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University of Colorado Denver, Homecoming


CU Denver Block Party

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Kick off the 2016-2017 academic year with your fellow students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and community friends at the fifth annual CU Denver Block Party on August 25.
  • 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
  • Mechanical bull, bungee trampoline and more!
  • Academic info from real, live people
  • Photo ops with Milo the CU Denver Lynx
  • Games, 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):

Batter Crepe Cart - Sweet and savory French crepes

La Chiva - Fresh Colombian cuisine

Manna From Heaven - Gourmet Vietnamese-inspired cuisine

The Real Deal - Natural smoothies and Latin food

Rocky Mountain Slices - New York-style pizza 

Rolling Italian - Traditional Italian family food

Sweet Cow Ice Cream - Locally-sourced small batch ice cream


Listen to great music.

Atomga - This 10-piece afrofunk collective puts the "party" in Block Party.

One Flew West - Blending the sounds of rock and roll with folk and pop, this band, with strong connections to CU Denver, is steadily developing a strong following in Colorado and beyond.

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 and is making his third appearance at the Block Party.



Feeling daring?

This year's interactive fun includes a mechanical bull and bungee trampoline for the more adventurous types and a custom CU Denver scavenger hunt by Puzzah!




See you downtown on August 25, 2016!


Thank you to our sponsors . . .



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