The 3rd Annual YOR Block Party

Youth on Record Block Party
12pm - 5pm
Youth on Record

ABOUT THE BLOCK PARTY: Youth on Record's Memorial Day Block Party and Community Celebration will bring together 500+ community members for a day-long outdoor mini-festival. The event is free to the community and will include block party activities such as:

  • Live music from Youth on Record students and local musicians 12-5pm
  • Health and Wellness Expo by Denver Housing Authority and Mariposa - 10am - 4pm 
  • Celebrating the Grand Opening of the Food Bridge International Marketplace. a program of Emily Griffith Technical College (10th and Navajo)
  • Unveil of the iMac Computer lab - Sponsored by Big Gigantic 
  • Special performance by Athena Project 
  • T-shirt printing with Indy Ink sponsored by the Denver Housing Authority Buy a YOR Shirt or bring your own!
  • Food and drinks for the entire family provided by Repicci’s Italian Ice & Gelato and more TBA, who will donate 10% percent of their sales back to Youth on Record
  • Kids Craft area sponsored by Meow Wolf and activated by ReCreative Denver
  • Activities including sidewalk art, hula hooping, and more
  • Neighborhood tours of Denver Housing Authority’s award-winning Mariposa District
  • Album listening stations 

All community neighbors, YOR supporters, school and philanthropic partners, elected officials, and young people are encouraged to attend.

Musical line-up TBA

View Photos from 2017 here


Denver Housing Authority, Fowlers Home Team, Meow Wolf, Yelp, Denver Westword, 303 Magazine

VENDORS ONSITE: 303 Magazine, Live Nation, DIME Denver, KGNU, Youth Employment Academy (YEA), Denver Housing Authority, Denver Westword, Yelp, Swingin Denver, School Breaking, All In Denver, Indy Ink, JumpBunch, Mace Windu, Summer Soiree, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, Meta Mvmt, Colorado Community College of Denver, Edward Jones / Alec Mielnicki.

Community Organizations onsite: Levitt Denver, Rocky Mountain Micro Finance, Catholic Charities, Colorado Anime Fest, Physical Records: Pop Up Shop, Athena Project,  Art From Ashes, All In Denver, Denver Housing Authority, Santa Fe Arts District, Recreative Denver, Atlantis Community Inc., Bikes Together, Denver Children's Choir, LPNA Neighborhood Association

WHEN: Saturday May 26th 2018 from 12-5pm

  • The Mariposa Health and Wellness Expo will be open 10am - 4pm
  • The Food Bridge International Marketplace will be open from 10am - 5pm 
    • What is the Food Bridge International Marketplace?
      • Food Bridge International Marketplace is a place where immigrants will have an opportunity to share their culture and their passion with people through food. FBIM will do this by:  
        • Providing a space where people can sell their food at a table in an indoor marketplace
        • Give ongoing mentoring and guidance to participants so they can learn by trial and error
        • Do marketing so that vendors don’t have to worry about having customers to buy their food

WHERE: Held at Youth on Record and the Mariposa District Community Plaza, La Alma/Lincoln Park Denver, CO

VENDORS: We are still accepting vendors, a booth is $100, please apply here


This year, we are excited to announce that we will be partnering with Denver Housing Authority and the Mariposa neighborhood on their Health and Wellness Expo, this will be activated on 10th between Mariposa and Navajo. 

Emily Griffith Technical college will also be celebrating their Grand Opening of The Food Bridge International Marketplace. This will be in the building across the street from Youth on Record at 10th and Navajo. 

It will truly be a community celebration, will you Join Us?

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