THE 5TH ANNUAL

OK BBQ BLOCK PARTY

Madison St. & Elgin Ave. | Forest Park, Illinois

 

SATURDAY

JUNE 20, 2015

2:00pm – 10:00pm

ADMISSION

JOIN US!

Come on down to the OK BBQ Block Party and enjoy great local food, craft beer, rockin’ live music, fun kid’s entertainment and more! Purchase admission at the entrance at Madison St. and Elgin Ave. in Forest Park, next to Fat Duck Tavern & Grill. Kids under the age of 8 are free! Admission includes a donation to Opportunity Knocks, live music/entertainment, and kid’s activities.

 

$25 GENERAL ENTRY
$1 FOOD & BEVERAGE TICKETS

SCHEDULE

EVENT

2:00PM | EVENT BEGINS
9:00PM | FOOD SERVICE CONCLUSION
9:30PM | LAST CALL
10:00PM | EVENT CONCLUSION

LIVE MUSIC

2:30PM | BREEZY RODIO
5:00PM | ANTONY AND THE TRAMPS
8:00PM | SCHOOL OF ROCK – OAK PARK

ENTERTAINMENT

4:00PM | THE BURGER BATTLE
4:30PM | THE BALLOON MAN
7:00PM | WATERMELON EATING CONTEST

CONTEST

THE BURGER BATTLE

Five contestant, three surprise ingredients, one jar of Knockout Pickles, and one Burger Battle Champion! Emceed by Elliott Bambrough from Chicago’s Best.

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WATERMELON EATING CONTEST

Five contestants, endless watermelon, and one ultimate Watermelon Warrior. Do you have what it takes?

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FOOD VENDORS

Piggyback Tavern

Enjoy barbecue with beers, tacos with tequila at this suburban restaurant by Rachel Dennis of Lake Street Kitchen + Bar in Oak Park. Chef Jason Kurosaki (Avec, Sola, Dunlay’s) brings his Arkansas roots to Forest Park.

Source: Metromix

Harrison Quality Meats

A source for high quality local, sustainable meat in Oak Park and Chicagoland. In addition to fresh cuts of premium quality beef, pork, lamb and poultry, they offer a growing selection of handmade sausages.

Scratch Kitchen & Lounge

From-scratch American essential ‘diner food with attitude’ at affordable prices includes house-ground burgers with house-made pickles and condiments, one-pound mac and cheese, fries and salads.

Source: Zagat

Knock Out Pickles

8020 Madison St., River Forest

Opportunity Knocks’ artisinal pickle social enterprise that provides meaningful and gainful employment opportunities for it’s program participants as well as a sustainable revenue stream.

Skrine Chops

Known for its grilling and barbeque experience.

With a commitment to finding only the freshest meat and his creativity as a chef to come up with the 10 best seasonings to flavor the chop, Steve has created a Chop above all others.

Source: MetromixSkrine Chops

WINE, LIQUOR & CRAFT BEER VENDORS

Fatduck Tavern & Grill

Wine and liquor provided by Fatduck Tavern & Grill.

 

The Kinderhook Tap

Craft brews including Imperial Oak, Lagunitas, Buckle Down, Noon Whistle, Exit Strategy, Begyle, Marz and Flesk brought to you by the Kinderhook Tap!

Imperial Oak copy   Lagunitas copy   Buckle Down copy   Imperial Oak copy copy   Exit Strategy copy   Begyle copy   Marz copy   Flesk copy

 

SPONSORS

MASTER GRILL

SPONSORS

GOLD

SPONSORS

BURGER BATTLE