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Steamtown National Historic Site Requests Proposals for Mobile Food Vendor Participation at Railfest on June 17, 2023

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Date: March 23, 2023
Contact: Megan Stevens
Contact: Permitting Office

Scranton, PA – Steamtown National Historic Site (NHS) is seeking proposals from vendors to provide mobile food services on Saturday, June 17, 2023 for the site’s Railfest event. Those submitting proposals will be required to follow the latest version of the FDA food code, follow Temporary Food Event (TFE) guidance provided by the Office of Public Health (OPH), and hold a NPS Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) with Steamtown NHS.

For additional information, applications, or clarification of requirements, please e-mail e-mail us or visit:

Steamtown’s 2023 Railfest event is being offered in partnership with the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum’s Arts on Fire event held at the Scranton Iron Furnaces. Both sites are excited to be collaborating to provide an interactive and immersive experience showcasing our community’s industrial heritage. Details are still being ironed out for the events which are expected to include activities such as an iron pour, live music, arts programming, and more! Updates will be forthcoming.

Located in downtown Scranton, PA, Steamtown NHS is currently open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; at the time of the event and during summer months, hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. From Interstate-81 follow exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway); then follow the brown and white signs to the park entrance at Lackawanna Avenue and Cliff Street (GPS: N 41.41, W 75.67). General park information is available by visiting the park website anytime.

Last updated: March 22, 2023

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