FoodFest Application

The 2017 Custer Fair FoodFest Application is only part of your application process.

Please mail the Custer Fair FoodFest application to:

Custer Fair
PO Box 6013
Evanston, IL 60204

The second part is filling out a City of Evanston Temporary Food Permit. The City of Evanston Health Dept prefers you apply online . Do not send it to Custer Fair.

If you have any questions please contact us via phone
at 224-714-7085 or e-mail us.




Reasons to Exhibit

  • Expected Attendance of 60,000
  • 46-Year-Old Festival
  • Evanston Community
    • Affluent, diverse, well-educated community
    • Highly engaged in the arts
    • Close to Northwestern University and Loyola University campuses
    • Father's Day Weekend
  • Good Fair for New Artists and Craftspeople
    • 75% returning artists
    • Over 50 vendors have been coming 20 years or more!
    • Placements of arts and performance stages encourages flow among vendor booths
  • Great Festival Environment
    • Two music stages, street performance and food vendors, encourage great traffic flow