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Block Party Trailer#

Block Party Trailer

The Block Party Trailer, a "party in a box", is available for free for your community event. The trailer includes street blockades, tables, yard games, an inflatable movie screen and projector, and more! 

Neighborhoods may request the Block Party Trailer for events taking place on weekends in June, July, August, and September. Certain blackout dates apply on holiday weekends and during Neighborhood Night Out.

Block Party Trailer requests are filled on a first-come, first-served basis except preference will be given to historically underserved neighborhoods and neighborhoods requesting the Block Party Trailer for the first time.

To reserve the Block Party Trailer and/or close a street for a block party, a block party permit is required

Please note: Applicants will be required to clean trailer equipment before and after use with bleach wipes. 

Request the Block Party Trailer

Block Party Trailer Requests Open Event Dates Eligible Neighborhoods
April 1st June & July Designated Opportunity Neighborhoods
May 1st June & July All neighborhoods citywide
June 1st August & September Designated Opportunity Neighborhoods
July 1st August & September All neighborhoods citywide

Block Parties & Permits#

Neighborhood Block Party

A neighborhood block party is a wonderful way to connect the residents of your neighborhood and create a sense of community, and connection. Get your neighbors together to share a meal, games, music, or conversation.

All available locations to host a block party with street closures can be found using this map, any area outlined in green is an allowed location. Please look at this map to select a location before submitting your application. Complete a Block Party Permit Application for block parties with eligible street closures or to request the Block Party Trailer.

Any location that is not outlined in green will need a special event permit

Neighborhood Mini-Grants are available throughout the year to assist in the funding of block parties. For more information on these Mini-Grants and how to apply, please visit the Neighborhood Services page here

The City of Fort Collins Block Party Trailer is available to reserve on weekends, June through September for your neighborhood event. The trailer includes blockades for residential streets, tables, yard games, and more.

  • Within the permit application, you will be asked if you would like the Block Party Trailer or not.
  • If you will not be using the Block Party Trailer's traffic barricades, you will need to rent professional traffic control equipment. Here is a list of traffic control companies within Fort Collins. 

If you have questions about either the block party application, the approval process, or the Block Party Trailer, please email Neighborhood Services at or call the Neighborhood Services front desk at 970-224-6046.