Promoting healthy food options in City parks

Interested in operating a refreshment vehicle in City parks? You will need a permit that allows you to sell in designated park locations. Please review the Park Refreshment Vehicle Policy and fill-in the application.


  • Applications due: February 28, 2018
  • City staff to confirm permit and locations: March 11, 2018

Your application will be scored in accordance with the policy ahead of a permit being issued.

The Park Refreshment Vehicle Policy, in effect as of Jan. 1, 2016, promotes and gives priority to vendors who:

  • offer healthy, local and/or certified organic food options
  • use sustainable business practices
  • follow accessibility standards

Both monthly and annual permits will be available for a number of vending locations in parks including:

  1. Belle Park
  2. Breakwater Park
  3. City Park (Location 1 & Location 2)
  4. Confederation Park
  5. Grass Creek Park
  6. Lake Ontario Park
  7. Memorial Centre Park
  8. Macdonald Park
  9. Victoria Park

Please see the application for the number and type of sites available at these locations. Other locations may be considered on request.