Women sitting in front of a food truck

Stationary and mobile food vending in parks

The Vancouver Park Board runs the annual Summer Food Truck Program from May to October. Each spring we issue a request for proposals to sell food at select parks and beaches.

Read the request for proposals for mobile vending  (1 MB)

Key dates

Date Event
March 6, 2023 Issue request for proposals
April 14, 2023, at 4pm

Application deadline

April 28, 2023 Successful applicants chosen and contacted
May 12, 2023

Permits issued and payment due

May 19 to October 9, 2023 Operational season

Steps to applying with your proposal

Learn about the vending sites and apply with your proposal.

You need a vending permit to sell food at our parks and beaches.

Street and sidewalk vending

Sidewalk activities

There are a number of opportunities for kiosks, carts, and other retail businesses on City sidewalks.