Just the Facts

Old St. Pat’s Church, Chicago’s oldest public building and a treasured historic landmark, is the host of the 31th annual World’s Largest Block Party. This event is a party for a good cause. The important funds from the World's Largest Block Party go towards the social justice initiatives, outreach programs locally and abroad, and strengthening the mission of Old St. Patrick’s.


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


101WKQX Main Stage

  • 5:30 pm – 7th Heaven
  • 7:30 pm – Neon Trees
  • 9:30 pm – Young The Giant

Times subject to change.


Miller Barefoot Wine & Bubby

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

  • beer (Miller Lite, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy and Blue Moon)
  • wine
  • bottled water


Connie's Pizza

Enjoy some of Chicago’s tastiest treats including Connie’s Pizza and much more! Check back soon for a complete list of food vendors that will be onsite.

VIP Lounge

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

Celebrity Bartenders

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


New location!

UIC Festival Lot ~ Entrance Gate is at 1145 S. Morgan Street (between Taylor & Roosevelt). Easily acccesible from public transportaition. Shuttles will also be running from Old St. Patrick’s Church from 5-8pm.

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Saturday, June 27

5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.


Buy Tickets

Walk up Sales

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

Mondays–Thursdays—9:00 am–6:00 pm

Fridays—9:00 am–4:00 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.

Looking for a place to stay?

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.