10th Annual Meridian Community Block Party happening Saturday, September 7

Posted at 7:12 AM, Sep 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 09:13:16-04

MERIDIAN, Idaho — The Meridian Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to a block party just for them! The 10th annual Meridian Community Block Party is on Saturday, September 7.

This free family event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park. The Meridian Community Block Party unites businesses and organizations that promote healthy lifestyles, develop community and inspire creativity. The event will feature a variety of games, crafts, and live entertainment, along with many local vendors.

Highlights of this year’s event include:

  • The Boise Co-Op Kids’ Corner
  • A free Inflatable Jungle and rock climbing wall for kids to climb, jump and slide
  • First Idaho Regional Robotics will show off their latest robots from their first Idaho Robotics Competition. Six Idaho teams will be on-site to demonstrate and share their creations.
  • The Westside Body Works Grub Hub Food Court features Caribbean Cuisine from Caribbean A3 Catering, smoked meats from Dickey’s BBQ and Thai ice cream from Hokey Pokey.
  • A huge variety of youth service providers including lacrosse, dance, disc golf tutoring services.
  • Entertainment all day on the Goddard School Main Stage.

New this year, the City has added a special "Bark Party" section devoted to dogs! Well-behaved dogs on a leash are welcome to come pick out new handmade collars, homemade treats, meet new groomers and get photos taken. Families looking for a new four-legged buddy can visit with the foster and adoption organizations.

For more information, contact Meridian Parks and Recreation at (208) 888-3579 or click here.