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Old St. Pat’s Church in Downtown Chicago Host The World’s Largest Block Party

 

By : Jeannine Chavez

 

Hosting 20,000 people in the Old St. Pat’s neighborhood for two nights is no small task. Old St. Pat’s Church, Chicago’s oldest public building as well as a treasured historic landmark will be the the host of the 28th annual World’s Largest Block Party.

Among the most anticipated and popular summer events in Chicago, The World’s Largest Block Party, is an annual tradition for young adults to gather to meet, mingle and listen to nationally recognized entertainment.

 


Ben Folds Five, Lifehouse, Joe Pug, Brett Dennen, Out For Hours, Vintage Blue, No Love For Linus, Spazmatics, Mike & Joe, Number Nine…

Throughout the years, countless people have shared the World’s Largest Block Party’s mission of hospitality and community. More than a thousand volunteers each year help host the event. The World’s Largest Block Party is one of Old St. Pat’s most significant fundraisers.

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. This event is a party for a good cause.

Official World’s Largest Block Party Website: www.worldslargestblockparty.com

Dates: Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30, 2012

Time: 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Place: Outdoors, Des Plaines between Monroe and Adams, Chicago

Cost: To be announced. Tickets: To be announced.

Walk up Sales

Tickets can be purchased at Old St. Patrick’s office, 711 West Monroe Street, 3rd floor.

Monday–Thursday—9:00 am–7:00 pm

Friday & Saturday—9:00 am–2:00 pm.

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

For more information, contact sheilag@oldstpats.org. Block Party Hotline 312-648-1590

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