Out of concern for the safety and health of our guests, our artists and performing musicians, Morris Arts is postponing its annual Giralda Music & Arts Festival from its original June 28, 2020 date until sometime in the future, to be announced. Please visit www.morrisarts.org regularly for updates, as they become available.
For the past 36 years, generations of attendees have flocked to Giralda Farms, the gracious lawns of the former Dodge Estate, to enjoy a live performance by the renowned New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the wonderful art/fine craft show and sale, the children’s/family arts activities, the creative picnic contest (for lavish prizes) and to sample delicious fare from participating food trucks.
Sadly, this year’s coronavirus pandemic poses a serious health threat. The musicians, in particular, would be unable to perform on their traveling stage since its tight quarters prevent sufficient social distancing. Additionally, large gatherings of people – typical of our past audiences – remain inadvisable at this time.
Yet, we remain hopeful and look forward to the time when this very special tradition can resume safely. In the interim, we hope you stay safe and healthy, remain connected, visit us online and plan to share the joy of the arts with us once we can safely restore this most special festival.
Here are some PHOTOS from Giralda 2019:
Check out the additional photos and an informative article on MorristownGreen.com.
Here are some photos of prizewinning picnics in past years….the tradition contiued with fabulous picnic prizes for such 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.