Civic Center Block Party returns June 25

Published on June 20, 2022


Family fun, a rockin’ good time, and a big, professional fireworks show return to Clark Avenue and the Lakewood Civic Center on Saturday, June 25.

The Lakewood Civic Center Block Party begins at 4 p.m. with the Family Fun Zone activity area for kids and families and the always popular "Taste of Lakewood.”

Live entertainment from The MVPs starts at 5 p.m.

Family Fun Zone: 4 to 9 p.m.

Located in the parking lot south of the Angelo M. Iacoboni Library, the Family Fun Zone will feature carnival games and amusements for kids and families, including:

  • A mechanical bull.
  • Giant slide.
  • Adrenaline obstacle course.
  • Bouncers.
  • Joust war game.
  • Rock climbing wall.
  • Pirate ship.
  • Mechanical cars.
  • Trackless train.

No tickets for the Family Fun Zone will be sold after 8 p.m., and all activities will stop at 9 p.m.

Taste of Lakewood: 4 to 8 p.m.

Lakewood restaurants and specialty food purveyors will be offering great food at affordable prices. The Taste of Lakewood is sponsored by the Friends of the Lakewood Libraries and helps support the purchase of books and materials for the Iacoboni and Nye libraries.

Taste of Lakewood presale tickets are always a good idea for avoiding lines:

  • Available at Lakewood libraries in packs of 10 for $10.
  • Single tickets are not available for presale.
  • Payment can be made with cash only. Sorry, checks and credit cards cannot be accepted.

See the Taste of Lakewood menu(PDF, 674KB) for the number of tickets needed for food and beverage items at the different booths.

On the day of the event from 4 to 8 p.m., the same multi-ticket packs as well as single tickets for $1.50 each will be available at on-site Ticket Booths.

No tickets will be sold after 8 p.m., and food will not be served after 9 p.m.

Live entertainment: 5 to 9 p.m.

The MVP’s, a well-known cover band, will rock Clark Avenue and the Civic Center starting at 5 p.m.!

This high-energy entertainment group will give the audience a dynamic show covering many musical styles and patriotic music.

Concert seating will be on Clark Avenue in front of City Hall. Pre-show activities begin at 4 p.m.

It’s festival seating, so bring your low-back chair or blanket.

Fireworks show: 9:15 p.m.

See a really spectacular, safe and legal display of professional fireworks capping off a wonderful day and evening at the Block Party.