be a part of history


Join locals and tourists alike as we celebrate the return of our great Chestertown Tea Party Festival! The festival’s committee of dedicated volunteers is looking to you and other generous donors to support next year’s grand return. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Chestertown Tea Party Festival will be a well anticipated and celebratory event marked on everyone’s calendar.

What Can You Expect for the Festival in 2022?

  • New and long-time beloved artisans, information booths, food and drink vendors, and historical reenactors
  • Participation by local churches, civic groups, and schools who rely on this festival for their annual revenue
  • More inclusive programming and a Historical Village that embraces our region’s collective colonial past
  • And drumroll please…the potential for fireworks on Saturday evening!

The link below takes you to the generous benefit packages offered at various levels of financial support. The visibility, access, and promotion associated with festival sponsorship is well worth your philanthropic investment.

Sponsorship Opportunities

You can align your business with these fan favorite events:
Friday at the Foot of High Street

  • The Street Party: Fun, food, and entertainment to kick off the weekend celebration

Saturday around Downtown

  • The Parade: marching bands, re-enactment groups, horse riders and more
  • The Heritage Village: educational epicenter for history seekers and curious minds
  • The Colonial Reenactment: festival’s signature event where Colonists and Tories march to the waterfront, board the schooner Sultana, and toss its load of tea into the Chester River
  • The Brand-New Main Stage on High Street: “the main hub” for day-long, weekend-long musical entertainment, awards, and other festival announcements
  • The Garfield Center: educational learning, entertainment, and more music!

Sunday at Wilmer Park

  • Beer & Wine Tasting: new offerings local craft beers, wines, and ciders for tasting or purchase with live music
  • The Raft Race: everyone’s favorite hilarious race for the gold in homemade and sometimes leaky crafts

Thank you for considering your support.

Kristen Hunter, Sponsorship Committee