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Photo by Erik Holsather.

Vending Opportunities in 2022

Waba Korean Festival. Photo by Adam Lu.

Photo by Tosin Arasi.

Pier 62 is open for business!

Friends of Waterfront Seattle is looking to partner with business operators to bring vending opportunities to Pier 62 during our events and programs this summer and fall. Businesses may sell retail goods, promote services, and sell food and beverages (conditions apply).

Upcoming events and programs with vending opportunities:

  • Pier 62 Pop-Up Markets (Thursdays in August and September)
  • KEXP Beats & Eats
  • Beat Masters Competition

Our goal is to continually cultivate inclusive spaces where all people — specifically Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) as well as under-resourced communities — are invited to contribute and be a part of programs, events, and Waterfront Park.

Photo by OutsideThinc.

Photo by OutsideThinc.

Photo by Adam Lu.

Business development opportunities

Friends of Waterfront Seattle has partnered with Business Impact NW to provide coaching and additional services for vendors.

Business Impact NW services include:

  • Navigating regulations and permits
  • Tips and tricks for how to market on social media
  • Business planning and community resource navigation

Let us know in your application if you are interested in this opportunity.

Photo by April Jingco

Photo by Adam Lu.

Photo by Adam Lu.

Photo by April Jingco

Services and Support

Friends of Waterfront Seattle supports vendors by providing staff to guide load-in and load-out, managing the vending calendar, and serving as host within the space. FWS staff are also responsible for troubleshooting and identifying ongoing issues with vendors or with the public in the space.

FWS provides:

  • Vending space
  • WiFi
  • Restrooms
  • Trash/recycling/compost
  • Vehicle access for load-in/load-out
  • Power (available at some vending locations)

FWS does not provide:

  • Extension cords
  • Parking
  • Canopies or tables
  • Storage space

Fees for vending on Pier 62 are determined on a per event-basis.

Interested? Apply to vend at Pier 62!

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What do you want to see, eat, and do on the waterfront?

Want to plan an event? Have an idea for an activity? We want to hear from you! Waterfront Park is committed to serving the needs of its diverse communities through cultural, educational, and recreational activities in a beautiful, welcoming environment.