Civitas Lancaster Meets on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays every month.
Meeting starts at 6:30PM at Lancaster Tennis & Yacht Club!
Happy Hour from 5:30-6:30PM

May the Flock Be With You.

World’s Largest Chicken Barbecue!

Certified by Guinness Book of Records

BBQing at Night


Welcome to the Civitas Lancaster / Blessings of Hope World’s LARGEST Chicken BBQ

Special Announcement: For the safety of our volunteers, fellow neighbors and local community partners we have decided to follow the guidelines set forth by local health officials and the Center for Disease Control and postpone our annual spring event until Spring 2021. Continue to check our website for updates. Thank You!

3rd Saturday in MAY every year

10:00am – 6:00pm

**  Civitas Lancaster is a non-profit organization that is the successor to the Sertoma Club of Lancaster  **

Come join us for a day of great food and beautiful scenery at the Civitas Lancaster / Blessings of Hope World’s LARGEST Chicken BBQ.  We will be preparing over 20,000 complete chicken dinners, have activities, entertainment and CELEBRITY GUESTS on-site (rain or shine) from 10:00am-6:00pm.  This is FUN everyone will enjoy, so bring your family and friends, and relax the day away in lovely Long’s Park.  All proceeds benefit the beautification, upkeep and improvement of Long’s Park, playgrounds for blind and handicapped children, Kids’ Kamp, Naturalization Day Receptions, quality care for animals in the Petting Zoo & more!

New this year… CIVITAS COURT!  You’ll find additional food, entertainment, and fun activities.  As an added treat, Wacker Brewing Co will have BEER available (for sale In Park and Take Out).  Be sure to stop by Civitas Court!

Also new this year… a CONCERT from 3:00 – 7:00 featuring Stu Huggins, Blues on the Loose, and Momma Tried (taking place in the amphitheater).  Organized by the Long’s Park Amphitheater Foundation.

Discounted tickets can be purchased online.  If you’re in a hurry, use our Convenient Drive-Thru lanes to get your complete Chicken Dinners to take home.  Pick-up lines have been DOUBLED for even faster service!  Either way, you are sure to enjoy this annual fundraising event, certified by the Guinness Book of Records as the World’s LARGEST Chicken BBQ!

Thank you for your support of the Civitas Lancaster / Blessings of Hope World’s LARGEST Chicken BBQWe look forward to seeing you on Saturday, May 16th in Long’s Park, Lancaster!