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The Great Dumbo Drop at Pearl Street Triangle

The Great Dumbo Drop

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Dumbo Drop, the neighborhood’s signature flying elephant fundraising spectacle and block party, is back in-person. Thousands of parachuting toy elephants will make their way from the rooftops surrounding Washington Street at two times: -5pm: Classic (daylight) #DUMBODROP -7:45pm: #DISCODROP, featuring illuminated elephants Individuals can enter one of both Dumbo Drop events for a chance to win significant neighborhood prizes. The elephant that most closely reaches the target wins each contest. Individuals can enter online by visiting Winners will be announced from the main stage after each Drop; individuals who enter the contest do not have to be present to win. Each entry additionally guarantees a souvenir to take home. Onlookers can gather to watch the Drop events at the corner of Washington and Water Streets. Proceeds from the #DUMBDROP support Dumbo’s Title 1 STEAM Schools, PS307 Elementary School and The Dock Street Middle School. Other activities throughout the day include: -performances on Washington Street -Brooklyn Bridge Parents Archway Kids Zone, featuring bedazzling elephant crafts, plus other family-friendly activities and music. -special prix fixe and take-away menus at neighborhood restaurants for the Taste of Dumbo. Free entries into the #DISCODROP are available with proof of dining at a Taste of Dumbo restaurant on May 21st before 7:30pm. 

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