Kidz Fest

Saturday, August 6, 2022, 10a.m - 3p.m.
Downtown Joliet – across from the Rialto Theater

Join us in Downtown Joliet on Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for the 18th annual Kidzfest. Kidzfest is a FREE, interactive event for children from ages 2-12 years old. Activities will include DJ entertainment, inflatable fun, pony rides, petting farm, magic shows, dancers, food and more! Please use this as an opportunity to promote your business to thousands of visitors to Downtown Joliet!  Sponsorships are available as well as a general participation request. 

Kidz Fest Participation & Sponsorships

 Participation in Kidzfest as a vendor is FREE as long as your booth provides some type of fun, interactive, or educational activity for children and their families to enjoy . Contact Vicki (info below) to brainstorm ideas if necessary. If you are a vendor with items for sale, or you will not be providing entertainment at your booth, you will be charged a $300 vendor fee. 

All vendors that provide an activity or food are required to provide a Certificate of Liability Insurance naming Joliet City Center Partnership, LLC and the City of Joliet as additional insureds. This information must be provided prior to the event in order to reserve your spot at Kidzfest. 

Downtown Joliet Restaurants: If you are providing food items, a Will County Health Department Permit is REQUIRED. In order to avoid a late fee, all Health Department permits must be obtained no later than 1 week prior to the event. Joliet City Center Partnership will pay for the cost of Will County Health Department fees to participate in this event. 

Please complete the attached form to reserve your space at Kidzfest. Send completed applications to Vicki Sanchez at For more information, please contact Vicki at 815-774-6064. 

Thank you in advance for helping us to make Kidzfest a great DOWNTOWN JOLIET event!

Vendor Applications are due on Wednesday, July 27th. Please note, as of 07/20/22, we can no longer accept any more applications with electrical needs. 

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