TriPride Festival Food Truck Application / Agreement

Thank you to everyone who signed up to be a Food Vendor at our festival! We’ll be in touch soon!

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  • Additional Information and Rules

  • Food Truck vendors are required to have all relevant licensing, insurance, and inspection statuses required to do business in Johnson City, TN. This includes a business license for Johnson City, TN. See information below.

    Cooking oil is classified by the fire code as a Class IIIB combustible liquid unless otherwise determined by testing. Storage of combustible liquid shall not produce conditions that will create a nuisance or a hazard to the public health, safety or welfare.

    Environmental precautions: Keep away from drains, surface, and ground water. Retain contaminated washing water and dispose of it.

    You are responsible for the proper disposal of cooking grease. There will not be a location at the festival to dispose of cooking related waste.

    Any disposal of hot ash needs to be separate from combustible materials and liquids and into a metal or non-combustible container.

    There will not be power available. If power is required, you will need to use a generator that may or may not be inspected by a fire marshal the morning of the event.

    There is a $250 fee to be a food truck vendor at the 2023 TriPride festival. You will be electronically invoiced if approved. We anticipate ~10,000+ people throughout the day and have allocated space for 10+ food trucks.

  • Once you submit your information, our Food & Beverage Services Committee will reach out to you to discuss the details, fees, etc.
  • Please Note: The State of Tennessee and the City of Johnson City, TN require business licenses to sell at festivals. If you don't already have a business license for Tennessee, you may review requirements at

    If your business is not registered in Johnson City, TN you will also need a transient license for the day that can be found here:

    You will need to be inspected by the 2023 Health Department and Fire Marshal.  Please review the Johnson City Food Truck guide here for all requirements . 

    You can return application along with a cashier's check or money order to:

    City of Johnson City

    Attn: Business License Dept.

    P.O. Box 2150

    Johnson City, TN 37605

    If you have questions about the business license, please call the City of Johnson City, TN at (423) 434-2393.

    This information will also be emailed to you when you complete the form.

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