Island Party

Friday, July 17, 2015
21st Annual Island Party and Pig Roast

Plan to come for the fun, rain or shine.

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 (cash only). No outside food or beverages may be brought into the party.


Raja Dancers
Carlos Jones & the PLUS Band
     @7:00-8:00pm, and 8:30-11:00pm
Jackson High School Steel Drum Band

Also enjoy limbo, hula hoops, MassMu education area, and sign up for our raffle!
The MassMu main gallery, Civil War-era Drawings, 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, hamburgers, 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, soft drinks, and juice.  Please note that food and drink is cash only.

Enter the party at First Street SE (in front of the Museum). Please note that this is the only entrance and exit. First Street SE will be barricaded to regular 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.

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

Glow sticks, 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 inside the MassMu lobby 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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