The Richmond Fusion Food Festival is a family-friendly event that’s free to attend. It features market vendors, live entertainment and over 20 food trucks.
In 2022 the event was called the Richmond Community Block Party and took place on the weekend of April 29th to May 1st outside Lansdowne Centre mall.
In 2023 the event still takes place at Lansdowne Centre but is called the Richmond Fusion Food Festival and runs August 11th to 13th.
For full details about the event see the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival‘s website.
Richmond Food Truck Festival and Party
The Richmond Fusion Food Festival is one of the fun and tasty events presented by the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival. The organization hosts parties in different locations across the Lower Mainland in the spring and summer. In 2022, the event made its way to Richmond for three days at the end of April and beginning of May. The 2023 edition takes place in August.
There are several things to do at the food festival. The events features 14 or more food trucks on site on each of its three days in 2023. There is also a market with a carefully selected lineup of local vendors. Guests are able to shop comfortably knowing that all purchases at the event supported small local businesses.
Another highlight of the event is always the live entertainment. Performances at the block parties help provide a lively atmosphere.
When and Where
In 2023 the Richmond Fusion Food Festival happenes on April 11th, April 12th and 13th. On the Friday the event runs from 4:00 until 9:00 pm. However, the event runs for longer hours on the weekend. Festivities start at noon and last until 8:00 pm on the Saturday. On the Sunday the event runs from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm.
Similar to other Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival events taking place this summer, entry to the Richmond Fusion Food Festival is free in 2023. You pay for whatever foods and drinks you want, but access to the venue and live entertainment were both free.
You can still reserve a ticket on the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival website, and the organization prefers that people do so they have more of estimate on how many attendees there will be.
2023 Food Trucks
The Richmond Fusion Food Festival runs on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Each day offers a slightly different selection of food trucks. There are 14 trucks expected at the event on the Friday and the Saturday, and 19 on the Sunday.
The following food trucks are scheduled to be at the Richmond Community Block Party on at least one of the days (and most of them are there all weekend).
- Aloha Poke
- Bao Buns
- Betty’s Greek Honey Ballz
- Crema Ice Cream
- Cuba Street Food
- fijian fusion catering
- It’s All About Grill
- Juicy Green Express Inc.
- MAHSHIKO food ltd
- Shameless Buns
- Sirius Craving
- Super Footlong Hotdogs
- Taco Nori Sushi Tacos
- Tacosaurus Vancouver
- TORNADO POTATO
- Yardie Grill Jamaican Cuisine
2023 Market Vendors
In 2023 there are a number of artisan vendors scheduled for the Richmond Fusion Food Festival. On the Friday there are 11 vendors to check out. The number grows to 14 on both Saturday and Sunday.
The following local businesses are selling products on at least one day of the event:
- Joma Studio
- Eco Beige
- AMLiora Designs
- BAK’D Cookies
- ALAPACA STUDIO
- The Alfajor Company
- Ollie & Co
- Angkor Harvest
- Adam Harris
- Lil Asian Designs
- Lilac Rain Crafts
- Sumas Laser Engraving & Design
- Gracias Clothing
- Frosted Dox Bath co
For more information about the Richmond Fusion Food Festival, visit the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival website.
Other articles that may be of interest include the following:
- Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival Events
- Lower Mainland Food Truck Festivals
- Vancouver’s Best Bars and Restaurants
- Vancouver’s Calendar of Events