2023 MCA Event Food Vendor Information

Thank you for your interest in becoming a food vendor at the MCA outdoor events. The MCA hosts over 250,000 people each summer through movies, concerts, markets, and signature events. If you own a food truck and are interested in showcasing your finest foods, sign-up today!

Qualifications

  • Prepared, licenses food vendors (typically a business that operates out of a food truck)
  • Unqualified vendors:
    • crafts/jewelry/clothing outside of businesses on the street
    • overly processed foods
    • nationally distributed packaged foods o businesses that operate under a franchise agreement (Please see sponsorship opportunities)

Vendor Selections

  • Preference will be given in order of application submission and past MCA vendors.
  • The MCA will do its best to schedule a variety of vendors per event. Ex: 1 taco trunk, 1 Ice crem truck, etc. But please note that may not always be the case.
  • Movies on the Green (500-2000 attendance):
    • 3 savory vendors
    • 2 dessert vendors
  • Concert on the Green (500-2000 attendance):
    • 4 savory vendors
    • 3 dessert vendors
  • MoJaBlu Concert Series (500-2000):
    • 4-5 savory vendors
    • 3 dessert vendors
  • Theatre, Opera and Band on the Green (400-1000):
    • 2 savory vendors
    • 1 dessert vendor
  • Specialty Events: TBD

Logistics

  • The week before each event, the Event Manager will email details; location, set-time time, etc.
  • Set-up time is typically 2 hours before the scheduled event. We ask that vendors are set up and ready to sell at least by the start of the event.
  • Power is unavailable to food trucks. Generators are required.

Dates and Pricing

  • There will be a $100 refundable deposit. Please see cancellation policy below.
  • Movie on the Green: $20 permit fee for each
    • Event Time: Dark
    • Location: Founders Green 7601 E 29th Avenue
    • Dates:
      • June 9th
      • June 23rd
      • July 7th
      • July 21st
      • August 18th
  • ·Concert on the Green: $20 permit fee for each
    • Event Time: 6-8pm
    • Location: Founder’s Green 7601 E 29th Avenue
    • Dates:
      • June 3rd
      • June 17th
      • July 1st
      • July 29th
  • MoJablu Concert Series: $20 permit fee for each
    • Event Time: 6:30-8:30pm
    • Location: Conservatory Green, Valentia & 49th
    • Dates: Every Thursday, June 8th-July 27th
  • Theatre on the Green: $20 permit fee for each
    • Event Time: 6-8pm
    • Location: Founder’s Green 7601 E 29th Avenue
    • Dates:
      • August 4th
      • August 5th
  • Opera on the Green: $20 permit fee for each
    • Event Time: 6-8pm
    • Location: Founder’s Green 7601 E 29th Avenue
    • Dates:
      • August 11th
      • August 12th
  • Denver Band Jazz Band: $20 permit fee
    • Event Time: 6:30-8pm
    • Location: Conservatory Green, Valentia & 49th
    • Date: August 17th
  • Denver Municipal Band: $20 permit fee
    • Event Time: 6-7:30pm
    • Location: Founders Green, 7601 E 29th Avenue
    • Date: September 2nd
  • Specialty Events: $50 permit fee
    • Kids Triathlon
      • Date: August 27th
      • Location: Jet Stream Park, 3574 Alton St
      • Event Time: 8AM-1PM
    • Community Beer Garden and Concert (End of Summer)
      • Date: September 16th
      • Location: Conservatory Green, Valentia & 49th
      • Event Time: 4-7pm

Cancellation Policy

Because we are limiting the amount of vendors for each event, attendance is crucial. If more than three (3) event days are missed (excused or unexcused) you forfeit your deposit and spot for next season. We understand that things happen and can be flexible on a case-by-case basis. If you need to cancel, please give a 48 hr notice. No shows will result in termination of remaining permits

APPLICATIONS DUE BY FEBRUAURY 24th. Please note that spaces fill up quickly.

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