Night Out block parties coming to Ballard on Aug. 2

The Night Out event is back this year in Seattle, with block parties planned all over the city including Ballard on Tuesday, Aug. 2.

Night Out is a national event promoted by Seattle Police Department Crime Prevention. The City says it’s designed to “heighten crime prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts, and unite our communities,” and is held on the first Tuesday night in August.

Keep an eye out for blocked-off streets around Ballard on Tuesday, with most parties taking place between 6 and 9 p.m.

The East Ballard Community Association will be hosting a gathering at Gemenskap Park on 14th Ave NW and NW 60th St starting at 6 p.m.