Food Vendors & Trucks

THE TRADITIONAL UPTOWN ART FAIR HAS BEEN CANCELLED IN UPTOWN MINNEAPOLIS. Due to road construction, please check back in December/January for application for the 2025 event.

The Uptown Art Fair takes place in Uptown Minneapolis on the first weekend of August. The event footprint is located at the intersection of Lake and Hennepin, the center of a lively, upbeat business district and one of the busiest intersections in the State of Minnesota. Our community event provides a free, urban experience for all visitors.


Acceptance to the Uptown Art Fair includes but is not limited to the following criteria:

  • Proposed menu (quality, pricing, and uniqueness) including identification of foods offered which are GF, vegan or vegetarian
  • Past Uptown Art Fair experience
  • Other outdoor event experience
  • Past environmental health experience
  • Level of professionalism
  • Agreement to conform to established fees

FEES (after May 1 acceptance):
Carts: Less than 100 sq ft, $1100
10 x 10: $2100
10 x 20: Tented Booth/Food Trucks/Trailers $2400
(Additional space required will be assessed)

Questions: please contact


Please pay non-refundable application fee of $60: