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Posted on: August 30, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Lions Club Labor Day Weekend Backyard BBQ Competition & Carnival

Lion Club Labor Day BBQ

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 30, 2021

This weekend, the Westmont Lions Club is hosting their Labor Day Weekend Backyard BBQ & Carnival event at Ty Warner Park.  The event will feature a carnival, food trucks, raffles, craft vendors, local BBQ competition, and on Saturday night there will be a live band and fireworks presentation.


FRIDAY, SEPT. 3 - 4-10pm



CARNIVAL - $25 wristbands/unlimited rides Noon to 4pm; regular prices after 4pm
AMATEUR BBQ COMPETITION - judges still needed
BEER TRUCK - Saturday only
BAND - St. Jupiter - 6pm



“Due to a variety of reasons, the Westmont Lions will not be continuing the annual professional BBQ competition,” said Lions Club President Bob Fleck.  “However, we will continue our local Backyard BBQ event, which encourages all of our local chefs to come out and participate in this fun, amateur competition.  We will also have a Saturday night band performance leading up to the fireworks display starting at 8 p.m.  We invite the entire community to attend.”

If you are interested in being a judge for the Backyard BBQ contest, please contact Lion Stella at For additional information, contact Bob Fleck at or visit the Westmont Lions Club Facebook Page.


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