15th Annual Celebration For Kids Guest Info

We’re looking forward to celebrating the holidays with you on December 2nd! Read on for everything you’ll need to know to be ready to enjoy an incredible evening of food, philanthropy, and fun.


Seaport World Trade Center, Boston. You’ll find the fun in Commonwealth Hall, the gigantic space on street level! If you’d like to stay overnight, call 877.SEAPORT and mention Rodman Celebration for Kids to get a special rate of $159/night, based on availability. Valet and garage parking are available at the Seaport Hotel.


Doors open at 6pm. Come early to enjoy all of the chef tastings and get a first look at our exciting silent auction!


Festive Cocktail attire is called for. Celebration for Kids is a perfect night to get decked out in your holiday best, but anything goes!


Every guest must check in upon arrival. Go ahead and check your coat, then jump in line to check in and receive your bid card, which will serve as your admission ticket. The line moves quickly and you’ll be through the door in no time.


Welcome to foodie heaven! Enjoy gourmet tastings prepared by Boston’s best chefs as you dine at more than 70 restaurants in one night. Check out the list of restaurants that will cooking for you!


The Silent Auction is the perfect place to do some holiday shopping and support at-risk kids all at once! With over 500 items, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list. From toys, to gift cards, to sports memorabilia…our auction has it all! If you really want to splurge, our Live Auction provides an exciting opportunity to do so, with 16 incredible items!

100% of all auction proceeds will help kids in our community have a brighter holiday season and receive access to vital year-round support and programming that will help them realize their full potential.


On your way in, stop at the red carpet to have your photo taken! Photos will be available for viewing and download on our Facebook page about one week after the event.

Try your luck at winning a pair of diamond earrings! Each chance is $100, and everyone who purchases a chance will receive a beautiful pair of CZ earrings to keep. The CZs are the perfect gift to give for the holidays, or keep for yourself! And, you just might win a pair of 2-carat total weight diamond earrings valued at $15,000! Only 300 chances will be sold.

Two lucky guests will receive $1,000 cash just for celebrating with us! Be sure to be by the stage area during the Live Auction to find out if you will win the giveaway. Must be present to win.


We won’t spoil all the surprises, but you’re sure to be delighted by endless entertainment, highlighted by Blue Man Group and the World Premier Band.


6:00 Doors Open
8:00 Take your seat and get ready for an exciting performance and Live Auction
10:00 Get those last bids in before the Silent Auction closes
11:00 Check-out opens
12:00 Good night

We’ll see you on December 2nd!

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