Food Vendors Applications due 7/29

The Hyattsville CDC invites Food Vendor Applications for “Arts & Ales”, the 9th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival on Saturday, September 10th, 2016. All applicants will need to be registered to serve food within Prince George’s County, MD. Space is limited. Local food trucks as well as food tent vendors of all cuisines are invited for juried application. Food trucks and food tent vendors may serve foods made on-or-offsite, individually wrapped/plated, or sold from containers.

Applications are due by Friday, July 29th. If accepted, the participation fee of $300 will be due along with requested materials by Friday, August 12th.

Please note, food vendors will NOT be allowed to sell and/or distribute any alcoholic beverages, as the Festival will feature over 20 Maryland craft breweries each serving specialty tastings. Food tent vendors, please let festival staff know of your next event so we may taste-test and view your tent in-person.*

This year’s Festival is at a new venue (spanning 3 city streets) where we expect 5,000 attendees; previous years’ have had 3,000-4,000 attendees over a 6-hour event.  In establishing site capacity, we approximate close to 3 food trucks and/or 3 food tent vendors, offering a variety of cuisines. Please describe in your application your services and ideal capacity.



  • Applications are Due by 6pm on Friday, July 29th, 2016
  • Receive Notification of Acceptance on Friday, August 5th, 2016
  • ­Submit Participation Fee of $300 along with Requested Materials by 6pm on Friday, August 12th, 2016­


The Online Application Form Is Here

Please view the full Food Vendor Packet here

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