city of surprise

Rock your block! Free block party trailer rentals available

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What better way to get to know your neighbors than by throwing a great party? Surprise offers free rentals of its Block Party Trailer, and we’ll even deliver it to you! 

The block party trailer includes chairs, tables, coolers, canopy tents, sports equipment, name tags, garbage bags, a PA-stereo system, and a generator.

Add some extra excitement by requesting a Block Party Kit! The kit includes flyers and posters to help spread the word about your party and a $75 reimbursement to a local grocery store to assist with refreshment costs. Plus, the city will cover up to $125 towards the cost of renting a bouncy house!

Here’s how you can reserve the Block Party Trailer:

  • Call Neighborhood Services at 623.222.1550 to request an application or download one at
  • Complete the application and send it back to the City of Surprise Block Party Program Technician, Ervin Cutwright, at Reservations are required at least two weeks (and up to 90 days) in advance of the event and are based on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • Once approved – start planning your party! 

Questions? Please contact Ervin Cutwright at 623.222.1550 or