The City of San Gabriel and the San Gabriel Police Department are pleased to host the 28th annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2 from 5pm to 9pm. The community is invited to gather in the historic Mission District to enjoy a free and fun-filled evening featuring public safety exhibitions, complimentary hot dogs and hamburgers, desserts for purchase at various food trucks, live DJ music, a bounce house, and more!
Families, neighbors, and friends are encouraged to come learn about public safety and ways to build a safer community. Educational community booths will be implemented throughout the event including a demonstration from the K-9 division, and a presentation from our T3 Patrol and Bike Response Team. Members of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, and other City leaders will also be participating.
This year’s festivities will include:
A dunk tank fundraiser
A masterful balloon artist from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Face painting from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Arts and crafts at the Community Services booth
A bounce house
Desserts for purchase from food trucks such as Kona Ice, Ridges Churro Bar, and My Delight Truck
Complimentary hot dogs and burgers, while supplies last
Meet and greet with McGruff, the crime-fighting dog and Vince and Larry, the Crash Dummies
Community booths from San Gabriel K-9 Partners, LA County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, San Gabriel County Water District, San Gabriel Rotary, Kiwanis, and Elks Lodge, and the Human Equity, Access and Relations (HEAR) Commission
National Night Out strengthens the community in various ways:
Raises awareness of crime and drug prevention
Promotes support for and participation in local anti-crime programs
Strengthens neighborhood unity and police-community partnerships
Sends a message to criminals letting them know we are organized and fighting back
5 p.m. - Event begins5:15 p.m. - Hotdogs, hamburgers, chips and water served by members of the San Gabriel Police Department5:30 p.m. - T3s & Bike Response Team presentation6 p.m. - Welcome & announcements6:30 p.m. - SGPD Chief Harris - Introductions7:30 p.m. - K-9 Unit demonstration inside the Mission Playhouse9 p.m. - Event concludes
For more information about National Night Out or joining a Neighborhood Watch Group, contact Crime Prevention Officer Stacy Gutierrez at (626) 451-5455 or firstname.lastname@example.org.