Mark Your Calendar for Our 2021 Airshow on September 11
Gates Open at 9:30am - Airshow Starts at Noon
** Helicopter Rides 10:15am - 5:00pm / $50 Cash - $52 Credit Card, Per Person **
See Helicopter Ride Information & Disclaimer in FAQS page

You want be a vendor or exhibitor here?

Below you will find out all the information you need to be a vendor or exhibitor at Lake County's Only Air Show that attracts over 20,000 spectators!

Vendors and Exhibitors must fill out our application with products or services you plan to promote. No other products will be allowed in your exhibit space except those listed and approved. Best effort will be made for two (2) exclusive items*. After completing application, please mail in with your certificate of insurance and any fees due.

* Please note: Exclusive items cannot include items such as bottled water, soda, hot dogs, hamburgers or other common festival fare. Exclusive items will be approved as applications are received.

MOVE-IN SCHEDULE

SET UP DATE & HOURS

INDOOR AIRCRAFT DISPLAYS:

Friday, September 10, 2021 5:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

FOOD VENDORS DISPLAYS:

Friday, September 10, 2021 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

INDOOR AND OUTDOOR DISPLAY AREAS:

Saturday, September 11, 2021 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

  • Please note that NO Vehicles will be permitted in the display area Saturday, September 11, 2021 between 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Please note that INDOOR DISPLAY AIRCRAFT need to arrive for positioning Saturday, September 11, 2021 no later than 9:00 a.m.
  • Aircraft may arrive as early as Friday and may stay beyond Sunday to accommodate weather considerations.

All Food Vendors: must be ready to start to serve by 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.

All Exhibitors: must have their booth ready by 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.


MOVE-OUT SCHEDULE

INDOOR AND OUTDOOR DISPLAY AREAS:

Saturday, September 11, 2021 after 5:00 p.m.

  • No Vendors and Exhibitors are allowed to tear down their display before 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021.
  • There will be no vehicles permitted on the airport ramps until after 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021.

PARKING AND WRISTBANDS

VENDORS AND EXHIBITORS PARKING

Two parking passes, for Vendors and Exhibitors, are provided free of charge.

Vendors and Exhibitors that require parking passes, in additional to those provided, may purchase them for $15.00 each.

VENDORS AND EXHIBITORS WRISTBANDS:

Five wristbands, for Vendors and Exhibitors, provided free of charge based on the size and location of exhibit space purchased. Vendors and Exhibitors wristbands are valid all day long, including move-in and move-out day.

Vendors and Exhibitors that require wristbands, in addition to those provided, may purchase them for $15.00 each.

  • Wristbands are not mailed out in advance. You must pick them up at the time of set up.
  • Wristbands are required for entrance to the show. No one will be permitted into the show site without a wristband.

Exhibit space must be paid in full before Vendors and Exhibitors wristbands will be released.


COMMERICAL EXHIBITOR

Non-Profit Organizations 501c3 and Military, no charge to promote their organization. Bring your own table and chairs or rent from us.


INSURANCE

Each vendor is required to provide the Northern Illinois Airshow an original Certificate of Insurance in the amount of $1,000,000.00 for Comprehensive General Liability to include Products & Liability. Insurance Certificates must include the Waukegan Regional Airshow, dba The Northern Illinois Airshow and the Waukegan Port District as Additional Insured. Certificates are due at the time the application is sent in.

FEES

FOOD VENDOR:

Cost is $650.00 for each 10'x10' space. Include a separate $200 check for cleaning deposit - will return uncashed, if your assigned area is cleaned.

COMMERCIAL EXHIBITOR:

Limited basis – Contact us for suggested donation level.

EXTRAS:

Tables - $25.00 each
Chairs for Exhibit Areas - $10.00 each
Additional Wristbands (5 Free) -$15.00 each.
Exhibitor Parking Passes (2 Free) -$15.00 each

Be sure to download our application to become a vendor or exhibitor at Lake County's Only Air Show!

Over 20,000 Spectators were at the 2019 the Northern Illinois Airshow (formerly the Wings Over Waukegan/Waukegan Air Show) - Great Exposure for your company and food.