In honor of Peter Cooper’s 1845 invention of gelatin we’re hosting our
2nd Annual Jello Challenge during Peter Cooper’s Block Party 2015
on April 26th at Astor Pl and Lafayette!

1:00 – 2:30

Kids Jello Art


2:45- 3:15

2nd Annual Jello Challenge

3:15 – 3:45

Jello Challenge Judging


Winners Announced

Think you have what it takes to carve a master piece out of a block of Jello???

Then stop by the booth early to reserve 1 of the 10 competition spots that comes with a 30 oz block of red, yellow, green or blue jello and a set of carving tools including your very own unitensil! Participation is free but the spots are first come first serve so reserve yours early by stopping by the booth and signing up!


Don’t fancy yourself a master sculptor but you still want to participate? Bring your young ones by between 1 and 2:30 pm for some fun kids jello art including a 10 oz block of your very own jello with a set of kid friendly carving tools- and don’t worry we’ll have plenty of wipes to clean up after! Then stick around to watch our competitors and then cast your vote for your favorite jello creation to determine who will be the crowned the crowd favorite winner!

Join us at the event’s main stage at 3:45 to see the judge’s picks and crowd favorite announced:

Judge’s 1st Place Pick:

$30 to Fresco Gelateria



Judge’s Runner Up:

Peter Cooper’s Gelatin T-shirt

Crowd Favorite: