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Food Truck Park Festivals for July

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Published July 2nd 2016


The Food Truck Parks have a stream of exciting events running back-to-back over the next few months, keeping it fresh for regulars and visitors alike. There is sure to be a festival and menu to suit every palate.



The Food Truck Park Winter Carnival at Preston
Timed to coincide with the winter school holidays, the Winter Carnival offers an array of family friendly options.

On Friday 8th July enjoy Fancy Hank's BBQ, Bavarian Bangers, Copa Food Truck, Rolling Schnitzel, A Salted Squid, Pookie May Coffee, Mr Softey and Dandee Donuts.

On Saturday 9th July sample From the Butcher to the Chef, The Hungry Panda, Boss Burger and Shakes, A Touch of Spain, A Salted Squid, Oscar the Vintage Coffee Van, Mr Softey and Crepe de L'ile.

On Sunday 10th July feast on Boss Burger and Shakes, VUTU Nepalese, Street Feast, Le Petit Montreal Poutine, A Salted Squid, The Wright Coffee 2u and Mr Softey.

The food trucks at Preston are accompanied every weekend by a selection of craft beer, cider and wine on tap from Barry's Bar.



At the Village Coburg Drive-in, the food trucks are a side order to the movies being shown on the outdoor screens. The perfect night out by anybody's standards. Gate and food trucks open at 5pm.

On Wednesday 13th July and Thursday 14th July at the Village Coburg Drive-in, food trucks such as Bites on Wheels, Real Burgers, Senor BBQ, Roadrunner Fried Chicken, Sweet Forbidden Journey, A Salted Squid, Dos Diablos and much more will be paired with movie, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates on the Wednesday night, and 2D Ghostbusters on the Thursday.

Food Truck Park Festivals for July


Back to Preston on the weekend of 15th 17th July and it's the Pizza & Pasta Weekend! In addition to a great selection of, obviously, pizza and pasta, you can take a pizza cooking class and enjoy a line-up of accompanying Italian movies playing all weekend on their big screen. Quench your thirst at the fully licensed Barry's Bar and prepare to bunk in for an evening of full-bellied fun.



Still in Preston, who's up for a little Bollywood with their Food Truck Fare? Well, best bring your dancing arms and wiggle your hips toward all things Bollywood on the weekend of 22nd 24th July. Enjoy the best Indian street fare this side of India. We're talking hot, spicy and jam packed full of flavour, with a side order of Bollywood style colour and glam along with Indian music, dancers and classic Bollywood films playing on the big screen. Fun for all ages!

Food Truck Park Festivals for July


Desserts galore Sweet! Mixing it up for those of us who'd rather eat dessert first, the Preston Food Truck Park is sprinkling the sugar for the delectable Sweet Tooth Truck Festival on the weekend of 29th to 31st July. You'll be drooling over chocolate, churros, donuts, ice cream, waffles, crepes, vegan baked goods and much much more. This is one festival you won't want to miss.

The Food Truck Park in Preston is located at 518 High Street, Preston. Entry is free and you are welcome to stay and enjoy the street block party atmosphere for as long as you like. Operating hours are Friday 5pm 10pm, Saturday 12noon to 10pm and Sunday 12noon to 9pm

The Food Truck Park located at the Village Coburg Drive-in can be found at 155 Newlands Road, Coburg.

You can contact organisers for both on 1300 162 636. Follow updates and find event information for both Food Truck Parks on their website and The Food Truck Park Facebook Page.
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Why? Food Trucks & Block Parties & Films
When: Weekends
Phone: 1300 162 636
Where: Preston & Coburg Drive-In
Cost: Free Entry
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