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CU Denver Block Party

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Kick off the 2017-2018 academic year with your fellow students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and community friends at the 6th Annual CU Denver Block Party on August 24th.
  • 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):

We're working on this year's line-up. Check back soon to see if your favorite will be there.


Listen to great music.

Wildermiss - This quartet delivers a smart brand of guitar-driven pop rock and was born right here at CU Denver. Three former members of Red Fox Run are joined by the soaring vocals of Emma Cole, whose expressive voice evokes the silken strains of Ellie Goulding and Hayley Williams.

Edison - Featuring singer/guitarist Sarah Slaton, multi-instrumentalist Dustin Morris and Grammy-nominated guitarist Maxwell Hughes, Edison is an indie rock trio from Colorado that has quickly emerged as a musical force.

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?

We're busy testing out bungee trampolines and rock walls, trying to decide what fun options to include this year. Check back soon!



See you downtown on August 24, 2017!

Thank you to our sponsors . . .




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