Downtown Bozeman is a special place to be on Thursday evenings in the summer! Crowds of over 3,000 locals and tourists alike fill the streets for a live music series - Music on Main!

The Official MoM 2024 Dates:

July 11th, 2024
July 18th, 2024
July 25th, 2024
August 1st, 2024
August 8th, 2024
August 15th, 2024

Local and traveling food trucks and restaurants are invited to participate in Music on Main, or MoM as it's lovingly referred to.

Please take a moment to review the rules below for how to participate.

RULES, REGULATIONS, & VENDING POLICIES:


  1. Fees: The cost for vending at the Music on Main Concert Series is $125 per night. Once confirmed, you may pay online or via check. Checks can be made payable to DBA (Downtown Bozeman Association) and dropped off or mailed to 222 East Main Street, Suite 302, Bozeman, MT 59715.
    1. Please DO NOT pay your vending fee until you have been confirmed to vend. Vendor space is limited; we will review applications and be in touch with details mid-June.
  2. Event Timing: If chosen as a vendor, you will be sent a contract with your 2024 confirmed dates. You will be emailed a weekly event map with your location and additional details. Please note that weekly locations are subject to change.
    1. The parking lanes from Black to Rouse Avenues will be cleared of parked cars and should be ready for you to pull in and start unloading by about 5 PM. You can begin to unload into the parking lane and get set up but cannot be on Main Street until 6 PM when Main Street is officially closed for the event. You must be set-up and ready to serve by 6:30 PM. You MUST stop selling by 8:30 PM and have all your equipment pulled behind the white parking lane at your vendor location no later than 9 PM! The police cars lining-up on Main Street will be an indication that it’s time to get behind the white parking late immediately.
  3. You will be responsible for having a trash receptacle next to your booth and providing your own signage to display the items prices of the items you are selling.
    1. You are expected to remove your trash from the event area; blue bins are provided by the city for attendee trash only. Should any trash be left behind, it will warrant reevaluation of your future vending opportunities.
  4. We are encouraging all vendors to move towards using compostable materials. Our composting partner accept all meat, dairy, and vegetable scraps and BPI Certified compostable service ware ("BPI-certified," "ASTM D6400", or "TUV Austria OK Compost Industrial" materials).
    1. We are able to provide a discount to vendors looking to purchase compostable service ware. Please reach out for more details.
  5. Please be advised that alcohol sales are prohibited.
  6. You must have a current vending license issued by the Gallatin County Health Department. As required by all licensed food vendors, your station must include a hand washing station and you must follow the proper food handling policies outlined in your license.
  7. As of January 1, 2024, all mobile Food Vendors must complete an annual Food Truck Safety Inspection by the Bozeman Fire Department. Proof of this inspection is required in order to vend at Music on Main. More information can be found under the "Mobile Food Vending" tab on the city's website.
    1. Vendors using a tent canopy will be required to move any "Open Flame" cooking devices out from under the canopy itself and have appropriate portable fire extinguishers for the cooking type (2A10BC or 2A10BC AND Type K if cooking with oil/grease).
  8. The event cannot be responsible for specific electrical power needs. If you have a generator, you may use it but please do not block any sidewalks and cover ALL extension cords with duct tape and REMOVE duct tape at the end of the event.
  9. This event is very fast paced a very quick set-up and tear-down process. Make sure you can set up quickly and efficiently and have menu items can be served very quickly. You should be able to do 400-500 individual sales within the 2-hour event time. Keep this in mind when planning your menu. Think easy, affordable, tasty, and fast!


Please complete the form below no later than midnight on Friday, June 2nd.

Completing this registration does NOT ensure you a vending position at this summer’s series. We will review applications and be in touch with details mid-June.


Once confirmed, you must submit a copy of Liability Insurance with the Downtown Bozeman Association and the City of Bozeman listed as additionally insured. Please send the copy of liability insurance to cache@downtownbozeman.org or mail to 222 East Main Street, Suite 302, Bozeman, MT 59715.

Indemnification: By execution of this Application, the undersigned Music on Main Vendor and/or its representative and agents release and hold harmless the Downtown Bozeman Association (DBA), its staff, directors and representatives, as well as the City of Bozeman, its employees, and representatives, from any claim that is made against or by the undersigned Music on Main Vendors as a result of participating in the Music on Main concert series on Main Street of Bozeman, Montana on the dates contracted. The undersigned Music on Main Vendor further agrees to indemnify the Downtown Bozeman Association, as well as the City of Bozeman, for any costs or damages either may suffer as a result of any acts or omissions by the undersigned Music on Main Vendor, its principals, agents, representatives, or employees. This indemnification will include not only the damages claimed by any person who suffers a personal injury, or damage to property but also all court costs and attorney fees incurred by any indemnitee. Prior to the erection of a food booth on Main Street by Music on Main Vendor, Music on Main Vendors agrees to carefully inspect the area of the vendor’s booth for any unforeseen hazards and will also independently verify that any services provided by the DBA, the City of Bozeman for Music on Main Vendor’s use before during, or after Music on Main are safe and appropriate for such use before the commencement of actual use. Failure on the part of Music on Main Vendor to independently verify that such services are safe and appropriate shall be deemed a waiver of Music on Main Vendor’s right to maintain an action against DBA or the City of Bozeman, to the fullest extent allowed by law. The undersigned Music on Main Vendor agrees to comply with Music on Main vending rules and regulations.