Downtown Sacramento Partnership and Waitr Announce New Partnership to Deliver 26th Season of Concerts in the Park

Contact: Emilie Cameron
916-420-1779 / ecameron@downtownsac.org

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. (March 23, 2017)Downtown Sacramento Partnership and Waitr, the restaurant on-demand mobile ordering app known for delivering delicious local food to your door, today announced a new marketing partnership to deliver the 2017 Concerts in the Park stage. The sponsorship agreement provides Waitr users with premier experiences and activations at Concerts in the Park, including new on-demand door-to-door delivery service.

“We are always in search of unique ways to connect the hundreds of thousands of Waitr users to one-of-a-kind experiences,” said Chris Meaux, CEO and Founder of Waitr. “Concerts in the Park and Waitr, music and food, they go great together! We’re excited to partner with Downtown Sacramento Partnership to deliver the Concerts in the Park stage and bring fans closer to the best local restaurants than ever before.”

Known for its distinct technology yielding fast door-to-door deliveries, along with favorable pricing, Waitr is the only app to include full-color photography of every menu item from all participating restaurants. Waitr now delivers to 18 cities – including Sacramento, West Sacramento and Roseville – in four states, filling more than 50,000 orders each week for delivery or carry out. Hungry concertgoers can find the app online and download on iPhone and Android devices.

“Partnering with Waitr for Concerts in the Park is a win-win,” said Sureena Johl, events manager of Downtown Sacramento Partnership. “This season, concertgoers will have the opportunity to both rock out to an incredible lineup on the Waitr stage and enjoy dozens of restaurant choices with the convenience of ordering a great meal from their phones.”

Sacramento’s longest-running outdoor music festival, Concerts in the Park, returns for its 26th season Fridays from 5 – 9 p.m., May 5 – July 21, 2017 in Downtown Sac’s greatest outdoor music venue, Cesar Chavez Plaza. Renowned for celebrating artists across multiple genres of music, the family-friendly free concert series will announce the 2017 lineup live on Thursday, March 30 during a free lunchtime event in Cesar Chavez Plaza featuring DJ Joseph ONE, food trucks and more.

Produced by the Downtown Sacramento Partnership, the 2017 Concerts in the Park series is presented by Bud Light with the stage delivered by Waitr. Sponsors include Blue Diamond Growers, Live Nation, Kaiser Permanente, Republic Services, Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates (SABA), SubMerge Magazine, KQCA/My58, Estrella TV, 98 Rock, Radio 94.7, and Sactown Magazine.

For more information about Concerts in the Park, visit GoDowntownSac.com/CIP.  Join the conversation using #CIPSac and #DowntownSac.

 

About Downtown Sacramento Partnership

Downtown Sacramento Partnership is a nonprofit, property-based improvement district (PBID) that serves as the collective voice for nearly 200 property owners and more than 400 businesses located within its 66-block boundaries in downtown Sacramento. Driven by the mission to build value downtown, the organization serves as the principal advocate, champion, and steward for those who work, live, visit, and do business in downtown. For more information, visit DowntownSac.org + GoDowntownSac.com

About Waitr

Launched in 2015, Waitr is an on-demand food delivery service and online restaurant technology platform designed to connect local restaurants to hungry consumers. Founded in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Waitr’s mission is to develop the local food culture for communities across the United

States by expanding the reach of local restaurant menus. Available on the web, on iPhone and Android devices, Waitr is the most convenient way to discover, order and eat great food from the best local restaurants. Today, Waitr has over 1,600 restaurant partners and hundreds of thousands of users in 18 cities across four states. For more information, visit waitrapp.com.

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