Jumping Jack Program



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 and runs from Saturday, May 28 through Sunday, September 4, 2022.

The Jumping Jack is limited to Residential Block Parties within the city limits of Chicago.

  • Applicant must reside on the block where the Block Party is taking place
  • Units are available on Saturdays and Sundays only. Requests are typically highest on Saturdays – please consider Sundays.
  • Requests are filled on a first-come-first-served basis
  • Applicants MUST complete the Block Party Permit Information Form and receive a permit from their Alderman’s office in order to hold a Block Party. More information online.

Complete List of General Rules


Apply Online

The application is best completed on a computer using Google Chrome.