Fireworks Spectacular food truck vendor applications now accepted

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - 10:41am

The Town of Wake Forest will accept applications through Monday, April 1, from food truck vendors interested in participating in the 2024 Fireworks Spectacular. The online application is available at The fee is $175, and the event includes space for up to 14 food vendors.

This year’s Fireworks Spectacular is scheduled for Wednesday, 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 or Temporary Food Event (TFE) permit. 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 and a copy of automobile liability insurance. A minimum of $1 million in insurance is required for both.

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will notify selected food truck vendors by Monday, April 15. For more information, contact PRCR Events Coordinator Suja Jacob at 919-435-9558 or [email protected].