Saturday, April 2, 2011

Old St. Pat's 27th Annual World's Largest Block Party

Join Old St. Pat's Church on Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16 for the 27th Annual World’s Largest Block Party, a summer tradition in Chicago. Over 20,000 people will mingle, dance, meet new people, listen to great music, and enjoy delicious food while partying with a purpose from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. each night. Tickets are $40 in advance; $45 at the gate, if the event is not sold-out. There is also a two-night pass available for $70. The price of admission includes five FREE beverages that include a choice of beer, wine, soda or bottled water. Funds from the Block Party support numerous outreach programs on the Old St. Pat’s campus. For more details, go to
Guests will enjoy two stages of live music, two nights filled with fun, and two blocks of great food. Past performances include: Barenaked Ladies, Spoon, Train, Ben Folds, Counting Crows, Collective Soul, Los Lobos, Rusted Root, Gavin DeGraw, and Ben Kweller, plus many other great bands.

The entry gate is located at Madison and Des Plaines in
Chicago’s West Loop.                       

Proceeds support the church and the Center for Social Concerns on the Old St. Pat's campus that houses the following outreach programs:
  • Horizons for Youth; 
  • Career Transitions Ctr of Chicago; 
  • Harmony, Hope and Healing; 
  • Global Alliance for Africa.

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