National Night Out

Welcome to National Night Out 2023!! This is the 40th annual National Night Out, a crime prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. National Night Out will be on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

This is where residents of Grand Prairie will spend the evening (5:00-8:00pm) outside at neighborhood block parties with their neighbors, police officers, firefighters, EMS paramedics, and city officials.

NNO Official Logo 2021

This annual event is a great opportunity for citizens and law enforcement to partner up against crime at block parties throughout the city.

National Night Out is designed to:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness.
  • Generate support and participation in anti-crime efforts.
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community relations.
  • Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.


Kickoff Party

The kickoff party will be on Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 6:00pm-8:00pm. This will be located on the Epic lawn.

There will be food trucks, local restaurant participation, booths, lawn games, music, dancing, entertainment, and FUN!

GPPD invites everyone in our city to bring their families and friends to join us.

Block Party Registration

Register for a block party

How to Host a block party in your neighborhood?

Step 1: Get with your HOA to confirm the site/house you will have the party at.

Step 2: Register through our link.

Step 3: Send out invitations to your neighborhood and see if anyone wants to help set up your party. 

Step 4: Decide what food, drinks, activities you will have at your party.

Step 5: Delegate tasks to neighbors so the party goes smooth. 

Step 6: Get decorations, tables, speaker (if needed), etc. 

Step 7: Set up the party and have FUN with you neighbors and special guests (GPPD, GPFD, City Officials).

Why have a block party?(PDF, 1MB)

Block Party Locations