Prepared and pre-packaged food vendors are selected via a City of Santa Monica bid process. The process for 2022 closed on May 5, 2022 and will re-open as need arises.
There is not an anticipated opening date for 2023.
Vendors interested in future openings can follow the numbered steps at the bottom of this page to register and be notified when a future bid opens.
Food Vendor participation rates are 12% of gross daily market sales + $2 per market attended for state legislative fee.
All vendors are responsible for
compliance with the Health Code Requirements for Community Events in Los
All participants must comply with the Santa Monica Farmers Market Rules, Regulations and Policy Guide. Click here to view the Policy Guide.
All vendors are responsible for compliance with City of
Santa Monica Ordinances.
Once final selections have been made, selected vendors will be required to obtain a temporary food facility permit. DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS PERMIT UNTIL YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT YOU HAVE BEEN SELECTED.
Once final selections have been made, selected vendors will be required to obtain a Santa Monica Business License. DO NOT APPLY FOR A BUSINESS LICENSE UNTIL YOU HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED THAT YOU HAVE BEEN SELECTED.
Retail vending is allowed only at the Sunday Main Street Market, and is open to vendors with a business on Main Street. Vendors who qualify should click here to visit the Main Street Business Improvement Association website, and contact MSBIA for details on how to participate.
Farmers, ranchers and fishers wishing to sell certified and non-certified agricultural products should click here to visit the Farmer Application page.
Musicians and Education Providers wishing to have a space at the market should click here to visit the application page for those services.
Continue the Process:
Register as a vendor via the ProcureNow website+ -
Subscribe via ProcureNow to be notified when City of Santa Monica bids are open.+ -
When the bid is open, fill out the application and include any required documents.+ -
The bid will include details about any requirements and mandatory documents.
Submit any questions through the ProcureNow site.
Once the bid has closed, you will be contacted if you are selected.+ -