Thrillist Block Party Executive Produced by Tren ness Woods-Black of Sylvia’s Restaurant

Sunday, September 12 | 11 am – 5 pm EST | 126 Street bet. Lenox Ave & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd

Free with RSVP.

The Thrillist Block Party kicks off in Harlem; the first iteration will be presented by DoorDash and sponsored by Coca-Cola®, Corona Refresca, and Clorox. The event is free to attend, Thrillist Block Party is the ultimate community party with a purpose and will celebrate the rich culture of Harlem and will give back to the local community — supporting numerous small businesses, which have been impacted by the pandemic. Attendees can expect an unforgettable neighborhood experience including a Black Greek Fraternity & Sorority Unity Stroll, Gospel open mic, Sundae Sermon DJ Set, Harlem Parade Vogue/Ballroom Exhibition with House of Miyake Mugler, roller-skating, pop-up performances, food trucks from Thrillist’s favorite Harlem restaurants, and Harlem Park to Park’s  Shop HARLEM, a marketplace featuring local Black businesses.

Thrillist Block Party is executive producer by Tren’ness Woods-Black – Tren’ness is the president and creative strategist of Tren’ness Woods-Black LLC (TWB); executive producer of Cornbread & Conversations and the granddaughter of Sylvia Woods – founder of the iconic and internationally-known restaurant and CPG brand, Sylvia’s.

The one-day event will be kicked off by Harlem’s own author/radio & TV personality Bevy Smith.

VIP speeches by: Rev. Al Sharpton, Lt. Governor Brian Benjamin, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Andrew Rigie (NYC Hospitality Alliance) and more.

Attendees may RSVP to attend at: https://thrillistharlemblockparty.splashthat.com/

Attendees must show proof of vaccination for everyone ages 12 and up. Masks are encouraged.

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