2nd Annual Blaque Mecca Howard Homecoming Block Party

2nd Annual Blaque Mecca Howard Homecoming Block Party

Date & Time
October 21, 2023
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Event Summary

HOSTED BY Joshua Mercer HU 03 of the Movemakers + Lisa Yaro, Afro Beats Star!!!


  • Spin Vixen #HU06
  • Chubb E Swagg #HU12
  • Jus Jamz #HU14
  • Commando Celebrity Guest
  • Jordan Jetson #HU17

This tailgate/block party style event will take place outdoors immediately following the football game. The event will feature DJs, cocktails, food trucks, and socializing amongst Howard alumni and friends from across the country. Situated on an 11,000 square foot outdoor venue, and built inside a refurbished 5000-series Metro railcar at the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station, our multi- purpose bar, and cultural venue provides an arts-driven space meant to connect people across the community and celebrate DC’s rich history and culture.


PLEASE READ CAREFULLY – this event is FREE and all cabanas/tables (60) are sold out!

CAPACITY: All cabana/table parties must arrive together and within an hour of their table/cabana reservation time. This is to avoid log jam and entry delays.

TABLE/CABANA TIME: There are three time blocks for table and cabana reservations; 12p-5p, 5p-10p, and 10p-12a. Please make sure someone in your party is seated in your section at all times as there will not be anyone designated to monitor your section.

FOOD/DRINKS: There will be food trucks available as well as drink servers/bartenders. There are no minimum spends for sections. This is not a BYOB event.

POINT OF CONTACT: Niyesha Coleman (cc’d), she can be reached at 312-203-6869 or njcoleman24@gmail.com. SHE WILL ONLY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ESCORTING YOU TO YOUR SECTION. Drinks/food will be ordered directly with venue personnel. She will lead the Movemakers team in taking you to your designated table/cabana section.

ARRIVAL TIME: Please make sure your party arrives together to avoid delays.

DEPARTURE TIME: Your party must exit the section at the expiration of your allotted time. Please be courteous to the party that has reserved the table/cabana block after you!

RAIN OR SHINE: This event will happen rain or shine.


RSVP:  www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-blaque-mecca-block-party-howard-homecoming-tickets-614773292467