GTP Community Tickets Go on Sale on Thursday at 10:00am

Photo courtesy ofJulien Jarry/ GTP

Photo courtesy ofJulien Jarry/ GTP

Community Tickets will only be available on a first-come, first-served basis on the GTP web site, so organizers recommend purchasing them as soon as they go on sale on April 5 at 10:o0am.

Local bands can apply online before April 6

Community Tickets, including Senior Tickets, for general admission entry to the eighth annual Greenwich Town Party go on sale Thursday, April 5 at 10:00am at greenwichtownparty.org.

This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, May 26 from 10:00am to 10:00pm. Greenwich Town Party, which is held annually on the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend, has become one of the most popular and eagerly anticipated community events in Greenwich, where multiple generations of Greenwich residents come together to celebrate town pride through live music, local food favorites, and family-fun activities.

Community Tickets will only be available on a first-come, first-served basis on the GTP web site, so organizers recommend purchasing them as soon as they go on sale on April 5 at 10:o0am.

Sponsor Passes are on sale now on the GTP web site; Neighbor Passes are now sold out.

One must be a Greenwich resident or work in Greenwich to purchase any ticket level.

Three-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and 18-time Grammy award winner Eric Clapton will headline the event. Performing prior to Clapton, and making their third GTP appearance, is the powerful and soulful Tedeschi Trucks Band. Legendary New Orleans-based Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings the funk to Greenwich for a second year. New to the GTP stage and hailing from Colorado is popular bluegrass sensation, complete with banjo and violin, Trout Steak Revival. Also, singer-songwriter Charlie Scopoletti will return to his Greenwich roots with his band, The Truth, but this year he will perform on the main stage to kick off the all-day event at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park.

Local Bands: Created to celebrate the diverse and abundant talent within the Greenwich community, the GTP Town Stage will feature six local bands to round out the day’s performances.

The Town Stage application is open to Greenwich residents of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels.

Musicians and artists may apply at greenwichtownparty.org/participate. The submission deadline is Friday, April 6.

Available Ticket Level Details

Community Tickets
Community Tickets (general admission) and Senior Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, April 5 at 10 a.m.  The cost remains at $85 per Community Ticket and the maximum number of tickets one can buy is six. Senior Tickets cost $25 and the maximum number available per purchase is four. Tickets for children under the age of 12 are free, but they must be secured at the time of adult ticket purchase.

Sponsor Passes and Packages

Generous GTP Sponsor contributions support 80 percent of the party and allow those who may not otherwise be able to attend get significantly discounted tickets. Individual sponsor tickets are available now for $1500 per ticket. In addition, this year, the GTP is introducing new three-year pledge opportunities. Individuals and businesses can make this special pledge to support the sustainability of the event. The Sponsor commitment offers unlimited access to the Sponsor Tent with catered food from Libby Coverly Cooke and beverages throughout the day and evening from Horseneck Wines and Liquors, and premier parking in the Island Beach Lot located directly across from Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. All sponsor levels are available at greenwichtownparty.org.

About the Greenwich Town Party

Sponsored by the Greenwich Town Party, Inc., a non-profit organization qualifying as a public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, the party is a volunteer-supported community event. The GTP is created entirely by the people of Greenwich, for the people of Greenwich. Sponsorships and substantial donations from town residents and local businesses provide the majority of party funding each year, allowing more people to attend. Thanks to the continued generosity of GTP sponsors and donors, the tickets are offered at a significantly discounted price. Every donation to the Greenwich Town Party above $25 is matched by one generous donor.

For additional event and ticketing information, to sign up for email updates about the Greenwich Town Party, or to make donations, please visit greenwichtownparty.org. For questions or additional information about the Greenwich Town Party, please email info@greenwichtownparty.org.

For media inquiries or credential requests, please contact Susan Kriskey and Marni Lane at press@greenwichtownparty.org. Greenwich Town Party board members and event organizers are available for interviews. High-resolution images from past events are available upon request.

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