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Posted on: July 23, 2008

[ARCHIVED] Elgin FoxFireFest Food Court Vendors Announced

In addition to premier entertainment, The City of Elgin will be offering a spectacular array of local specialties in the Food Court at FoxFireFest, taking place from August 1st -3rd in Festival Park, 132 S. Grove Avenue, in downtown Elgin. Fourteen vendors from in and around the Elgin area will be on hand to offer a variety of culinary delights throughout the three day festival, opening at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 1.

Participating in the food court are the following restaurants and their food selections they will present at the festival:

Chinese Wok, (840 Summit Street, Elgin) -Combo Fried Rice, Egg Roll, Beef Teriyaki and Crab Rangoon
Dairy Queen, (1022 S. McLean Blvd, Elgin) - Blizzards, Ice Cream Bars, Lemon Chill Cups, Chocolate Bananas

Maui Wowi, (2310 Fairfax Rd., Elgin)- Fresh Fruit Smoothies, Hawaiian Coffee Smoothie

Jethro’s, (9911 N. Clark, Richmond, IL)- Funnel Cakes, Curly Chips w/Cheese, Deep Fried Oreos & Twinkies

White Cottage Pizza, (220 S. Randall Rd., Elgin, IL)- Sausage Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Bread Sticks w/ Garlic Cheese

Casa Lara (previously Jalapeno’s), ( 7 Clock Tower Plaza, Elgin)- Tacos, Quesadillas, Flautas

JJ’s Chicken & Fish, (79 Clock Tower Plaza, Elgin)-Chicken Wings, Ribs, Pulled Pork Sandwich

Gasthaus Zur Linde, (15 N Grove, Elgin)- Bratwurst, Thuringer, Corn on the Cob

Big Sammy’s Hot Dogs, ( 2490 Bushwood Drive, Elgin)- Hot Dogs, Bag of Chips

Elgin Public House (219 E. Chicago St., Elgin)- Hamburger/Cheesburger, Veggie Burger, Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Lucky’s Bar and Grill, (335 N. McLean Blvd., S. Elgin)-Nachos Grande, Italian Beef Sandwich, Italian Sausage Sandwich

Victors Grill, (6235 N. Keystone, Chicago) -Shish-k-bob, Gyros, Polish Sausage

Sloppy Joe’s, (210 Penny Ave, Unit D, Dundee, IL)- Sloppy Joe’s, Chocolate Chip Cookies

JC’s Barbecue, (116 Penny Ave., East Dundee, IL) – BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich, ½ Smoked BBQ Chicken, Pupusas

FoxFireFest, the City of Elgin’s signature annual event, will be incorporating the 49th annual AAUW Fine Arts Fest along with a wide variety of musical performers, food vendors and unique children’s activities throughout the weekend. The event is made possible through the generous support from our Special Event Season Sponsors - Comcast, and the Daily Herald as well as the FoxFireFest “Soft Candlelight” sponsors- Bank of America, Best Buy, City Beverage, Davey Tree Expert Co., Hitchcock Design Group, Y103.9/Star 105.5 FM, PanCor Construction and Waste Management as well as numerous other individual contributing sponsors.

The event is free to the public. Free parking is available throughout all downtown city-owned parking facilities, with free trolley service at peak festival hours. Shuttle service will also be provided to off-site parking on a limited basis at peak festival hours on Saturday and Sunday only. For a more complete schedule of events and further information about the FoxFireFest weekend, please check the City of Elgin website at

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