September 27, 2019

The Great Dumbo Drop

Thousands of Elephants. One Epic Block Party. On Washington Street - Brooklyn's Most Photographed Block!

INTRODUCING: THE #DISCODROP! A GLOWING EVENING EXTRAVAGANZA.

Come for #DUMBODROP at 6pm. Stay for #DISCODROP at 7:40pm. Then Party with us and Sixpoint at the Archway Afterparty.

DUMBO DROP 2019

A spectacle not to be missed.

A NEVER-BEFORE SEEN STUNT THAT ENTHRALLED ONLOOKERS

Brooklyn paper

Brooklyn's most iconic block party with a spectacle twist – thousands of elephants dropping onto Washington Street!

Friday September 27, 2019

on Washington Street at Water Street

Block party from 4 - 9pm 

#DUMBODROP at 6 PM

#DISCODROP at 7:45 PM

The Block Party is Free and Open to All.

Taste of Dumbo. Beer gardens. Live performances. Activities for kids and kidults. An Afterparty in the Archway.

Enter the #DumboDrop

Enter by 9/26/2019 for a chance to win!

TWO DROPS. THOUSANDS OF OPPORTUNITIES TO WIN!

ENTER THE GREAT DUMBO DROP BY SEPT 26!

BONUS: This year's 2019 Keepsake Parachute designed by Morning Breath

Add to your #DumboDrop Collection

2019 Keepsake Parachute designed by Dumbo's Own Morning Breath

Morning Breath is Doug Cunningham and Jason Noto. In 1996, the two worked together as the in-house design department at Think Skateboards in San Francisco. There, they began a style of collaborating that would take them into the next decade.

In 2002, Cunningham and Noto formalized their partnership with the creation of Morning Breath, Inc, a boutique studio located in Brooklyn, NY. Since Then, their collaborations have grown beyond skateboard/snowboard graphics to include, music packaging, apparel, advertising, poster design and more. The two have also been part of many showings of their personal work.

Today, Doug and Jason split their creative energies and time between commercial and personal work. Over the last decade the two have been nominated for a grammy, showcased in numerous design books/publications, and have been invited to speak about, and showtheir work around the globe.

Supporting Our Schools

#DUMBODROP & #DISCODROP proceeds support our local Title 1 Schools

Did you know? The Great Dumbo Drop is more than just a party.

THE #DUMBODROP and the #DISCODROP are a fundraiser for DUMBO's local Title 1 public STEAM schools, PS307 Elementary School and the Dock Street Middle School.

The PS307 Diamonds perform at The Great Dumbo Drop every year
The PS307 Diamonds perform at The Great Dumbo Drop every year

PS 307 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

An elementary school 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 and within all academic subjects.

THE DOCK STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL

A middle school focusing 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.

IN 2018, #DUMBODROP HELPED GIVE OUR SCHOOLS THE RESOURCES THEY NEED TO HELP OUR KIDDOS SHINE.

With #DumboDrop funds, PS307 & The Dock Street School bought materials for their art and music programs; purchased microbits & adafruit equipment, giving students  hands-on experiences with electronics, programming and circuitry; supported their student government bodies, got new soccer jerseys, sent students on a field trip to Harvard, where they participated in a panel of STEM Harvard  students, toured the Engineering and Applied Math departments, and had fun at a cookout hosted by the Black Man Forum.

In 2018, we raised $20k for our public schools!

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Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors

We couldn’t do it without you!

#DumboDrop Design

Through the Years

2017: Our inaugural #DUMBODROP design was created by Selman Design.

2018: We commissioned CAM (Craig Anthony Miller) to create a new look.

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