The Great DUMBO drop

Thu

28

Sep
Family Fun
DUMBO Block Party as thousands of toy elephants in parachutes cascade from rooftops to raise money for DUMBO’s public schools.

The Great DUMBO drop

Washington Street Block Party | DUMBO
Thursday, September 28, 2017

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.

ADOPT YOUR ELEPHANT BY SEPTEMBER 27 HERE FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN A $500 NEIGHBORHOOD SHOPPING SPREE + OTHER PRIZES!

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.

See official rules on www.DUMBO.is/DroppingElephants

ADOPT YOUR ELEPHANT BY SEPTEMBER 27 HERE FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN A $500 NEIGHBORHOOD SHOPPING SPREE + OTHER PRIZES!

 

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.