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The Great Dumbo Drop

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

DUMBO DROP 2019

A spectacle not to be missed.

A NEVER-BEFORE SEEN STUNT THAT ENTHRALLED ONLOOKERS

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The third annual #DUMBODROP was held on Friday September 27, 2019

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

#DUMBODROP 2019 was amazing!

Thank you to everyone who came out, sponsored an elephant, and supported PS 307 Daniel Hale Williams + and The Dock Street School for STEAM Studies.

All of our entertainment rocked it!

FogoAzul New York City, DJ Kai Song, New York Kids Club, Drumadics, Powerhouse, The Dock Street School and PS307 students, and The Diamonds were spectacular!

Taste of Dumbo was delicious!

Thanks to AlMar Dumbo, Atrium, Brooklyn Roasting Company, Bread and Spread, Cecconi's Dumbo, Celestine, Front Street Pizza, Juliana's Pizza, melt bakery, Oddfellows, One Girl Cookies, SUGARCANE raw bar grill, Superfine, Westville and the Time Out Market corner, featuring Alta Calidad, Jacob's Pickles and Ivy Stark, for bringing out their delicious treats. And the bars at One Girl Cookies, Front St Pizza and Westville were fabulous, especially with the beautiful solar-powered twinkle lights from Mpowerd!

So much fun on Washington Street!

Cheers to Front & York, Two Trees, Mt. Sinai, Fortis, Tafari Travel, Bright Horizons, Photoville, The Wing, the Brooklyn Public Library, Sawyer, Recess dumbo, Salon Dumbo, Smack Mellon, the Dumbo Gan, Brooklyn Bridge Parents, FDNY, Area 53 and vrbar, for getting creative and crafty with us.

Did you bedazzle your elephant with Etsy and Creatively Wild? The scene in the Westville Courtyard was amazing all night!

And finally, a very special thank you to Morning Breath for creating this year's #DUMBODROP look.


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!

The Following Dumbobians answered the call in 2019!

All Proceeds from The Drops Support our Title 1 Public Schools, PS307 Elementary & Dock St Middle School. Together, we are helping give our kiddos the resources they need to shine.

#DumboDrop Design

Through the Years

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

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

2019: Long time Dumbo artists, the illustration duo Morning Breath, brought their part-punk-part-nostalgia vibes to the project.

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