Giralda Music and Arts Festival

Art Show & Sale  • Children’s Activities  • Food Trucks 

Enjoy a concert by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra on the beautiful lawns of Giralda Farms in Madison, NJ. Gates open at 4:00 P.M. for picnics and activities, including an art show/sale. Concert begins at 6:00 P.M.

Prizes will be awarded for the most inventive picnics, and a 50/50 raffle for generous cash prizes supports our scholarship program.

The 2019 program features



Celebrate the diversity of the Americas with the NJSO this summer! Explore the continents with concert, theater and dance music from Leonard Bernstein, José Pablo Moncayo, Astor Piazzolla, Florence Price, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin.  Hear hits from West Side Story and Porgy and Bess, travel to Mexico with Arturo Marquez’s Conga del Fuego Nuevo and experience patriotic favorites along with Copland’s classic “Hoe Down” from Rodeo.

Bernstein/arr. Peress  Overture to West Side Story
Márquez  Danzón No. 2
Copland “Variations on a Shaker Melody” from  Appalachian Spring
Piazzolla Libertango
Moncayo  Huapango
Copland “Hoe Down” from Rodeo


Márquez  Conga del Fuego Nuevo
arr. Norris Duke Ellington Medley
Price “Silk Hat and Walking Cape” from Dances in the Canebrakes
Gershwin/arr. Bennett Porgy and Bess Selections for Orchestra
Gould American Salute
Various/arr. Lowden Armed Forces Salute

Barbecues, pets and smoking are not permitted.


Advance Tickets Adults (over 12), $18 Children, $4 (under 4 are free) Group Sales (10 or more), $15 Advance tickets available at: • Online (Brown Paper Tickets)  • Kings Food Markets (Chatham and Morristown)  • Gary’s Wine & Marketplace (Madison)  •  Morris Arts (973) 285-5115 x 15
Tickets Day of Event  • Adults: $25  • Children (under 12): $5  Location change will be posted here on the day of the concert after 12:00 pm or call 973-285-5115 Rain Site Mennen Arena 161 E. Hanover Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960 Doors open at 4 p.m. for picnicking and activities

Individuals needing special assistance or accommodation should contact Kaity De Laura at 973-285-5115 x 14, or at least 14 days prior to the event to ensure appropriate arrangements.


Enjoy these photos from Giralda 2018 (our first ever at  the Mennen Arena rainsite) :

Ample proof  that, even in the event of rain,  you can still have picnics and enjoy all the same activities  you would have enjoyed  outdoors at Giralda Farms – but in the air conditioned, dry comfort of  our rainsite at the Mennen Arena

Here are some photos of prizewinning picnics in past years….don’t miss this chance to win fabulous picnic prizes and exercise your creative instincts!



2019 Giralda Music & Arts Festival Sponsors

Giralda Property Sponsors: Open Spaces Management Association, GRC Management Corp., Lincoln Equities LLC, Giralda Farms RE LLC, Linque Management Company, Inc., American Realty Capital, AHS Hospital Corp., Atlantic Health System, 1 Giralda Realty LLC, 3 Giralda Realty LLC, 7 Giralda Realty LLC, Mack-Cali Realty Corp.

Community Sponsors: Crum & Forster Insurance, MetLife Foundation, The Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation, Kings Food Markets, Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, Shoprite Supermarkets, County of Morris, Township of Chatham and Morris County Park Commission 

Thank you to our sponsors who make the Giralda Music & Arts Festival possible.