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CU Denver Block Party

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Kick off the 2019-2020 academic year with your fellow students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and community friends at the 8th Annual CU Denver Block Party on August 22nd.
  • 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):

Cilantro & Perejil


Downtown Fingers

Mac 'N Noodles

Rocky Mountain Slices

Sunshine Bowls

Taco Bron​

Check back for an updated list of Food Trucks!


Listen to great music.

Redamancy - As the CU Denver Live! Battle of the Bands 2019 participant, Redamancy will kick off the Block Party in alt-rock style combining elements of classic rock, psychedelia, blues, and soul. Rock out with this band of CU Denver students! 

Roka Hueka - Headlining this year's Block Party, this band is all about unity and brings people from different communities together with their contemporary Latin ska tunes.  Featuring members originating from Mexico, El Salvador, and the U.S., this energetic group is ready to get you dancing in the street!

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



Feeling daring?

The Block Party always has something fun and new.  Paddle in the street in the Stand Up Paddleboard tank!  Be sure to join us for other surprises throughout the day.​

See you downtown on August 22, 2019!

Thank you to our sponsors . . .




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