Civitas Lancaster Meets on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays every month
at 6:30PM at the Tennis & Yacht Club (Happy Hour & Dinner from 5:30-6:30PM)

BBQ Tickets

BBQ Tickets

3rd Saturday in MAY every year

10:00am – 6:00pm

Tickets are: $10 in advance;
$12 at the park on the day of the BBQ

Discount tickets available online or any member of Civitas Lancaster mid-April until mid-May.

Where Does the Money Go?

Civitas Lancaster is proud to donate 70% of its profit from the Annual Chicken BBQ to the beautification, upkeep and improvement of Long’s Park. To date, we have donated well over $3 million to the park and helped make it possible to:

  • Build playground and jungle gyms
  • Provide a playground for blind and handicapped children
  • Create ultimate Kid’s Place Playground
  • Maintain pond, amphitheater, lawns and trees
  • Build and renovate restrooms
  • Care for animals in petting zoo

In addition to maintaining and improving Long’s Park, Civitas Lancaster supports the following events with monies earned from our Annual Chicken BBQ:

  • Kids Kamp summer camp and year long programs for at risk youth
  • Naturalization Day┬áreceptions for new American citizens
  • Salvation Army Bell Ringing

Civitas Lancaster also helps the Long’s Park Amphitheater Foundation at its Long’s Park Art & Craft Festival to raise money for amphitheater entertainment.