Night to Unite

Night to Unite

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Discover more about your community by hosting or attending a Night to Unite block party on Tuesday, August 6, 2024!

Neighborhoods within Victoria host Night to Unite Block Parties each year on the first Tuesday of August. This year, community members will get together across Victoria on the evening of August 6 to celebrate during the annual get together.

Neighborhood visit request registration will open in the Spring of 2024.

Host a Night to Unite Block Party

Interested in joining the fun? Organize a block party for your neighborhood or ask for your neighbors to help. 

Block Party Ideas
  • Invite your neighbors at least one week before the event.
  • Organize a potluck dinner or support local restaurants by ordering food.
  • Collect food for a food shelf.
  • Sign up all ages for Carver County Library cards.
  • Set up multiple yard games.
  • Welcome new neighbors.
  • Provide name tags. 
  • Host a chalk art competition.
  • Create a sheet to share contact information with neighbors if interested.
  • Share your photos!
    • Tag @VictoriaMNCity and use the hashtag #UniteVictoria
Donations for Community Resource
The City of Victoria team will collect items for the Southern Valley Alliance during this year's Night to Unite. If interested in bringing items for the Alliance, feel free to bring the items to a firefighter during the block party visit or drop them off at City Hall. The team will bring the items to the Alliance's Belle Plaine location.

Southern Valley Alliance Needs
  • New Journals
  • Full Size Personal Care Products
  • Uber/Lyft Gift Cards
  • Gas-Only Gift Cards
  • Grocery Store Gift Cards
  • Food Gift Cards (Subway, Domino's)
  • Household Cleaning Supplies
  • Haircare for Tight Curls, Coils, and Edges

Invite the City to the Night to Unite Block Party
Night to Unite promotes strong police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live and work. Members of the Victoria Fire Department, Carver County Sheriff's Office, and City Officials visit several block parties throughout the night. Make sure to note on your registration form that you would like them to visit your party. City visits are capped at the first 20 requests. Visits from the emergency services team may be altered due to service calls throughout the night.

Register the Night to Unite Block Party

Register your block party to reserve a visit from firefighters, sheriff's deputies, and members of the City Council and staff. Visits are limited to 20 parties and prioritized by order of registration.

Night to Unite Details
Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2024
Time: 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location:  Victoria Neighborhoods
Potential Weather Impacts: The City of Victoria will make a decision by noon the day of the outdoor event if it cannot be hosted due to expected inclement weather. Any cancelations will be noticed on this webpage as well at the Weather Hotline at (952) 443-4260.

 


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