The Wild Wild West Comes to Islandia for Its Annual Bar-B-Que

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Children take part in a limbo contest during the Village of Islandia’s annual Bar-B-Que on July 9.

On July 9, nearly eight hundred Islandia Village residents came out to the eleventh Annual Bar-B-Que. This year’s theme was “The Wild Wild West” as children in attendance received a free T-shirt to commemorate the event and a cowboy hat.

Village volunteers and local Boy Scouts served residents hamburgers, hot dogs, corn, ice cream, soda and water. Children enjoyed the day with hayrides, games, pony rides, a petting zoo, arts and crafts, face painting, piñatas, train rides, a limbo contest and a dunk tank. A local DJ provided the music to keep the party going.

In addition, Mayor Allan M. Dorman hosted a blueberry pie eating contest with the winners each getting a blueberry pie. The Bar-B-Que also featured raffles, in which two lucky children each won a boys’ and girls’ bicycle and one Islandia resident went home with a 48-inch flatscreen TV.

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Incorporated in 1985, the Village of Islandia is home to over 3,000 residents and over 1,300 businesses. The village's proximity to New York City and the North and South shores of Long Island make Islandia an attractive destination for residents and businesses who may be thinking of relocating to Long Island. For more information, please visit