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Atlanta
April 12-14

Spring is in the air, and that can mean only one thing in Atlanta: The Atlanta Dogwood Festival is back — and so is the AARP Block Party! Come experience fun activities and giveaways for the entire family, and learn more about what AARP is all about. Join us April 12-14 in Piedmont Park!

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Spotlight

En español | The AARP Block Party has been on the road from coast to coast for three years now and we’re not slowing down! 2019 will bring new events with new activities and more 'surprise and delight' moments. More information coming soon!

A crowded street during the Austin Pecan Street Festival in Texas

Austin Pecan Street Festival

Austin, May 4-5

The Pecan Street Festival, a free two-day arts festival is a diverse event with art, food and music at the forefront. AARP is excited to bring the Block Party to Austin this year! Come experience fun activities, giveaways for the entire family (while supplies last) and learn more about what AARP is all about. Join us May 4-5 in Austin!

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Chicago Blues Festival

Chicago, June 7-9

The Chicago Blues Festival is one of the largest free blues festivals in the world and remains the largest of Chicago's music festivals – and the AARP Block Party is excited to be there this year! Come experience fun activities for the entire family and learn more about what AARP is all about. Join us June 7-9 in Millennium Park!

Group of motorcycles being driven down a street during the San Francisco pride parade

San Francisco Pride

San Francisco, June 29-30

With over 200 parade contingents and exhibitors, and more than twenty community-run stages and venues, the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest gathering of the LGBT community and allies in the nation. AARP is excited to bring the Block Party to San Francisco for this amazing event! Join us June 29-30 for cool and exciting activities!

Photo credits: Dogwood Festival by John Amis/AP for AARP, Austin Pecan Festival by Will Taylor, Chicago Blues Festival by City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, San Francisco Pride by Jane Cleland

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2017 Block Party Highlights

We want to thank everyone for making 2017 an amazing year with AARP Events and our Block Parties! And we're ready to surprise and delight even more in 2018! We’ll bring the Block Parties to some new cities across the country along with returning to some favorites from 2017. Check out the wrap-up video of our 2017 Block Parties!

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