Make and strengthen relationships with neighbors to build a stronger, more resilient community.
Join one of at least 66 block parties, BBQs, and ice cream socials being hosted throughout Berkeley. Connect with neighbors and help build a stronger, more resilient Berkeley on Tuesday, August 2.
Staff from Police, Fire, and other City departments, along with Berkeley's elected officials, will be visiting events throughout the city to say hello.
Find a gathering near you
All registered events are listed on an interactive map, which you can use to find a gathering near you.
If you don’t have a gathering near you or just want to join a larger event, you can also come to a city co-sponsored block party, where we’ll have activities, games, and food. It is free to all.
City of Berkeley/McGee Avenue Baptist Church National Night Out Block Party
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
3:00 - 7:00 pm
On McGee Ave, between Oregon and Stuart Street
Free event, no registration required
National Night Out is a nationwide effort to make communities safer by building and strengthening relationships among neighbors. Strong neighborhoods help us become more resilient and improve our ability to recover after a disaster.
Meet neighbors, build community, strengthen Berkeley
As an incentive to organize your block, the Office of Emergency Services, in conjunction with Public Works, offers free dumpsters once a year to Berkeley neighbors who regularly collaborate through certain City programs, including National Night Out.
Other steps you can take to be prepared
- Sign up for emergency notifications through AC Alert
- Find your evacuation zone
- Make a household fire weather plan
- Print out our evacuation checklist
Come out on Tuesday, meet neighbors and City staff.