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Chula Vista kicks-off the summer season with a Block Party

Don’t miss the free Downtown Chula Vista Block Party on Friday, July 8, from 4 to 9 p.m. on historic Third Avenue between E Street and Park Way.
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Don’t miss the free Downtown Chula Vista Block Party on Friday, July 8, from 4 to 9 p.m. on historic Third Avenue between E Street and Park Way. This kick-off to summer event will feature a low rider car show, multiple vendors, live music, entertainment, children’s fun zone, and more.

A highlight of the event will be the recognition of Chula Vista Champions for their diverse contributions to the community at 5 p.m. on the Main Stage near E Street. The City will recognize more than 3,000 individuals/groups for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as other community, scholastic and athletic achievements.

In addition to the above activities, at 6:40 p.m., there will be a San Diego Padres Watch Party on a giant screen located on the corner of Third Avenue and Davidson Street. The Padres vs Giants game also will be aired in many Third Avenue businesses.

Several food and snack trucks will be on hand for food purchases or visit one of the many restaurants or breweries along Third Avenue. The Sesame Place Children’s Fun Zone will have activities for the little ones and a Prize Patrol will be giving random lucky winners two free tickets to Sesame Place. You better know your Sesame Street trivia to win!

Sponsors of the event include Presenting Sponsor Grasshopper Dispensary, as well as RIDA Development, Seven Mile Casino, Sammy’s Restaurant and Bar, Baldwin & Sons, Kaiser Permanente, Sesame Place, Republic Services, and Shea Homes. The event is being coordinated in partnership with the City of Chula Vista, San Diego Padres, Third Avenue Village Association, and McFarlane Promotions.