The 2021 Last Fling is a FREE Event!
September 3 - 6, 2021

Family-Friendly Attractions

Saturday, September 4th

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cotton Candy Eating Contest - Ready to get sticky and sweet? Kids compete until they can't eat! Thank you AAA Carnival for providing the Cotton Candy!

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Water Balloon & Sack Race - Entry Criteria: Not afraid to laugh-out-loud, get wet, or fall in a sack? Children compete against children, but adults are encouraged to try as well.  Sacks for the racing course and water balloons are provided.

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Amy Phillips from Green Earth Institute Conversation will be gardeing with kids.  Join us to play with soil, plant seed and make gardening fun!

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Acrodazzle - Stilt walking, juggling and balloon animal making will be just a few of the magical things you will experience. Acrodazzle is one of Chicagoland's most successful entertainment agencies since 2005.

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Cupcake Eating Contest - Entry is open for children. How many cupcakes can you eat in a minute? Sponsored by Small Cakes of Naperville

SUNDAY, September 5th

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Special Needs water balloon toss and Freeze Dance - Entry Criteria: Not afraid to laugh-out-loud, get wet and 'freeze for a moment.'  Join the fun! Water balloons and music will be waiting for you!

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Dave Di Naso's Traveling World of Reptiles - Be ready for an up-close live and interactive experience with Reptiles and amphibians from around the world. Be entertained and educated at the same time!

1:00 - 4:00 PM 

Acrodazzle - Stilt walking, juggling and balloon animal making will be just a few of the magical things you will experience.  

2:00 - 2:30 PM

Spaghetti Eating Contest - Sponsored by Angeli's Italian Restaurant - Came with an empty stomach? The spaghetti-eating contest is for you! Get it here! Get it now before it's gone! All Ages. Entry Fee - None  Level of fun - Guaranteed!

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Bake Off Competition - Who has the best-baked goodies in town?

Who Can Enter? Any any all people are welcome to enter the Bake Off Competition! Both inexperience and experienced bakers are eligible to enter, but all baked goods must be made in a home kitchen. 

What Do I Win? Certificates will be awarded to the winners and pictures will be taken and posted on the Last Fling's website

How Do I Enter? All baked entries must fit one of the three category descriptions.

Cake - This category is intended for baked cakes. Cakes may be single or multi-layer.

Pie - This category is intended for baked pies (fruit, custard, etc.)

Cookies/Dessert Bars - This category is intended for baked cookies and/or dessert bars

Please bring a copy of your recipe

Please DO NOT submit anything that requires refrigeration as the event is held outside.

Bring your dessert between 3 - 4:00 PM to the Family/Amphitheater Area. Judging will take place right after 4:00 PM and winners will be announced on site. All submissions will become property of the Naperville Jaycees Last Fling.

MONDAY, September 6th

12:00 - 2:00 PM

Meet & Visit with a real life Princess - Feel the Magic! Courtesy of Parties with Character

12:30 - 1:00 & 1:30 - 2:00

McNulty Irish Dance performances - Watch and be amazed by the dancer's performance!

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Acrodazzle - Stilt walking, juggling and balloon animal making will be just a few of the magical things you will experience

2:00 PM

Happy 40th Anniversary to the Naperville Riverwalk! Re-dedication to mark a moment in time along the Riverwalk between Main & Webster Streets (Just east of the Dandelion Fountain)