Festival records $170K loss resulting from smaller-scale events and postponement of BSMF in 2021 due to COVID19
Memphis in May Concessions Vendors
Thank you for your interest in vending at the Memphis In May International Festival. Our annual month-long festival includes two ticketed events held in downtown Memphis' Tom Lee Park on the banks of the Mississippi River.
Applications for the Beale Street Music Festival & the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest are closed and all spots have been filled. Please check back in December for 2021 applications!
*NOTE: For faster processing and approval, vendors are strongly encouraged to submit their applications using the electronic form at the bottom of the page. Alternatively, vendors may also complete the PDF form (link directly below) and mail in to apply.*
The selection criteria is based on, but not limited to
- Quality of offerings
- Ability to serve thousands of patrons in outdoor weather
- Appearance of overall set-up
- Unique or regional cuisine
- Reasonable prices and value
Food vendors who are accepted will receive an email notification and vending upon acceptance.
ALL menu items and prices must be approved by Memphis in May and only those items listed on the contract may be sold.
Country of Permanent Establishment - United States of America
- Beale Street Music Festival
- World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest
- Great American River Run
- International Salute To Ghana
- 2022 Salute to Ghana