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Brent's Place Block Party HQ

Your headquarters for 2023 Block Party information

Come One, Come All!

Step right up for summer's final act, The Brent’s Place Block Party, in partnership with
Children’s Hospital Colorado. This free, family-friendly community carnival is open to the public and features carnival games, water slides, a climbing wall, a dunk tank, food trucks, and so much more! Registration is required to access unlimited FREE  fun for all ages, so sign up today!

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Join us in celebration of hope and healing under the big top!

Anschutz Medical Campus

Parade Grounds

12474 E. 19th Ave.

Aurora, CO 80045

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To gain access to the Parade Grounds and event parking, use Google Maps.

Traveling north on Peoria, access Anschutz Medical Campus by heading east on Monteview. Turn south onto Racine Street and follow signs to the event

parking lots. 

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Free parking will be available at the Aspen Lot for general public and Monte Vista Lot for VIP, Brent's Place families, and handicap parking. Use the code 1D532645 to enter the lot and follow signs to event registration.

Event Schedule

  • 10:30 a.m. - Registration Opens; Skip the lines and register online!

  • 11:00 a.m. - Event Starts; Carnival Zone, Inflatables Zone, and Water Zone open for play

  • 11:30 a.m. - Food Trucks Open 

  • 12:00 p.m. - Stilt Walker Performance

  • 1:00 p.m. - Main Stage Program

  • 3:00 p.m.   - Event Ends

What to Expect

  • Registration -  Check-in will open at
    10:30 a.m. and the event will officially start at 11:00 a.m. Skip the line and fast-track your way to fun by registering for FREE online ahead of time!  

  • Format - This year's Block Party is FREE and open to the public, with carnival-themed games and attractions for all ages and abilities on the lawn at Anschutz Medical Campus Parade Grounds. From water slides and inflatables to a photo booth, climbing wall, food trucks, and yard games, there is something for everyone!  

  • News You Can Use - We will NOT be hosting a walk/run as part of this year's Block Party event format. Please note that our friends at Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes are holding their 5k Run for the Ring event on the morning of August 5 on the Anschutz Medical Campus. Follow signs to Block Party so you don't end up at the wrong event!

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Community Connection

Last year, Brent's Place provided a home away from home for 344 families facing a medical crisis. To provide connection and continued care to past Brent's Place residents, we're excited to welcome more than 150 family members back to the Brent's Place Family Reunion Weekend, August 4-6, 2023!

Special thanks to this year's hotel partner, Hyatt House, for hosting our families.

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Family Reunion Weekend

Friday, August 4, 2023

  • 3:00 p.m.

    • Hotel Check-in

  • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

    • ​​Welcome Happy Hour @ Hyatt House

              Hosted by Brent's Place Family Support Team
Saturday, August 5, 2023

  • 7:00 - 10:00 a.m.

    • Complimentary Breakfast @Hyatt House

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    • Block Party @ Anschutz Medical Campus Parade Grounds 

  • 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

    • ​Brent's Place Movie Night and Pizza Party @ Hyatt House

Sunday, August 6, 2023

  • 7:00 - 10:00 a.m.

    • Complimentary Breakfast @Hyatt House

  • 12:00 p.m. 

    • ​​Hotel Checkout

Delivering Hope and Healing

Brent's Place exists to provide the essential housing and support services needed by families facing life-threatening illnesses. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, volunteers, and supporters - combined with the shared commitment of our hospital partners - the doors of hope and healing remain open for families in need with no length of stay limits and regardless of their financial status. Special thanks to our event sponsors and participants for their compassionate support of our mission!

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