Mud Island Hot Jazz Lawn Party

By Fort Mifflin (other events)

Saturday, June 12 2021 3:00 PM 8:00 PM EDT

Mud Island Hot Jazz Lawn Party updates our annual Speakeasy FUNdraiser into an expansive indoor/outdoor event! Dust off your dancing shoes and press your party clothes and get ready to travel back in time to the roaring 20’s! Spend a lovely afternoon circa 1921 swinging, swigging and dancing all while raising funds to support educational programming at the most unique historic site in Philadelphia. It’s an immersive and jam-packed time!

Your $35 (until June 4, then $40) General Admission ticket includes:

  • Live music by Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society
  • Flappers!
  • One bar ticket for our Speakeasy Bar starring Mud Island Punch featuring Revivalist Gin, craft beer courtesy of Attic Brewing, wine courtesy of Country Creek Winery plus more surprises!
  • Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages
  • Silent Auction including your chance to win a private Candlelight Ghost Tour for you and 20 friends
  • BYO picnic (no outside beverages permitted) or purchase your snacks on site
  • Contests! Prizes! Best Dressed Lady, Best Dressed Gentleman, Best Couple, Best Group and Best Hat!
  • Casemate Cinema featuring silent movies of the era
  • Tarot readings (fee applies, paid directly to reader)
  • Cigar Lounge (purchase your smokes and enjoy in the lounge)
  • Vendors of exciting vintage and reproduction goodies

Upgrade to VIP ($55 until June 4, then $60) and get everything above PLUS:

  • Classical burlesque performance by Margot Starlux
  • Additional bar ticket
  • Complimentary tarot reading
  • Exclusive early access to the Casemates, including Casemate Cinema and complimentary popcorn


  • Reserve a picnic table (comfortably seating 4 to 8) for $15
  • Fire the Fort Mifflin signal cannon! $20
  • Want to make it a family outing? Children 5 and under are FREE, students ages 6 to 18 - $8.  All general admission activities included, no bar ticket.

Tickets limited to assure an awesome (and safe!) experience so purchase early or risk disappointment. We cannot guarantee walk-up sales. If limited on-site tickets are available prices will be higher.  Typical COVID protocols in place such as masks when in a situation where social distancing is not possible, such as the dance floor or indoors.

No outside beverages permitted.

Special thanks to our "Cat's Meow" sponsor, MERIDIAN BANK



Please be kind to all event participants - practice social distancing and wear a mask on the dance floor, when indoors or any other close situation.

Mailing Address

Fort Mifflin and Hog Island Roads Philadelphia, PA 19153