We’re bacckkk!!! Bites on the Boulevard will be hosting two events this year. The summer festival will be held on June 23rd from 5-9pm and the fall festival will be held on September 15th from 5-9pm. The event will be hosted by The MacArthur Boulevard Association, District 23 Boutique, and Ergadoozy.  This event will benefit local area schools and The Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation.

Location: District 23 Boutique and Ergadoozy parking lots located at:

District 23 Boutique
830 S Grand Ave West (Corner of State and South Grand)
Springfield, Il 62704


Event Dates: Summer Festival: Thursday, June 23rd from 5-9pm
Fall Festival: Thursday, September 15th 5-9pm

Event Rain Date(s): Tuesday, June 28th, 5-9pm | Tuesday, September 20th 5-9pm

Event  Information:
Vendor Fees:
We are seeking 50 vendors on a first come first serve basis. 

Vendor fees are $50 per 10 x 10 booth.

Food Truck fees are $100 per truck/vendor

There is no electricity at this event. Vendors must provide their own power if they need it. Food trucks must have their own generators etc.

Bites on the Boulevard proudly supports local area schools. All event fees go to support local area educational institutions - public and private as well as The Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation. Fees must be paid online before each event deadline.

Event Deadlines

Summer Bites: June, 23rd deadline June 1st
Fall Bites: September 15th deadline Sept 1st.

Vendor Setup and Tear Down

12:00- 4:30 pm - Set up -- Vendors will be assigned times at a later date.
9:15-9:45 pm - Tear Down - No vehicles will be allowed to enter or leave the parking lot until after 9:15 pm.

Upon arrival, please check-in and you will be directed to your booth area.

All vendors must be fully set up by 4:00 and all vehicles must be removed from the parking lot by this time. No vehicles will be allowed in the area after 4:00 pm.

Insurance Information

We will need a copy of your certificate of business insurance. Please ask your insurance agent to add the following organizations and businesses to your insurance for the event:

Macarthur Blvd Association
PO Box 9558
Springfield,IL 62791-9558

District 23 Boutique
830 S. Grand Avenue West
Springfield, IL 62704

1320 S. State Street
Springfield, IL 62704

City of Springfield
222 North 17th
Springfield, Il 62702


Vendors may park their cars on the street or at the lot directly north of the Dollar General parking lot or at the previous Bites on the Boulevard parking lot located at 1413 S Macarthur.

Avoid parking in the Gym Zone parking lot -- your vehicles will be towed.

Social Media Marketing and Event Promotion

We want to make this extraordinary event for all parties involved.  As such, we ask you to help share and promote this event on your social media channels. Social Media posts will be provided to help promote the event. Please use as you see fit. Tagging businesses in posts is also super helpful!


Please direct questions to our event coordinators, Heather Gibson and Anne Short via email to

If you are interested in being a vendor, please fill out the form below. Upon receipt of your information, our event coordinators will send you a link to pay the vendor fee(s). Your application will not be complete under your fees are paid and proof of insurance has been submitted.

*No direct sales or network marketing companies, please.

We are so excited and can't wait to see you!