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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Headquarters, Mail Code 1200
1401 Recreation Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80905-1975
Phone: (719) 385-5940
Fax: (719) 385-6599
Email: spark@SpringsGov.c. . .
Hours: 8 am - 2 pm, Monday through Friday





City of Colorado Springs / Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services / Parks, Trails & Open Space / Pavilions, Reservations, and Permits / Vending

Vending in the Parks

Licensed and insured vendors may purchase permits to vend in the majority of our parks. In order to secure a vendor’s permit, please complete the application and bring the necessary documents to our main office, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 2 pm.

Permits are $10/hour to a maximum of $80 for the day or $300 for a monthly permit. No refunds are given.

Vendors must provide current copies of the following:
  1. State of Colorado Sales Tax License which can be obtained from the Colorado Department of Revenue, 4420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs CO 80918, 303-866-3711.
  2. Inspection Report from the Colorado Department of Health and Environment, 301 S. Union Blvd, Colorado Springs CO 80910, 719-575-8635.
  3. State of Colorado License to operate a retail food establishment from the Colorado Department of Health and Environment, 301 S. Union Blvd, Colorado Springs CO 80910, 719-575-8635.
  4. City Sales Tax License from the City Sales Tax Office, 30 S. Nevada. #203, Colorado Springs, CO 80903,
    719-385-5903.
  5. Liability Insurance of one million dollars naming the City of Colorado Springs as additionally insured.

Vending is prohibited in the Garden of the Gods, Skyview Sports Complex, and Four Diamonds Sports Complex. Those wishing to vend at El Pomar Sports Complex must call 719-630-0168.

If a permitted special event is taking place, a vendor must contact the event coordinator directly for permission to work that event. You cannot purchase a permit from the Parks Department and use that for entry to a special event area.

 
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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services
1401 Recreation Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
Fax: (719) 385-5940
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