2021 Seasonal Food Truck, Activities, and Fitness Concessions

The 2021 Seasonal Concession Vending RFP closed April 19, 2021.  Most vending locations have been assigned and are no longer available.  If you are interested in vending in summer 2022, please check this website in December 2021.

As of July 8, the following locations are available for food vending:  Alki Beach Park, Bergen Place, Jefferson Park, Madison Park, Pritchard Beach Park and Volunteer Park.  Some locations are appropriate for a small cart -- vehicle access is limited.  Applications for remaining locations will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.   Please read the description in the brochure below and visit the park location before submitting your request. 

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) seeks unique and interesting business collaborations that promote and enhance parks through a shared commitment to healthy people, healthy environment and strong communities.  Opportunities vary, with some sites appropriate for carts, food trucks, and other self-contained businesses. Most locations do not have storage or electricity available.  Small businesses, and Women and/or Minority Businesses (WMBE) are encouraged to submit proposals.     

Applications can be downloaded by selecting the links below:

Please read through the FAQs below for information about operating your business in a City of Seattle Park.

Commercial Use Permits-Fitness/Education/Recreation 

Are you a business offering classes/instruction/recreational service in City of Seattle parks? You need an Commercial Use Permit. Please visit this page for details.

All commercial activity in parks requires a permit or contract. Failure to obtain a permit from Seattle Parks and Recreation may result in a citation or fines.