Permits & Reservations

Special Use Permits


De Soto National Memorial does require a fee and a permit for special, one time uses of the park. To learn more about the following special use categories, please contact us with the date, time, and details of your proposed event:

Weddings

Memorial Services

Commercial Photography and Cinematography

Corporate Activities

Activities Outside Regular Business Hours

Miscellaneous

Use of park grounds for commercial activities requires an Incidental Business Permit before any business activity is planned or executed within park grounds. for details. Contact us

Conducting research studies on park grounds also requires a permit before the activity may take place. Contact us with the details of the proposed investigation. Conducting an activity on park grounds without a permit is an offense that will result in the immediate suspension of the activity and a possible citation. If you are considering holding you next special event at De Soto National Memorial please download and fill out our Special Use Permit. For Weddings and ceremonies please use this Permit Multi-use Special Use Permit. For Commercial or Still Photography please use Commercial Filming / Still Photography

 

Temporary Food Vendor Permit

This permit is for any temporary food vendor or concessionaire that will operate within the park. There is a $75.00 non-refundable processing fee associated with the permit. 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 at Temporary Food Vendor Quick Sheet.To obtain an application to become a temporary food vendor at De Soto National Memorial please click Temporary Food Vendor Application. To submit your application please contact De Soto National Memorial Business Manger at 941-792-0458 ext 103

Last updated: August 9, 2018

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Mailing Address:

8300 De Soto Memorial Hwy
Bradenton, FL 34209

Phone:

(941) 792-0458 x105

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