Best Food Truck Festivals and Events in New Jersey

Features 2018 festivals with food trucks, live entertainment,
kids activities, crafters, and more

Food Truck Festivals in New Jersey

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Multi- Date New Jersey Food Truck Festivals

Anglesea Night Market
Thursdays, June 29, July 13, July 27 and August 10, 2018; 4 PM to 10 PM
North Wildwood Entertainment District
Olde New Jersey Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ
Cost: Free
A Celebration with Food Trucks, Gourmet Crafters and More! The Anglesea Night Market brings food trucks, high end crafters, and live music. There will be close to 20 food trucks and plenty to see. Plus some the restaurants and shops in the area will be participating out on the street.

April 2018 New Jersey Food Truck Festivals

MDA Food Truck & Music Festival
The MDA Eats N Beats Food Truck and Music Festival
April 21, 2018; from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
on the grounds of The Roebling Museum
100 2nd Ave
Roebling, NJ
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This family event features continuous music all day, a variety of food trucks, beer, children's activities, vendors and an upscale silent auction this is going to be a day to remember!
Proceeds from the day will go to The Muscular Dystrophy Association, and will stay local! MDA supports local families who are fighting the multiple diseases that afflict the muscular system, from Duchene's Muscular Dystrophy to ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease.

May 2018 New Jersey Food Truck Festivals

Chester Food Truck and Music Festival
Saturday, May 5, 2018; 11am to 7pm
Municipal Field
134 Main St,
Chester, NJ
Cost: $5
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Over 20 gourmet food trucks, 3 great bands, craft beer & sangria garden, kids activities, benefit for the Chester First Aid Squad, Chester Food Pantry & Historic Chester Business Association.

TRUCKerton Food Truck & Brew Fest – Cinco de Mayo
May 5, 6, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuckerton Seaport
120 W. Main Street
Tuckerton, NJ
Cost: $10
This weekend event features craft beers, live music, fun, and food from over a dozen food trucks from all over the East Coast. The craft beer garden will have favorites from local breweries.

New Jersey Motorsports Park Food Truck Festival

Saturday, May 5, 2018 11:00am – 6:00pm
New Jersey Motor Sports Park
47 Warbird Drive
Millville, NJ
(856) 327-8000
This event is FREE and open to the public! The event will feature 10 – 15 food trucks and live music

4th Annual Middletown South Food Truck Festival

Friday, May 18th, 2018; 3pm to 8:30pm
Middletown High School South
900 Nutswamp Rd,
Middletown, New Jersey
Cost: Free
This event features over 10 different Food Trucks, Activities, Live Bands, Vendors, and fun for the entire community!

Kearny Food Truck Street Festival
Kearny Food Truck Street Fest
Saturday, May 19th, 2018; 11am to 7pm
Frank A. Vincent Marina
277 Passaic Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032
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This family friendly event features over 20 food trucks from the tri-state area, over 12 NJ Craft Breweries including; Demented, Brotherton Brewing Company, River Horse Brewing, and more to be announced soon.
Live Music will be provided Rude Boy George, a NYC-based band that reimagines 80's New Wave classics in ska, reggae and rocksteady versions. They are motivated by a shared love and respect for ska (reflected in the reference to 1960s and 2 Tone rude boys) and the extraordinary amount of good music produced in the late 70s and early 80s New Wave/post-punk era (Boy George). And they want to have some fun doing it. For Kids activities there will be a climbing rock wall, bounce house, obstacle courses, along with Plastercraft of Kearny and the Montclair Art Museum providing hands on arts and crafts activities for the kids.

Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival
May 26, 27, 28, 2018
Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Ave.
Oceanport, NJ 07757
Admission $5 at the gate, children under 12 free and $5 to the park.
This Family event is a competition pitting over 30 regional trucks head to head for the tri state area's best mobile-made eats! Come out for a day of delicious food, and entertainment. Sunday & Monday is family fun day with free pony rides, face painting and a bouncy house.

June 2018 New Jersey Food Truck Festivals

Food Truck Mash-Up: Jersey vs. Philly
Saturday, June 2, 2018; 5 PM – 11 PM
Meadowlands Racetrack
1 Racetrack Dr
East Rutherford, New Jersey
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Cost: online $5, $8 at the door. Kids under 5 years of age are admitted for free.
Philly food trucks compete with NJ for prizes at this annual event. Includes a Beer Garden, Live Music, Kids activities, Harness racing, and more!

South Jersey Arts Festival
June 2, 3, 2108
Appel Farm Arts and Music Center
457 Shirley Road
Elmer, NJ 08318
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Contact: Melissa Tevere, Phone: 856-358-2472, Email:
Event Cost: $15, Single Day, $25 VIP, $40 Overnight Experience
This weekend family festival is jam-packed with performances, innovative arts exhibits and immersive workshops. The event features live music and performance art, student-based performances, crafters and artists, delicious fare from gourmet food trucks, local wine and craft brews. Check out the “Art of Wine-Making” tent hosted by various South Jersey wineries where you can meet the winemakers, learn the secrets to making great wine and sample exclusive vintages. Drop off your kids at “Kids Camp” where they can experience the magic of Appel Farm’s summer camp while parents enjoy the festival. Camp under the stars on Saturday night and enjoy a campfire, s’mores and a special musical performance. On Sunday morning, novice and experienced riders can join the South Jersey Cycling Tour. Don’t miss this special family kick-off to the summer where you will discover what makes Appel Farm the leading arts education center in South Jersey!

Mendham Food Truck and Music Festival
Saturday, June 16th, 2018; 11am to 7pm
Mendham Borough Park
Park Ave & Mountain Ave
Mendham, NJ
Cost: $5
Celebrating Abner Doubleday Day, this event features over 20 gourmet food trucks, 3 great bands, craft beer & sangria garden, kids activities,
Proceeds will benefit for the food pantry.

4th Annual Sea Isle City Food Truck Invitational
June 22 - June 24, 2018
63rd St at Landis Ave
Sea Isle City, New Jersey
Cost: Free admission
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This 3 day event features some of the best food trucks in the Northeast. . There will also be crafters, live music, and family fun!

July 2018 New Jersey Food Truck Festivals

Food Trucks & Fireworks
July 4 @ 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuckerton Seaport
120 W. Main Street
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Phone: (609) 296 – 8868
Join in on their July 4th celebration with fireworks presented by the Pinelands July 4th Fireworks Committee. The event also fearures a variety food trucks and brews!

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