Banquet Hall, War Room, and Outdoor Pavilion are all available for rent.

Video Gaming • 8 Big Screen TVs • Surround Sound • Hi Tech Juke Box

Welcome to the The New Lenox American Legion – Thomas E. Hartung Post 1977

The New Lenox American Legion is a service organization for veterans and committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship programs in New Lenox and surrounding communities. The Legion is located at 14414 W. Ford Drive in New Lenox, Illinois.

The American Legion’s success depends entirely on active membership, participation and volunteerism. Our New Lenox organization belongs to the people it serves and the communities in which it thrives.

We offer many different services and opportunities to New Lenox and the surrounding communities

News and Events at the New Lenox American Legion

The Canteen’s Kitchen is once again “Open for Business”!!!

The Post is pleased to announce that Badda Bing’s has begun serving food on Fridays from 5 pm till 9 pm. Check out our new menu by clicking on the “Check out our Menu” button on the right side of this page. Have a delicious dinner then stick around for the Queen of Hearts drawing at 7pm and Karaoke at 7:30pm.

Post 1977 Picnic Saturday, August 13th!

Join us for our annual Post Picnic Saturday August 13th from 2pm till ? Free food and beer while supplies last. Bouncy house for the kids. Horseshoes, Bean Bags and much more for the adults. The Fender Benders will perform starting at 6pm. The public is welcomed to join in on the fun! Click here for more information.

SAL Candlelight Bowling Fundraiser Saturday, August 20th!

Sign up today for the Sons of the American Legion Post 1977 Annual Candlelight Bowling Fundraiser set for Saturday, August 20th. $15 per person includes both food and bowling. Walk ins also welcome for food only at $10 per person. Food will begin at 6 pm. Bowling kicks off at 7:30. Cash bar. 50/50’s. Bucket raffles. Top Shelf booze cooler. Laraway Lanes in New Lenox. Please sign up by August 15th so we know how much food to order.  Click here for more information.

Save the date!  3rd Annual Rib Cook Off Saturday Sept. 17th!

Stay tuned here for more information as it becomes available.

Just released: “Good Morning VIETNAM”!

Post 1977 is proud to announce the release of the 9th in a series of patriotic videos created entirely by Veterans and hosted on You Tube and our VIDEOS page. “Good Morning VIETNAM” uses the 1974 CCR hit “Up Around the Bend” and over 60 pictures and video clips to honor our Vietnam Veterans. It’s one of the most patriotic 2 minutes and 46 seconds you will ever experience. Tell your friends to watch it too. 


Bears, Blackhawks, White Sox and Cubs in High Definition!

We have 8 big high definition LED TVs to put you where your favorite team is playing. If you are a Nascar fan, nothing can beat a race on a large screen TV. Ask the bartender to watch your preferred programming.

Queen of Hearts Raffle

Every Friday Night at 7:00 pm. Tickets on sale during business hours.

Karaoke with Chad

Every Friday from 7:00pm to midnight.

Dog Tag Drink Specials

Veterans, show your dog tags and get .50¢ off any drink on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The New Lenox American Legion offers a beautiful banquet hall facility for the following communities: New Lenox, Mokena, Orland Park, Frankfort, Homer Glen, Tinley Park, Joliet, Lockport, Crest Hill, Lemont, Romeoville, Shorewood, as well as other areas. Host your Wedding Banquet, Corporate Banquet, Awards Banquet, Bridal Shower, Anniversary Party, Baby Shower, Birthday Party, Business Meeting, Holiday Party, Family Reunion, Funeral Banquet, Retirement Party, or any Special Event at the New Lenox American Legion!  Click here to learn more about our facilities.


Please bring your worn and tattered American flags to the New Lenox American Legion for proper and honorable disposal. (View “Retiring Old Glory 2015” on our VIDEOS page.) New 3×5 American flags are available for purchase at the American Legion for $20. Simply stop by the Canteen and ask the bartender. Click here for more items available for purchase.

Thank You For Your Support!