Food Vendors

Food & Booth Vendor Application Information


Please allow at least two to three weeks for all the permit and form approvals. 

Food vendors must have all required paperwork and permits from the NM Environment Department before requesting your COA Route Food Vendor Permit. The local NM EID office is located at 811 E. 1st Street, Suite D.  (575) 437-7115 

Bring all your permits and completed Route Food Vendor Permit to the City Clerk's office in City Hall. The permit will take 2 weeks to get required approvals. The annual fee of $35.00 will be collected with your completed forms.

Doing business on City property such as parks, ball fields, or special events.

If you are making revenue on City property, you are required to enter into a Small Services Agreement with the City of Alamogordo. At the Family Recreation Center, staff will collect your information and desired vend location in order to generate the agreement. The completed agreement is sent to the City's legal department for approval. Approval of the agreement may take up to two weeks. A fee, 10% of profits, will be paid at the Recreation Center per your agreement. Due dates will be included in your agreement.

Vending at Special Events

Events include: Sounds of Freedom, 4th Fridays, Movies on the Stage, White Sands Pupfish, Easter in the Park, Zoo Boo, etc.

A Special Events Permit and Small Service Agreement are required to do business on city property. Charges vary based on the type of event and whether electricity is required. There is no 10% profit fee.

Please allow at least two to three weeks for all the permit and form approvals.