Food Vendor Application

Food Vendor Application


Thank you so much for applying to join Downtown Rising (DR) as a food vendor.  DR is an outdoor festival that is open to the public on Saturday, September 22 from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm. DR expects to attract approximately 1,000 - 2,000 people and is open to all food trucks and food vendors with appropriate licensing.

Space in our Food Market is limited to 5 food trucks, and selected vendors represent a variety of non-overlapping cuisines and food options.  Applications are due by Monday, September 17.

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1. Provide 20' X 20' space for concession
2. Provide 5 vendor parking passes
3. Supply dumpster
4. Limit accepted food vendors 5



1. Provide menu with submitted application
2. Arrive between 8 AM and 9:30 AM and establish concession by 11 AM on September 22, 2018
3. Operate said concession during show hours of 11 AM - 7 PM each day
4. Display valid evidence of RI Sales Tax Compliance, Litter permit & Health Department Certificate
5. Submit payment with online application
6. Display a fully charged, inspected, and tagged fire extinguisher.
7. Provide their own trash bags, maintain their vending space free from trash and debris, comply with recycling policies, and return vending space to natural condition.
8. Display vendor parking pass & park in designated areas. 
9. Provide up to 100’ of minimum 12 gauge electrical cord and will be subject to RI licensed electrical inspection. 

Other terms to be observed by and between the parties:

The Vendor shall indemnify and hold harmless between PAF and all its officers, partners, shareholders, employees, artists and volunteers from any liability or claims, which may be made against them as result of any wrongful, negligent or other action or inaction by the Vendor.

With the exception of payments as stated in paragraph II, all revenues and profits from the operation of concession at PAF shall be retained by the Vendor. The vendor shall be an independent contractor and shall have no authority actual or apparent to bind PAF in any respect contractually or otherwise. 

This agreement shall be binding upon the parties, their successors, assigns and personal representatives. Time is of the essence on all undertakings. This agreement shall be enforced under the laws of the Rhode Island. This is the entire agreement.

Please direct any questions you may have to Jennifer Dalton Vincent at 401-728-0500 x 430