Block Parties

The City of Coquitlam Block Party program was created to encourage neighbours to connect and create a sense of community in our residential neighbourhoods. Block parties are a great way to build new friendships and enhance safety and awareness in the neighbourhood.

Apply to Host a Block Party

Apply now to host a block party with your adjacent neighbors and receive free Special Event Liability insurance.

Exciting News for Block Party Organizers

The City of Coquitlam is thrilled to announce a new partnership with FortisBC for our community block parties. By participating in our block parties program, residents hosting a party of 75 or more will now have the exciting opportunity to host FortisBC at their events. FortisBC will bring fun activations and giveaways to make your block party even more memorable.

When you sign up for a block party, simply let us know if you’re interested in having FortisBC attend your event. 

Receive a Grant Post Block Party

Approved block parties are eligible for a $150 grant. Information about how to receive the grant will be included in the approval package. In short: 

We will mail you a cheque for the block party funds within 5-8 weeks. 

Download the Block Party Handbook (PDF).

Additional Information

If you have any questions or require further information, please email Block Parties or call 604-927-3674.

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