Roaring 20s Lawn Party
Reimagine the Roaring Twenties with this 2-day lawn party set on the Crane Estate. Here you’ll find 1920s jazz, antique autos, a vintage fair, flappers and dandies, and picnickers galore. Explore the formal gardens, march in a suffrage parade, take a dance lesson, and enjoy a drink at the Bootlegger’s Garden featuring Mill River Winery, 1634 Meadery, and True North Ales.
Pre-order a picnic from Ferreira Foods or visit one of our onsite vendors: JaJu Pierogi, Plat Du Jour, Ferreira Foods, Down River Ice Cream, and Q’s Nuts. Please no BYOB. Parcels will be searched upon entry. Picnic blankets, chairs, and low tables are welcome. Pop-up tents are permitted only along the hedgerows of the Grand Allee. Please leave furry friends, grills, and candles at home. Accessibility: property transports are available upon request.
For a special treat, experience Afternoon Tea in the Italian Garden. You’ll enjoy sandwiches, sweets, and teas while overlooking the formal garden where there are some special performances for your pleasure. Book here – Afternoon Tea in the Garden
Book a ticket for a 30-minute mansion tour given by a “Crane family servant” in 1929. See guest rooms, family suites, and the luxurious bathrooms that made Crane fixtures a household name. Book here – Great House Tour Experience
Vintage attire is suggested but not required. A string of beads, a hat, or other simple accessory can turn a regular outfit into a 1920s outfit.
Gates open at 1PM. Advance tickets are required. Tickets will not be available on-site. Please note that this is a rain-or-shine event. Dance floors and vintage fair will be tented.
The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party is presented by The Trustees of Reservations and Boston Swing Central, a dancer-formed, volunteer-run, non-profit dedicated to promoting swing dance.
For more information about performers, special activities, and the schedule of events, please visit the Roaring Twenties Lawn Party website. Please note that website updates are ongoing as event details are confirmed.