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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!

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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!

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!

Fiesta del Sol

Fiesta del Sol

Chicago, IL July 27-29

The family-friendly Fiesta del Sol draws over 1 million visitors during the event and brings those visitors live entertainment, local art, a variety of food, carnival rides and so much more – including the AARP Block Party! Let us surprise you with our unique experience that is sure to please everyone from 8 to 80. Join us July 27-29 in Chicago!


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

Saint Louis Art Fair

St. Louis, MO, Sept. 7-9

Come get crafty with the AARP Block Party and take part in exciting, fun activities at the Saint Louis Art Fair, a free, three-day art and culture festival celebrating visual and performing arts in the heart of downtown Clayton. The Fair is a nationally juried fine art and fine craft show. Stop by between September 7-9 and let us surprise you!

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque, NM, Oct 6-8

Adventure awaits! When your eyes are not focused on the sky full of balloons, come join the AARP Block Party at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta for fun and exciting activities along with chances to grab some great giveaways and prizes!

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Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival  

Half Moon Bay, CA Oct 13-14

AARP will bring its Block Party to the 2018 Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival, October 13-14 on Main Street in Half Moon Bay. We’ll have fun activities and giveaways for all attendees. Let us surprise you with our unique experience that is sure to please everyone from 8 to 80. Join us this October for one of Autumn’s best festivals!    

Photo credits: ESSENCE Festival by Tyler Kaufman/AP for AARP; Bite of Seattle by Madison Kirkman/AP for AARP; Fiesta del Sol by Jose Visoso, Saint Louis Art Fair by Whitney Curtis/AP for AARP; Albuquerque Baloon Fiest by Eric Draper/AP for AARP, Half Moon Bay Art Festival by Brandon Wade/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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