Food Truck Vendor Program

Program Goal

The Food Truck Rodeocity's food vendor program provides designated zones for food trucks to vend within the City of Norfolk on a first come first serve basis once approved. The Food Truck Program's goal is to offer freshly made entrees to support the lunchtime hours downtown with optional expansion for breakfast, lunch and evening meals in the City's other designated zones.

Dessert Vendors

Vendors who primarily serve desserts may contact the City for participation in special events. Those interested in participating in the Food Truck Program should email Freda Burns or call 757-636-3774.

Required Permits & Licenses

Required permits and licenses for this program include a Norfolk Business License from the Commissioner of Revenue, a Health Permit from the Norfolk Department of Health, a Fire Inspection and decal from Norfolk Fire Marshal's Office and a Vendor Parking Permit and decal from the Norfolk Department of General Services, Division of Parking.

The following are the food truck zones designated for the Food Truck Program:

  • 100 block of Bank Street at MacArthur Square - Downtown (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
  • 1200 block of Boissevain Avenue in Chelsea
  • 1300 block Raleigh Avenue in Chelsea
  • 800 block of Front St at Fort Norfolk
  • 800 block of Woodis Avenue at Fort Norfolk
  • 700 block of Granby St in the Arts and Design District

Downtown Norfolk Food Truck Rodeos

Food Truck Rodeos are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month-rain or shine.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please come and bring your appetite for food and entertainment in Downtown Norfolk's MacArthur Square near the light rail station.

Are you interested in participating in a future food truck rodeo? Email Freda Burns or call 757-636-3774.