Just the Facts

Old St. Pat’s Church, Chicago’s oldest public building and a treasured historic landmark, is the host of the 31th annual World’s Largest Block Party. This event is a party for a good cause. The important funds from the World's Largest Block Party go towards the social justice initiatives, outreach programs locally and abroad, and strengthening the mission of Old St. Patrick’s.


Thousands of friendly people will mingle and meet. You must be 21 years of age to attend.


101WKQX Main Stage

  • 5:45 pm – 7th Heaven
  • 7:45 pm – Neon Trees
  • 9:30 pm – Young The Giant

Meet & Greet Winners!!

Congratulations to the Meet & Greet Winners!!

Young the Giant
  • Stephen Puiszis
  • Genevieve Groya

VIP Winners!!

Congratulations to the VIP Ticket and Backstage Pass Winners!!

  • Lauren Oleszkiewicz
  • Reid Frankenberg


Miller Barefoot Wine & Bubby

Incredible value!! Three FREE drinks included with each block party admission:

  • beer (Miller Lite, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy and Blue Moon)
  • wine
  • bottled water


Connie's Pizza

Enjoy some of Chicago’s tastiest treats including Connie’s Pizza and much more! Check back soon for a complete list of food vendors that will be onsite.

VIP Lounge

Flood Brothers Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro

Sold Out!

Join us in the VIP Lounge. Tickets are $85 and include event entry, elevated area near main stage with bar, food and private port-o-lets.

VIP Lounge is sponsored by Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro and Flood Brothers.


New location!

UIC Festival Lot ~ Entrance Gate is at 1145 S. Morgan Street (between Taylor & Roosevelt). Easily acccesible from public transportaition. Shuttles will also be running from Old St. Patrick’s Church from 5-8pm.

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Saturday, June 27

5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.


Tickets are still available at the door! Entrance on Morgan (between Taylor & Roosevelt).

Looking for a place to stay?

Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown

Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown

733 West Madison Street - (312) 829-5000

Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown is offering a special room rate of $199 plus tax per night for Block Party attendees. Mention QQR and book your room by June 3. Visit web site or call (312) 829-5000.

Keep the Party Going

After Party hosted at:

128 S. Halsted
The Lodge
21 W. Division

Please Note

Video equipment and sounding recording devices are not permitted. Pets of any kind are not allowed (exception: service animals for the disabled). The following items are prohibited: bottles, cans, coolers, lawn chairs.