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 receptions 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.