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Island Party

Friday, July 20, 2018
Plan to come for the fun, rain or shine.
24th Annual Island Party and Pig Roast


--Bring your own lawn chair or blanket.
--Admission will be free and open to the public.
--Food and beverages will be offered for sale a la carte for cash or credit. 
--No outside food or beverages may be brought into the party.
--This party is Tobacco-free.

Carlos Jones & the PLUS Band
     @7:00-8:00pm, and 9:00-11:00pm

Also enjoy limbo, hula hoops, bubbles and MassMu's education area!
The MassMu main gallery exhibit, Moniker: Identity Lost and Found will remain open until 8:00pm.


The Museum's annual event includes its traditional pig roast on the lawn by volunteers Joe Herrick and Rudy Turkal.  A Caribbean supper of pork sandwiches, jerk chicken, hot dogs, fruit skewers, and chips will be offered for sale.  The cash bar will offer beer (including Jamaican Red Stripe), frozen island drinks, wine, water, and soft drinks.  Purchase food and drinks with either cash or credit.

LOCATION & LOGISTICS: (Due to construction changes may be made to entrances/exits)
The main entrance to the party will be from the Massillon City Municipal Government Center parking lot or at First Street and Charles Street (near the monument). Please note that these are the only two entrances and exits.
First Street SE will be barricaded to regulate traffic. Should you need to drop off handicapped persons, please pull up to the corner of Tremont and First Street SE and a staff member will let you through to the main entrance.  There is additional handicapped parking in the Municipal Government Center parking lot.

Free parking will be available in the municipal parking lots, the parking deck on South Erie Street, and on adjacent streets.

Leis, flower clips, and this year’s Island Party t-shirts will also be available for purchase (cash only). If you purchase a new membership ($25 and up, cash, check or credit) you will receive a FREE Island Party t-shirt! See the membership table for details!


The Massillon Museum will offer eco-friendly solutions for water! Our reusable water bottles will be for sale, and water stations will be set up throughout the party area.

• Instead of using one-time use water bottles (which would take 500-1000 to biodegrade), MassMu will offer Island Party BPA-free reusable water bottles.
• Kimble recycling containers will be available in the party area.

For more information, call the Massillon Museum at 330-833-4061.

Previous Island Party photos:

Photos from our 2014 Island Party on facebook

Photos from our 2012 Island Party on facebook

Photos from our 2011 Island Party on facebook

Photos from the 2010 Island Party on picasa



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