Seeking Vendors for City Beaches & Parks

Accepting Applications from August 16 - 30

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – If you’ve been dreaming about having your own food trucks business to sell your food or other goods in Corpus Christi, you have an opportunity to make it happen now! The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is accepting applications for vendors at its City beaches and parks.

The City is preparing to issue five-month Vending Permits from October 2019 to February 2020 to vendors. This will not affect current vendors approved through September. Applications for these permits will be accepted starting Friday, August 16, until 5 pm on Friday, August 30, 2019. 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. The application form and requirements are available on the City of Corpus Christi website.

City Beach & Park Vendor Permit application PDF file:

City Vendor Insurance Requirement PDF file:

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 located at 1406 Martin Luther King Drive, 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. 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 or call (361) 826-PLAY.