Your resource for street party planning, advice and support

Street Party - Meet Your Neighbours in Your Traffic Free Street
 

Why have a street party?

With our more mobile and diverse lives street parties are a great way to meet your neighbours and build community spirit. Join our national campaign to make street parties a regular part of life.

Where do I start?

Read our guide to planning a street party, which includes our Top Tips, how to involve neighbours and your frequently asked questions. Also read about how to deal with road closures and insurance.

News about street parties

They Call Me Auntie Jenny and other stories

Saying Hello Works for Neighbours

Scotland Does Street Parties Differently

Guide to Street Parties

Plan your street party here.

Have a 'street meet'

Try a 'street meet' without closing a road on a pavement, garden, parking area or in a local park…

Street Party Insurance

Don't be daunted by the question of insurance. Not all councils require it.
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Bunting is essential!

Where to get bunting plus more street party kit ideas…

Streets Alive Logo

Who are Streets Alive?

Streets Alive promotes community spirit at the street level through street parties and other neighbourly activities. As a not-for-profit group since 2001 we have helped 1000s of residents, as well as community workers and councils to creatively support communities. Read more…

Tradition and History

How the long tradition of street parties for national events started in 1919 and evolved into the modern events.

Road Closures

See our guide to making life easier to close your road for your street party

Street Party Capital

Bristol is the street party capital of the UK, with 150 events held each year for the neighbourly fun of it. Read more…

SwapShop and Play Guides

Ask us for our free Neighbours' SwapShop Guide for exchanging things and helping, or our all-ages Street Play Guide