Welcome to the official page of the 2018 Salesianum Reunions. We look forward to welcoming back nearly 1,000 Salesian Gentlemen and their guests during this fantastic weekend. Please call the alumni office at (302) 356-2677 if you need additional information.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Alumni Tailgate and Home Football Game
Friday, October 26, 2018, 6-7:30 PM
Who: All alumni and their families
Where: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm in the Reunion Tent
Salesianum invites you to enjoy some tasty tailgate fare before the matchup at Baynard Stadium. Tickets for the football game will be on sale during the tailgate.
Reunion Cocktail Party, Food and Dancing
Saturday, Ocotber 27, 2018, 6pm-11:30 pm
Who: Reunion classes only - 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013
Cost: $50 per individual, $90 per couple
Where: Guests should enter and register via the Lobby of Salesianum School
5:45 pm - Registration Opens in the Main Lobby
6:00 pm - Mass, Auditorium
7:00 pm - Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres, Birkenheuer Gymnasium
8:30 pm - Reunion Tents Open
11:30 pm - Goodnight and Drive Safe Tickets
There are no physical tickets to bring to the reunion. Please check-in upon arrival in the main lobby to receive your lanyard
and name tag, which are your proof of your admission for the evening.
Salesianum will celebrate milestone graduation anniversaries - from 5 years all the way to 70 years - with its biggest party ever on October 27, 2018. Come reconnect with old friends, teachers, coaches and Oblates and enjoy great food, drink and company.
An optional Mass will begin at 6:00 pm in the Auditorium followed by cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and food stations in the gymnasium at 7:00 pm. At 8:30 pm, the tent will open featuring additional food stations, premium wine bar, whiskey bar and beer garden, all sponsored by FranksWine (Frank Pagliaro '85).
Friday, October 26
6:00 pm - Reunion Kickoff Tailgate, Reunion Tent
7:30 pm - Salesianum vs. TBA, Baynard Stadium
Salesianum's School Store, located in the Gym Lobby, will be open until 10:00 pm.
Photographers will be on-site throughout the evening, capturing candid shots as well as a posed photographs of the classes. Photographs will be available on the Salesianum Facebook page in the week following Reunion. Contact Kim
Chiomento, Director of Communications with any specific requests or questions about photographs.
Please feel free to explore all that has changed on campus - including our newly renovated library. The school will be open for you to informally tour until 10:00 pm. After 10:00 pm, we ask all guests to remain in the reunion tent or the
Salesianum has reserved a block of guest rooms at The Westin located at the Riverfront - Wilmington for the evenings of October 26 and 27. The special rate is $139. Space is limited in these specially-priced rooms so be sure to reserve early. Reserve your room online or please call the hotel's reservation department at 302-654-2900 and refer to "Salesianum Alumni Reunion Block" in order to receive your special group rates. Deadline for room reservations is 9/26.
Salesianum's student dress code of jacket & tie is not required for this event. We simply ask all guests to honor the spirit and tradition of our dress code in their attire. Please note that the reunion tent is heated and a coat check will be available.
In addition to Salesianum's own parking lots, the dirt lot across 18th Street is another convenient option. Street parking is also
available on Broom Street and in the surrounding Triangle Neighborhood. Please note that private security and Wilmington
Police will patrol all parking areas during the reunion celebration. If you require handicapped parking or special arrangements, please contact the advancement office at (302) 356-2677 or via e-mail as soon as possible. Student and alumni ambassadors will be directing parking and will also be available to assist you.