an outdoor festival, usually held in a closed-off city street, often to raise money for a local organization or for a block association.
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How to use block party in a sentence
We would throw block parties, house parties and at the end of the summer we would have one big bash to celebrate the last weekend before the new school year.I Fled Hurricane Katrina When I Was 12 Years Old. We Can’t Forget the Kids of Louisiana Today | Edward Buckles Jr. | September 3, 2021 | Time
Hummus for $18 sounds ridiculous until you spy a bowl of lemony mashed rice peas — an heirloom field pea — and enough chilled vegetables to throw a block party.Count on crisp and juicy fried chicken at the bustling new Yardbird in D.C. | Tom Sietsema | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
They flock to them at carnivals, festivals, and block parties.Best bounce house to bring a bit of magic to your yard | empire | June 23, 2021 | Popular-Science
At the start of the summer season of 2021, almost everybody is ready for a block party of a movie like In the Heights.In the Heights Is a Love Letter to a New York City Neighborhood, Led by a Charismatic Star | Stephanie Zacharek | June 10, 2021 | Time
He cited a block party that the city had held to generate possible ideas and offered the example of a food truck app based on where parking is available.The Port of San Diego Had Its Own Smart Streetlight Program | Jesse Marx | December 21, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
I was at Bushwick block party where you first unveiled the truck.
Occasionally during a block party, Castro would join a few of the residents for a few hours and knock back a couple of beers.‘I Just Thought He Was Odd’: Neighbors of the Cleveland Kidnapper on What They Saw | Christine Pelisek | May 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The ex-governor of Illinois entertained crowds at a recent Chicago block party by singing the Elvis tune “Treat Me Nice.”
At a Chicago block party in August 2009, Blago did his best Elvis impression.
Dave Chapelle pulled off the impossible and wrangled the Fugees back together for his 2004 block party documentary.