Block Party

What is a Block Party?

A block party gives you and your neighbours the opportunity to socialize and have fun together. Block parties help promote a stronger sense of community, enhance safety within the neighbourhood, and celebrate the reasons why people call Edson home.

Why Should You Have a Block Party?

BLOCK PARTY PLANNING GUIDE

 

Register your Block Party:

Print the registration form and return it to Community Services in the Town of Edson Office.

BLOCK PARTY APPLICATION FORM

Street Closure

If you are planning to host your party on the street, you will need permission from the Town of Edson. Complete the “Permission to Block the Street” Form. Written permission from at least 75% of the affected residents is needed to obtain permission to block the street. Once your request has been approved, you are able to borrow signs to block the street during your block party.

BLOCK PARTY STREET CLOSURE FORM

Block Party Rebate

A maximum rebate of $200.00 is available from the Town of Edson, Community Services Department towards eligible expenses for a registered Block Party. Eligible expenses shall include, but are not limited to, food, non-alcoholic beverages and entertainment. It is at the discretion of the Director of Community Services (or his/her designate) which expenses shall be deemed eligible. A maximum of five registered block parties per year may receive the rebate.

BLOCK PARTY REBATE FORM

For further information, please read the Community Block Party Policy below:

BLOCK PARTY POLICY CS-4

Creative Ideas for Your Block Party

All you need is a paper plate, paper invite and string!
All you need is a paper plate, paper invite and string!

Outdoor Games

Door Hanger Ideas

Taco in a Bag

Squirt Gun Race

Lawn Twister

Neighbourhood Movie Night

Minute to Win It Games

Driveway Dinners

The Block Party is a Community Development initiative, connecting neighbourhoods, a partnership between the Town of Edson Community Services and FCSS, Victim Services, the RCMP and Citizens on Patrol.