Food festival seeks restaurants, entertainers

DOWNEY – The city of Downey is now accepting applications from restaurants, musicians, dancers and sponsors interested in participating in the International Food Festival (formerly Taste of Downey) on Sept. 20. The free event will be held in Downtown Downey and features Downey-based restaurants, multiple entertainment stages, a “family-fun zone” and a demonstration by a local celebrity chef.

Interested restaurants can download an application form at or by calling (562) 904-7151. Deadline to apply is July 11.

Musicians, bands, and dancers are also needed. There is no pay, but entertainers will be allowed to sell CD’s or merchandise. “Special consideration will be given to artists who have an international flair and influence,” the city said.

Interest forms are also posted at or call (562) 904-7227. Deadline to apply is July 18.

Sponsorship opportunities are available in ranges from $1,000 to $5,000. For details, call (562) 904-7151. Deadline to sign up as a sponsor is July 28.



Published: June 26, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 11