Community Block Party

Thank you, Ventura, for making our first community block party a tremendous success! While we have yet to set a date for our 2023 Public Safety Block Party, the information shared below will provide an overview of what to expect.

2022 Overview

In partnership with the Ventura Police Community Foundation, the Ventura Police & Fire Departments are proud to invite Ventura residents to a free, community block party from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2022. This family-friendly event will be hosted at the Police and Fire Headquarters, located at 1425 Dowell Drive in Ventura.

We are opening our doors and exterior gates and welcoming our community into our Police and Fire Headquarters. This is a great opportunity for residents and families to engage with local police officers, firefighters, and dispatchers and have fun learning about crime prevention and fire safety!


Activities, vehicles, and games at the public safety event will feature:

  • K9 demonstrations
  • CSI experience
  • SWAT rescue vehicle
  • Police motorcycles
  • Child fingerprinting
  • Police Station tours
  • Coloring contest
  • Face painting
  • VCSO helicopter
  • Jaws of Life vehicle extrication demonstration
  • Fire extinguisher game
  • Kid's firefighter challenge course
  • Fire Prevention information
  • Fire sprinkler demonstration
  • Fire engines
  • Hazardous Materials vehicle
  • Ocean Rescue Vehicle


While bottled water, kettle corn, and cotton candy will be provided on a first come, first served basis, meals will be available for purchase from local food trucks on site, including:


Public parking for this event can be located at:

Please Note

There are working dogs on site, so no personal pets are allowed on the premises. Thank you for your understanding.

2022 Block Party Poster
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This event is funded by the VenturaVPCF logo Police Community Foundation. Learn more about this local nonprofit and make a donation at