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CityFair Food Vendor Information

2023 Rose Festival CityFair Dates & Hours

May 26
5pm - 10pm

May 27-29
12pm - 9pm

June 2-4
12pm - 9pm

June 9-11
12pm - 9pm

CityFair 101 (Basic Event Information)

Rose Festival CityFair is Portland's largest waterfront event. Open three full weekends, CityFair features exciting attractions, concerts, and exhibits plus great food and shopping.

What you can find at Rose Festival CityFair:

Entertainment - CityFair is also proud to showcase the best local music and performance art from the Northwest and beyond on three stages.

Free activities - Family-friendly displays, interactive educational exhibits, sponsors offering free samples, and a dramatic opening night fireworks display are among the great activities that are included with CityFair admission. The United States Navy, United States Coast Guard, and the Royal Canadian Navy sail in during the final weekend of CityFair for Fleet Week.

Promotions - Kids 6 and under are always free, and our partnership with Funtastic Traveling Shows brings special discount carnival ride promotions to the public, which will boost attendance.

CityFair Food Vendor Program Overview

Food vendors sell food and beverage items in the CityFair Food Court, located centrally inside the event.

Applications will be considered based on quality, product diversity and price point. Signage, staff attire and booth appearance will be assessed, along with the overall food presentation.

In order to be considered, 2023 CityFair Food Vendor applications must be submitted online by March 3, 2023. Applications must include a complete list of items to be sold, the price (or range) of each item, vegetarian or healthy alternatives, kid's menu options, and a photo or detailed drawing of the booth set-up. Applications missing these requirements will not be considered.


Application Deadline: March 3, 2023

Food Vendor Pricing

Pricing includes a canopy, general overhead lighting, one 20 amp/120 volt electrical outlet, water, garbage/recycling service and 24-hour security.

Food Court:
Full Menu Food Vendor: 20' x 20' = $1,400 + 25% of all sales
Single Item Food Vendor: 10' x 10' = $750 + 25% of all sales

Note: Single item food vendors include: kettle corn, nuts, shaved ice, coffee, smoothies, dessert items, popcorn, etc.

Proposed Menu:
All food vendors (full and single) must fill out the menu section (within the application form) with details of vendor's proposed menu options & pricing. These menus can include a maximum of ten (10) food options. Additionally, vendors must provide:
  • One (1) vegetarian options
  • One (1) kid's menu option

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