Temporary Food

Temporary food service is defined as a food establishment operating at a fixed location, with a fixed menu, for not more than twenty-one consecutive days in conjunction with a single event or celebration, such as a fair or festival.

The following are examples of events that typically require permits:

  • A fair, carnival, music event, or circus
  • Bazaars
  • Church events open to the public
  • Community celebrations
  • Community dinners or BBQs
  • Concerts
  • Craft fairs
  • Customer appreciation celebrations
  • Farmer’s markets
  • Open houses or grand openings
  • Pancake breakfasts
  • Public exhibitions or art walks
  • Sporting events
  • Trade shows
  • Non-profit  organization fundraiser