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CU Denver Block Party

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Kick off the 2018-2019 academic year with your fellow students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and community friends at the 7th Annual CU Denver Block Party on August 23rd.
  • Lunch from some of Denver's favorite food trucks and one of this year's sponsors - Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q
  • Live music from great local bands
  • Exciting interactive games!
  • Academic info from real, live people
  • Photo ops with Milo the CU Denver Lynx
  • Activities, giveaways and more! 



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Eat delicious food.

Grab lunch from some of Denver's most popular food trucks or enjoy the world class bbq from the Jim 'N Nick's stand. 

Trucks scheduled to attend (subject to change):

Fiesta Fusion​

Taco Bron​

The Hipstir Wagon

La Chiva

Rocky Mountain Slices


Roll It Up Sushi

Check back for an updated list of Food Trucks!


Listen to great music.

Violet's Gun​ - As the CU Denver Live! Battle of the Bands winner, Violet's Gun will kick off the Block Party in rock n' roll style with heavy guitar, drum fill, and clean harmonies.  Rock out with this band of CU Denver students! 

The Burroughs​ - Steeped in classic soul standards and outfitted with modern flair, The Burroughs are a nine piece band with a powerhouse sound that has been electrifying audiences across Colorado and beyond. ​

DJ Chonz - Also known as CU Denver alum Mario Rodriguez, DJ Chonz, of KS107.5, is one of the most recognizable DJs in Colorado. 



Feeling daring?

The Block Party always has something fun and new.  Fly to new heights on the Extreme Quad and see CU Denver from a new perspective! Be sure to join us for other surprises throughout the day.

See you downtown on August 23, 2018!

Thank you to our sponsors . . .




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