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Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture+ Tourism and founding partner FirstWorks will once again host PVDFest, Providence’s free outdoor signature arts festival, June 10-12, 2022. After an unimaginable two years, artists and performers from around the corner and around the globe will reinvigorate and rebuild Providence’s world-renowned art and culture community and showcase the Creative Capital. The three days of PVDFest programming will once again culminate on Saturday, June 11 with live music, dance, food, and visual art installations that will transform downtown Providence.

PVDFest 2022 - Food Vendor Application


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  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, Max. file size: 2 MB.
  • Required Licenses

    A valid RI Mobile Food Establishment (MFE) is required in order to participate in PVDFest 2022. The city requires a Certificate of Insurance in the amount of One Million Dollars naming: The City of Providence, 25 Dorrance St, Providence RI 02903
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    Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, doc, docx, jpeg, Max. file size: 2 MB.
    • If you currently do not have a valid RI MFE, click here to apply for one.
    • Fees

      The cost to participate in PVDFest 2022 on Saturday, June 11, 2022 is $250.

      Participation on Friday and/or Sunday without participating on Saturday during PVDFest weekend will be $200 per day.

      Participation on Friday, June 10 and Sunday, June 12 will be initially offered to the trucks that are scheduled on Saturday for an additional $100 per day.

      Please note: there will be limited space on all three days, and you may not be scheduled on all days you select. Participation will be communicated to the trucks upon review and acceptance of their application. Payment information will be provided at that time.
    • Terms and Conditions

    • • Please read all the terms and conditions from the Providence Fire Department, RI Department of Health and the PVDFest Team. Check the box to the left to agree to abide by the terms and conditions for each respective section. I hereby warrant and confirm that the above information is, to the best of my knowledge, true and correct, and further certify that I have read all of the information provided in this application and agree with and will abide by the Terms & Conditions provided. I understand that submission of this application does not guarantee a space. I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the producing partner and the City of Providence, its officers, directors, volunteers, officials, employees, and agents from and against any and all liabilities, claims, suits, and causes of action of whatever nature or type (including but not limited to causes of action based upon tort, strict liability or otherwise), and all attorney fees, costs, and expenses incidental thereto, which may arise or in any way be connected directly or indirectly, with my participation in vending at PVDFest. This indemnification is absolute, personal to me, and is not limited by the insurance coverage that the Vendor may have in place. Vendor understands that the City of Providence is under no obligation to provide insurance to cover the Vendor for loss from any cause to any of Vendor's property. By agreeing, the Vendor agrees to hold the producing partner and the City of Providence harmless for any liability or loss whatsoever.
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