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Who We Are

Bucket List Events specializes in making bucket list dreams come true. We provide complete travel, tour and hospitality packages to the world’s premiere sporting and cultural events all over the world in addition to specialized events for groups and teams. Founded in 2003, Bucket List Events has helped tens of thousands of individuals, families and organizations get the most out of experiencing major events.

Bucket List Events are proud to have helped over a dozen USA and Canadian National Governing Bodies with their travel arrangements, and are please to help the Athletes Coaches, Friends and Families make the most of these exciting and memorable events.

Meet the Team

What distinguishes us from the competition? Our people. There’s not a question in our minds that we have the best team in the world. And we’ve been all over the world.

Our unique and diverse staff and tour guides are part of what makes Bucket List Events so much fun! We provide the warmth and personality you’re looking for in a travel experience provider.

Interested in joining the team? Check out jobs page as we’re always looking for folks who love life and that resonate with our core values!

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Brian Peters

Managing Director
School: University of Texas
Favorite Event: Masters

Brian is the Managing Director of Bucket List Events, overseeing all sales, operations, and partnerships. He has been with Bucket List Events since 2013 and has introduced innovative event concepts since then. Brian wouldn’t miss the Masters for anything.

 

Toby Atkins

Managing Director
School: Southern Methodist University
Favorite Event: The Running of the Bulls

Toby oversees our annual international events, including the Running of the Bulls and Oktoberfest. An encyclopedia of completely useless information, Toby has found a profession where he can actually apply such knowledge. Raised in the Southeast, educated in the Northeast, and now residing in the Southwest, this well traveled Tennessean probably knows your high school mascot.

Rich Beard

Director of Operations
School: Texas Tech University
Favorite Event: The Olympics

Rich has been providing travel experiences to large international sporting events and festivals since 2004.  You’re more likely to find Rich working as he travels around the world than you are at his home in Texas.  If he is not at one of our events, he is probably researching a new experience, discovering a new place or traveling somewhere fun.  He never passes up the opportunity to experience new things and he loves making it possible for others to check items off their bucket lists!

Nataliya Doneva

Event Manager
School: Stenden University (The Netherlands)
Favorite Event: Oktoberfest

Born and raised in Bulgaria, Nataliya has been traveling and living around the world for the past decade. She loves traveling, meeting new people and sharing her experiences. With a degree in tourism, she has found the balance between her profession and her passion. If she is not at a Bucket List Event, you can find her diving, conquering mountains or trying exotic street foods.

Bucket List Events Employment Opportunities

If you think you might have what it takes, please write us at [email protected]nts.com and tell us what your story is.

Current job postings:

Tour Guides
We’re always looking for energetic, outgoing and self-starting guides to join us on our adventures! Guides should have a valid passport (or visa depending on country)

Tour Guide Application – please fill out the contact form.

We had a 15 person trip to Oktoberfest this September and the whole trip, end to end was brilliant. All of our party was more than pleased with all aspects - Bucket List Events exceeded our expectations and we are thankful for such a fun and smooth trip!!

Trent Krause, 2018 Oktoberfest Client

"Me and my friend recently booked a trip with Toby and his crew for the running of the bulls and needless to say it was fantastic. Everyone worked so hard to make the trip as easy and fun as possible.  They completely took the guess work out of the whole trip. One of the best trips I ever took and I will be booking my next event with them for sure."

Ian Lueckemeyer, 2018 Pamplona Client

Traveled with my parents, wife, and two oldest boys this year and Bucket List Events did not disappoint. First class service! The Hospitality area and base camp were fantastic. Shuttle to and from the course made it stress free. Wednesday practice round allowed my sons to high five the vast majority of current players and legends of the game. The North Augusta home that was secured for us was nothing short of amazing. I would not hesitate to use Bucket List again and quite certain my family will on other future events.

Dr. Gaspard, 2018 Masters Client

Toby & co. put together an incredible Pamplona experience for a large group of us. Can’t recommend them enough.

Brendan Hastings, 2018 Pamplona Client

The team at Bucket List Events saved my bacon when my son and I wanted to go to the 2018 Champions League Final in Kiev. The logistics of arranging the tickets, accommodation and ground transport for such an event can be harrowing if ‘going it alone’, to say the least (we tried!). When we found out about Bucket List Events they made it entirely stress-free. The whole package - top-notch seats at the stadium, accommodation in the perfect location, airport transfers and guided tour of the city was brilliant.

Steve Wilkins, 2018 Champions League Client

Our Masters experience was wonderful. Brian and his staff were great and the accommodations superb. A true Bucket List event!

Gary and Lynn Moore, 2018 Masters Client

Bucket List Team - We thoroughly enjoyed our trip and getting to know you guys. My husband was able to accomplish one of this dreams. We look forward to another Bucket List trip with you guys in the future!

The Calvarusos, 2018 Pamplona Client

G'day from Sydney! - Bucket List Events looked after my family for Comic-Con San Diego last year and it was fantastic - many thanks!

Henry S.

Thank you, Bucket List Events. Y’all were awesome and over the top, we can’t thank you enough!

Ryan S.

Loved our Oktoberfest experience with Bucket List events! Our small and large tent reservations were perfect and watching the parade from our hotel window was icing on the cake. Toby and team were excellent hosts - insuring our Oktoberfest time was a ton of fun🍺

Lynn Mauro, 2018 Oktoberfest Client