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Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival’s Food Truck Wars in Langley

Langley Food Truck Wars

The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival‘s third annual Food Truck Wars event takes place at the KPU Campus in Langley in the spring of 2024.

This year, the event runs on the weekend of April 19th to 21st.

 


For full details about Food Truck Wars and other similar events, visit greatervanfoodtruckfest.com.


 

Food Truck Wars in Langley

 

Food Truck Wars in Langley

The Lower Mainland’s first Food Truck Wars event was in Cloverdale in 2022 and it was awesome! 2023’s event took place in Langley. It was just as good, if not better!

In 2024 Food Truck Wars happens at the same location as it did in 2023. It’s held at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in Langley on the third weekend of April. If you like beer, artisan vendors and food, especially food truck food, this is one event you won’t want to miss!

Food Truck Wars features over 40 food trucks on each of the three days. There’s live music and roaming entertainment, as well as a beer garden and a kids zone. As usual, the event also includes a market with local vendors. Food Truck Wars is a family-friendly event and a competition between food vendors.

 

Langley Food Truck Festival at KPU
Food Trucks in Langley

 

When, Where and How Much?

The event takes place at the Langley Campus of Kwantlen Polytechnic University. The university’s address is 20901 Langley Bypass. It’s about seven kilometres east of Cloverdale and 10.5 kilometres southwest of Fort Langley.

Food Truck Wars happens on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of April 19th to 21st in 2024. Hours of operation are from 3:00 to 9:00 pm on the Friday. Saturday hours are from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm, while Sunday hours are from 11:00 am until 8:00 pm.

Admission to the event is by donation. Funds raised benefit the KPU Endowment fund, which supports local students and other community events.

 


For full details about Food Truck Wars and other similar events, visit greatervanfoodtruckfest.com.


 

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festivals

 

What to Expect

At Food Truck Wars you can expect to see lots of people having a good time while eating food from their choice of 45 or so different food truck vendors. There is a beer garden, but people can also wander around with their drinks within the site. There are also activities for children, a market area with artisan vendor stalls, and live entertainment including buskers, DJs and musicians.

 

DJ H2O at Cloverdale Food Truck Wars
DJ H2O at Food Truck Wars in Surrey (2022)

 

The Competition

The event is called Food Truck Wars because it’s a competition between the different food vendors to see which is the favourite.

Competition categories include Best International Fusion, Best Vegetarian/Plant-Based, Best Meat Sweats and Best Classic. There is also Best in Show, Best Between The Bun and Sweetest Treats. Another award is Peoples Choice with online voting.

 

Food Truck Wars Video

To give you an idea of what to expect, check out the following video. It shows what Food Truck Wars looked like when it took place in Cloverdale in 2022.

 

 

Other Information

To learn more about Food Truck Wars and other events put on by the same organization, see the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival‘s website.

The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival (GVFTF) hosts food truck-themed events in municipalities all around the Lower Mainland. In past years the event in Langley was part of Langley Community Day which usually happens on the Father’s Day weekend in June. This year Food Truck Wars is an extra event for that community.

Other GVFTF events most years include ones in Cloverdale, Richmond, Coquitlam, Chilliwack, Maple Ridge and other communities.

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