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Food Vendors Announced for Plainfield Fest

Three-day fundraiser kicks off Friday, bringing back the "best pizza" contest, bags tournament, live music and new additions including classes with Chicago Paint Nite.

Hungry for some summer fun?

Plainfield Fest will be back this Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 20, with live music, a bags tournament, the return of the popular "best pizza" contest and more — including plenty of local food vendors. The event benefits the Plainfield Riverfront Foundation and its efforts to revitalize the village's riverfront.

On Saturday, fest organizers announced the full vendor lineup for the brand-new food court, which will be located across the street from the Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce office on Des Plaines Street. The food court can also be accessed from Lockport Street across from Wine & Cheese by TCC.

This year's vendors are:

More fun at the fest

The fest is from Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 20, in downtown Plainfield. Hours are 4 to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

This year will bring the return of the Midwest Bags Tournament, set for noon on Sunday, as well as the best pizza contest, which is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the activity tent.

New features include an all-new beer garden and art classes from Paint Nite Chicago.

As always, the fest will include a full lineup of music.


You can also find information on Plainfield Fest on the fest website or on Facebook.


Ron Jidzny July 14, 2014 at 03:08 PM
Tim - I'll meet you at Hop Scotch & Vine tomorrow during 'Hot Rod' cruise night at 7pm after I use the restroom. I have a 'baked bean' sponsor building up. Leave your ostrich eggs at home so none of the cars get 'damaged.'
Paul Fay July 14, 2014 at 03:16 PM
I appreciate your comment, Tim. Thank you.
Tim July 15, 2014 at 10:26 AM
Paul - I know that a lot of people(And I mean a LOT) see me as 'negative'. However, that is only because I am a mirror of the problems going on. It is not me that is negative, it is the majority of self-interested officials that are negative. As an adult, I don't believe in patting someone on the back for doing the job they are supposed to be doing, which is why it is so rare that you will see me make a comment like the one above. However, if I have something to say it is because I see something being done the wrong way, or the negative long-term consequences of what is being done. Since that happens so very often around here, I end up having a lot to say. If someone(like you) does not attract my criticism, that is my way of saying I think you are doing a good job(That means you too, Ed A.). That is based on you having a consistent pattern, that does not blow around with the wind depending on who it benefits. THAT is what is important in a public servant. If that can be duplicated(not the ideas, just the process) the village will be MUCH better off in the long run. Instead, we have a bunch of self-serving and self-congratulating children in adult bodies that think words are more important than actions. We all know how high school behavior works, and its time to finally get it out of our local government.

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