Third Thursday Food

FOOD VENDORS INFO AND SIGN-UP

WHAT DOES IT COST???

SAVE 10% By Signing Up For All Remaining Months Today!

FULL MENU FOOD VENDORS:
PER MONTH: $75 -per10X10 space
SNACK/DRINK FOOD VENDORS:
PER MONTH: $55 -per 10X10 space

GUIDELINES FOR FOOD VENDORS
To continue to appease the large crowds that come to Downtown Joplin on Third Thursday, Downtown Joplin does invite a number of food vendors with strict regulations to insure that Downtown restaurants are successful.

WHAT DO I NEED TO NOW???

  • Vendors are responsible for all materials required for their space (i.e. tables, chairs, backdrops, etc.)
  • If selling, vendors are required by the city of Joplin to purchase a Vendor’s License. It is $5/ year and can be purchased on the third floor of City Hall with Linda Foulks.
  • If selling, **You solely are responsible for any and all applicable state and federal revenue forms and taxes submissions. Downtown Joplin assumes no reasonability in the matter.
  • Bake sales are prohibited at Third Thursday due to City of Joplin’s Health and Safety Standards.
  • Alcohol may not be sold other than at Downtown restaurants/bars.
  • Vendors are responsible for cleaning up of their space, including leftover trash.
  • Vendors may set up any time after 3:30pm and must take down area by 9:00pm.
  • Vendors may bring a tent for booth space, tent size is limited to 10’x 10’
  • If using electric, always bring at least 200 feet of extension cord to ensure you can reach electrical boxes
  • All Food and Drink vendors must pass the Food Safety Inspection as set forth by the City of Joplin.
    FOR QUESTIONS ON INSPECTIONS CALL Ryan Talken at (417) 623-6122 or rtalken@joplinmo.org
  • Additional Questions? See the Frequently Asked Questions Link on the previous page.

    When will I find out where my spot will be???

     After you receive a confirmation of acceptance email and make your online payment through the link provided in your acceptance email, 1 to 2 days prior to each month’s event that you are signed up for, Downtown Joplin will email you your Location and Day of Logistics Information.

HOW DO I SIGN UP???

Contact Ryan Talken at (417) 623-6122 or rtalken@joplinmo.org for a Food Safety Inspection.