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Annual July 4th Block Party

 
All residents of Bluff Heights are invited to the Annual July 4th Block Party on E Vista (between Orizaba and Obispo) on July 4 from Noon – 4:30pm to kick off the summer. Come out and show your patriotic spirit and reconnect with old neighbors and friends, or meet some new ones. Some of your old favorite activities will be there — like the cake walk and the water balloon toss — plus there will be some new fun surprises. (Bring a Beach Chair and Sunscreen!)
 

Here’s the event schedule:

12:00 – 12:15 –  Opening Ceremonies
12:15 -12:30 – Bike Patriotic Parade ~ Free Bike Decorating
12:30 – 12:45  – Dog Patriotic Parade ~ Free Dog Decorating
12:30 – 4:30  – Potluck Picnic
12:00 – 2:00  – Craft Booth
1:30 – 2:00  – Water Balloon Toss
12:00 – 4:00 – Chili Tasting Contest *
2:00 – 2:15  – Cake Walk Judging *
2:15 – 3:30  – Cake Walk
3:30 – 4:00  – Watermelon Eating Contest
4:00 -4:30  – Closing Ceremonies & Opportunity Drawing

All Day:

BBQ
Chili Tasting Contest (Meat & Vegetarian options) *
Patriotic Pools
Community Booth

Enter the Chili Contest by bringing a working large Crock Pot containing your Super Secret and Special Chili. Meat and Vegetarian options are welcome! Bring your chili early (12:00) to get the most votes!
Enter the Cake Walk by Baking/Bringing a Patriotic Cake

Here’s the potluck schedule:

Based on the first letter of your last name, please bring the following for the group potluck:

A – G: Salads & Side Dishes
H – M: Main Dishes (Casseroles, etc.)
N – T: Desserts
U – Z: Bottled Water or Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Gourmet and Standard Hot Dogs will be available for a small donation.

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We Need Volunteers, Sponsors & Donations!

This event cannot be accomplished without the generous volunteer help and financial support of Bluff Heights residents and our local businesses. BHNA needs volunteers for various activities throughout the day on the 4th (setting up, staffing activities, helping take down everything, etc.). Even if you are not available on the 4th, but would still like to volunteer your time before the event, please let us know. We welcome all the help we can get!

To volunteer, sponsor or donate just email us at info@bluffheights.org or call (562) 546-3067.

See you on the 4th!

Please enjoy this video of the 2018 Block Party taken by Chris Launi.