The National Night Out doesn't "officially" happen until this Saturday, but communities all across Central Texas are getting the jump on the festivities TONIGHT (October 3rd) with parties and events all around the area.

What is National Night Out you ask?

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. - National Night Out

Here's a list of where you can join the party in your community tonight!

  • 1

    Belton - Grand Avenue Theater

    Grand Avenue Theater is the place to be in Belton! Bring your family and friends out for a free meal, bounce house a $5 movie and more!

    Courtesy Of Grand Avenue Theater
  • 2

    Belton - Downtown Yettie Polk Park

    Downtown Belton's Yettie Polk Park will also have a bunch of free food and fun for the family kicking off at 4:30 pm.

    Courtesy of Copperas Cove Police Department
  • 3

    Killeen - Girl Scouts Of Central Texas

    The Girl Scouts Of Central Texas will have a NNO event at their headquarters at 2909 Lake Road from 6 to 9 p.m. This event is open to all residents, neighbors and fellow community members with food, fun and games provided at no cost.

    Getty Images for Marisol Deluna
  • 4

    Chik-Fil-A Killeen

    Chick-Fil-A's Killeen location will have a "block party" with bounce houses, balloons, and pictures with Cow plus face painting and games. The fun starts at 6:00 PM.

    chickfila via youtube