This is an ALL-AGES event. This is the official 100th birthday party for Coney Island. There will be live bands, coney dogs, beer (and other beverages), face painting, balloon artists, a fire circus, and the hot dog eating contest. To register for your spot in the eating contest read below. Otherwise, join us for the birthday party starting at 12 noon.
Coney Island and Deer Park Pub have teamed up to celebrate Coney Island's 100 year anniversary!
We are inviting 100 contestants to enter the "Hot dog Heats" on June 7th where they will compete in a classic Coney Island hot dog eating contest with a Coney Island/Deer Park twist.
Contestants will receive a limited edition Coney Island 100th year anniversary T-Shirt, a bag of "swag", free coupons to Coney Island and Deer Park, 100th anniversary limited edition cup, and a chance to compete in the coney dog eating contest during the Three Rivers Festival!
We will have 10 heats of 10 contestants take the stage in the beer tent at Deer Park. Each contestant will be timed eating 10 hot dogs (or as many as they can eat in 10 minutes). The fastest 10 times will move on to the final competition at the Three Rivers Festival. There will be prizes for:
What's more American than hot dogs and beer? Join us on June 7th as a contestant (or just as a spectator) and prove to Fort Wayne just how American you are!
Proceeds donated to: JEROME & MARGANELLE HENRY FOUNDATION FOR NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH
For those NOT competing:
This is the Coney Island 100 year birthday party!
Join us at 12PM to start the party.
Coney dogs will be sold all day, along with an assorted variety of beers. We will be selling limited edition Coney Island t-shirts, pint glasses, and other great merchandise. Deer Park will provide beer, wine, and other beverages.
Please join us under the BIG tent for the day of fun, games, activities, bands, and eating contests.
We hope to see you there!!! The party will last into the night (until the bar closes)
PARKING @ The University of Saint Francis
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