Benefest is Special Olympics Rhode Island’s signature Gala Fundraising Event held each year during the Fall Season.  Benefest 2017 will be held on Saturday, October 21st at Gurney’s on Goat Island in Newport (formerly the Hyatt).

The evening begins with guests enjoying hors d’ouvres and complimentary wine and beer, while perusing the numerous items available for the night’s live and silent auctions.  A lavish sit-down dinner is served with live entertainment and dancing between courses.

The live auction items include unique vacation packages, exclusive weekend stays and premium tickets to sporting events, etc., while the silent auction packages will include such as items as golf packages, sports memorabilia and dinner packages.

Click here for ticket and sponsorship opportunities.

Click here for Benefest 2017 flyer.

For more information Benefest 2017, sponsorship opportunities, tickets,  or to donate items, please contact Tracy Garabedian.

Benefest 2016 Special Olympics RI