Father's Day BBQ

Location: The Pavilion Park

Date: Sunday, June 17 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)  

$43.95 Adult
$33.95 Child (3-11 years old)
No charge – Under 2 child (high chairs available – SORRY NO BOOSTER CHAIRS)

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


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:  Slow Roasted Strip Loin Carved to Order 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 w/Butter
Assorted Fountain Drinks
Coffee Station:  Coffee, Decaf Coffee, Assorted Teas, Sugar, Cream
Miniature Hot Dogs on the Bun with tomato, relish, onion, ketchup & mustard
Mac & Cheese
Miniature Cheese Pizzas
French Fries
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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