Thousands of guests raised a glass, had a slice of the anniversary cake, and connected with alumni, students, and friends of MIT as we capped the sesquicentennial celebration in this Toast to Tech!

This festive event for MIT alumni, faculty, staff, and students featured live entertainment—including fireworks over the river—plus commemorative souvenirs and an opportunity to celebrate 150 years of the MIT community.

Watch the fireworks on Tech TV

Read more in the news:

MIT News, June 6, 2011: "To MIT — 150 and More!"

MIT News, June 7, 2011: "Reunion Giving Tops $60 Million"

MIT News, June 9, 2011: "Making MIT's (750 Pound) Sesquicentennial Cake"

The Tech, June 10, 2011: "MIT150: Explosive Success"