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Dogwood Festival in Atlanta, Georgia

Dogwood Festival

Atlanta, GA
April 13-15

Spring is in the air, and that can only mean one thing in Atlanta: The Atlanta Dogwood Festival is back — and so is the AARP Block Party! Come experience fun activities, giveaways for the entire family and learn more about what AARP is all about. Join us April 13-15 in Piedmont Park!


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En español | The AARP Block Party has been on the road from coast to coast for two years now and we’re not slowing down! 2018 will bring new events with new activities and more 'surprise and delight' moments. More information coming soon!

happy woman riding a bicycle at a fair


Fort Worth, TX, May 3-6

For more than 46 years, on the banks of the Trinity River, Mayfest has brought the community together to celebrate and entertain the entire family! AARP is excited to bring the Block Party to Texas to surprise and delight thousands! You bring your excitement. We’ll bring the fun, prizes and much more! Join us May 3-6 in Trinity Park!

Visitors to the A A R P booth at MacDill Fest at MacDill Air Force Base near Tampa, Florida

MacDill Air Fest

Tampa, FL, May 12-13

MacDill Air Force Base’s popular AirFest is returning this May. The semi-annual airshow draws tens of thousands of people to the South Tampa base to see dramatic aerial performances and up-close tours of aircraft on the ground. AARP is excited to bring the Block Party to Florida to surprise and delight thousands! Join us May 12-13 — and that’s an order!

Motorcycles cruise the road between fair tents at the Laconia Motorcycle Rally in New Hampshire

Laconia Motorcycle Rally

Laconia, NH, June 15-17

Get your motor running when the AARP Block Party cruises into New Hampshire to welcome riders for the Laconia Motorcycle Rally. We’ll have exciting activities and great prizes along with a few surprises. Check us out June 15-17. What we do and where we go just might surprise you!

Visitors to the A  A R P Booth at the Twin Cities Pride Fest in Minnesota

Twin Cities Pride

Minneapolis, MN, June 23-24

Twin Cities Pride brings the greater LGBT community together to commemorate diverse heritage, foster inclusion, educate and create awareness of issues, and celebrate achievements in equality. AARP is excited to bring the Block Party to Minnesota and this amazing event! Join us June 23-24 and let us surprise you!

Visitors at the A A R P booth at the Essence Festival in New Orleans

ESSENCE Festival

New Orleans, LA, July 6-8

AARP is excited to bring the Block Party back to the Big Easy, and ESSENCE Festival where we’ll surprise and delight thousands! You bring your excitement. We’ll bring the fun, prizes and much more! Join us July 6-8 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans!

AARP Block Party at Bite of Seattle

Bite of Seattle

Seattle, WA, July 20-22

The AARP Block Party is taking a bite out of the Emerald City. Stop by to see us during Bite of Seattle, July 20-22. You bring your excitement — we’ll bring the fun, prizes and much more! Get to know a different side of AARP — what we do might surprise you!

Photo credits: Atlanta Dogwood Festival by John Amis/AP for AARP; Mayfest by Whitney Curtis/AP for AARP; MacDill Airfest by Rick Osentoski/AP for AARP;  Laconia Motorcycle Rally by W. Steve Loughlin; Twin Cities Pride by Jake Cobb; ESSENCE Festival by Tyler Kaufman/AP for AARP; Bite of Seattle by Madison Kirkman/AP for AARP

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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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