Current Concession Opportunities


PROPOSALS DUE MARCH 18, 2014, 2:00 P.M.  California State Parks is accepting proposals for a concession contract to operate an historic-style specialty retail store at 2613 San Diego Avenue within Old Town San Diego SHP.  This concession opportunity was originally advertised for competitive bid on December 19, 2012; however, there were subsequent revisions to the opportunity which led to this new Request for Proposals (RFP).  Proposals must be submitted to California State Parks, Concessions Program Office, 1416 Ninth Street Room 1442-7, Sacramento, CA  95814.  The RFP and Sample Contract may be viewed and downloaded here

Questions received by the February 19, 2014 due date in response to the RFP are answered and noted revisions to the RFP are available here and Errata #2 is available "here".

Please send requests for the Concession Proposal Form to Donna Renner at or at (619) 688-3343. 


The Department received six (6) proposals in response to this opportunity as described on the Record of Receipt of Proposals attached here.


Proposals Due March 7, 2014, 2:00 P.M.  California State Parks is accepting proposals for up to four (4) contracts to operate beach stand concessions for the sale of food, non-alcoholic beverages, recreational and camping equipment, and catering services at four separate structures located on Bolsa Chica SB in Orange County, CA.  There will be an optional Pre-Proposal Meeting on Thursday, January 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Concession Building #24, 17851 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA  92646.  Contact Joanie Rowe at (949) 492-0802 to confirm meeting attendance.

Interested parties must download the Request for Proposal (RFP) package here, and should bring a copy to the pre-proposal meeting.  Concession Proposal forms will be available at the pre-proposal meeting or may be obtained from Jim Pine at (916) 651-1215 or

There were no questions received by the January 30, 2014 due date in response to the RFP.  However, the Department has revised the RFP and noted revisions here.

Proposal Opening March 14, 2014 Results:  The Department received two proposals as follows:

Bolsa Chica Wellness Preservation Trust (Playland Concessions, Inc. and The Academy Care Project) Huntington Beach, CA
Facilities #16 and #19

Salty Grom Surf Camp, Huntington Beach, CA
Facility #19

There were no proposals for Facilities #13 and 24.

Angel Island Ferry Service Public Input Meeting

January 16, 2014 6:00 p.m.  California State Parks will hold a public meeting to receive comments on future concession contract(s) for the provision of water transportation services between Angel Island State Park, located Marin County, and both San Francisco and Tiburon, California.  The meeting will be held at the Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, CA  94941.  An economic feasibility study for the future ferry operations is discussed in the attached report.  For additional information, please contact Concession Program Manager Teresa Montijo at, or (916) 653-7733.

 Angel Island Ferry Concession Feasibility Study 2012 (pdf)

Results of the Public Input Meeting
Interested parties may view comments recorded, as well as a list of written comments, received during the meeting held on January 16, 2014 here (Doc1), (Doc2). 
  Angel Island Ferry Public Meeting 1/16/2014 Final (pdf)
  Angel Island Ferry Public Input Meeting Written Comments 1/16/2014 (pdf)

Separately, and following the meeting, the Department has received many written suggestions for the future RFP.  While the purpose of this posting is specific to the comments received during the meeting, subsequent submittals will be retained for consideration as the Department develops the RFP.  The Department appreciates the enthusiasm and constructive input provided by stakeholders in the Angel Island Ferry Service operations.  Once the RFP is complete, it will be posted on this website with a notice transmitted to all stakeholders who have submitted input in the process.  Thank you.

Angel Island Concession RFP Comments Letters

Comment letters play a vital role in California State Parks Requests For Proposal (RFP) process for Angel Island Ferry. 

  Angel Island Ferry Written Comments

Will Rogers State Historic Park Public Input Meeting

April 29, 2014 7:00 p.m.  California State Parks will hold a public meeting to receive comments on future equestrian concession operations within Will Rogers State Historic Park (SHP).  The meeting will be held at the Rotunda of Main Stable at Will Rogers SHP, 1501 Will Rogers Park Road, Pacific Palisades, CA  90272.  Guiding plans to be considered in development of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the future concession operated equestrian services include the Will Rogers SHP 1992 General Plan, the Historic Landscape Management Plan adopted March 2003, and the Equestrian and Livestock Management Plan adopted October 2006.  For additional information, please contact Concessions Program Manager Teresa Montijo at, or (916) 653-7733.
Will Rogers General Plan (1992)
Will Rogers Historic Landscape Management Plan (2003).pdf
Will Rogers Equestrian and Livestock Management Plan (2006).pdf