Apply Now for City Beach & Park Vendor Permits

Six-Month Period from September 2018 to February 2019. Deadline is August 3.

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The food truck business is all the rage these days and a big hit with residents and visitors! If this is something you are considering for your business to sell your food or other goods in Corpus Christi, we have an opportunity for you.

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department has two spots at Cole Park and 10 on City Gulf beaches available. Applications are now begin accepting for Six-month Vending Permits from September 2018 to February 2019 from vendors seeking permits to operate at these locations. The deadline to apply closes at 5pm on Friday, August 3.

Applications will be reviewed and if necessary a drawing will be held to determine vendor locations. Upon selection, vendors will be notified, and a permit will be issued for the location prior to the beginning of the permit period. Vendors selected to receive permits may be required to undergo and pass background checks prior to issuing permits.

The application is available on the City of Corpus Christi website at 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 Galvan House in Heritage Park; 1581 N. Chaparral Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401. Contact Laura Jasso at (361) 826-3417 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. Contact Jose Ramirez at (361) 826-3460.

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