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Apply Now for the Seven-Month Permit Period from March 2020 to September 2020


► ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: January 21–31, 2020

Please call anytime during this permit period for locations that may be available for you to sell your goods.

(CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - January 17, 2020) We invite you to be part of the popular food truck business. Or perhaps you’d like to sell another product that you are passionate about. It’s time to get off that fence and apply for a vendor permit with the City of Corpus Christi. Don’t hesitate, your opportunity is now! 

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is accepting applications for vendors at its City beaches and parks starting Tuesday, January 21, until 5 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020. The City will issue seven-month Vending Permits from March 2020 to September 2020 to vendors who qualify. Applications will be reviewed, and if necessary, a drawing will be held, to determine vendor locations. Vendors will be notified after the selection has been made to issue the permits for the locations prior to the beginning of the permit period. The selected vendors may be required to undergo and pass background checks prior to issuing permits. 

Download the City Beach & Park Vendor Permit application form.

Download the City Vendor Insurance Requirements document.

Completed applications and required documentation for vending permits must be submitted to staff in person or by email at any of the following locations:

  • Parks & Recreation Department’s Special Events Office at 1406 Martin Luther King Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78401. Contact Sandra Flores at (361) 826-3411 or
  • Gulf Beach Operations Office at 8185 HWY 361, Corpus Christi, Texas 78418. Contact Martha Lawhon at (361) 826-3469 or
  • Parks & Recreation Department Office at City Hall, 3rd Floor; 1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401. For information, call (361) 826-3460.


For more information about the wide variety of programs and services offered by the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department, visit our website or call (361) 826-PLAY.