The-Basic-Block-PartyHey Neighbours! Summer is just around the corner, and it’s time to relax and have some laid back, good times with your neighbours!

If you would like to have a block party this summer, now’s the time to put in your email requests to Oak Bay Council! If you want the freedom of a street closed to traffic for your party (street hockey, bicycle races, and people in general enjoy a street without cars!) then you’ll need permission from Council to do it.

All you have to do is send an email to Oak Bay Council at

indicating the date of the party, times and duration of the street closure that you are requesting.


Once you’ve figured out a date with your neighbours, have asked and been granted the street closure from Council, try checking out our [Download not found] and get started on your party plan!

Neighbours Project Block Party 101

The Basic Block Party: How-to throw a party in Chicago

Edmonton’s Block Party Planning Checklist

Our Blocks: 10 Reasons to Have a Block Party