It’s going to be a Food Truck Extravaganza from August 17-18 at the Annual Food Truck Festival! Over 60 Food Trucks and Carts will be taking part in the Food Truck Festival at Bicentennial Park and Scioto Mile which will also feature live music, family fun, arts and craft vendors, games and more. You can even pre-pay for parking at various lots and garages to ensure a spot!
See what delicious food is rolling around on the streets of Columbus, and try the sample menus that each truck is offering, so you can taste more options before you get full. Check out the website for the full listing of food trucks and bands. Want to skip the lines? Buy a Fast Pass or VIP Fast Pass for $25-$52 in advance, and get line passes and other VIP perks. Otherwise, entry is FREE for all!
The Columbus Food Truck Festival has partnered with Nationwide Children’s Hospital for the The Columbus Duck Race on Saturday, August 18 from 11 am – 6 pm. Stroll around the Food Truck Festival tasting some of Central Ohio’s best treats and enjoy lots of children’s activities while at the Columbus Duck Race. The finale of the day will be watching thousands of rubber ducks race to the finish line! Want to purchase a duck? You don’t need to be present to win, and the ducks will drop at approximately 6 pm at Genoa Park. Your Racer Duck purchase benefits The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and you could win a big prize if your duck is the winner! Online sales end on Thursday, August 16 at midnight, or you can buy one at the festival until 5 pm. Prices range from $5 for a solo duck, or can be purchased larger lots for $25-$500.
- First Prize – $5,000 Cash
- Second Prize – $2,500 Cash
- Third Prize – $1,000 Cash
Friday: 11 am – 11 pm
Saturday: 11 am – 11 pm
photos courtesy of the Columbus Food Truck Festival organizers
Looking for other festivals to enjoy this year? Check out the huge list of Festivals around Columbus!