The Dumbo Improvement District, PS307 + The Dock Street School invite you to be part of a new tradition on Washington Street during the DUMBO Block Party as thousands of toy elephants in parachutes cascade from rooftops to raise money for DUMBO’s public schools.
FREE FAMILY ACTIVITIES + PERFORMANCES + LOCAL BITES + A KNOCK OUT PARTY & BAR AT LEGENDARY GLEASON’S GYM + AFTER PARTY IN THE ARCHWAY
Each elephant sponsored = 1 chance to win + 1 elephant to take home at the end of the party.
Please note: All elephant entries must be completed by September 27th at 5:00pm EST. No elephants will be for sale at the event. Winners will be announced at 7pm at Gleason’s Gym!
The Block Party will Take Place On Washington Street between Front and Plymouth Streets as a fundraiser for Dumbo's public schools: PS307 and the Dock Street School.
Every elephant sponsored will be launched from rooftops, parachuting down onto Washington Street on September 28, 2017 at 6pm sharp. The owner of the elephant landing closest to the target in the middle of the street will win a major prize. 5 Runners Up will win additional prizes. Proceeds from elephant sponsorship will benefit the PTAs of both PS307 and Dock Street School. You do not have to be present to win.
THE GREAT DUMBO DROP: PROGRAM ENTERTAINMENT BEFORE + AFTER THE DROP:
Get pumped for The Drop with cheers by PS307’s nationally recognized cheerleading team, The Diamonds! The Dock Street Dancers will wow us with their moves. DUMBO’s 13 year old resident DJ, DJ Kai Song, will be spinning tunes from 6:30-8pm.
LOCAL BITES FOR PURCHASE ON WATER STREET
Almar; Bread & Spread; Front Street Pizza: pinwheels from our favorite slice shop; Melt Bakery; Smile To Go; Untamed Sandwiches; VHH; Westville
ACTIVITIES FOR THE KIDS AND KIDULTS ON WASHINGTON STREET
Arts & Crafts with Creatively Wild Face Painting with RECESS DUMBO Arts & Crafts with Smack Mellon
BAR AT GLEASON’S GYM
Check out this legendary gym’s new location in the neighborhood, grab a Radeburger beer and bid on Silent Auction items.
SILENT AUCTION AT GLEASON’S GYM
Support PS307 & Dock Street School by bidding on DUMBO-fabulous items from Shinola, Brooklyn Arts Council, Powerhouse, Blanc and Rouge & more.
ON DEMAND PRINT-YOUR-OWN PHOTOBOOTH!
Luster will on hand with their hashtag printers, printing your #DUMBODrop Instagram posts, instantly, for free!
LEARN ABOUT THE AMAZING OPPORTUNITIES AT PS307 AND DOCK STREET SCHOOL
At their demo tables on Washington Street.
+ AFTER PARTY IN THE ARCHWAY
DUMBO’s own Japanese Pop Band, Gaijin a Go Go, is playing a very special reunion show for us! Performance at 7pm + DJ Pablo takes us through ’till 9pm.