Gainesville Parks and Recreation is seeking food truck vendors from June through September at the following locations:
• Longwood Park; 20 Pearl Nix Parkway
• Midland Greenway; 682 Grove Street
• Wilshire Park; 840 Wilshire Road
Mobile Vendors will be selected at the sole discretion of Gainesville Parks and Recreation. The following criteria will be used in part for consideration.
• Variety of Options Available
• Non-competing Vendors
• Price Point
• Event Specific Themes
• Reliability and Past Experience
• Reputation and Favorability Among Participants
Approved requests will be promoted through Gainesville Parks & Recreation. Initial applications will be received and reviewed until June 10 at 5:00pm, thereafter applications will be reviewed and approved on a first come, first served basis. Other locations and dates may be available; please inquire if interested.
Per Chapter 6-9 entitled Permits of the Code of Ordinances, Section 6-9-7, Sale of Goods, Articles or Services:
It shall be unlawful for any person to sell goods, articles, or services of any nature on any street, park or other property of the city without first obtaining written permission from the city manager, or his designee, which permission will not be granted unless the request and proposed use of the property will be in full accordance and compliance with all written policies, procedures, guidelines and fees applicable to the property for which the use is being sought, which policies, procedures, guidelines, and fees have been approved by the city council.
Please view our Private Business in a Park Application which is used for individuals or organizations wishing to utilize a City of Gainesville park for private business purposes.