Could you be crowned as the BEST mac and cheese in North Dakota?

Funatix Events is excited to host the 2nd annual Mac & Cheese Festival on Saturday, May 11, 2024! We’re looking for vendors who want to showcase their business and who can provide delicious mac and cheese samples (4 oz.) for over 1,300 people. This event will be a great way for your business to get involved in the community, showcase your product and attract new customers, and market your brand. Are you up for the challenge?


  • Fill out the form below, showcasing your interest and acknowledging you are ready to compete on May 11th.
  • A member of our team will reach out and discuss further about next steps for serving at Mac & Cheese Festival
    • Becoming a vendor comes with requirements and best practices to create a positive event experience for attendees. These requirements include but are not limited to: having multiple staff members serving, local health guidelines, and more.
    • There is no fee to be a vendor at Mac & Cheese Festival and vendors will be paid based on the number of samples they serve. 
  • The official Mac and Cheese Festival Cheddar Council (judge panel) will judge each vendor’s menu item to determine the best mac and cheese in North Dakota. Additionally voting competitions like the People’s Choice and the Lil’ Mac judge’s vote give vendors multiple opportunities to take home hardware at the event.

Mac & Cheese Fest is a blast, for both attendees and vendors! Funatix Events is committed to a positive attendee experience, but is focused on make sure the event’s vendors benefit from the event as well. Still have questions about being a vendor? Fill out the form below and our team will contact you with next steps — or reach out to to talk more.

Vendors will provide (1) menu item of their choice that incorporates mac and cheese. Sample sizes are 4 oz. and cups will be provided. For each sample you serve, Funatix Events will pay you $1. There will be 15-20 vendors serving. Vendors must complete their signed contracts before they are announced as an official vendor. The deadline to become a vendor is April 1st.

To become a vendor for Mac & Cheese Festival, fill out the form below.

Vendors will need to submit their logo, business information (address, website, etc.), and contact information to tentatively secure a spot. Vendors will meet a second deadline after securing a spot notifying Funatix Events with their menu item.

Vendors need to provide enough of their menu item for at least 1,300 ticketed attendees. Funatix Events will provide vendors with a projected total number of attendees two weeks prior to accommodate. Vendors can also bring any promotional items they’d like to give away at their booth and all necessary equipment for their booth. The sale of any items — including food/beverages — is NOT permitted at Mac & Cheese Festival. Vendors who attempt to sell items at the event will be automatically disqualified from the event and will not be invited back to future Mac & Cheese Festival or events operated by Funatix Events.

Any special requests for a booth should be submitted to

There is no vendor fee required for this event. If you’d like to upgrade to an event sponsorship, contact Jordan Black at Spots are limited and subject to sell out.

Contact Information


Vendor Information

Are you able to attend Mac & Cheese Fest on Saturday, May 11th, 2024 from 12-8:30 PM?(Required)
Vendors must arrive at least 2 hours prior to the start of the event (3 PM early access). Leaving prior to the end of the event is strictly prohibited and will result in immediate disqualification from the 2024 event and all future events organized by Funatix Events.
Are you able to provide multiple staff members for the entirety of the event and samples for at least 1,300+ attendees during a 4 hour period?(Required)