The fourth annual Achen-Gardner Construction “Rock The Block!” presented by Mark-Taylor returns to Downtown Chandler with an array of festivities and entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 9.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Arizona Avenue between Chandler Boulevard and Frye Road.

“Rock the Block!” is a free, family-friendly block party that celebrates the fun, dynamic lifestyle that Chandler offers while promoting Chandler-based businesses. The event garnered more than 15,000 attendees in 2012 and is expecting to attract even more in 2013.

The block party will feature:

>> Live entertainment on multiple stages;

>> A 50,000 SF Kids Zone including interactive games and rides, face painting, inflatables and a zip-line;

>> More than 150 retail, arts and crafts vendors;

>> Top food trucks in Arizona;

>> Beer and wine garden;

>> Veterans Day Celebration;

>> Red Bull Triple-Set Skate Park.

The community stage will feature “Chandler’s Got Talent,” a variety act talent show. Online submissions will be accepted via YouTube or Vimeo and the top acts will be chosen to compete on the day of the event. For more information on how to submit please email

Individuals interested in being volunteers, sponsors, or who have inquiries about military or promotional trailer space can contact David Horen at

For more information about “Rock The Block!” visit or contact Jennifer Lindley at