Apply to be a Food Vendor at the Farmers Market

Santa Monica Farmers Market is not currently accepting applications for food vendors. Vendors are selected via a City bid process (RFP) as need arises.   

Applications are not accepted outside of the City bid process.

The most recent RFP for Saturday Pico and Sunday Main Street closed on Thursday, March 14, 2023, 5:00pm

Vendors interested in being notified of future bids can create an account and register with OpenGov Procurement by following the first two steps below.

Applications will only be available while the bid is open.  

There will be a separate RFP open at a later date for bread vendors at the Wednesday market.

Continue the Process:
  1. Set up an OpenGov Procurement account.

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    Prospective vendors may register at any time.  Click here to register with OpenGov Procurement.

    Additional details on doing business with the City of Santa Monica can be found on the City of Santa Monica Finance webpage.

  2. Subscribe to the City of Santa Monica's OpenGov to receive email notifications of bid opportunities.

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    Visit Santa Monica's OpenGov Page and click subscribe.

  3. When the bid is open, fill out the application.

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    Visit the City of Santa Monica OpenGov page and click on the bid opportunity

    Make note of the application closing date.  Late submissions are not accepted.

    The bid will include details about requirements and mandatory document uploads.  Uploaded documents must be .jpg, .doc, or .pdf only.

  4. Review answers and submit the application.

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    After all completing the application and document uploads, click "submit" on the last page of the online application.

  5. Once the bid has closed, selected vendors will be contacted.

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