Your Immediate Attention is REQUIRED.
Regarding the 41st Annual
Gloucester Waterfront Festival
August 20 & 21, 2022
Stage Fort Park - Gloucester, MA
You are receiving this email because you are a confirmed exhibitor in this event.
We just heard from the Gloucester Health Department that many of you have not applied
for a Health Permit.
If you do not obtain a local health permit the Health Inspector will shut you down.
If you have already obtained a health permit please email me a copy to

  • The Gloucester Health Department requires all Specialty Food and Food Vendors obtain a temporary health permit.
  • Permit Fee: $75/$150
  • Send completed Permit, all requested documents/info and Permit Fee to the Town of Gloucester Health Dept.
City of Gloucester Health Dept.
3 Pond Road, City Hall Annex
Gloucester, MA 01930

  • Please be sure to bring with you to the show any Health Permits, Serv Safe Certification, Allergen Awareness Certification and/or Proof that the food you are sampling or selling is made in an inspected facility, and product labels.
  • Gloucester Health Department will be on site for inspections at 8am on Saturday 8/20/2022.
  • Please bring with you to the event a copy of all food local or state permits and or licenses to have on site.
Food Vendors who use Propane
  • IF you use propane and you have more than two tanks at 20 pounds each (40 pounds max), you must obtain a Propane Permit through Gloucester Fire Prevention.
  • In order to obtain a permit you need to click here to
set up an online account to apply for the permit.
  • Fire Prevention will bill you $100.00.
  • Fire Prevention will be onsite Saturday 8/20/2022 for inspections.
If you have any questions regarding the Propane Permit contact: Gloucester Fire Prevention
Phone: (978) 325-5315
Event Dates
& Hours:
August 20 
9am - 6pm
August 21
9am - 5pm