Become a Food Concessionaire

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation hosts many popular events throughout the year where food concessionaires are on-site to serve the public. Our events present a wonderful opportunity for local concessionaires to grow their businesses and be part of the community. 

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Applications are subject to a selection process. If the application is accepted, the vendor will receive a signed Agreement and event details. Fees and deadlines are included in the Clarksville Parks & Recreation Schedule below.


Submitting an Application does not guarantee acceptance. Clarksville Parks and Recreation reserves the right to deny any application without any explanation. Selection criteria include, but are not limited to:

  • The uniqueness of menu items and creativity of the booth
  • Special Event experience
  • Local and sustainable, value-based menu items


When a vendor has been notified of acceptance an insurance certificate in the amount of $1,000,000 must be submitted with this contract. The certificate must name the City of Clarksville as additionally insured and cover the specific event dates for which the vendor has been approved. Without this documentation, vendor space will not be reserved. The vendor will adhere to all Health Department and Clarksville Fire Department regulations. If these regulations are not met, either department can and will close the operation of the booth and all fees paid under this agreement will be forfeited. 


Event fees must be paid by the vendor per date provided in the vendor's final approved contract. Payments may be submitted as cash, check (made payable to City of Clarksville Parks + Recreation), or credit card. Payments can be mailed or hand-delivered to: City of Clarksville Parks + Recreation, 102 Public Square, Clarksville, TN 37040. Please do not mail cash. Card payments can be taken over the phone at 931-645-7476. 


If you have any questions about becoming a Food Concessionaire with Clarksville Parks & Recreation, please email us at or give us a call at 931-645-7476.