Thank you to everyone who signed up to be a Food Vendor at our festival! We’ll be in touch soon!
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.
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: https://files4.revize.com/johnsontn/document_center/permits_licenses/Transient%20Vendor%20License.pdf
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.