The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is a series of events involving food trucks, artisan vendors, live music and family-friendly activities.
There are many food truck-related events in the Lower Mainland each year. Some are huge and others are smaller. In 2019 seven are run under the banner of the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival.
To learn about all of the Lower Mainland’s various food truck-style events, click Lower Mainland Food Truck Festivals. To learn about the seven run by the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival folk, continue reading.
2019 Food Truck Festivals
Formerly called the Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival, the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is a series of events in different parts of the Lower Mainland. Each is a one-day event featuring over 20 food trucks, a small artisan market and live entertainment. Admission to the venue is always free (but you pay for the food).
In 2019 the seven Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival events were the following (and 2020 will be similar):
- Port Moody – on April 27th at Inlet Park at 3000 Murray Street.
- Chilliwack – on May 4th at Chilliwack Heritage Park at 44140 Luckakuck Way.
- Abbotsford – on May 11th at Thunderbird Square in the Civic Plaza at 32388 Veterans Way.
- Cloverdale – on May 25th at the Cloverdale Fair Grounds at 17607-17905 62nd Avenue in Surrey.
- Coquitlam – on June 2nd at Town Centre Park at 1299 Pinetree Way.
- Langley – on June 15th at Douglas Park at 20550 Douglas Crescent.
- Maple Ridge – on June 16th at the Maple Ridge Street Festival by the Memorial Peace Park on 224th Street.
All of the seven Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival events ran from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm. They all include child-friendly activities (like face painting), roving entertainers and live music.
What to Expect
Each of the food truck festivals features twenty or more food trucks serving everything from ice cream to pizza, mini donuts, and Greek, Chinese, Thai, Japanese and other ethnic cuisine. The festivals also feature live music and a small vendor market.
At most of the above Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival events characters from the TV show Paw Patrol make appearances and are available for photo opportunities. There are also usually craft activities and/or a face painting station for children.
Check out the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival website for more information about the organization behind this great series of food truck-related events.
To learn more about these and other similar events, click Lower Mainland Food Truck Festivals.
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