Public Invited to Attend Police, Fire and Sheriff Block Party

Published on August 08, 2017

ARLINGTON, VA — The public is invited to join Arlington County public safety personnel at the third annual Police, Fire and Sheriff Block Party! This free, family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, August 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School located at 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. The Police, Fire and Sheriff Block Party provides residents an opportunity to get to know the men and women who protect and serve Arlington County while enjoying interactive stations, safety demonstrations, entertainment, food and much more!


Parking on nearby streets is restricted to neighborhood residents. Parking is complimentary at the below locations and a free shuttle will run throughout the day.

  • Kenmore Middle School

    • 200 South Carlin Springs Road

  • Carlin Springs Elementary

    • 5995 South 5th Road

  • Virginia Hospital Center

    • 601 South Carlin Springs Road

Highlights of this year's event include:

Unless otherwise noted, highlights occur throughout the day on August 26.

  • Behind the Badge

    • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

  • K-9 Demonstration

    • 11:00 AM

    • 2:00 PM

  • Motor Squad Rodeo

    • 10:00 AM

    • 1:00 PM

  • Honor Guard Presentation of Colors and National Anthem

    • 12:00 PM

  • Distracted Driving Course

  • ACPD KidZone

  • Helicopter and Vehicle Expo

  • Bicycle Rodeo

  • Child Safety Seat Inspections