/JP Block Party
JP Block Party2019-04-07T20:58:44-04:00

General Information

Sunday June 9, 2019
1:00PM – 8:00PM,
1 Perkins Street, JP
Entrance is at Hyde Square

All ages. Valid 21+ ID to consume alcohol.
Rain or shine.
All bags will be checked.
No outside food/drink allowed.

Tickets/Fees

FREE entry for kids/youth (age 20 and under)
$10 Reduced Entry 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm*
$15 from 2:01 pm – 7:00 pm
*Reentry only from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
No entry after 7:00 pm
Tix: The only advanced ticket option is the
VIP Womxn Weekend Pass

JP Block Party

Boston Pride and Kristen Porter Presents (Dyke Night® & The List: Boston’s Queer Agenda) bring you the 2019 JP Block party. What can you expect? Over 2,000 womxn (Boston’s largest intersectional womxn’s block party!), queer, trans and non-binary folk, families and friends of all ages take over Perkins Street for a fun filled outdoor party with several cash bars and food truck.

NEW this year: we are opening early to provide an hour of reduced admission.

The Kids Zone (1 pm – 6 pm) features face painting, games, dress up selfie station, and NEW this year -Drag Storytime (2:30 pm).

Kristen Porter’s beloved 8th Annual Divas, Dogs & Drag King Show (3 pm), the largest drag king show in New England, features available-for-adoption rescue dogs showcased by advanced graduates of the King for a Day Drag King course. We welcome back emcee Sapphira Cristal and closing performer the one-and-only Lakia Mondale.  Check out our (Facebook coming soon) for photos/bios on drag performers in the show and the dogs who will be showcased.

After the show, the street morphs into one giant dance floor with DJ L’Duke (LeahV) until 8 pm. Her signature open format mixing and seamless genre-blending sets have won her the Boston Music Awards “DJ Artist of the Year” and Improper Bostonian’s “Boston’s Best DJ.” Special guests New Fame (6 pm),  a female hip-hop/soul duo, based in Vietnam.