Fireworks Spectacular food truck vendor applications accepted through March 31

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 11:26am

The Town of Wake Forest is now accepting applications from food truck vendors interested in participating in the 2023 Fireworks Spectacular. The online application is available at through Friday, March 31. The fee is $175, and the event includes space for up to 14 food vendors.

This year’s Fireworks Spectacular is scheduled for Monday, July 3, at Heritage High School, 1150 Forestville Road. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., but food trucks are required to arrive and set up between 3 and 4 p.m.

Participating food trucks are required to obtain all necessary Wake County permits, including a Mobile Food Unit (MFU) permit and ServSafe certificate. Each vendor must also complete a background screening and provide a copy of its Certificate of Insurance designating the Town of Wake Forest as an additional insured for the event date as well as proof of commercial auto insurance. A minimum of $1,000,000 in insurance is required.

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will notify selected food truck vendors no later than Friday, April 14. For more information, contact PRCR Events Coordinator Suja Jacob at 919-435-9558 or [email protected].