GREENWICH, Conn. -- The 2016 Greenwich Town Party, a day-long family music festival, is set for Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park.
Held annually on the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend, the Greenwich Tea Party brings multiple generations of Greenwich residents together to celebrate town pride and the spirit of giving through live music, local food favorites and family fun activities.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Daryl Hall & John Oates, Grammy award winners John Fogerty and Tedeschi Trucks Band, as well as CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, and six local bands will rock this year’s crowd.
In addition, The Greenwich Town Party, Inc., a non-profit organization, is hosting an online benefit auction through Sunday, May 29, surrounding the sixth annual event.
The auction consists of more than 100 items and experiences ranging from $25 to $50,000. The majority of lots include items donated by Greenwich businesses and residents ranging from travel and sports to jewelry and art.
Each year, substantial donations from town residents and local businesses provide the majority of party funding.
“Every year, the Greenwich Town Party kicks off the summer by bringing people together to celebrate our amazing community. The event has grown into the most popular ticket in town,” said Ray Rivers, Co-President and Director of Development, GTP.
The online auction is open to everyone, whether they are ticket holders or not. For information, click here. The auction will end the day after the GTP, on Sunday, May 29 at 6 p.m..
Proceeds from this first-ever auction will help support the party’s sustainability for future years.
For additional event and ticketing information, to sign up for email updates about the Greenwich Town Party, to make donations or for additional sponsorship opportunities, click here .
The Roger Sherman Baldwin Park is on Arch St. in Greenwich.