Utica College is hosting a Downtown Block Party to celebrate the college's 70th birthday, the opening of the state-of-the-art Brvenik Center and the inauguration of UC's 9th President, Dr. Laura Casamento.

On September 22, the Celebration of Utica Downtown Block Party will be open and free to the public from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. in front of the Clark City Center on Genesee Street between Elizabth and Bleecker Streets.

The party will feature live music from Ricky Z's Billy Joel Tribute Band, local food trucks and a Biergarten where Saranac beverages will be available for purchase.

Come join Utica College in celebrating their new accomplishments in beautiful downtown Utica!