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The Neighborhood Night Out Event features multiple parties that take place in neighborhoods across Wichita on the same evening. The parties are voluntary and are hosted by citizens. They are designed to help citizens get to know their neighbors.
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The Neighborhood Night Out Event will be in August of 2024. We suggest a time of 5:30-9 pm. The citizens hosting the parties will determine the exact time and location of their individual parties.
This is a fun event designed to help you meet other residents in your neighborhood as well as members of the Wichita Police Department (WPD) officers and Wichita Fire Department (WFD) firefighters who serve your area. Knowing your neighbors can promote safety and help prevent crime.
Yes, every party must be registered in order to be a part of the event. At the end of the registration deadline, a list of every neighborhood party will be compiled and sent to the Wichita City Council, Wichita Fire Department and the Wichita Police Department.
Fill out the Neighborhood Night Out Registration Form.
No, the residents hosting the party will determine the size and type of party it will be. Large or small, potluck, block parties, barbeques and ice cream socials are a few ideas.
We suggest you create a flyer for the party to promote it and provide the details associated with your party. Most Neighborhood Associations have monthly meetings and you may be able to have your party promoted during that time.
No, the City will not provide funding for these parties. The City will waive park fees if groups choose to hold their event in a neighborhood park. The City will also supply barricades (while supplies last) at no cost for groups wanting to hold a block party.
You will need to fill out the street closure petition and upload it to your NNO application. You will have to collect signatures from the residents on both sides of the street on the block you are wanting to close and at least two-thirds have to agree in order for the application to be approved.
They will try to attend as many parties as possible throughout the night but there is no guarantee they will have time to attend all of the parties. They will only visit registered parties so please make sure to register.
Yes, but the idea behind the event is to get to know the members of your neighborhood. If you don’t currently have a registered neighborhood party, we suggest you create and register your own.