Where to Find Food Truck Festivals in New Jersey

Fun food truck festivals are popping up all over New Jersey between June and September.

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Food truck festivals are a fun way to spend a summer day. Luckily for New Jerseyans, there are plenty happening throughout the state. Photo courtesy of Just Jersey Fest

Looking to sample tasty dishes from some of New Jersey’s top food trucks? Then check out one of these food truck festivals rolling through the state from June through September.

Some festivals have a small admission fee, with separate prices set by vendors for food and drink.

In addition to great eats, many have live music, kids’ activities and more. Some also benefit local charities. For our full guide to summer festivals, click here.

Randolph Food Festival


June 4

Over 20 gourmet food trucks and a beer garden—also serving up sangria and margaritas—are setting out their offerings from 11 am-7 pm. The festival benefits the Randolph Rescue Squad, and attendees are asked to bring non-perishable items to support the local food pantry. Admission is $5 per person.
214 Center Grove Road (County College of Morris), Randolph

Branchburg Food Fest

June 5

This fest, benefitting the St. Thomas the Apostle School, features food trucks, live music, beer, axe-throwing and activities for the whole family. The event kicks off at 11 am and ends at 7 pm. Admission is $5 per person, and dogs are welcome.
235 Baird Road (White Oak Park), Branchburg

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A number of food truck festivals benefit charities and entertain communities throughout New Jersey. Photo courtesy of Just Jersey Fest

Bloomfield Food Truck & Music Festival

June 10

Enjoy an evening food truck festival (from 4-10 pm) in Bloomfield benefiting St. Thomas the Apostle School. The event also features music from Nutley School of Music and Mr. LoveJoy. Admission is $5.
50 Byrd Avenue, Bloomfield

Colonia Food Truck Festival

June 11

From 11 am-7 pm, Colonia is hosting over 20 food trucks, including Revolution Taco, Uncle Sal’s Egg Rolls and Taxi Cab Burgers. Benefiting the St. John Viennese Parish & School, the day is filled with family-friendly activities such as a petting zoo, sand art and face painting.
420 Inman Avenue, Colonia

Wanaque Food Truck Festival

June 11

After a two-year break, the fourth annual Wanaque Food Truck Festival is making a comeback and sticking to its $5 admission price. The day begins at 12 pm and ends at 6 pm, and highlights good food, live music and fun activities for kids.
1 First Avenue, Wanaque

Paramus Food Truck Festival

June 12

Paramus Park Mall and Just Jersey Fest are teaming up for a special day in Bergen County, filled with family-friendly activities and food options for just $5. The trucks are parking in front of the Old Navy and LL Bean entrance from 11 am-7 pm.
700 Paramus Park, Paramus

Taco Palooza

June 18

Taking place at Hilltop Fields, this event is making tacos the star of the show. Food trucks offer an assortment of different tacos to pair with beer, sangria and margaritas from 12-7:30 pm. The event benefits the Hopatcong PBA 149 with $5 admission. Dogs are welcome.
32 Lakeside Boulevard, Hopatcong

Liberty Corner Food Truck Festival

June 25

To benefit Liberty Corner Fire Company, Just Jersey Fest is hosting a food truck festival with 17 gourmet trucks, plus a beer and sangria garden from Lone Eagle Brewing. The event runs from 11 am-7 pm.  Admission is $5.
95 Church Street, Far Hills 

Lavallette Food Truck Festival

June 25

Enjoy summer at the Jersey Shore with this food truck festival. From 3-9 pm, live bands, kids’ activities and an array of food options are available for a $5 admission. Children are free.
Lavallette Bayfront and Philadelphia Avenue, Lavallette

New Milford Food Truck Festival

July 2

Celebrate 100 years of New Milford at this free festival. From 1-9 pm, attendees can enjoy food trucks, games and music. A celebratory fireworks show starts at 9 pm.
850 Columbia Street, New Milford

Paramus Food Truck Festival & Fireworks

July 4

The Paramus Fourth of July Committee is teaming up with Just Jersey Fest for a special holiday event including 20 food trucks, axe-throwing, and a beer, sangria and margarita garden in front of the Old Navy and LL Bean entrance. The event takes place from 2-8:30 pm, and people can stick around for a fireworks show at dusk.
700 Paramus Park, Paramus

Clinton Food Truck Festival

July 9

Located in Bundt Park, this festival features 15 gourmet food trucks serving all kinds of cuisine. Admission is $5, and attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy live music from 11 am-7 pm.
Red School House Road, Lebanon

Taco Palooza

July 16

Following a June stop in Hopatcong, round two of Taco Palooza is taking place at Washington Lake Park in Sewell with even more taco-inspired vendors, including Revolution Taco, The Mexi-Boys and Carlitos. Guests can vote for their favorite taco creation, as well as enjoy live music, a beer garden and more. $5 admission and no dogs allowed.
626 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, Sewell

Arc of Warren County Food Truck & Music Festival

July 23

Donaldson Farms is hosting its fourth annual food truck festival, complete with 12-14 trucks including JerZey Girl Pickles, Latin Bites, the Mozzarella God and drinks from Czig Meister Brewery. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children.
358 Allen Road, Hackettstown

Crest Food Truck Night

July 24

Located in Centennial Park, this evening festival features an array of trucks and dishes, as well as live entertainment.
East Fern Road, Wildwood Crest

Freedom Food Truck & Music Fest

July 30

In support of the New Jersey Veterans Network, the Central Jersey Regional Airport is hosting over 15 food trucks at its annual Freedom Fest. Craft wine and beer, boardwalk games, bounce houses, Grand Prix racing and more are also on hand. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children.
1034 Millstone River Road, Hillsborough

Rockaway Food Truck Festival

July 31

Food trucks are rolling into Rockaway this summer. Just Jersey Fest is teaming up with the town to bring Johnny Zeppoli, Rolling Pita, Shake It Up desserts and more to Fireman’s Field starting at 11 am. There’s also live music, a beer garden and other local vendors. $5 admission and dogs are welcome.
144 Beach Street, Rockaway

Passaic Food Truck Festival

August 6

To benefit the United Passaic Organization, Just Jersey Fest is bringing its food truck festivals to Third Ward Park. From 11 am-7 pm at Veterans Memorial Park Field, guests can snack on bites from over 15 food trucks for a $5 admission.
332 Passaic Avenue, Passaic

Chester Food Truck Festival

August 13

Over 20 gourmet food trucks and a beer garden, with sangria and margaritas, are setting up from 11 am-7 pm to benefit the Chester First Aid Squad. Attendees are also asked to bring non-perishable items to support the local food pantry. Admission is $5.
134 Main Street, Chester

Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival

August 26-27

Sea Isle City is dedicating a weekend to food trucks, games, live music and all kinds of family fun. It takes place on Friday, August 26 from 4-8 pm and on Saturday, August 27 from 12-8 pm.
63rd and Landis Avenue, Sea Isle City

Manville Food Truck Festival

September 10

Just Jersey Fest is heading to Gerber Field with over 15 gourmet food trucks from 11 am-7 pm. The event benefits the Manville Youth Athletic League. Admission is $5.
1324 Dukes Parkway, Manville

Duffield’s Food Truck & Apple Festival

September 10

Duffield’s marks the beginning to fall by hosting its annual food truck festival. From 11 am-5 pm, guests can enjoy apple picking, vendors and food, including dishes from FireMan Freddie’s BBQ.
280 Chapel Heights Road, Sewell

Parsippany Food Truck Festival

September 17

Say goodbye to summer at Veterans Memorial Park with over 15 food trucks, cold beer, wine and hard seltzers. In addition to food and drinks, guests can enjoy live music, games and more for $8 per adult and $5 per child.
Route 46 E Vail Road, Parsippany 

Hopatcong PBA 149 Food Truck Festival + Classic Car Show

September 24

The Hopatcong PBA is hosting a food truck festival at Hilltop Fields from 11 am-7 pm. In addition to food truck festivities, the PBA is hosting a classic car show featuring the town’s “Hot Rodders.”
32 Lakeside Boulevard, Hopatcong 

St. Thomas Food Truck Festival

September 30

Enjoy a late food truck festival in Bloomfield benefiting St. Thomas the Apostle School. The event runs from 4-10 pm and costs $5 for admission.
50 Byrd Avenue, Bloomfield

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