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Memorial Day Front-Yard-A-Cue

 Memorial Day weekend won’t be the same this year, but there’s still hope for reclaiming the fun of the unofficial start of summer with the Front-Yard-A-Cue front yard cookout all over Oswego!


The Village of Oswego encourages residents to plan their typical Memorial Day weekend cookouts, but move their grills and the picnic tables to the front yard from 4:00 to 7 p.m. this Monday, May 25. Wave “hi” to the neighbors, swap grilling tips and techniques from a safe social distance, and fill the whole block with the sights, sounds and smells of summer – from grilled meats to kids running through the sprinklers.

Snap photos of your block’s celebration and enter our contest on social media to win a gift basket of goodies from local Oswego businesses! Prizes will be awarded to, two winners in each of the categories below:

  • Most Local Oswego BBQ: Grill some brats from Sage’s or get your BBQ ready to eat from Piggy’s, wash it down with a growler from Oswego Brewing or bottle from Fox Valley Winery, or deck out the tables with flowers from Floral Expressions or table décor from Velvet Grace. Pick up curbside or get delivery from a local business, snap a photo of your celebration, and tag the Oswego-based independent businesses represented in your photo.
  • Most Patriotic Front Yard: This year’s Memorial Day parade may have been canceled, but Oswego still salutes the men and women who have given their lives in service to the country. Show us your red, white and blue (clothing counts too!) on your picnic table or in your front yard!

To enter, post your photos to Facebook or Instagram, and tag them #OswegoTogether6ftApart.

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