Father's Day BBQ

Location: The Pavilion Park

Date: Sunday, June 16 at 12 Noon

Bring Dad for a fun noontime Father’s Day barbeque in our Pavilions featuring an interactive DJ. Enjoying a complete, all-you-can-eat summertime buffet has never been easier. Cash bar service will be available. Seating is limited and reservations are required.


(All sales are final, nonrefundable, non-transferable)  

$49.95 Adult
$29.95 Child (3-11 years old)
No charge – Under 2 child (high chairs available – SORRY NO BOOSTER CHAIRS)

June 16 Father's Day Reservations

Cancellation Policy: All purchases and reservations are final, non-transferable and non-refundable

Father's Day Buffet

Assorted Field Greens with House Vinaigrette, Parmesan Peppercorn, & Ranch Dressing
BBQ Chicken Quarters with Bull’s Eye BBQ  Sauce
BBQ Baby Back Ribs with Bull’s Eye  BBQ Sauce
CARVING STATION: Carved to order by a professional chef
Slow Roasted Strip Loin served with Mashed Potatoes and Mushroom Sauce
Grilled Vegetable Display with  Balsamic Glaze
Fresh Corn on the Cob 
Cowboy Style Baked Beans 
Cole Slaw 
Delicious Home Made Apple Cobbler served  with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream & Assorted Cookies
Freshly Baked Bread with Butter 

Children's Buffet 

Miniature Hot Dogs in a Bun with Tomato, Relish, Onion, Ketchup & Mustard
Mac & Cheese 
Miniature Cheese Pizzas 
French Fries 
Assorted Fountain Drinks 
Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Assorted Teas
White and Chocolate Milk 
Premium Cash Bar Package Available:  12 noon - 2:00 p.m.

For more information or special need reservations, please call 708-688-8355.

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