BEVERLY HILLS—The city of Beverly Hills will be holding the Next Night block party on Saturday, August 27 on South Beverly Drive, according to a press release from the city of Beverly Hills. The goal of the block party is to celebrate the Beverly Hills community including the people, the food, the entertainment and the businesses.
“Next Night introduces the Next Beverly Hills initiative to the community,” said Mayor John Mirisch. “We are a city of all ages, incomes and ethnic groups. We embrace creativity, diversity and technology as the means to better our lives. Our goal with the Next Night event is to have an enjoyable evening, of course, but also to engage the community in creating a better future for all of us.”
From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on August 27, the 200 block of South Beverly Drive will become a “pedestrian only” street for the block part that will include live music, a DJ, food trucks, restaurant specials, a beer and wine garden, and pop-up shops. Local artists and goods crafted in Beverly Hills will also be showcased.
Admission for the block party is free. Next Night will take place from Charleville Boulevard to Gregory Way along South Beverly Drive. Dogs that are well-behaved and on a leash are also welcome to join the block party.
The city of Beverly Hills would also like to focus on various means of transportation recommending guests to leave their vehicles at home and walk, bike or grab an Uber/Lyft. There will be a designated Uber/Lyft drop off point located near Gregory Way at the southern end of the 200 block of South Beverly Drive. Parking will be available at the city parking garage located at 216 South Beverly Drive and 242 North Beverly Drive.
The Next Night block party was created by the Next Beverly Hills committee. This committee is made up of young leaders who were appointed by the mayor and City Council. The committee’s goal is to engage residents through innovative initiatives addressing lifestyles, economic and civic needs. For more information on Next Beverly Hills visit www.beverlyhills.org/nextbeverlyhills.