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July 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm| Free
The Downtown Block Party, formed under the leadership of Mayor Mary H. Whitney in 1999 has become one of the most highly attended annual events in the City of Fitchburg. Civic Days Volunteers in close coordinating with the Fitchburg Police Department, Department of Public Works, and Recreation Department close upper Main Street for upwards of 6 hours every year to bring the community to street for a variety of children’s activities, music, artist displays, and events for people of all ages. With over 70 vendors selling a variety of art, jewelry, local food, and services there is something for everyone in the family to do.
The ever popular kid’s zone based out of Monument Park has grown from bounce houses to a full array of happenings including an amazing DJ, the extremely popular sand pile, bounce houses and obstacle course.
There are a variety of things to see and do at the Block Party including: Musical Groups playing a broad selection of styles. The Block Party has expanded its selection to include a greater array of events taking place during the Block Party. In Past years we have had yo-yo performances, animal adventures, fire breathers, jugglers, clowns and hula-hoopers. The event culminates every year with a fireworks display launched off of Rollstone Hill.