Jumping Jack Program


Jumping Jack

Each year, the Jumping Jack delights children across Chicago. This inflatable playground, provided by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is available for free, all summer long.

  • The Jumping Jack is limited to Residential Block Parties within the city limits of Chicago
  • Saturday and Sundays only, limited availability, volume of request typically highest on Saturdays – consider a Sunday
  • Applications are available on a first-come-first-served basis
  • If your date is unavailable and you would like to be put on a waiting list, please contact Deanna at deanna@amjse.com
  • The Jumping Jack Program runs from Saturday May 25 through Sunday, September 1, 2019

Some general rules to keep in mind include:

1.  Applications for the 2019 program will be accepted beginning at 9am on Monday, April 15 2019.

2.  Inflatables will only be provided to residential block parties within the city limits of Chicago. Events on private property, in parks, in forest preserves, private parties, birthday parties and festivals are not eligible to apply.

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