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Columbus Food Truck Festival
August 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Midwest’s largest food truck festival is back for year 7, Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19 and serving up a weekend of foodie, family fun for everyone at its new location along the banks of the Scioto River. The move enables an enhanced layout and a fresh footprint. According to festival organizers Mike Gallicchio and Chas Kaplan, “We are looking forward to our new location. The festival will literally take-over the Scioto Mile encompassing Bicentennial Park, the Rich Street Bridge, Washington Boulevard as well as Genoa Park that sits directly behind COSI.”
The two-day event features over 50 of the best food mobile food vendors in Central Ohio including new additions and returning favorites: Momma Can Cook, A Taste of Nawlins, The Meatball Mafia, Loco Sweets, Johnson’s Real Ice Cream, Pizza Cottage, Hai Poke, Chicky Chicky Waffle, Pizza Cottage, Put it in your Face Sandwich Cart as well as many, many more!
Although indulging in some of the best local fare is the focus of the event, it is truly a weekend for all. Guests will experience and take-in almost 20 of the best local musicians and up and coming artists on two stages. Acts include everything from Backyard BBQ Indie Soul to Mountain Rockers, Garage Soul and everything in between. Headlining Friday evening starting at 8:30pm on the Bicentennial Park main stage is Doc Robinson whose recently released single Golden Daze is becoming a Spotify playlist favorite, exceeding over 100 listens.
An eclectic selection of arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities, featuring special treats from the Columbus BlueJackets and Columbus Crew Soccer Club as well as a new charitable partnership with the Great Duck Race benefiting Nationwide Children’s Hospital round out the weekend activities.
Entry into the event is free of charge. For more information, please visit www.columbusfoodtruckfestival.com.