1ST ON FRONT Vendor Infomation
Shop Local. Eat Local. Listen Local. Bank Local.
First State Bank of Purdy is hosting live, local music & food trucks in Downtown Monett, MO at our community event "1ST ON FRONT."
1ST ON FRONT is a community celebration that spot lights local business and talent, and the importance of shopping local, eating local, listening local, and banking local. A Southwest Missouri event for all ages showing the importance of community and bringing people together.
The 1ST ON FRONT event is free to the public and staffed by a volunteer team of employees from First State Bank of Purdy. Follow our Official 1ST ON FRONT Facebook page to receive updates and additional event information.
If you are interested in participating in the 1ST ON FRONT events as a vendor, please see the information below regarding dates, times, fees, and other important information. Our list of upcoming event dates and additional details can be found our 1ST ON FRONT page.
1ST ON FRONT Vendor Applications
All food vendors are required to submit a 1ST ON FRONT vendor application and a refundable reservation deposit to be considered to attend a our event. A confirmation email will be sent to accepted applicants with additional information. All food vendors are responsible for obtaining a permit from the Barry County Health Department prior to the event. The Food Service application is available below.
Will electricity be provided?
Electricity will be provided to all food trucks at the event. Hookups include both 110V and 220V available with 30, 40 and 50 amp capacities. Each vendor must obtain a business license from the City of Monett ($15) and there will be a city fee for electric and water usage.
What permits are required?
All food vendors are responsible for obtaining a permit from the City of Monett and the Barry County Health Department for each event. You may be subject to inspection prior to service. For more information and applicable fees, contact the City of Monett, Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at (417) 235-3763 and the Barry County Health Department, Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm at (417) 847-2114.
How many food vendors will be at 1ST ON FRONT?
Our event facilities can accommodate up to 20 food trucks. Additional booth and tent space may be available for local organizations at the discretion of the 1ST ON FRONT committee. Please see our Vendor Information document for details on vendor placement.
When can I start setting up for the event?
Spaces will be available starting at 1:00pm on the day of the event for setup. Traffic to the area will be closed during the morning hours on the day of the event and remain closed throughout the evening. The event will conclude at 10:00pm. Vendors must remain open between 6:00pm and 10:00pm.
How do I book my band to play at a 1ST ON FRONT event?
"Listen local" is a big component of 1ST ON FRONT and we want to showcase local talent from Southwest Missouri and the surrounding areas. Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include your band name, social media links, website, and contact information. 1ST ON FRONT is an all-ages event, therefore artists are expected be professional, punctual, and ready for a fun evening.