Block Parties

Block Parties

Residents of the 41st Ward may apply to close a residential street between the hours of 8:00 AM and 10:00 PM. Please submit the completed Block Party Application to the 41st Ward office and we will contact you once the Chicago Department of Transportation has issued your permit.
Please submit your completed application 30 days prior to your desire event. We also ask that you please be respectful of your neighbors.

Fire Engine Request

Residents can request a fire engine crew from the Chicago Fire Department to visit any block party. Please submit your completed Fire Engine Request Application to the 41st Ward office along with your Block Party Application. Please note that these requests are subject to availability.

Jumping Jack

A Jumping Jack Inflatable Playground is also available to residents through the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

Per the Department, applications will be accepted beginning April 1, 2015 in person at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), via email: or fax: 312-744-8523. No applications will be accepted PRIOR to this date.

Please be aware that these requests are also subject to availability.

Block Party Application

Fire Engine Request Application

Jumping Jack Application