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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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  • Welcome to Sunday Parkways 2019 If you have any questions, please contact:

  • Come talk with 20,000 of our best friends! Share information about your organization, yummy food and products with our audience of 20,000 attendees per event!

  • Be a part of this Community Event.

  • Become a vendor with Sunday Parkways!

Join us as a Sunday Parkways Vendor!

City of Portland Sunday Parkways presented by Kaiser Permanente is now in its 13th year of fun, healthy living and community bonding. These events attract thousands of people from across Portland, and we would love to have you be a part of it!

To apply, first read the information below then fill out the online 2020 Sunday Parkways Vendor Application Form or download the PDF version at the bottom of this page.

Information for Organizations Interested in Becoming a 2020 Sunday Parkways Vendor

Our Mission

Portland Sunday Parkways promotes healthy, active living through a series of free summertime events opening the city's largest public space -- its streets -- to the non-motorized public in order to walk, bike, roll, and discover active transportation. Sunday Parkways fosters civic pride, stimulates economic development, and represents community, business and government investments in Portland's vitality, livability, and diversity.


Events run from 11am to 4pm. Vendor set up is from 9am to 10:45am and pack up is from 4pm. A standard 10ft x 10ft vendor spot is $125. A large 10ft x 20ft vendor spot is $175. The fee for Mobile vendors is $75. Vendors supply their own water, table, chairs and canopy. Applications are due 21 days before the event. Payment is due 16 days before the event. To receive a refund, vendors must give us 10 days’ notice. Spot assignments are sent to vendors 9 days prior to the event.


The following types of third parties are not be eligible to participate in Sunday Parkways: any business or organization that restricts membership or access based upon any category protected under the City’s civil rights ordinance or state or federal law and/or any business or organization that is not legally open to, or may not legally sell its products or provide its services to residents of all ages.

Site Information

No electricity is available on site, and there is limited water access. Vendors provide their own water, table, chairs and canopy. Vendors must dispose of their waste at the provided on-site trash, recycling and compost facilities. Sales of any items are prohibited inside the parks.


We will aim to process applications and email vendors an invoice within 3 business days. The Customer Service Center (Portland Parks & Recreation) will process payments on behalf of the Sunday Parkways team and the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Payments can be made over the phone (debit or credit card) or in person (debit or credit card, check or cash) during business hours, by mail (check), or through our online customer portal (debit or credit card). If paying by check, we recommend that you include it with your application. 

Important Dates

Event Application deadline Payment due date Deadline to cancel and receive refund Day-of-event info emailed to vendors
May 17 SE Portland Sun, Apr 26 Fri, May 1 Thu, May 7 Fri, May 8
Jun 28 North Portland Sun, Jun 7 Fri, Jun 12 Thu, Jun 18 Fri, Jun 19
Jul 19 Gateway Sun, Jun 28 Fri, Jul 3 Thu, Jul 9 Fri, Jul 10
Aug 23 Green Loop Sun, Aug 2 Fri, Aug 7 Thu, Aug 13 Fri, Aug 14
Sep 20 NE Portland Sun, Aug 30 Fri, Sep 4 Thu, Sep 10 Fri, Sep 11


Types of Vendors

Marketplace – Food vendors sell food and/or drink.

  • Healthy items are strongly encouraged.
  • We also encourage food vendors to minimize the materials that customers will have to throw away, for example by replacing single-serve condiment packages with bulk multi-serve options and using compostable plates/cups/utensils.
  • Food vendors must have a copy of their temporary restaurant license from Multnomah County Environmental Health Department at Sunday Parkways – stringent health inspections will occur. Visit or call 503-988-3400 for more information.
  • If using propane, food vendors need to obtain a permit from Portland Fire & Rescue. Visit or call 503-823-3712.
  • Food vendors should put up a sign letting people know if they are cash only or accept card payment.
  • Food vendors should be prepared to sell food by 11am, earlier if they have breakfast items.
  • If food vendors sell out during the event, they shouldn’t leave before 4pm.


Marketplace – Non-food vendors advertise and sell non-food products and/or perform outreach. They do not sell food and/or drink.

  • Vendors can only use water and concrete weights with their tents/canopies.
  • After unloading, vendors must move their vehicles to an off-the-course street – not in front of the park.


Mobile vendors sell their product while walking or riding in a way that does not inhibit participant flow.

  • If selling food, mobile vendors must have a copy of their temporary restaurant license from Multnomah County Environmental Health Department at Sunday Parkways – stringent health inspections will occur. Visit or call 503-988-3400 for more information.
  • Per the Parks’ permits, along-the-route mobile vendors are not allowed in any of the parks at any time.
  • Mobile vendors must remain one (1) block or at least 250 feet from all Marketplace (food and non-food) vendors.
  • If a mobile vendor violates the above, they will be excluded from the remainder of the event as well as the remaining 2020 Sunday Parkways.
  • Mobile vendor fee applies to each vehicle – mobile carts, bikes, etc.


The definition of a food cart/truck is "any vehicle on inflated wheels that is self-propelled, or which can be pushed or pulled down a sidewalk, street or highway, on which food is prepared, processed or which is used in selling and dispensing food to the ultimate consumer." For more info: 503-988-3400,



Contact us – 503-823-7599,

2020 Sunday Parkways Vendor Application Form (PDF)

Download and complete this fillable PDF version of the 2020 Sunday Parkways Vendor Application Form, then submit it by email or postal mail

Online 2020 Sunday Parkways Vendor Application Form

Registration for Sunday Parkways vendors