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Happy holidays, neighbor!

We are excited and proud to be partnering with the City of Elk Grove (our longtime partner for NeighborGood Market: Elk Grove) to coordinate the market portion of the 3rd annual Illumination Holiday Festival on Saturday, December 3rd from 3pm-8pm.

NOTE: The previously scheduled final NeighborGood Market: Elk Grove on Thursday, December 1st will be cancelled and will be moved to Saturday, December 3rd instead.

About the Illumination Holiday Festival

Because of this very special partnership with the City of Elk Grove, this will be the BIGGEST NeighborGood Market of the year!

Here’s all the fun to expect in the neighborhood:

A pop up ice skating rink

Multiple live music performances throughout the venue 

Expanded shopping areas 

Photos with Santa  

Bounce houses 

The Parade of Lights that goes right past District 56 

And, of course, the lighting of the Ribbon Tree!

Based on previous Illumination Holiday Festivals, The City of Elk Grove is estimating thousands of people in attendance to this year’s event. So, if you are a vendor, this is one you DO NOT want to miss!

We are looking for all vendor types selling gifts, specialty foods, hot foods, and food trucks, but are also especially interested in any holiday specific vendors in any of these categories.

How To Apply

UPDATE: We are currently SOLD OUT of spots for Hot Food and Food Truck vendors, and the wait list is FULL for those categories. However, there are still openings for prepack/prepared food, artisans, and community spaces!

If you are already a NeighborGood Market: Elk Grove Vendor...

  • Vendors WILL still need to apply in the form below to participate in the Illumination Holiday NeighborGood Market Festival. 


  • Due to the limited vendor space availability and the desire to have as diverse a group of vendors as possible, we will be highly curating the vendor list


  • Vendors WILL NOT be admitted on a first come first serve basis, but those who apply sooner will be processed faster.


  • Vendors WILL NOT need to re-submit any insurance, business license, or health permit documentation, as long as it is up to date by December 3rd, 2022.


  • Vendors WILL have to sign any new documentation required by the City of Elk Grove and/or their affiliates. 


  • Vendor fees WILL need to be paid no later than Monday November 28th. Failure to do so will result in a late fee and/or your spot given away to a vendor on the wait list.

If you have not participated in NeighborGood Market: Elk Grove...

  • Vendors WILL have to apply in the form below.

  • All vendors WILL need to provide the following documentation:

    • Business license and/or seller’s permit

    • Insurance

    • Pictures of booth set up

  • All food vendors WILL need to provide the following documentation:


      • ​A copy of your Mobile Food Facility (MFF) permit


      • ​A copy of your Multi Event Vendor (MEV) permit

      • If you do not have a MEV permit, you must apply for a Temporary Food Facility (TFF) permit. Please note in your application below which you need, and we will provide you with the paperwork if applicable.


      • ​A copy of your Cottage Food License.

      • Please note that your Cottage Food License cannot be used instead of an MEV or TFF permit. You must also have one of these permits in order to sell at an event.

  • All Community Vendors WILL need to provide the following documentation:

    • ​A  copy of your 501c3 paperwork

Once you have applied, a NeighborGood Market representative will contact you within 3-5 business days to alert you to the status of your application. Ready for a little extra good news? If you would like to participate in the NeighborGood Market: Elk Grove 2023 Season, you will not need to apply again!

Ready To Apply? Let's Go!

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