Date: December 7-9, 2018
The Event: The annual Jake Owen Foundation Benefit provides companies and individuals with cause-related marketing and entertainment benefits along with a strong community association. Since 2006, Platinum-certified Big Loud recording artist Jake Owen has hosted his annual charity event.
Owen is currently performing across the nation on his popular “Life’s Whatcha Make It” Tour and will make his final stop in his hometown of Vero Beach for the charity event. Owen’s annual benefit includes several events throughout the weekend: An Evening with Jake – a VIP Reception & Performance presented by Dale Sorenson Real Estate; Hale Groves Indian River Grapefruit Golf Pro-Am Invitational; and back after four years, the Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert. The outdoor concert will be held for the first time at the Indian River County Fairgrounds, and will feature Jake Owen and special guests, legendary Joe Diffie, chart-topping country start Chis Lane and platinum-selling country breakout Morgan Wallen.
Beneficiary: Jake Owen Foundation
The Jake Owen Foundation was established in 2010 as a registered 501 (c) 3 private nonprofit foundation to offer financial support on a national level to children battling cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases through St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, while also providing assistance to various youth organizations and charities
in Owen’s hometown of Vero Beach, Florida, and surrounding Indian River County.
call home while supporting the beneficiaries who have been a part of the Foundation since its inception. The foundation’s helping hands are able to reach out anywhere and everywhere to make a difference – assisting child and youth programs, education, healthcare, fitness, nutrition, enrichment and crisis care. To date, the Jake Owen Foundation has raised more than $1.4 million dollars for charitable causes and for other nonprofit organizations.
Format/Venue: December 7, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Singer Songwriter Happy Hour, a new event showcasing a new generation of country artists
- Free event at Heaton’s Reef in the Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa with a portion of food & beverage sales benefiting the Jake Owen Foundation.
December 7, 7:00 p.m.
An Evening with Jake – a VIP Reception & Performance presented by Dale Sorenson Real Estate
- Hors d’oeuvres, dinner, drinks, auction and performance at Vero Beach Country Club.
December 8, 5:00 p.m. (gates open at 4:00 p.m.) – VIP Tickets early entry at 3:00 p.m.
Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert
- Outdoor performance with Jake Owen and special guests Joe Diffie,
Chris Lane and Morgan Wallen at Indian River County Fairgrounds.
Hale Groves Indian River County Grapefruit Golf Pro-Am Invitational
- Tournament hosted at Vero Beach Country Club.
2018 Artists: Event Host Jake Owen and his band
Special Guests Joe Diffie, Chris Lane and Morgan Wallen
Parking: Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa – 3500 Ocean Drive, Vero Beach, Florida
Complimentary valet parking
Vero Beach Country Club – 800 30th Street, Vero Beach, Florida
Indian River County Fairgrounds – 7955 58th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL 32967
Parking $10 per vehicle – VIP Parking Pass provides complimentary parking in main
parking lot off 58th Avenue and 77th
Street (Parking opens at 1:00pm)
VIP Reception Sponsor - Dale Sorensen Real Estate
Official Sponsor - Bud Light
Official Sponsor - Hale Groves
Official Sponsor - Miller's Ale House
Official Sponsor - Vatland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
Official Sponsor - Riverside Cafe
Official Sponsor - WAVE 92.7
Gold Sponsor - Gibson Produce
Gold Sponsor - George E. Warren Corporation
Gold Sponsor - Joseph & Joseph
Gold Sponsor - RiverView Senior Living
Gold Sponsor - Vero Spin
Gold Sponsor - John's Island Real Estate
Venue - Vero Beach Country Club
Venue - Indian River County Fairgrounds