The Maple Ridge Food Truck Festival is a community event with live music and a couple of dozen food trucks at Haney Plaza in Maple Ridge in September.
In 2018 the event takes place on Saturday, September 22nd.
Food Truck Fest in 2018
The Maple Ridge Food Truck Festival is one in a series of food truck events put on by Memory Lane Events in the Lower Mainland. Other similar events in the fall include the Fort Langley Food Truck Festival and Vancouver Street Food Fest, both of which also happen in September.
The festival usually takes place around the third weekend in September and in 2018 it takes place on Saturday, September 22nd, from 11 am until 5 pm.
The Maple Ridge Food Truck Festival is held at Haney Plaza which is located at 22255 Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge and it features over 20 food trucks serving everything from macaroni to Thai food to Italian.
In 2018 entertainment at the Maple Ridge event features music with the Pernell Reichert Band at 11:30, a child-friendly Pup-Up Entertainment show at 12:30-ish, and then more live music with the Freedom 95 Band at around 2:30 pm.
Note: Performance times and details are subject to change.
About the Food Truck Festival
At the Food Truck Festival in Maple Ridge, in addition to the food trucks, there is a small artisan market and live music, as well as kid-friendly activities including face painting.
In 2017 the music was provided by The Pop Junkies which is a Lower Mainland dance band. About 16 or so artisan and other product vendors also typically participate.
Admission to the event is free and food truck meals cost about $10 plus or minus.
What to do in the Area
Maple Ridge is a nice community with a number of great parks in the region.
Less than a 10-minute drive east of downtown Maple Ridge is Kanaka Creek Regional Park which is located in the 23200 block of River Road just off the Lougheed Highway. It’s a great park to walk around and it offers 10 km of hiking trails, 7 km of biking trails and 5 km of horseback-riding trails. Dogs on leash are also welcome.
Another fabulous park to check out in the Maple Ridge area is Golden Ears Provincial Park which is about a 20-minute or 16-km drive from downtown and the Maple Ridge Food Truck Festival venue. The park is home to Alouette Lake which has a beautiful beach as well as hiking, boating, camping and fishing opportunities.
For further details about the Maple Ridge Food Truck Festival, check out the Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival website.
For more information about the region and other things to do in the area, click Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows.