2017 Seaside Holiday Concert

Come celebrate this joyous season with Guam's annual island-style holiday picnic by the sea on Sunday, December 10 at the Governor Joseph Flores Memorial Park Amphitheater (Ypao Beach) from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The 2017 Seaside Holiday Concert will feature your holiday favorites, raffle prizes, and our annual giving basket contest! Rules for the giving basket contest are below. For more information, please call us at 477-1959 or email us at info@guamsymphony.com.

The Giving Basket & Picnic Display

Gift Basket Decorating Contest

In the spirit of giving and fun this holiday season, you are invited to help spread some Christmas joy to animals in need. Join the "Giving Basket" contest! Top three winners will receive a fun gift package, courtesy of Guam Symphony Society. Contest entrants are asked to donate their Giving Basket to be delivered to a non-profit group serving animals in need.

The purpose is to have fun, and to further the spirit of giving as the Guam Symphony Society brings everyone the gift of holiday music and family fun at the beach.


  • Sign up at Volunteer Tent during the day of event
  • Each group will be given a number to display at their picnic site
  • Theme: "Giving Basket for our Furry friends" Celebrating the season of giving
  • Focus: Animals in need (example: pet food, blankets and sheets, trash bags, bleach and other cleaning supplies). Baskets can be donated after the contest, to be delivered by GSS to a non-profit organization serving animals in need
  • Picnic Area: Group may decorate their picnic area to complement the Giving Basket, and will be considered in the judging. NO OFFENSIVE ITEMS ALLOWED (grounds for disqualification)
  • Judging Criteria:
    • Following theme
    • Uniqueness & Creativity
    • Presentation
    • Variety of resources to meet the needs of an animal care center
  • Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Prizes will be awarded: (1st, 2nd & 3rd place)
  • Winners will be announced by 5:30 p.m.

Drop off your Giving Basket at the GSS volunteer tent before the end of the event in order to be donated to the hard working non-profit organizations on Guam that shelter and care for animals in need.

Best wishes to all contest applicants, and see you at the Seaside Holiday Concert!