Resources for Neighborhoods

Resources and Ideas for Neighborhoods

Are you looking for something to get your neighborhood energized?  Here are some ideas.  If your neighborhood has done something creative let us know so that we can add it to the list.


Halloween Costume Festival
Car Show
Movie Night
National Night Out
Neighborhood Garage Sale
Neighborhood Watch
Organized Volunteer Day
Block Party
BBQ competition
Chili cookoff
Baked good competition (cookies, cakes, bars, etc.)
Cornhole competition


Project Ideas

Block Party
Clean-up Project
Community Garden
Crime Awareness/Reduction
Dog waste dispensers
Garden in a Box
Inter-generational Programs
Little Free Library
Movie Night
Neighborhood Festivals
Neighborhood Garage Sale
Neighborhood History Project
Neighborhood Identity Project
Promote Health
Rehab Projects
Welcome Baskets

Fundraising Ideas

Car Show
Garage Sale
Neighborhood Cookbook
Register as a nonprofit so you can receive donations
Sell hot dogs at events


Get People Involved

Branding (Build a neighborhood brand)
Connect through local schools (PTSA) for partnership opportunities
Build your Board
Park Kiosk
Personally invite individuals to be part of an event or task

Neighborhood Services has programs to help make your event a success!

Are you planning on hosting a neighborhood event?  We can help you with signs.


Want to host a neighborhood yard sale?  We can help you with signs.

To reserve signs for your event contact us at 512-671-2734 or

The Block Party Trailer is a great way to host an event to get neighbors together.


The Neighborhood Movie Chest is another great way to host an event to get neighbors together.