Annual Gala (Benefest)

Special Olympics Rhode Island’s signature Gala Fundraising Event is held each year during the Fall Season.  This year’s Roarin’ 20’s Gala will be held on Saturday, October 5th at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet.  Come dressed to impress in your Roarin’ 20’s Costume or Cocktail Attire.

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 plated dinner by Russell Morin Catering & Events with live music by Steve Anthony & Persuasion.

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.

Tickets are $125.00 per person and can be purchased by going to  Please purchase your tickets by September 27th, tickets will not be sold at the door.

For more information about the Gala, sponsorship opportunities or to donate items, please contact Tracy Garabedian.