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Best Food Truck Festivals and Events in New Jersey

Food Truck Festivals in New Jersey

Discover New Jersey's Best Food Truck Festivals Featuring Live Entertainment, Kids Activities, Crafters, and More

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May 2020 New Jersey Food Truck Festivals

Brunswick square food truck festival
3rd Annual Brunswick Square Food Truck Festival
May 29th – 31st, 2020: Friday: 5pm-10pm / Saturday: 1pm-10pm
Brunswick Square Mall
The front entrance parking lot of the along Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ
Cost: $5 Adult Admission / Kids 12 & Under Enter Free / All Active & Inactive Military, Police & EMS Enter Free with Show of I.D.
East Brunswick prides itself on uniqueness, artistic, culinary talent and diversity. This event promises to be a top food truck festival that offers gourmet food and entertainment that will culturally enrich the entire community's experience and keep them and their neighboring counties coming back each year for more. There will be live entertainment all weekend with Bands, DJ Music, and over 15 Food Trucks and Local Vendors, and a Kids Zone

June 2020 New Jersey Food Truck Festivals

Donaldson Farms Food Truck Festival
Donaldson Farms Food Truck Fest
June 6, 2020:12 pm - 8pm
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Web Site
Event Cost: $3 - $5 in advance, $5 - $7 day of
This family event will feature NJs Best Food-on-Wheels and a Craft Beer Garden presented by local Czig Meister Brewery. There will be Live Music, Corn-Hole,and Games by NJ Play Sports, Hatchet Throwing,  Face Painting, Hay Rides & Pony Rides surrounded by hundreds of scenic acres of beautiful farmland. Highlighting Local Craft Vendors.

Paramus Food Truck Festival
Paramus Food Truck Festival
June 14, 2020; 11AM – 7PM
700 Paramus Park Mall
Paramus, NJ
Cost: $5, Kids under 10 are Free
Food! Beer! Music! Fun! New Jersey foodies, eat your hearts out! It’s a fun filled family day! Over 25 Gourmet Food Trucks, partnered with some great music, make for an enchanting and fulfilling Spring day. Bring your appetite, lawn chairs, pups, pop ups and blankets. Dine on excellent food, while enjoying the beer and sangria garden. Face painting, kids activities and more!
They are requesting that all attendees bring a non-perishable canned or boxed item to help support the Foof Pantry. Please help those less fortunate.

Empanada Extravaganza and Food Truck Festival
Empanada Extravaganza and Food Truck Festival
Sunday, June 28, 2020: 11am - 7pm
Garden State Plaza
1 Garden State Plaza
Paramus, NJ 07652
Web Site
Event Cost: $3 - $5 advance, $5 - $7 day of
This family event will be highlighting local gourmet food vendors and their unique twists on empanadas. Sample a bunch, then vote for your favorite! (Don’t worry if empanadas aren’t your thing, they'll be plenty of other gourmet food options too!) They will also have everyones favorite fried turnover with great drinks, and with Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, they’ll have craft beer and sangria on tap, along with fantastic non-alcoholic options! While your taste-testing Empanadas, bring the family for carnival games, inflatable rides, Hatchet Tossing, face painting and live music.

August 2020 New Jersey Food Truck Festivals

The New Jersey Jerk Fest
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Arbor Rescue Squad Lot
1790 West 7th Street
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Cost: $5 - $10
The New Jersey Jerk Fest is anticipating to be the largest Caribbean Festival in the New Jersey. It has a broad general market appeal as the popularity of 'Jerk' transcends easily across the New Jersey area's dynamic, multi-ethnic population.
This family event features local chefs and restaurants cooking up variations of Jerk food, Food trucks and food vendors, Local performers & Live stage acts, A Beer garden, Craft and other shopping vendors, Bouncy Houses and other Kids Activiies

Chester Food Truck Festival
Chester Food Truck and Music Festival
Saturday, August 18, 2020 at 11 AM - 7 PM
Municipal Field
134 Main St,
Chester, NJ
Cost: $5 - Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable canned or boxed items to help support the Food Pantry. Please help those less fortunate.
This annual family event features 25 gourmet food trucks, 3 great bands, craft beer & sangria garden, kids activities, benefit for the Chester Food Pantry & Chester First Aid Squad . Bring your appetite, lawn chairs, pups and blankets. Dine on excellent food, while enjoying the beer and sangria garden along with the amazing sounds. Face painting, vendors, kids activities

September  2020 New Jersey Food Truck Festivals

Trenton Pork Roll Festival
Trenton Pork Roll Festival
Saturday, September 5, 2020: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM  10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Trenton Social
449 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08611
Cost: $5
Whether you call it Pork Roll or Taylor Ham ... this cult favorite meat, still made in Trenton, is one of Jersey's most beloved edible treasures. This event features Food trucks & guest chefs, a Beer garden and full bar, Live music stage, their superhero mascot, P-Roll (alias: Casey Taylor) VIP option for the ultimate experience Games and fun for kids and adults alike.


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