Just the Facts

Old St. Pat’s Church, Chicago’s oldest public building and a treasured historic landmark, is the host of the 30th annual World’s Largest Block Party. This event is a party for a good cause. Proceeds support the mission and outreach activities of Old St. Pat’s including the Education Center, the Outreach Group, Horizons For Youth, Career Transitions Center of Chicago and Global Alliance for Africa.


Thousands of friendly people will mingle and meet. You must be 21 years of age to attend.


Friday, June 27

WXRT Main Stage

  • 5:40 pm - The Leadfoot Band
  • 6:30 pm - Stephen Kellogg
  • 7:40 pm - G. Love & Special Sauce
  • 9:00 pm - Guster

South Stage

  • 5:30 - South of 80
  • 7:30 - Shout Out

Saturday, June 28

WKQX Main Stage

  • 5:40 pm - No Love For Linus
  • 7:00 pm – The Mowgli's
  • 9:00 pm - Third Eye Blind

South Stage

  • 5:40 - Vintage Blue
  • 8:15 - Sunfallen

Meet & Greet Winners!!

Congratulations to the Meet & Greet Winners!!

  • J. Eisenberg
  • M. Breidenbach
  • K. Scanlan
G. Love & Special Sauce
  • B. Green
  • J. McNamara
  • R. Evans
Third Eye Blind
  • J. Zarcone
  • K. Jackson
  • M. McNitt
The Mowgli’s
  • J. Dent
  • L. Garcia
  • V. Selle


Miller Barefoot Wine & Bubby

Incredible value!! Four FREE drinks included with each block party admission:

  • beer
  • wine
  • soda
  • water


Connie's Pizza

Enjoy some of Chicago’s tastiest treats including Connie’s Pizza, Quang Noodles, Nicholas Quality Meats, brats, hamburgers, and much more!

VIP Lounge

West End

Friday and Saturday VIP tickets are sold out!.

Join us in the VIP Lounge. Tickets are $85 and include event entry, elevated area near main stage with bar, food catered by West End Grill and private port-o-lets.

Celebrity Bartenders

You have the chance to get served one of your four free drinks from some of Chicago’s local celebrities. Stop by one of the bars from 6:00-8:00 p.m. both nights!

Meet the Celebrities

Raffles & Prizes, $25,000, Free Rent for a Year, Trip to Ireland, and much more…


Entrance Gate at Madison & Des Plaines Streets in Chicago’s West Loop.

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Friday, June 27

5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 28

5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.


Tickets are available for tonight at the gate at Madison & DesPlaines

Walk up Sales

Old St. Patrick’s office, 711 West Monroe Street, 3rd floor.

Monday–Thursday—9:00 am–7:00 pm

Friday, June 27—9:00 am–2:30 pm.

Saturday, June 28—9:00 am–2:30 pm.

Tickets can be purchased by cash, money order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and AmEx. NO CHECKS

Group Sales

Groups of 20 or more may purchase group tickets at the rate of $35.00 per ticket. Call 312.648.1590 for group sales.

Trouble with online ticket purchases please call 888-695-0888 or email tickets@clicknprinttickets.com

2nd Annual Block Party Bags Tournament hosted by Young Leaders of Chicago

Saturday, June 28
6:30 p.m.

During the tournament, individuals will participate in a bracket-based bean bag competition while enjoying beer, snacks and great music. Top three winners will take home great prizes like sports tickets, signed jerseys, and more! All participants will also have the chance to win a set of boards and bags!

Tickets are $20 per team or $15 per individual in advance. Price increases by $5 at the door.

Looking for a place to stay?

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites—Downtown Chicago

The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites—Downtown

506 West Harrison - (312) 957-9100

The Holiday Inn is offering a special World’s Largest Block Party weekend rate of $169 plus tax. Visit web site and use code PBW when making your reservation.

Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown

Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown

733 West Madison Street - (312) 829-5000

Keep the Party Going

After Party hosted at:

128 S. Halsted
West End
1326 W. Madison
The Lodge
21 W. Division

Please Note

Video equipment and sounding recording devices are not permitted. Pets of any kind are not allowed (exception: service animals for the disabled). The following items are prohibited: bottles, cans, coolers, lawn chairs.