Meals on Heels attendees on patio

About the Event

Meals on Heels is an evening of great food, beverages, and entertainment to support and learn more about Meals on Wheels in the Twin Cities.  We’re excited to relaunch this summer tradition after two years off due to the pandemic.

The Food

Guests sample delicious offerings from some of the Twin Cities best restaurants. A sip-and-sample event, guests can visit the restaurants of their choice throughout the event. The food and two drink tickets are included with your ticket.

The Shoes

Wear your best, favorite, or most imaginative shoes for a chance to be named the Grand Champion of Swank Soles! Category winners are gifted a generous prize basket. Check out the photos from the last event for inspiration. This is a friendly competition and attendees are not required to participate.

The Prizes

Throughout the evening, you’ll have the chance to enter the Meals on Heels raffle, where winners will take home some fabulous prizes.

The Venue

This year we will be celebrating at The Whim, a brand new venue in Northeast Minneapolis.

Our Host

We’re thrilled to welcome Chuck Terhark, co-founder of Trivia Mafia, as our host for Meals on Heels 2022! In addition to emceeing our program and Swank Soles Competition, Chuck will host a special Meals on Wheels-themed game of trivia.

COVID-19 Policy

Meals on Wheels requires proof of a full course of COVID-19 vaccination (and booster if applicable) OR a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test taken within 48 hours prior to the event. This simple measure helps minimize risk and the spread of the virus, enhancing the safety of our guests, staff, and volunteers.

What forms of proof are accepted at Meals on Heels?

Proof of vaccination may include the physical card(s), a photo of a complete vaccination card, or the Docket mobile immunization app (approved by the state of MN Health Department) that matches the guest’s ID. If you lost your vaccination card, you can request a copy of your Minnesota vaccination record HERE. For other states, find Immunization Information Systems contact information HERE.

What if you’re not vaccinated?

Guests who aren’t vaccinated must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test taken within 48 hours prior to the event. Proof must include the name of the person tested, type of test performed and date of negative test result. Self-reported (at-home) negative test records are not acceptable. You can locate your nearest testing location HERE.

What if you’re exposed to COVID and can’t attend?

If you’re sick, in quarantine, or have had a close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, please stay home. You can contact us for a refund or consider your ticket purchase a donation to Meals on Wheels. A donation receipt can be issued upon request.

What if Meals on Heels is canceled?

In the event that Meals on Wheels cancels the event, you will receive a 100% refund. Refunds will be issued within 30 business days of cancellation notice.