Event Information

The St. John’s Block Party (SJBP) is a non-profit community music event hosted by the Church of St. John the Evangelist.  The SJBP takes place the second Saturday in July. Located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minn., the Church of St. John the Evangelist and its neighboring buildings make for a unique music venue.  All proceeds go back to the community.

A variety of bands will rock the return of our two-stage format.  Gates open Saturday at 3 p.m., music lineup kicks off at 3:30 p.m. and continues late into the evening.

Family entertainment is available Saturday afternoon (3-6 p.m.). Music and activities take place indoors climate-controlled environment and are free to children under the age of 12 with a paid adult.

A wide variety of food and beverage providers set up shop to satisfy the hungriest of music enthusiasts. Thousands of attendees will enter the gates to enjoy a mid-summer Saturday packed with music, food, fellowship and fun.