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Answer: No. Chicago Food Truck Fest is now free to the general public with a free general admission ticket. General and VIP admission cost does not include food tickets. Food vendors will sell food at an additional cost. Admission includes access to food trucks, entertainment and live music.
1hr priority early entrance 10am; or early admission and 1 drink (water, beer, wine or sangria). VIP tickets purchased through our website will be emailed via Eventbrite within 48hrs.
Answer: No. All ages are welcomed as this is a family event designed for everyone to experience and share. In fact, children will have a play lot!
No. Sorry pets are not allowed. But you are more than welcome to bring a bear of an appetite!
Answer: No. Unfortunately outside food, beverages or alcohol is not allowed inside the event. Our goal is to have a diversity of food trucks and beverages onsite to match your tastes.
Food trucks will offer regular size and smaller portions.
Please submit any and all volunteer requests to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We partner with organizations that match participating food truck purchases. In fact, last year we partnered with Bank of America to support their global HIV eradication initiative.
There will be seating. However, we encourage you to bring your lawn chairs as seating will be limited.
We will announce parking options shortly. However, while we are working
get $15 in free UBER credit to get you to the festival. Simply click the link and enter the promo code : jib28
Chicago Food Truck Fest is a rain or
shine event. All tickets sales are
final. No exceptions.
How Does the Fest Work?
General admission is free to all participants to
gain entry into the fest. This includes
access up to 50 Gourmet Food Trucks
live music, outdoor games, give aways and more
at regular stand prices. However, we have strongly encouraged all participating food trucks to prepare sample size portions for sale but this is not mandatory only as a courtesy. Food is bought separately, with cash, from each food truck
Chicago Food Truck Fest will progress as plan during light rain. However, if there is lighting the event will be immediately halted until further notice.
Chicago Food Truck Fest patrons are to enter on 2400 S State St.
Outside Food & Beverages
Unfortunately no outside food or beverages may be brought into the venue. No exceptions.
Will Trucks Run Out of Food
No. We are worked hard last year to ensure each truck is adequately supplied. In fact, again we will provide onsite storage, and balancing the number of tickets and trucks in attendance.
So What is Different From Last Year?
So what is different this year?
This year new features:
1. Free general admission with event ticket (required)
2. We will continue to add more trucks added to this year's event
3. New Sangria Garden!!!
4. Event will remain on grass this year with trees for added shade
5. Outside restrooms with baby changing stations
6. Outdoor games: corn hole, Jenga, Volleyball and more
7. Smaller taste portions from food trucks
8. Expanded beer selections spirits and wines
9. Tents and outdoor furniture for event
10. Storage containers onsite for food reinforcements
11. Doubled event staffing
12. Give a ways and more
13. Non stop entertainment
For More Information: Chicago Food Truck Festival
Last updated: January 2nd, 2016