Goombay Bash

A Caribbean Festival to Find a Cure for Cancer

Goombay Bash 2024

Join Us to Celebrate the 22nd Annual Goombay Bash!

When: July 27, 2024
Where: Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, Chicago

Event Features:

  • Celebrity Guests
  • Live Auction with One-of-a-Kind Packages
  • Silent Auctions with 300+ 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
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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!

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. All Proceeds Benefit Basic Science Cancer Research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.

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