Sunday June 9, 2019
1:00PM – 8:00PM,
1 Perkins Street, JP
Entrance is at Hyde Square
Jackson (orange) Heath (Green, E Line) Perkins (39 bus)
All ages. Valid 21+ ID to consume alcohol.
Rain or shine.
All bags will be checked.
No outside food/drink allowed.
JP Block Party
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.
1:00 pm OPEN-
NEW this year: we are opening early to provide an hour of reduced admission.
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Kids Zone – features face painting, games, dress up photo booth and fun for kids.
2:00 pm- 3: 00 pm
Drag Storytime – featuring several stories along with songs, activities, character appearances.
Kristen Porter’s beloved 8th Annual Divas, Dogs & Drag King Show, 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. Stay tuned to this page for photos/bios on drag performers in the show and the dogs who will be showcased.
4:00 – 8:00 pm
After the show, the street morphs into one giant dance floor with DJ L’Duke (LeahV). 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.”
Fees & Tickets & Entry Policy:
FREE entry for kids/youth (age 20 and under)
$10 from 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
$15 from 2:01 pm – 7:00 pm ($5 goes directly to the Boston Pride Community Fund which has granted close to 100K to local nonprofit/grassroots causes.)
Reentry only from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. No entry after 7:00 pm