Milk Bar and Canlis Team Up for an Ice Cream Social and Bake Sale

Update: VIP Tickets are SOLD OUT (keep reading, you can still get in)

Canlis is back at it again with another incredible partnership, this time with Milk Bar from New York. The previous collaboration was with Shake Shack and it brought lines around the block and down the hill so make sure to get there early!

The Canlis x Milk Bar Ice Cream Social & Bake Sale is a one day popup event celebrating summer, indulgent eats, and the sweetness of friendship. Event includes all ages games & activities and live music. Proceeds benefit the Queen Anne Farmers Market.


WHEN: Sunday, August 12th, 2018, 124 PM. VIP ticket holders bypass the line and enter at 11 AM.

WHERE: The parking lot of Canlis 2576 Aurora Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109. Pro Tip: There will be no parking on site. We’d suggest bussing, biking, or taking an Uber and asking to be dropped off near Thomas C. Wales Park.


  • General Admission: Free!
  • VIP Passes: $50 VIP passes will be sold exclusively at the Queen Anne Farmers Market on Thursday, August 2 & Thursday, August 9.
  • VIP includes 11 AM entry for 2 guests and 1 event poster designed by artist Marisol Ortega and signed by Christina Tosi.
  • 100% of VIP ticket proceeds will be donated to the Queen Anne Farmers Market.

Event attendees will purchase tickets at the door that can be exchanged for sweets, food, drinks, and games. Tickets are worth $2 each.

DETAILS: Milk Bar will be serving a selection of their iconic treats including Cereal Milk™ Soft Serve, Crack Pie®, as well as a variety of their famous truffles and cookies. Canlis will offer Brady Williams’ interpretation of country fair classics including turkey legs, corn on the cob, corn dogs, fried cheese, and popcorn.

The back parking lot of Canlis will be transformed into a social space where guests will nosh while listening to the Tallboys, try their hand at carnival games, and visit fun activity stations.

Guests will have the opportunity to pose for a Polaroid picture with Christina Tosi then decorate it in the craft tent where special Milk Bar friendship bracelets will be distributed.


  • 11:00 AM Entry for VIP ticket holders
  • 12:00 PM Public entry
  • 11:00 AM 4:00 PM Food (pricing below), Crafts ($2), Games ($2)
  • 11:30 AM 3:30 PM Tallboys perform

Full menu offerings for the afternoon will include:

Milk Bar treats: Cereal Milk™ Soft Serve with Cornflake Crunch ($6) Assorted cookies ($4 each) Compost Cookie® Corn Cookie Cornflake Chocolate Chip Marshmallow Cookie Confetti Cookie™ B’day and Chocolate Malt Truffles ($6) Crack Pie® slices ($6)

Canlis creations: Turkey legs ($10) Fried hot dog on a stick/fried cheese on a stick ($4) Corn on the cob ($6) Popcorn (4$)

Beverages: Wine spritzer $ 8 Beer $ 6 Soda $ 4 Bottled water $ 2

Milk Bar, called “one of the most exciting bakeries in the country” by Bon Appetit Magazine, is a dessert empire and lifestyle brand founded by award-winning pastry chef Christina Tosi. Christina opened Milk Bar opened its doors in NYC’s East Village in 2008, and quickly became a cult sensation, recently featured on an episode of the hit Netflix series, Chef’s Table: Pastry . Known for baking outside of the lines and turning dessert on its head, with signature items including Crack Pie®, the Compost Cookie®, Christina Tosi was also responsible popularizing “naked” layer cakes with unfrosted sides, as well as taking the flavorful childhood memory of ‘Cereal Milk™’ and turning it into softserve ice cream. Milk Bar currently operates 14 locations across 4 markets in the US and Canada. In addition to the wildly popular storefronts, Milk Bar employs an omnichannel approach, which includes an ecommerce platform, a wedding cake and catering business, experiential baking classes, and partnerships across a variety of categories. For more information, please visit


Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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