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The Great Dumbo Drop

Brooklyn's most iconic Block Party returns May 2022!

#DUMBODROP RETURNS - IN PERSON - MAY 21, 2022!

Brooklyn's most iconic block party is back.

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Follow us here and on @dumbobrooklyn for updates.

DUMBO DROP HAS ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT COMING TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY. THIS YEAR, WE NEED THIS MORE THAN EVER.

Alexandria Sica, President - Dumbo Improvement District

THE BLOCK PARTY IS FREE AN OPEN TO ALL.

Taste of Dumbo. Beer gardens. Live performances. A bedazzling extravaganza with Etsy. Activities for the kids and kidults. And more!

STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS!

Supporting Our Schools

#DUMBODROP proceeds support our local Title 1 Schools

DYK: DUMBO DROP IS MORE THAN JUST A PARTY. IT'S A FUNDRAISER FOR DUMBO'S TITLE 1 PUBLIC STEAM SCHOOLS, PS307 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL & 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. Learn more here.

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.Learn more here.

IN 2020, #DUMBODROP HELPED GIVE OUR SCHOOLS THE RESOURCES THEY NEED TO HELP OUR KIDDOS SHINE.

Though #DumboDrop went virtual in 2020, we still raised much needed funds for PS307 & The Dock Street School. With these funds, our schools helped support our students through a difficult year of remote school.

#DumboDrop design

Through the years

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

2018: We commissioned DUMBO art starCAM (Craig Anthony Miller) to create a new look.

2019: The incredible, Dumbo-based Morning Breath duo brought their own sense of whimsy to the drop, cementing the concept of the parachute and iconic elephant logo.