A free food truck festival pulls into Vancouver this weekend


The food trucks are coming back! Following a June visit to Vancouver, the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival returns as promised this month for one more day of food, family, and fun.

Get ready to get your fill of fab food served up from kitchens on four wheels. Taking place on Sunday, September 16, this free fest brings together two dozen food trucks from all over the Metro region, along with plenty more fun things for the whole fam to do.

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Pulling into the Concord Pacific Plaza, the fest is not only about food trucks, but also shopping opportunities from their artisan market, along with family-oriented fun like face painting, ballon twisting, and for the younger set, Paw Patrol.

Admission is totally free, just bring your bucks for food and the vendors.

The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival (previously known as the Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival) is a roving event that runs April through September at various locations in Metro Vancouver. They have one more event this season: September 22  at Haney Plaza (22255 Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge).

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival

When: September 16, 2018 from noon to 6 pm
Where: Concord Pacific – 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
Cost: Admission is FREE

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome, and the co-host and co-producer of the Vancouver Is Awesome Podcast. A fifth generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of LAist.com, in her past life in L.A. she earned an MA in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: lindsay@vancouverisawesome.com // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom