The Special Olympics Festival is our premier fundraising event. Held annually at the end of June, the Festival is a two part event, including the Summerside Luncheon and the Enriching Lives Gala Dinner & Auction at the Delta Prince Edward by Marriott Hotel in Charlottetown. .
Thank you for supporting the 2017 Special Olympics festival! Together we raised over $186,000!
2018 Special Olympics Festival - June 26, 2018
Through the generosity of the business community, the Festival has become our premier fundraising event where Island business people gather to support Special Olympics PEI. We rely on these funds to offer over 89 annual programs year round to over 400 Special Olympics athletes in Prince Edward Island.
Enriching Lives Gala
The Enriching Lives Gala, taking place on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018, is the largest annual fundraiser for Special Olympics PEI. Funds raised support over 400 athletes with an intellectual disability across Prince Edward Island. This very special evening consists of a Gala Dinner as well as a Live and a Silent Auction at the Delta Prince Edward by Marriott Hotel.
Please visit our Enriching Lives Gala page to learn more about our Gala Dinner & Auction.
Enriching Lives Gala - Auction
The Enriching Lives Gala includes both a Silent & Live Auction. These auctions are essential to the success of the event, accounting for over 35% of the total amount raised. Throughout the evening over 550 supporters, including our celebrity guests, will have the change to bid on an exciting lineup of donated auction items.
New for 2018 - Our auction bidding will take place using a hybrid mobile / tablet platform through Givergy. Bidding on all auction items will begin at least 2 weeks prior to the Enriching Lives Gala on our custom URL.
Please visit our Enriching Lives Auction page to learn more about our Enriching Lives Gala Silent & Live Auctions.
The Festival Luncheon, hosted once again by Special Olympics athlete Paul Phillips, is taking place on Tuesday, June 26th, at the Credit Union Place in Summerside.
Please visit our Summerside Luncheon page to learn more about our Luncheon.
A highlight of our Special Olympics Festival each year is our exciting line-up of Celebrity Guests. Celebrities who will be attending the 2018 Enriching Lives Gala are still being confirmed – we would encourage you to stay tuned as we unveil our celebrity lineup.
2017 Celebrity Guests.
Thank You to Our 2017 Event Sponsors
A heart felt thank you to the wonderful businesses and individuals who make this event possible: