Application deadline has passed

Food Vendor

Deadline: Jul 30, 2023 11:59 pm (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Aug 11, 2023 6:00 pm - Aug 11, 2023 9:00 pm (EDT)
Duluth, Georgia

About the event

Chalk Art Festival
City of Duluth
City of Duluth
City of Duluth
City of Duluth

About the application

This application is for all Food Vendors.The event has an average attendance of 2,500-4,000 people weekly.Approved applicants will be selected based on event needs, application date submitted and availability. If weather becomes a factor, the event will not be canceled until the actual day of the event. You will then be contacted by a City official to let you know of any changes/cancellations.Please note this is an application. You will be contacted by a City Event Staff Member if you are selected as a vendor. Applications will be considered based on the date received. If you receive an approval letter, please be sure to read approval dates closely, vendors will not be approved for all requested dates in this series.

Terms & Conditions

Fees & Permitting In addition to the per event fee schedule laid out below, each vendor will be required to pay a one-time Duluth Permitting Fee in the amount of $75. This fee will be charged after you are approved to attend. The per-event fee will be charged to the card on file 2-3 days before each event. This fee must be paid before you are allowed to participate in the event. Weather related refunds are up to the discretion of the events team and you will be notified of any changes to the schedule.
Vendor Requirements:
1.) Must arrive by 4:30PM at event location.
2.) All trucks must have an operational fire extinguisher on site.
3.) Supply all booth needs (i.e. generators, table, extension cord, levels, etc.) Staking is not permitted, all vendors must provide weights for their tents.
4.) Must be prepared to cook and serve food at different grades of road elevation.
5.) Vendor must be kind and courteous to all customers as it is a reflection on the City of Duluth.
6.) All food vendors must have a current health inspection from your county and the score must be displayed during the event.
Vendors are allowed:
1.) Up to two quiet/inverter generators if needed. The City of Duluth does not supply electricity.
2.) Up to three feet of space in front their location. (i.e. Awning set up in front of food truck with condiments/drinks)If additional space is needed, please indicate what is needed to allow City officials time to make the necessary arrangements.
3.) You must provide your own tent, table, chairs, extension cords and table cloth.
4.) You must submit pictures of your product along with this application.
Approval Process: Approved applications will be selected based on the following:
1.) Application submission date
2.) Application completion
3.) Products or items sold/promoted
4.) Similar vendors will not be allowed at event unless advised by the city of specific functions
5.) All applicants must submit vendor booth photos
6.) All vendors must submit a “menu” of what is being offered/sold at the event along with a price list
7.) Applicants must supply proper documentation prior to event (i.e. business license, health inspection, proper permitting)
8.) Alcohol vendors must supply catering permitting and will be required to fill our Duluth permitting.
Please read the following carefully:
1.) Vendors are not allowed to leave their booths unattended during an event. You may only be 3 feet from your booth at any given time
2.) Vendors are not allowed to “walk” the event to pass out marketing materials. You may give out materials if guest approach your booth
3.) Generators must be quiet/inverter. Out of respect for our local businesses, vendors with loud generators will be asked to leave the event. 
4.) Vendors who arrive after 4:30PM will not be allowed into the event and will forfeit their vendor payment for the event
5.) Vendors who cancel or no-show two times will forfeit fees already paid and will be removed from the lineup for the remainder of the event season.
6.) If you cancel forty-eight (48) hours in advance, you may receive an alternate date to attend the event if one is available, cancellations with less than (48) notice will not be offered an alternate event date or an alternate date.
7.) Our events take place outside and Mother Nature can become a factor. If the weather becomes unsafe, event staff will make the call to cancel or reschedule on the day of the event. You will be contacted by a city event staff member if there are changes or cancellations. All vendors affected by a “rain date” will be offered an alternate date (based on availability) or their money back.
8.) If a vendor is observed selling product(s) that were not approved on the vendor application or by event staff, the vendor will be asked to stop selling immediately and will be considered in violation of the vendor agreement and face possible removal from the event.
9.) All vendors will be notified by an event attendant when it is safe to drive in the event area. Driving in the event area before the road is cleared by an event attendant is prohibited and vendors will face possible exclusion from all future events. This is a safety hazard that we expect all of our vendors to abide by.
10.) Vendor violations are taken very seriously and will be addressed promptly and appropriately.
11.) All vendors must show respect to the community “our customers” and the event staff. As a vendor, you are now the image of Duluth and bad behavior, violence, harassment, rude or disrespectful behavior is grounds for immediate removal from the event, loss of vendor payment and a police escort if deemed necessary.


Food Truck $95 Non-refundable This option is for Food Truck vendors.
Food Truck with a Duluth Business License $48 Non-refundable This option is for Food Truck vendors who hold a valid Duluth Business License only.
Dessert Food Truck $55 Non-refundable This option is for Dessert Food Truck vendors.
Dessert Food truck with a Duluth Business License $28 Non-refundable This option is for Dessert Food Truck vendors who hold a valid Duluth Business License only.
Snack Pack Vendor $55 Non-refundable This option is for Snack Vendors with a 10x10 booth space or small truck/trailer.
Snack Pack Vendor with a Duluth Business License $28 Non-refundable This option is for Tented Snack Vendors who hold a valid Duluth Business License with a 10x10 booth space or small truck/trailer.
One-time City of Duluth Permitting Fee $75 Non-refundable

Questions on the application

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • I have read and I understand all the policies laid out in the application.
  • Please upload your menu
  • Do you offer an vegetarian and/or vegan option on your menu?
  • What type of vendor are you? (If you have multiple setups, please select all that apply)
  • Please indicate the size of your truck or booth.
  • Upload a photo of your booth/truck.
  • Please check all dates you are interested in attending:
  • Food Trucks: What side is your service window on?
  • Please include your facebook and instagram usernames/links so we can tag your business when appropriate.
  • Upload your DPH Licensing/Current Inspection
  • Upload your Business License.
  • All Vendors are required are required to attend our vendor interst meeting. If you have not done so, please email to recieve a link to this presentation. Applications will be rejected if this has not been completed within 7 days of applying. Have you attended the vendor interest meeting?
Food Vendor
Food Vendor
Chalk Art Festival
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