Food Vendors

Check out the list of food vendors for the 2023 concert season.

Flavor ShackHand-dipped corn dogs, walking tacos, Egg Rolls, mini donuts
Blowin’ SmokeBBQ Brisket, ribs, pulled pork chicken wings, mac & cheese
Colby’s World ClassicsGourmet sandwiches and food from around the world
Sizzle Food TruckSmashburgers, Appetizers
Gathering OaksWood fired pizza
Smoking Brews & QuesPulled pork and brisket sandwiches
Noble TreatsCotton candy
Doug’s Kettle CornPopcorn
Food Experience CateringBraised Beef Carnitas, walking strawberry pretzel salad

Summer Sounds Pub

There will be a lot of food vendors but only one pub, run by the Alexandria Rotary Club. This is how our club will raise money from the event to give back to our community!

Please note that no other alcohol or outside coolers are allowed on site. In order to purchase alcoholic beverages, you must be 21 and have a valid ID. All those purchasing alcoholic beverages must first visit the I.D. Station and receive a wristband.

Apply to be A Food Vendor

We expect thousands of people to be drawn to the concert series and family festival in July and August this year! In addition to offering three free concerts featuring incredible music, we invite area businesses and organizations in the community to join in the fun at Brophy Park. We are currently accepting applications for food and retail vendors, as well as nonprofit organizations interested in participating in these exciting events.

SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF PARTICIPATION.
APPLICATIONS DEADLINE IS MAY 10th, 2023. The Vendor Selection Committee will notify applicants by phone or email if they are accepted or denied participation. The Rotary reserves sole and absolute discretion in the selection of vendors for the event, and may give preference to local vendors. However, in selecting vendors, the Rotary will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, or marital status.

VENDOR FEES
Food Vendors
will cost $100 per week or $200 in advance for all three dates.
Retail/Non-Food Vendors are $50 per week or $100 in advance for all three dates.
Non Profit organizations will not be charged.

FOOD VENDORS: All items must be prepared, displayed, and stored in accordance with the MN Department of Agriculture, the MN Department of Health, and the Douglas County Public Health. All producers of processed food items are required to adhere to all laws pertaining to the production and selling of such goods, and the products must be sold with a valid processing license and comply with all MN labeling laws.

PERMITS: All permits and licenses required are the sole responsibility of the vendor.

HELPFUL WEBSITES: MN State at www.state.mn.us; MN Dept. of Agriculture at www.mda.state.mn.us; MN Dept. of Health at www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/food/code/index.html

NOTE TO ALL VENDORS: The “Brophy Park Market” at Summer Sounds By Brophy is designed to showcase food vendors, artisan merchants, home-based businesses, and nonprofit organizations. For profit, commercial businesses are not eligible to have a booth to sell products or to distribute promotional literature, nor are vendors permitted to sell “after-group/party applications will be accepted.

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