Naperville Last Fling

Special Events

The Last Fling has great special events for everyone of all ages to participate!


Apple Pie Bake-Off

Bring your home-baked apple pie to our panel of judges! All entries will be evaluated based on appearance, crust and most flavorful filling.
(On-site registration 30 minutes prior to start)

Bed Races

Are the bed bugs after you? Let's hope so, because it's time for the Last Fling Bed Races! Teams include families, businesses, non-profit groups and clubs. A variety of decked-out beds will take to the street while competing for the fastest times. The five-person teams dress in wild and crazy costumes to compete in this wacky task. No sleeping allowed! Hundreds of bed-racing enthusiasts gather to cheer on their favorite beds and you can too. (Online pre-registration required)

Super Hero Race (Sponsored by Players Indoor Sports)

This is an obstacle race for children. Age groups will be announced at the event. (On-site registration 30 minutes prior, day of event)

Diaper Derby

Babies, start your engines! This is a crawl race for babies under 12 months (No walkers please).
(No registration required. Show up day-of with your crawling baby.)

Four-Legged Follies

Time to make your performing pooch the star - bring him/her on down to compete for treats & toys! Competitions include: Distance Fetching, High Jump, Costume Contest (Dog or Dog & Human in Costumes), Best Individual Trick and Overall Crowd Appeal.
(On-site registration day of event 30 minutes prior to start)

Horseshoe Toss Contest

This contest is open to all individuals over 16 years of age. Limited to first 16 teams of two people.
(On-site registration 30 minutes prior, day of event)

Ice Cream Eating Contest

Contestants in different age groups will have 2 minutes to eat as much ice cream as they can in a race against other contestants. Prizes in each age group and all are winners! (Registration begins 30 minutes prior and space is limited)

Kids Slam Dunk Contest

Using a portable basketball hoop, boys and girls ages 3-8 will slam rubber basketballs into the net to score. (No registration required)

KidsMatter Skaters Picnic

Skaters of all ages and their families are invited to the 11th annual Skaters' Picnic at Centennial Beach Skate Park in downtown Naperville on Saturday, September 5th, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. during the Jaycees' Last Fling Celebration. This FREE event is hosted by KidsMatter. For more information, please visit

Rib Cook-Off

Don't miss the 23rd Annual finger-licking-good Rib Cook-Off, open only to amateur rib barbequers. Participants will be judged in a variety of categories including Best Sauce and Best Ambiance. Limited to the first 20 "Rib Cookers." Participants need to provide their own equipment and ribs (limited sign-ups, first-come, first-served). (Online pre-registration required)

Sand Volleyball Tournament - Co-Ed Blind Draw

How a blind draw works: Register individually. Co-ed teams of 4, created by randomly selecting participants. Skill levels range from backyard/recreational to very skilled, which gives equal chance for everyone to finish in first place. Sign in at 8:00 a.m., Pool Play Begins at 9:00 a.m., Playoffs begin around Noon. Great time in the sun having fun, meeting new people and playing volleyball. (Pre-registration online)

Senior BINGO

Dust off your bingo card for one of our most popular events! WIN CASH PRIZES! No entry fee required; must be 55 years or older.
(On-site registration 30 minutes prior, day of event)

Singing at the Fling!

Singers of all ages are invited to participate in the Singing at the Fling competition at the Naperville Jaycees Last Fling 2015! Open call auditions will be held on Saturday, August 22 at Madden Theatre located downstairs in Wentz Concert Hall and Fine Arts Center in Naperville, IL. Auditions are open to solo singers age 7+; adults are welcome to audition. Duos/Groups will compete in a separate category. No pre-registration is required; singers may come to auditions from 9am-12pm and 1pm-3:30pm. Finals are on the Entertainment Stage at 12pm on Sunday, September 6. For more information, click here.

Spaghetti Eating Contest

This contest is a race to the finish with a plate full of spaghetti! Children to adults can compete. (Age divisions will be announced at the event).
(On-site registration 15 minutes prior, day of event)

Super Soccer Shoot-Out

Get ready for World Cup Soccer Naperville style! Join us for our 7th Annual Soccer Shoot-Out where you can test your skills and accuracy with designated targets. Ages 6-12. Everyone will go home with some kind of prize, while supplies last.
(On-site registration 30 minutes prior, day of event)

Ashley Whippet World Championship Qualifier (Sponsored by Discovering The World and Hero Disc USA)

Hero Disc USA brings you this qualifying competition prior to the World Championships later in September.

UFO World Cup Disc Dog Series

Frisbee Dog Competition

Water Balloon Dodge

Join us for Dodgeball but with water balloons! This is a family-friendly event - so come as a team or we'll place you on a team. Sign up with your kids or encourage your kids to compete against another team of kids. There can be 2-6 members to each team. (While water balloons last. On-site registration, day of event at 30 minutes prior to start)

Wine Tasting

Discover a variety of wines and savory food with family and friends in a pleasant atmosphere. The admission fee ($15) includes a souvenir Last Fling wine glass (while quantities last). This popular event is first-come, first-served. (Must be at least 21 years of age to participate.)

Taste of Sam Adams

Sample a variety of Sam Adam's great tasting beers and savory food in a pleasant atmosphere. (Must be at least 21 years of age to participate. Admission fee: $15)


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