FNOW Food Truck Application

Friday Night on White is back for 2024! 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 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13

(Due to time constraints, participation at the April 12th 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. Your business must have a valid Mobile Food Unit (MFU) in order to serve at Friday Night on White.  


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. It is also the goal to offer a variety of cuisine options at each event.

  • 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 Monday, February 12, 2024. 

  • 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 by Friday, February 23, 2024.

  • 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.


FNOW Food Truck Application
Downtown Development Specialist