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15th Annual “Waiting for Wishes” Celebrity Waiter’s Dinner

at The Palm (Nashville Palm), Nashville TN

Apr 12
15th Annual “Waiting for Wishes” Celebrity Waiter’s Dinner

Join us for Kevin Carter’s 15th Annual “Waiting for Wishes” Celebrity Waiter’s Dinner benefiting The Kevin Carter Foundation & Make-A-Wish MIddle Tennessee. Grants the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy; and The Kevin Carter Foundation: Focusing on youth character development and enriching the lives of others. 

This event has raised an estimated 1.8 million for this cause in fourteen years.

Host/Celebrities: Kevin Carter [ESPNU Sports Analyst, 14 yr. NFL Veteran], along with Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts, and other favorite sports figures, country music artists and celebrities waiting tables and making appearances. Previous sports celebrities include: Drew Brees (Saints), Brian Griese (Bucs, retired), Rex Grossman (Bears), Kyle Orton (Broncos), Jeff Garcia (Eagles), Bruce Gradkowski (Raiders), Derrick Mason (Ravens, retired), Gaines Adams (Bears), Derrick Brooks (Bucs, retired), Vonnie Holiday (Broncos), Mike Vrabel (Chiefs), NFL Broadcaster Cris Collinsworth, and many Tennessee Titans!  Past and anticipated entertainers include:  John Rich, Sugarland, Dierks Bentley, Charlie Daniels, Big Kenny, Phil Vassar, LeAnn Rimes, Lee Ann Womack, Storme Warren, Olympic skating champion Scott Hamilton, and many more! 

The dinner also includes a live and a silent auction with fabulous trips, autographed celebrity memorabilia…and lots more!  The after party consists of artists jumping on stage to play for the crowd following the dinner event.


Dinner Event: $550 per person; $3,600 for a table of 8 (savings) OR $5,000 Gold Table.
*Note: Tables for 4 and 6 are also available at $550 per person. Tables of 8 will be sold on a first come/first-served basis. Dinner ticket also includes access to the after-party (all-inclusive).

Please contact Paige Dixon at The Palm at (615) 742-3193 for tickets and dinner reservations.


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Additional time info:

Doors open at 5:45pm Dinner is followed by After Party

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


The Palm (Nashville Palm)

140 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203

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