Mobile Vending

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Park Authority Mobile Food Vending


Fairfax County Park Authority is offering a new and exciting service for park visitors. Mobile food vendors now have an opportunity to provide food services to customers in selected parks.  Authorized mobile food vendors will contribute to the park environment by offering specialty food items, premium customer service, and affordable menu selections.

A mobile food vendor is defined as a "licensed, motorized mobile food unit which is temporarily located on a Fairfax County Park Authority designated vending pad where food items are sold to the general public."  Mobile food vendors are permitted on approved Fairfax County Park Authority property provided certain standards are met and appropriate permits are obtained. 

Fairfax County Park Authority is interested in vendors that can provide quality representation of the county’s cultural diversity with unique and specialty food items. Interested vendors must have a self-contained truck with the ability to provide mobile food vending services. Mobile food carts can be considered for some locations. Any other vending alternatives are not permitted. Vendors must provide all required documentation listed in the ‘How to Apply’ section prior to obtaining a permit from Fairfax County Park Authority.

Permit Holders may set their own flexible working schedule for each individual park, but may not be in the park before park opening (dawn), or after closure.  Fairfax County Park Authority expects vendors to provide consistent and frequent service.  It is not required for a permit holder to be at the park every day or to stay for any designated amount of time.  Mobile vending trucks and all associated equipment must be removed from the park at the end of each day.  Equipment is not permitted in the park overnight at any time.

Vendors will be selected based on: complete application package, visual appearance of the food truck, proposed operating plan, variety of menu items that appeal to park customers, and other criteria.  A higher priority will be assigned to applications that propose frequent and consistent services and hours of operation.

Applications received after the closing date will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis to fill any remaining vending pad locations. Please follow the simple steps below to get started with your application.

Where are the Vending Locations?

There are currently 12 parks with designated mobile vending parking pads. Only one vendor will be assigned per vending pad.  Vending pads vary by site and can be either designated parking spaces, or areas within the park that have been chosen for safety and convenience for customers and vendors.  Please see the map of mobile vending parks to view a picture of the vending pad(s) at each park.

At its discretion, the Park Authority can, at any time, add additional vending pads and permit vendors to any park locations, select additional parks to offer mobile food vending or terminate any vending location.


Vending Pad


Baron Cameron Park
11300 Baron Cameron Ave.
Reston, VA 20190

Baron Cameron Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available

Pad #2-Available

E. C. Lawrence Park
5040 Walney Rd.
Chantilly, VA 20151

E.C. Lawrence Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available

Lake Fairfax Park
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr.
Reston, VA 20190

Lake Fairfax Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available

Lee District Park
6601 Telegraph Road
Alexandria, VA 22310

Lee District Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available

Mason District Park
6621 Columbia Pike
Annandale, VA 22003

Mason District Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available
Pad #1-Available

Pad #2-Available

Nottoway Park
9610 Courthouse Rd.
Vienna, VA 22181

Nottoway Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available

Oak Marr Park
3200 Jermantown Rd.
Oakton, VA 22124

Oak Marr Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available

Pine Ridge Park
3401 Woodburn Rd.
Annandale, VA 22003

Pine Ridge Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available


Poplar Tree Park
4718 Stringfellow Rd.
Chantilly, VA 20151

Pine Ridge Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available


South Run Park
7550 Reservation Dr.
Springfield, VA 22153

South Run Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available

Spring Hill Park
1239 Spring Hill Rd.
Mclean, VA 22102

Pine Ridge Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available


Wakefield Park
8100 Braddock Rd.
Annandale, VA 22003

Wakefield Park Vending Location

Pad #1-Available

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