Flower cart vendor

Flower cart vendors in Minneapolis need a license to sell on sidewalks or Nicollet Mall.


Flower cart vendors sell fresh flowers from a movable cart. You need a license for each flower cart. 

You may have battery operated lights on your cart.

Flower carts may not:

  • Be motorized
  • Have any noisemakers, such as bells, horns or whistles
  • Operate between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

Request accessible format

If you need help with this information, please email 311, or call 311 or 612-673-3000.

Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Contact us

Business Licenses & Consumer Services

Community Planning & Economic Development






Public Service Building 
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415


Minneapolis 311


Office hours

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday – Friday