Taste of Carrollton

Thursday, September 28, 2023 // 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Discover what makes Carrollton altogether delicious at Taste of Carrollton. Sample the unique culinary creations of our best restaurants, caterers and breweries, surrounded by the sights, sounds and shops downtown.

Taste of Carrollton is cash-only, although vendors may also accept cards if they have the capability. All samples will be priced between $1-4. Participants will pay vendors directly and vendors may accept any form of payment they prefer. Wifi is not provided. Tickets are no longer sold or used as currency.

2023 Participants

Bella Coffee House
Brown Dog Eatery
Carrollton Chophouse
Carrollton Courtyard
Chips burger bar
City Tavern
Corner Cafe
Dairy Queen
Ellianos Coffee Co
El Monterrey Bar and Grill
Gallery Row Coffee
Good Neighbor Meals
Heaven in your Home
Irish Bred Pub
Kona Ice
Kristi’s Southern Eats
Leopoldo’s Pizza Napoletana
Little Miss Juicy
Little Vine Vineyards, Inc.
LocoMex Downtown
Mr Banh Mi
Mustard Seed Cafe
Peace in Cupcakes
Pollard’s Restaurant
Sam’s House BBQ
Samba Loca Brazilian Steak House
Shane’s Rib Shack
The Hangout Energy and Nutrition
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Vendors keep 100% of proceeds collected during the event. All you pay is a vendor participation fee.

Taste of Carrollton Vendor Fees

Downtown Restaurant:
Single Booth (10’x10’):  $50
Double Booth (10’x20’): $75 

Non-downtown restaurant or caterer:
Single Booth (10’x10’): $100
Double Booth (10’x20’): $150

Food truck/trailer (20’x30’ truck or trailer max)

Vendor Rules

  1. Taste of Carrollton is limited to restaurants, caterers and food trucks in Carroll County.
  2. All applicants MUST have a current business license.
  3. Accepted applicants will be sent a payment link and must submit payment (check or credit card) to the City of Carrollton no later than 5pm Friday, August 25, 2023. Any vendor who has not paid in full by Friday, August 25, will lose their space (no refunds/no rain checks will be given).
  4. Vendors keep 100% of proceeds collected during the event. Must be equipped to accept cash. You may also accept digital payments/credit cards.
  5. Vendors may offer as many menu items as they like, but prices must be between $1-$4.
  6. Taste of Carrollton is a rain-or-shine event.
  7. Vendors will be sent a schedule to the email provided on this form for set-up prior to the event. All vendors MUST be set up by 4:30pm.
  8. Vendors are responsible for setup and breakdown of booths. You must provide your own tents, tables, extension cords, etc., and must bring duct tape to secure extension cords if electricity is granted.
  9. Other vendors are not allowed in your booth.
  10. Participants must provide all food and heating equipment but may be given electrical access if requested on application.
  11. Vendors who require electricity are provided one 20 amp outlet. NO power strips (pigtails) will be permitted.
  12. Electricity requirements and alternating food types will be considered when making booth assignments. For those with “usual” spots, we will do our best to keep you in the same spot but locations are not guaranteed.
  13. Your area must be left clean at the end of the event. Vendors are responsible for collecting and bagging trash within your booth.
  14. Vendor smoking or vaping is prohibited.

Important Dates:
August 18 – Vendor application deadline
August 25 – Payment deadline No late payments will be accepted
September 28 – Taste of Carrollton

Taste of Carrollton Application

Applications are closed for 2023.

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