Seasonal Food Truck, Activities, and Fitness Concessions

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) seeks unique and interesting business collaborations that promote and enhance parks through a shared commitment to healthy people, thriving environment and vibrant community.  Opportunities vary, with some sites appropriate for kiosks, carts, and food trucks. Most locations do not have storage or electricity available.  Small businesses, and Women and/or Minority Businesses (WMBE) are encouraged to submit proposals.  Before submitting your application, review the FAQ, site descriptions, and visit the park location.   

Seasonal Food/Non-Food Concessions 2024

2024 Seasonal Concession permits were awarded through a competitive evaluation process called the Request for Proposal (RFP).  RFP proposals were due to SPR no later than 3 pm on February 6, 2024. 

The Contracts Administration and Support Office will begin accepting 2024 Seasonal Concessions Post-RFP-Applications beginning (but not before) 1pm, Friday, May 31, 2024.

Available locations (as of 7/17/24) include: Be’er Sheva Park, Bergen Place, Cal Anderson Park, Freeway Park, Gas Works Park, Jefferson Park, Matthews Beach Park, Magnuson Park-OLP #2, Pritchard Beach, Stan Sayres Park, and Lower Woodland Park.

Review the FAQ below for information about operating a seasonal concession 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.  

Parks and Recreation

AP Diaz, Superintendent
Mailing Address: 100 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
Phone: (206) 684-4075
Fax: (206) 615-1813

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