It’s feel good that tastes good

Hey there, ice cream enthusiasts and community champions! Are you ready to partner up and make some sweet magic happen? Whether you’re a business looking to treat your employees, non-profit organization looking to shine a spotlight on your cause, a local business looking to get promoted, we want you on board! Let’s team up and make this the most epic Ice Cream Fest yet!

Our festival partnerships provide amazing marketing and advertising opportunities associated with a family centric event that will be seen by hundreds of thousands of people. Investments bring the Ice Cream Fest experience to life by underwriting important aspects of the festival like decorations, entertainment, and more. 

By becoming a partner your business will be included in social media posts and emails associated with Julie Ann’s, Vendors, Community Partners and thousands of ice cream fest fans.

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Sponsorship Levels

be part of something sweet!

Our team of restauranteurs, talented artists, established marketers, event savants and non-profit wizards are ready to highlight your brand among the best in the area. We’re inviting companies and businesses to join us in making this event memorable.

Presenting Sponsor

$6500

No sundae is complete without a cherry. This premier partnership gets top billing as a presenting partner alongside Julie Ann’s. An investment at this level secures our entertainment. Only 1 available.

Logo/Business Name prominently featured on:

  • Stage Sign
  • Map Trifold
  • Pavilion Banner
  • Website homepage
  • Ticket Confirmation
  • Social Media and Email Communications

Corporate Group Ticket Package

$800 or $1300

50 Ticket Package

This year we are offering an excellent opportunity to support local charities and your employees! This sponsorship level provides entry tickets and promotion for your business. Use for employee incentives, giveaways or a company party!

Logo/Business Name prominently featured on:

  • 50 Tickets
  • Signage at Ice Cream Fest
  • Trifold Map
  • Website
  • Email Communications
  • $800

100 Ticket Package

This year we are offering an excellent opportunity to support local charities and your employees! This sponsorship level provides entry tickets and promotion for your business. Use for employee incentives, giveaways or a company party!

Logo/Business Name prominently featured on:

  • 100 Tickets
  • Signage at Ice Cream Fest
  • Trifold Map
  • Website
  • Email Communications
  • $1300

VIP Lounge Sponsor

$750

A special feature of Ice Cream Fest is the VIP area. Help us sponsor the VIP area located stage right. We will be offering a special sundae bar, hang with musicians with food and drinks. Only 5 available.

Logo/Business Name prominently featured on:

  • Signage at the VIP Tent
  • The T-Shirt
  • Website listing
  • Get 10 VIP tent tickets and entry to Ice Cream Fest

Map Sponsor

$750 Thanks Gassensmith Group!

Sponsor the map and ambassador guide. Fest goers will be able to complete obstacles, challenges and games earning ambassador status and get an Ice Cream Fest Pin!  Only 1 available.

Logo/Business Name prominently featured on:

  • Front of Map Trifold and Ambassador Guide
  • Signage at info tent where maps are distributed and collected
  • The T-Shirt
  • Social Media Shout outs
  • Website listing associated with Ambassador Program details
  • 5 VIP Tickets

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Ice Cream Eating Contest Sponsor

$750  Thanks Exemplar!

Who will win bragging rights as being the first event Ice Cream Fest Ice Cream Eating Contest winner! Your investment helps with the cost of the contest t-shirts, ice cream, bowls, spoons, and trophies. Sponsorship also gifts a tickets (that include a shirt and ice cream) for 20 littles to participate in the contest and ensures a portion of the contest fee is donated back to BBBS. Only 1 available.

Logo/Business Name prominently featured on:

  • The T-shirt
  • On trophy
  • On ice cream eating contest t-shirt given to each participant
  • Website
  • Ticket Confirmation
  • 2 Social Media Posts and Email Communications
  • 5 VIP Tickets

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Mural Sponsor (2024)

$750 Thanks Conscious College Planning

We believe supporting local artists is vitally important. Help support the original art behind the Ice Cream Fest Mural. Only 1 available.

Logo/Business Name prominently featured on:

  • The T-shirt
  • Signage on Mural
  • Website homepage
  • Ticket Confirmation
  • Social Media and Email Communications
  • 5 VIP Tickets

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Ambassador Course Activity Sponsor

$400

We have 12 spots to sponsor an activity at Ice Cream Fest. Activities are meant for kids of all ages and include the opportunity to volunteer at the event and have information about your business. It does not include the opportunity to sell your own products or services. You will stamp the ambassador training map so that fest-goers can receive a collectable button.

Activities Include:

  1. Bubble Station (reserved by Heisler’s Bootery)
  2. Dance-Off (reserved by Engage Dance Academy)
  3. Gym Training (reserved by Crystal Lake Gymnastics)
  4. Library Craft (reserved by Crystal Lake Public Library)
  5. Speed Cup stacking and take down (pyramid stack) or Cup stacking team version (rubber band with three strings attached. Each person holds onto a string. As a group they stretch the rubber band over a cup and stack it)
  6. Glow Stick Necklace
  7. Coloring Paper Soda Jerk Hats
  8. Character Ball Game (Throwing ice cream ingredients to power ship) “Help Pip and Bing Power their ship”
  9. Weird ice cream trivia
  10. Mural Photo Ops
  11. Ambassador Button Presentation
  12. TBA

Logo/Business Name prominently featured on:

  • Event Signage near the fun and games
  • Website
  • 5 Regular Tickets Included
  • Social Media Shoot-Outs and Email Communications

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Sprinkles Sponsor

$300

Ice cream makes everyone happy and sprinkles add something extra special to any cone. Individuals, families and businesses can show support and help bring Ice Cream Fest come alive. Each land requires special decorations and features that will surprise and delight attendees. Only 10 available.

Logo/Business Name prominently featured on:

  • Website
  • Social Media and Email Communications
  • Highly Visible Event Signage
  • 2 VIP Tickets Included

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Join us on Friday, August 9th, 2023 from 3pm to 9pm for a deliciously sweet event.

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