Life Amplified

Caribbean Block Party

Tinley Park’s 2024 Caribbean Block Party returns from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 20 and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 21 in and around Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 S. Oak Park Avenue! Come out for food and free family fun such as nine bands on two stages, food vendors, beverages and a lot more!


24 Block Party for WebMusic and Performances
The music schedule will include:

Saturday, July 20

East Stage
Cadillac Groove - 2 to 4 p.m.
Ashley Brooks - 5 to 7 p.m.
Gold Dust Dreams - 8 to 10 p.m.

West Stage
The Reggae Express and Derek Caruso - 3 to 6 p.m.
Gone 2 Paradise - 7 to 10 p.m.

Sunday, July 21

East Stage
The Walk-Ins - Noon to 3 p.m.
One of These Nights - 4 to 7 p.m.

West Stage
Johnny Russler and the Beach Bum Band - 1 to 4 p.m.
ARRA - 5 to 7 p.m.

The Walk-Ins Band- Block Party 2023


Vendors
2024 Caribbean Block Party food and beverage vendors will include:

Ed & Joe's Restaurant & Pizzeria
J W Hollstein's Saloon
Durbins of Tinley Park
Primal Cut Steakhouse
Kona Ice
Avocado Theory
The Scoop
Village Pizza
Ben's Soft Pretzels
Reina Del Pozole
Chick-fil-A
The Open Bottle
V.F.W. Post 2791
Kona Ice- Block Party 2023


Parking and Shuttles
Due to the construction of Harmony Square Plaza, there will be limited Block Party parking on-site. Attendees are strongly encouraged to park for free at the 80th Avenue train station and then take a free trolley to the Caribbean Block Party.

Trolleys will run to and from the Kiss 'N' Ride at the 80th Avenue station, 18001 S. 80th Ave., and the Oak Park Avenue station, 6700 South St.

Those who opt to park on-site can do so in the old Central Middle School lot, in the southeast lot at the Oak Park Avenue train station, along Hickory Street, and at Zion Church, Old National Bank, St. George School and Evon's Trophies & Awards. Handicap parking will be available in the southwest  lot at the Oak Park Avenue train station.
2024 Block Party Parking Map


Rides and Attractions
Enjoy a variety of fun activities, including:

State Fair Super Slide
Pirates Revenge
Ballistic Swings
Tubs of Fun
Adrenaline Rush Bouncer

Rides are two tickets each, and crafts are five tickets each. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and are available at the Village Info Booth.

Block Party Ride 23


Arrival Information
Visitors can expect bag checks at all entrances, and anyone age 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult age 21 or older. See below for details.

The Village asks that visitors please leave the following at home:

  • Weapons
  • Scooters
  • Bicycles
  • Roller Skates/Blades
  • Cannabis
  • Large Coolers
  • Large Bags
  • Drones
  • Animals (with the exception of service animals)
  • Firearms or Explosives (Including those possessed by Concealed Carry License holders)

Youth Supervision Policy
The Youth Supervision Policy (YSP) in conjunction with the following Code of Conduct Policy is established to ensure that all guests enjoy a safe, pleasant and family friendly festival environment. All visitors age 17 and younger must be accompanied at all times by a parent or supervising adult age 21 or older.

  • Guests age 17 and younger are required to be accompanied by and remain with a parent or adult age 21 or older at all times.
  • Unsupervised youths age 17 and younger will not be admitted without a parent or supervising adult age 21 or older.
  • Proof of age will be required for the supervising adult, age 21 or older. Those who fail to produce proper identification will be asked to leave the property.
  • Proper identification includes a State-issued driver’s license or ID card, a passport, or a military ID. The identification must include a photograph, date of birth and be tamper-proof.
  • One adult may accompany as many as three youths. The supervising adult must remain with the youths at all times.
  • Supervising adults are responsible for the actions of the youth they accompany and must ensure they are following the festivals Code of Conduct.

Code of Conduct
Cooperation is expected from all event participants, and event staff will actively enforce this code during events. Misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • Illegal, irresponsible, or unsafe use of alcohol
  • Use of Illegal substances
  • Obscene or offensive gestures, including the use of obscene or offensive gestures through imagery, symbolism, banners, signs, or other visuals deemed offensive
  • Unwelcome sexual attention, advances, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that interferes with or intrudes upon an individual’s enjoyment of or participation in the festival
  • Fighting or engaging in any action that may harm, endanger, threaten, or bring discomfort to other people or personal property
  • Creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment including but not limited to taunting, physical or verbal advances, remarks, bullying, offensive jokes, harassing, taking or sharing of sexually-explicit pictures, intimidation, or stalking
  • Distracting, interacting with, or in any way interfering with a service animal
  • Accessing restricted areas without proper credentials
  • Advocating for or encouraging any of the above behavior

Thank you for both your anticipated cooperation and for helping the Village provide a safe and family friendly environment for all.


Thank you to this year's Block Party sponsors!
The Village of Tinley Park would like to thank this year's Block Party sponsors, which include:

West Stage Sponsor
Homewood Disposal

East Stage Sponsor
Bath Planet

Business Booth Sponsors
Back Intact Chiropractic
Dogtopia
LeafFilter Gutter Protection
Marquette Bank
Premier Suburban Medical Group
Renewal By Anderson
Southwest Synergy Dance
UChicago Medicine
Zion Lutheran Church


Cancellation Policy
In the event of inclement weather or forecasted inclement weather that would delay opening, pause, or cancel the Caribbean Block Party event, the Village will publish a notice on Facebook via the Tinley Park Life AmplifiedVillage of Tinley Park Public Safety, and Village of Tinley Park Illinois Government pages, as well as at TinleyPark.org and VisitTinleyPark.com.


Blooze Brothers Band - Block Party 2023
Conga Line - 2023 Block Party
Block Party 2023 - The Walk-Ins Band
Infinity Band 1 - Block Party 2023
Pirates Revenge Ride 1 - 2023 Block Party
Tie-Dye Craft - 2023 Block Party
Ballistic Swing Ride