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Summer Shindig 2020

How it all started

It all started in 2019 ,when COUNTRY Financial agent, Marlon Eilts, was able to convince the City of Pontiac the benefits of hosting a top-notch Food & Music festival that is showcases our beautiful city.    

WHAT TO EXPECT

Food Trucks

Music Garden

Music Garden

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Starting at NOON

EAST half of the park will host food trucks and tents along with a satellite stage for 

FREE LIVE MUSIC

No admission will be charged in this area.

Music Garden

Music Garden

Music Garden

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Opens at 5PM

WEST half by the Band Shell will host 

LIVE MUSIC 

of Brushville @ 5PM

& trippin' billies @ 8PM

Pre-sale admission cost $10 for over 21 

or $5 for under 21.

BUY TICKETS HERE

PUB 13

Music Garden

PUB 13

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BEER VENDOR INSIDE MUSIC GARDEN

Bud Light

Michelob Ultra

StrongBow Cider


Drink tickets* on day of event.  

for $3 per ticket

*MUST BE OVER 21 TO PURCHASE

Music Lineup

THE UNEMPLOYED ARCHITECHTS

Food Garden Satellite Stage

Noon - 1:30

Event Details

THE UNEMPLOYED ARCHITECHTS

Food Garden Satellite Stage

WEBSITE

The Unemployed Architects bring the noise like no other with their smashing originals & uncanny flare for covering tunes of the past,...

Event Details

Noon - 1:30

Blair Steffens

Food Garden Satellite Stage

1:45 - 3:00

Blair Steffens

Food Garden Satellite Stage

1:45 - 3:00

Kyle Yap

Food Garden Satellite Stage

3:15 - 4:30

Event Details

Kyle Yap

Food Garden Satellite Stage

FACEBOOK

The Kyle Yap Band was formed in late 2014 specializing in the "Illinois Sound" - #CornRock.
The group plays predominantly original m...

Event Details

3:15 - 4:30

Brushville

Music Garden Band Shell

5:00 - 7:30

Event Details

Brushville

Music Garden Band Shell

BAND WEBSITE

Brushville blends four extremely talented musicians, with incredible harmonies, an explosive stage show and a fresh, dynamic sou...

Event Details

5:00 - 7:30

the trippin' billies

Music Garden Band Shell

8:00 - 10:00

Event Details

the trippin' billies

Music Garden Band Shell

VIDEO

The nation's most renowned Dave Matthews tribute band
touring the U.S. for close to twenty-five years.

"This is not just another Dave M...

Event Details

8:00 - 10:00

Our Partners

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Vendor Information

Additional Information

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE


The Shindig will be held Saturday, June 13th, 2020 at Humiston-Riverside Park, Water St., Pontiac, Illinois. Estimated attendance of 2000 people during the 2019 inaugural event.

  • Cost is $200 payable to Marlon Eilts, Financial Services, Inc. for your selected vendor space fee. - Credit Card, Check or money orders accepted. Returned checks will incur an additional $25 fee.
  • The vendor fee is nonrefundable in the event of cancellation or postponement due to vendor choice; vendor contract termination as a result of breaking agreement rules therein and/or Fest cancellation.
  • Each vendor space is 10'x20'. If additional space is needed, contact us prior to submitting your application. Vendor must provide own equipment and set up including, but not limited to, electricity, water, canopy, chairs, tables, etc.  
  • The Shindig has the right to deny any vendor(s) due to duplication of products from other vendor(s); past concerns or problems with vendors/exhibitors; vendors exhibiting/selling items that are not approved or appropriate for this event. 
  • Direct sales companies are prohibited from vending at the Shindig. 
  • All vendors must ensure Livingston County Health Department compliance and secure proper permitting by contacting the Livingston County Health Department at (815) 844-7174 prior to the event (application included). - 
  • No accessory vehicles are allowed in the Shindig area during the event hours. - Vendors may only sell items listed on this vendor application. Shindig staff reserves the right to reject or charge additional fees for items not listed on the submitted application.
  • Booths must be staffed and open for business at all times during event hours. 
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2020
  • The Summer Shindig reserve the exclusive right to sell alcoholic beverages.


Summer Shindig 2020 Vendor Application Checklist 

  • Completed vendor application and contract.  Use this checklist of required documentation to ensure your application is complete prior to submitting. Questions?  Contact us at hhpontiac@gmail.com
  • Livingston County Food Service Permit - The person listed on the certificate provided must be present at the booth at all times. 
  • Certificate of Insurance List Happy Hedgehog, LLC., 315 N. Ladd St., Pontiac, IL 61764 as additional insured. - All food vendors are required to have general liability insurance with at least $1 million limit.  


Thank you for your support - see you at the Shindig!

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