Photos: 2021 Block Party by the Iowa City Downtown District

The Iowa City Downtown District’s annual block party was back for its fourth year on July 24

Revelers play beach volleyball on Iowa Avenue during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

Slim Chance and the Can’t Hardly Playboys perform on Washington Street during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021. The annual event featuring a variety of performances and activities returned this year after a hiatus in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Slim Chance performs on Washington Street during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021. The annual event featuring a variety of performances and activities returned this year after a hiatus in 2020 due to the Covid-pandemic. 19.

Midwestern dueling pianos perform on Washington Street during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

Coralville artist Ade performs at a fashion show at the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Ade performed music and walked as a model during the show which featured four different local brands.

A model takes part in a fashion show during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021. The show featured models wearing clothing from four different local brands.

Coralville artist Ade performs at a fashion show at the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Ade performed music and walked as a model during the show which featured four different local brands.

Cortado owner Yochai Harel makes a lamb pita wrap during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Harel said the restaurant served over 40 pounds of lamb during the event .

Short’s Burger and Shine bar staff fill customers’ drinks during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021. The annual event lets party goers drink outside in downtown Iowa City with the purchase of a mug and bracelet.

Partygoers drink and play various garden games on Dubuque Street during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

KAINA performs on the Ped Mall during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

KAINA performs on the Ped Mall during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

Revelers take part in a tug-of-war tournament on Iowa Ave during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

Revelers take part in a tug-of-war tournament on Iowa Ave during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

Revelers cheer on participants in a tug-of-war tournament on Iowa Ave during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

Short’s Burger and Shine bar staff fill customers’ drinks during the Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, July 24, 2021. The annual event lets party goers drink outside in downtown Iowa City with the purchase of a mug and bracelet.