25 Food Truck Festivals to Indulge in This Summer

Eat your way through these fairs loaded with food options.

Cheesy pizza, crunchy empanadas, buttery seafood, sweet crepes—sometimes choosing just one type of food is impossible. Satisfy your cravings at the many food truck festivals happening this summer. The eating options are endless!

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June

Lincroft Eats Food Truck Fest & Car Show
June 16
Brookdale Community College
Choose treats like mac ‘n cheese, ice cream sandwiches and pot pies from more than a dozen food trucks as you enjoy live music, a car show and peruse craft vendors.
$5; 3-8 pm

Parsippany Food Truck Festival
June 17
Mack-Calie Business Campus
Dig into yummy finger food, listen to music and drink some beer and wine at this benefit for Morris Rugby. Bring a donation of non-perishable items.
$5; 11 am-7 pm

Trucks, Trucks, Trucks!
June 17
Cherry Hill Public Library
Tour and learn about police vehicles, fire trucks, ambulances and tow trucks while sampling dining delights from an array of food trucks. Bring donations of new or gently used clothing, household items, toys and baby items for the Green Drop and Purple Heart donation trucks.
11 am-2 pm

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Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally
June 17
Mercer County Park, West Windsor

Celebrate diverse Mercer County with traditional dance and musical performances, heritage artisans, art demonstrations, food trucks, a biergarten and children’s activities.
11 am-7 pm

Hot Rods & Food Trucks
June 17
Downtown South Amboy

See everything from 1930s Fords to Camaros during this classic car show offering trophies for Best in Class as well as plenty of tastebud-tantalizing food trucks.
Noon-5 pm

Laurita Winery Food Truck Festivals
June 17-18, July 15-16, August 19-20, September 16-17, October 21-22
New Egypt
The winery holds eight food truck festivals this year. In June, the seafood-themed festival features 20 food trucks, fireworks, vineyard tours, live entertainment and country line dancing.
$30 pass for access to all eight festivals

Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival
June 23-25 & September 8-10
63rd and Landis Avenue

Enjoy delicious meals on wheels and other food-related vendors.
June festival: Fri & Sat, noon-9 pm; Sun, noon-6 pm. Sept festival: Fri, 4-9 pm; Sat, noon-9 pm; Sun, noon-5 pm.

 

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Oaklyn’s Final Fridays: Farmers and Food Trucks
June 30, July 28, August 25, September 29, October 27
Food trucks, like Not Your Mama’s Tacos, Mary’s Mobile Diner and Mannino’s Cannoli Express, offering plenty of tasty bites line up in Oaklyn each month.
4-9 pm

July

Port Imperial Food Truck Festival
July 8
West New York 
Eat your heart out at more than 25 food trucks and enjoy the beer and sangria garden. Other activities include face painting, sand art and a rock-climbing wall. Pets are allowed.
$5; 11 am-7 pm

Bound Brook Food Truck Festival
July 15
East Main Street
Bring you appetite to this food frenzy to benefit Bound Brook Revitalization Partnership. Bring non-perishable items.
$5; 11 am-7 pm

Courtesy of Karl-Martin Skontorp (Flickr)

August 

Just Jersey Food Truck & Music Festival
Aug 5
Head to Firemans Field in Rockaway for a special clambake cooked by the Rockaway Fire Department. More than two dozen food trucks serve fair and bands perform during this fun-filled day.
$5; 11 am -7 pm

Chester Food Truck Festival
August 19
Municipal Field
Chow down at more than 20 food trucks at this family-friendly event complete with kids’ activities, drink vendors and a deejay.
$5; 11 am-7 pm

Truckerton Food Truck & Brew Fest
Aug 12-13
Tuckerton Seaport
Come hungry as the “Grease” edition of this annual festival pulls into Tuckerton Seaport for two days. Have fun with the ’50s theme!
$10; Sat, 11 am-7 pm; Sun, 11 am-5 pm

The Good Food Good Mood truck will be at the Bergen Street Fest in September. Here is their Stuff’d Burger.

September

Bergen Street Fest
Sept 16-17
Teaneck National Guard Armory
Dine at delectable food trucks offering everything from Korean fusion food to organic burgers. The kids can have fun in the bouncy houses and at the face painting station while you shop at the marketplace and sip some samples in the beer garden.
11 am-11 pm both days.

Food Truck Wind Up & Craft Beer Fest
Sept 30
First Energy Park
Eat your fill and drink up at BlueClaws Stadium in Lakewood. Live music and vendors offer even more fun.
Noon-5 pm; Free admission; $5 parking.

Garden State Country Music Food Truck Festival
Sept 30-Oct 1
Bader Airfield, Atlantic City
Close out summer at this feast boasting more than 40 food trucks serving up BBQ, ice cream, pizza, seafood, tacos and all-day live music.

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