Emerge Fest

Thank you to those who fested with us this year! There is still time to make an Emerge Fest gift in support of our mission. In case you missed the live stream of our Gala Happy Hour, you can watch the replay here!

Emerge Fest lineup

June 26: Legacy Stage
60th Anniversary celebration

Join us on social media and #EmergeWithUs to celebrate our sixty-year history. Follow along as families, staff and friends share their Emerge stories.
Gifts of $60+ made this day will be matched by The Wilson Foundation.

June 27: Main Stage
gala happy hour

The times are unique and so is our annual fundraising Gala! Grab your best festival attire and join us for a virtual happy hour via Facebook Live.
Gifts of $250+ made this day will be matched by The Wilson Foundation.

Friday, June 26 | 9:30 am - 6:30 pm | Legacy Stage

60th anniversary celebration


Unfold your fest chair and tune in to our social media as we celebrate our 60-year legacy. Alumni families and staff will be able to participate by sharing stories, photos and more.


Check out the full schedule for the day to see how you can #EmergeWithUs.


Help us reach our Emerge Fest goal of $60,000 in honor of our 60th.

Saturday, june 27 | 6 pm - 7 pm | main stage

gala happy hour


Whether you're poolside or sofa-side, kick off your shoes and head to the Main Stage for our Facebook Live! Interact with us as we entertain you during this unique, virtual fundraiser.

Virtual Dance-Off

Our gala is known for being quite the dance party. Show us your best moves from home starting now until June 14! We'll pick the top contenders to be featured during our live stream and crown a champion.


RSVP to our Facebook Event so you can be notified when our happy hour is live on June 27. All guests who RSVP will be eligible to win a weekend pass for 2 to Jazz Fest 2021!

All proceeds benefit Emerge


Presented By

60th Anniversary Celebration Sponsors

Gala Happy Hour Sponsors