The Great Dumbo Drop is an annual Block Party tradition, it is scheduled to be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Washington Street at Water Street, Brooklyn, New York.
Thousands of tiny elephants! One epic block party! The Great Dumbo Drop is an annual Block Party tradition with a spectacle twist, thousands of elephants will be dropping onto Washington Street and Brooklyn’s most photographed block! PS 307 Elementary School, will be focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). PS307 encompasses every child from Pre-K to Grade 5, students are immersed in STEM studies throughout their day. The Dock Street Middle School will also focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, art and Math (STEAM) with a goal to foster curiosity, independence and problem solving in young people so that they are able to adapt to an ever-changing and complex world. PS307 and The Dock Street School will bring classroom supplies, dance costumes and wrestling equipment, maker kits and computer software. Enjoy the Entertainment on the main stage favorite lady drummers, NYKC finest take the stage with their kiddo-friendly entertainment, Soulful singing, Sweet dance moves, jazz-infused, funkified New Orleans-meets-Brazil carnival sounds and Finish off the night with a set by DUMBO’s favorite DJ, Kai Song. There will be activities for the Kids and Kidults, capture the moment, snap the perfect Drop-ified memento at the Two Trees Photobooth. Get creative at the art and craft station with Tafari Travel, Flocabulary, Smack Mellon, Creatively Wild, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Recess Dumbo, and Salon Dumbo. Play games! Enjoy cornhole from our friends at Mt. Sinai Urgent Care and get the team together for street games with Come Out and Play. Go virtual! With VR experiences from vrbar. Check out the Photoville photography installation by the folks at United Photo Industries. Climb to new heights on the NYPD Rock Climbing Wall; practice your fire safety with the FDNY Smoke House, bid on DUMBO-fabulous items in the silent auction and more. Enjoy local bites, at Front Street Pizza, Westville and One Girl Cookie, 21+ can join the beer gardens at the block party! The block party is free and open to all.