen on camera and your mic will be muted.


VIP Guest with One Lunch Delivered to Your Home — $75
VIP Guest with Two Lunches Delivered to One Home — $125

VIP Guests can choose to be seen on camera. You will be contacted in advance and given the opportunity to submit a question. If your question is chosen you will be unmuted to ask that question in 30 seconds or less.

Lunch will be dropped off at your doorstep by a masked & gloved PaliDems volunteer!


** Delivery limited to the following L.A. neighborhoods:

Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Westwood, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills **


Choose one main course (unless you get the 2-lunch ticket):

Chicken Tarragon Sandwich with grapes, celery, arugula, & aioli, on walnut-raisin bread
Fresh Veggie, Hummus, and Sprouts Sandwich with cucumber, pickled red onions, avocado, & aioli on toasted multigrain bread
Turkey Brie Picnic Sandwich with caramelized onion, arugula, & aioli on ficelle (thin baguette)
Chinese Chicken Salad with romaine, cabbage, almonds, wonton crisps, carrots, Mandarin oranges, red & yellow peppers, snow peas, sesame vinaigrette
Southwestern Chicken Salad
with romaine, cilantro, black beans, grilled corn, avocado, cherry tomatoes, feta, pepitas, tortilla chips, lime vinaigrette
Greek Salad
with romaine, crumbled feta, Kalamata olives, chickpeas, red onion, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, creamy mustard vinaigrette

Choose one dessert (unless you get the 2-lunch ticket):


**Once you've gotten your ticket, you'll get a confirmation asking you to make your lunch selection and provide delivery address and phone number.** 

Select your ticket options (don't just click "donate," so we have you on the list) below!



Proceeds will be used to help win the White House, turn the Senate blue, keep the House blue, and support the Westside Democratic HQ's grassroots telephoning, texting, and postcarding activities to GET OUT THE VOTE!

August 23, 2020 at 1pm - 2:30pm

Will you come?

$125.00 VIP Ticket, 2 lunches
VIP 2-lunch description: Two Thyme Café lunches delivered to one home! (You can choose to be visible and audible for questions if you like)
$75.00 VIP Ticket, 1 lunch
VIP 1-lunch description: One Thyme Café lunch delivered to your home! (You can choose to be visible and audible for questions if you like)
$35.00 General Admission
General Admission description: No lunch delivery. Watch event & ask questions via chat! (You'll be muted and not on camera)
$25.00 Donations (can't attend, or got a ticket and want to give extra)
We'll set the amount to $25, but if you'd like to give a multiple of 25, select the number of "tickets" corresponding to your desired donation. And thank you!