Goombay Bash

18th Annual Goombay Bash

The H Foundation and Goombay Bash were created over a cocktail called the Goombay Smash. It started with a few friends with entrepreneurial spirit who decided to make a difference in the fight against cancer. In 2001, we threw our first Goombay Bash under the disguise of a casual Caribbean-style festival. Since then, Goombay Bash has grown to become one of the largest and liveliest cancer research fundraising events in Chicago!

It’s a party with meaning, but it is also the party of the summer. We host 1,000+ guests at Chicago’s Navy Pier at a tropical party where everyone wears Hawaiian shirts and leis while raising money for cancer research.

SAVE-THE-DATE!

When: Saturday, July 28, 2018 5:00 p.m. - Midnight
Where: Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, Chicago
What: A Caribbean Festival to Find a Cure for Cancer
Why: All Proceeds Benefit Basic Science Cancer Research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.

Event Features:
•   Celebrity Guests
•   Live Auction with One-of-a-Kind Packages
•   Silent Auctions with 200+ Packages
•   Live Drawing of $10,000 Raffle Prize
•   Instant Win Raffles and Chance to Win "Best of Live Auction" Package
•   Gourmet Buffet & Cash Bar
•   Fireworks Finale
•   Sponsorships
•   On-site Marketing Opportunities
•   Casual Attire, Hawaiian Shirt Optional

Tickets: $150 General Admission, $250 VIP*
*Includes premium seating and VIP Concierge to assist you & your guests with all of your event night needs.

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