Tempe Festival of the Arts
Tempe Festival of the Arts

Food Court, Snack, Food Truck & Lemonade Vendors


Vending at Tempe Festival of the Arts

Tempe Festival of the Arts has several opportunities for food vendors: the food court, snack vendors, food trucks and lemonade vendors.

The Festival Food Court is located on 7th Street west of Mill Avenue. It offers fast festival food. Food court vendors include a variety of foods like fry bread, BBQ, Hawaiian Fried Noodles, tri-tip steak sandwiches, brats and more, items that are not offered by our everyday Downtown Tempe businesses. 

Snack vendors are located in various locations throughout the event for patrons to enjoy as they stroll along the streets. Snack foods include kettle corn, chocolate dipped fruits, fudge, caramel apples, and assorted beverages (not including Lemonade).

The Food Truck Alley is a dedicated area in the event offering quick food options.

Lemonade vendors are located in various locations throughout the event and are the only vendors permitted to sell lemonade on the street. 


The application period for the 2018 Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts (March 23-25, 2018) is open August 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017. Acceptance notifications will be sent by selection committee by email by October 20, 2017.

Food Court, Snack, and Lemonade flat vendor fees are indicated on the vendor maps below. Food Truck Vendors pay a flat fee of according to the number of days they participate in the festival: 1 day participation = $350, 2 day participation = $600, 3 day participation = $800.

Food Court Vendor Map & Fees

Snack Vendor Map & Fees

Lemonade Vendor Map & Fees


Application and Submission Process

1. Read through the 2018 Spring Rules and Regulations.

2. Review the appropriate vendor map above for your category and identify your top 3 location preferences BEFORE you open the online application below. Note: Food Truck Vendors do not select their location at this time.

3. Be prepared to submit the following electronically with your application:

  • A menu with prices for this event
  • A footprint diagram (can be hand drawn) with all measurements including all the space you will use behind your tent
  • A photo of your booth as it will appear at our event.
  • If you are a food truck, submit a photo of your electrical connector/plug 

 Label/name your documents with your business name followed by the word MENU, FOOTPRINT, BOOTH or PLUG. Uploaded documents can be Word docs, .PDFs or           .JPGs. For example: BobsPopcornCompany_MENU.doc

4. Complete the appropriate application below and then upload ALL of the requested documentation in order to be considered for the festival. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered.


Food Court Vendor Application

Snack Vendor Application

Lemonade Vendor Application

Food Truck Vendor Application


Questions? Email Lori@downtowntempe.com 


Thank you for your interest in vending at the Tempe Festival of the Arts.