Food Truck Festivals of New England Coming to Newport

Tuesday, May 22, 2012


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They're coming! New England's food truck festival will be rolling into Rhode Island for a culminating event in Newport.

It will be the sweetest event on four wheels this season when the Food Truck Festivals of New England pops up in Rhode Island.

After a whole season of delicious Food Truck Festivals throughout the region, the trucks will head to Newport for a grand finale event at the Newport Yachting Center. The Festival, now in its third year, features more than 50 trucks from all over New England that will be participating on a rotating basis throughout the Festival's 11 events; some will be at all, others in select communities. Participating trucks include Rhode Island favorites, Rocket Fine Street Food, Mijos Tacos, Julian’s Omnibus, FanCheezical, Sweet Truck (by Flour Girls Baking Co.) and many more.

To see which trucks will be appearing where, check online at All festivals will take place from noon to 4 pm, with a special VIP Preview hour from 11am – noon.

Tickets for a handful of festivals are currently on sale and more will go on sale shortly. Ticket and other information can be found online at

Each ticket allows one serving from each of the 20 to 30 participating food trucks and does not include beverages. NOTE: There are a limited number of tickets for each festival, based on the capacity of the venue. Check the site for availability of tickets the day of each festival.

And bon appetit! 

2012 Planned Festival Schedule

June 10 – The Boston Food Truck Festival at the UMass Boston Campus Center, Boston, MA

(Please Note: This date has been changed from May 26th, all original tickets will be honored)

June 16 – The Charlestown Food Truck Festival at Pier 4, Charlestown, MA

June 30 – The New Hampshire Food Truck Festival at Rockingham Park, Salem, NH

July 14 – The Worcester Food Truck Festival at Elm Park, Worcester, MA

July 28 – The Charles River Food Truck Festival at DCR’s Artesani Herter Park, Brighton, MA

August 25 – The Cape Cod Food Truck Festival at Barnstable Fairgrounds, Falmouth, MA

September 8 – The Lowell Food Truck Festival at the Tsongas Center, Lowell, MA

September 22 – The Suffolk Downs Food Truck Festival, East Boston, MA

September 29 – The Shipyard Food Truck Festival, Hingham (Shipyard), MA

October 6 – The Framingham Food Truck Festival at Shoppers World, Framingham, MA

October 20 – The Newport Food Truck Festival at the Newport Yachting Center, Newport, RI

VIP Tickets $40/each (limited quantity), General Admission $30/each ($35 day-of), Foodie Four Pack $25/each with the purchase of four tickets ($100 for four pack), Children 6 -12  $10/each, Children 5 and under  FREE.  For the very latest news on the 2012 Food Truck Festival Season, the most up-to-date list of participating trucks and news on the availability of tickets, please follow @foodtruckfestofne on Twitter and “like” them on

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