Park Special Use Permit

This permit is for any park visitor who wishes to hold a special event, ceremony, or activity within the park. All permits must be filled out complete and turned in to the park's Business Manager at least two weeks prior to the planned event. There is a $75.00 non-refundable processing fee that must be paid at he time of permitting. All permits are subject to approval by the Park's Business Manger, and Superintendent. Here is a list of activities that must have Special Use Permitting.
  • Weddings
  • Memorial Services
  • Non-Park Service Instructor Led Exorcise Activities
  • 1st Amendment Activities
  • Religious Services
Please download the Park's Special Use Permit here. For more information please contact out park's Business Manager at 941-792-0458 ext. 103

Temporary Food Vendor Permit

This permit is for any temporary food vendor or concessionaire that will operate within the park. Please allow at least two weeks to process the Temporary Food Vendor application. Food Vendors must follow these guidelines to be considered for the permit:
  • Menu limited to approved items list.
  • All food items are from an approved source.
  • food items prepared off-site are prepared in a pre-approved licensed establishment (copy of current license , inspection report and establishment agreement submitted with application).
  • HACCP temperature logs maintained on potentially hazardous foods prepared offsite.
  • Cold food packed <41°F.
  • Temperature of cold foods maintained during transport
  • Hot food packed >135°F.
  • Temperature of hot foods maintained during transport.
  • Food stored in new food bags not in garbage bags.
  • Raw meats stored so that they will not contaminate other foods.
  • Toxic materials are stored separately from foods.
  • Employees thoroughly wash hands with soap and water before working, after breaks and after using bathroom, and any other time their hands become contaminated.
  • Employees are wearing clean clothes.
A Complete list of these and other Temporary Food Vendor Guidelines can be obtained here
To obtain an application to become a temporary food vendor at De Soto National Memorial please click here. To submit your application please contact De Soto National Memorial Business Manger at 941-792-0458 ext 103

Last updated: February 13, 2019

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8300 De Soto Memorial Hwy
Bradenton, FL 34209


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