If you are interested in having a Block Party, either download the application or pick one up at our office. Make sure to bring proof of residency when you apply. You must then submit the completed application to our office before it can be approved. Fax application and photocopies of your proof of residency to (773) 278-2541. Typically, it takes two weeks to complete the application process.
Respect you neighbors and please abide by the following guidelines for a block party:
You are responsible for cleaning up after your party.
Inform your neighbors that you will be having a block party in advance, so they may plan accordingly, especially in regards to parking.
Remember to keep your noise to a minimum and comply with the City Noise Ordinance.
The city does not provide barricades for block parties.
A limited number of Jumping Jacks or inflatable moonwalks are available to residents. Jumping jacks are distributed on a first serve basis and will be available for use between May 26th - Sept. 4th. To request an application call the Mayor's Office of Special Events at (312) 744-3315 or visit Room 703 at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle.