First time vendor. What must I do? Let's get you started! 4 easy steps to become a new vendor.
  1. Step 1:

    You must become a member with Mardi Gras Productions to work at our Spectacular events. There is a SMALL FEE to become a member. You will receive a Mardi Gras I.D.# and be entered into our system so that you will receive all current schedules, updates and space assignments.

    membership application
  2. Step 2:

    Purchase a space in one of our events.

  3. Step 3:

    Get a New York State Certificate of Authority ( Sales Tax # ). It’s Easy to Apply For. There is NO FEE for this. It’s FREE.

    • Just click Apply Online here: https://www.businessexpress.ny.gov/app/answers/cms/a_id/2058/

    Then after you’ve received your New York State Certificate of Authority, please provide a copy to Mardi Gras Productions.

  4. Step 4:

    Non-food vendors only

    Apply for a TEMPORARY STREET FAIR VENDOR PERMIT.

    There is a $10 per month fee.
    You can get a permit for 1 month or for several months.
    You must bring your New York State Certificate of Authority (Sales Tax #).
    Click here: https://www1.nyc.gov/nycbusiness/description/temporary-street-fair-vendor-permit

    After you’ve received your TEMPORARY STREET FAIR VENDOR PERMIT, please provide a copy to Mardi Gras.

    food vendor

    Food vendors DO NOT NEED a TEMPORARY STREET FAIR VENDOR PERMIT.

    Food Vendors need ;

    Food Protection Certificate

    AND

    Temporary Food Service Establishment Permit. (TFSE)

    If you do not have a Food Protection Certificate, you must register for the Food Protection Course before you submit your TFSE application.

    Food Protection Course

    Free Online Training – It’s Easy to Apply For

    Click here: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/business/health-academy/food-protection-online-free.page

    Food Service establishments (FSEs) (e.g restaurants) and mobile food vending units with a valid DOHMH permit are not required to obtain a separate TFSE permit. A copy of the FSE’s permit must be submitted to Mardi Gras . A copy of the FSE’s permit must also be kept onsite at the event and available upon inspection.

    Temporary Food Service Establishment Permit. (TFSE)

    Click here: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/business/food-operators/temporary-food-service-establishments.page for information on how to apply for your TFSE.

You can also visit our office. We accept cash, credit card or money order only. Absolutely
NO CHECKS.