May 9 Ohio Tourism Day Food Truck Application

Tourism Day is dedicated to highlighting the economic impact of tourism in our state and provides consumers the opportunity to plan their Ohio getaways by visiting with dozens of the state’s distinctive attractions and industry groups. Tourism Day will include interactive fun for the whole family including special guests, giveaways and more. Several hundred attendees are expected to attend this event on the Ohio Statehouse West Plaza which runs from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.

TourismOhio is hosting the event and is seeking two food truck vendors to be chosen at random for the opportunity to serve customers during the event.

Tourism Day Food Truck Vendor Selection Process

  • To be considered eligible, food trucks must be:
    • Licensed and insured
    • Able to serve at least 200 customers at varying price points
  • The sale of alcohol is not permitted

By 5:00 pm on 3/19/18, the names of qualifying food trucks will be added to a hat and drawn at random. Two names will be selected. If the second truck serves the same cuisine as the first truck, the second spot will go to the third name drawn from the hat and so on, until a truck with a cuisine differing from the first truck chosen at random is selected.

Prior to the 5:00 pm deadline on 3/19/18, interested food truck vendors should email the following information to Tourism Day Event Coordinator

  • Food truck name
  • Type of cuisine
  • Contact name/title/phone/email
  • Statement confirming eligibility set forth above
  • Confirmation of ability to participate on May 9