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Vendor Cart Applications Being Accepted for 2012
Vendor Cart Applications Being Accepted for 2012

From the City of Alexandria:

Any business that is interested in applying to participate in the food and beverage vendor cart program at Market Square may now apply by February 15, 2012. A pilot program was launched last year, and is being continued in 2012. In addition to submitting an application, vendors must purchase their own carts after design and health department approval by the City.

When? Lunchtime April 1, 2012  - October 31, 2012

What's for sale? Previously vendors have sold a variety of reasonably priced lunch options, featuring savory or sweet crepes, barbecue, specialty hot dogs, sandwiches, and pastries.

Who are the vendors? Anyone may file an application to be considered.

Carts? Vendors must purchase their own carts after design and health department approval by the City.

Costs? The costs of food and beverages will be determined by the individual vendors.  Participating vendors will be requried to pay an application fee and a weekly participation fee. 

Tables and Chairs? Provided by the City.

Interested vendors must submit an application and $100 application fee to Planning & Zoning by February 15, 2012.

For more information about program rules, costs to participate, cart designs and other program details, click the following links:

Vendor Program Information Packet (program summary, schedule, etc.)

Vendor Application

Market Square Rules

Vending Cart Designs

Health Department Checklist

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Alexandria Businesses