FNOW Food Truck Application

Friday Night on White is back for 2023! Food and dessert trucks interested in serving at one or more events during the series are asked to review the information below prior to submitting an application.

Event Dates: April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8

(Due to time constraints, participation at the April 14th event is by invitation only. This application covers the May-September events.)

Event Hours: 6-9 pm (Food trucks are asked to begin serving at 5 pm)

Food Truck Arrival Time: 2:15-3 pm  

Dessert Truck Arrival Time: 3:30-4 pm         

Event Fee: $150 per event

Anticipated Attendance: 8,000 - 15,000 per event (highly dependent on weather)

PLEASE NOTE: The Town of Wake Forest will market the event extensively, including the availability of participating food trucks. Selected food trucks will be asked to provide link to menu for event. 

Important Information to Know 

  • Each event has space for 10 food trucks and 3 dessert trucks. Priority will be given to trucks based in the Wake Forest area and those with silent generators.

  • Participating trucks are required to have all necessary permits to serve in Wake County, including a Mobile Food Unit (MFU) permit.

  • Each truck must provide a copy of their Certificate of Insurance showing the Town of Wake Forest as an additional insured for the event date(s). A minimum of $1 million in general liability insurance is required along with a minimum of $1 million in automobile liability insurance.

  • Please submit an application indicating which months you are interested in attending. Applications must be submitted online  and are due by Friday, February 3, 2023. 

  • Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance to the event. Applications generally outnumber available spots by a significant amount.

  • You will be notified which events you have been selected to attend on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.

  • Payment is due within 30 days of notification of acceptance of event. Checks should be written to the Town of Wake Forest. An online payment option will also be available.

  • The event will take place rain or shine. Should the event be canceled in advance due to extreme severe weather, all fees will be refunded to you.



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FNOW Food Truck Application
Downtown Development Specialist