For all neighborhoods wanting to reserve the block party trailer for their event, a $50 deposit will be required.
If the block party trailer is returned with no damage inflicted on its contents, the $50 deposit will be returned to the neighborhood/organization that reserved the trailer. If the trailer is returned with any of its contents being broken or damaged, the $50 deposit will not be returned and the neighborhood/organization will be responsible for covering any additional costs to replace the item(s) broken or damaged).
Businesses and nonprofits will be charged a flat $150 nonrefundable fee to reserve the Block Party Trailer.
Information for Businesses
Reservations for businesses may be cancelled or rescheduled if it conflicts with a neighborhood reservation. The primary goal of the Block Party Trailer is to support and activate our neighborhoods, we appreciate your understanding and flexibility.
This person will be required to have a valid driver’s license, liability insurance, and must be 21+ years of age. The 712 Initiative will need a copy of both the driver’s license and insurance card prior to trailer pickup.
Trailer Ball Size
A hitch and 2-5/16th inch ball is required to pull the ‘Block Party trailer. If your vehicle does has a hitch a 2-5/16th inch ball will be provided.
The 712 Initiative will respond via email to confirm or deny the date requested.
Types of Block Party Events:
Private Party — Event will be on private property and cannot impact public right-of-way Street Closure — Event will impact public right-of-way. Street may be closed and the right-of-way will in some way potentially be impacted. • Requirement: Special Events Permit from the City
of Council Bluffs. View the Special Events Permit Public Park — Event will impact a public park (permission from Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is required)
• For Permission please call the Parks Department
Neighbors & Guests
The block party trailer is intended for use at community events open to your entire neighborhood.