NWI Food Truck Event June 17, 2017

NWI Food Truck Festival 

The NWI Food Truck Fest is officially launching on June 17th from 11 AM until 9 PM at Founders Square Park located at 6100 Founders Square in Portage. The NWI Food Truck Fest is designed to be a one of a kind family friendly experience. The event offers something for all ages, including: zip line-lining, rock climbing, bouncy house fun area, a game truck, free face painting, character visits and balloon making throughout the day. There will also be a bar provided by Party N Peace that will feature beer, wine, mimosa's, sangria and wine for those 21 and up. Food Network Cut Throat Champion -DJ Chef Marc Weiss,will also be joining the event from NY. Weiss will be available for in studio interviews two days prior to the event and pre-scheduled phone interviews. DJ Chef will also be giving away and selling promotional autographed items. He will be spinning while providing cooking demonstrations throughout the day. Other entertainment includes, Frank Paul Performing Gone to Paradise and Chris and Lou.

The Fest will feature 22 food trucks from different areas in "The Region", including: 
Bills Mobile BBQ Grill, Dogs N Hogs, Grindhouse Cafe, The Cheesy Truck, Chesa's Gluten Tootin Free ( paleo, vegan and vegetarian) truck, The Celtic Pig (KY), Cool Runnings Jamaican Cuisine, IsCream N Cookies, Lulus Licks, Sizzle Box, The Cajun Connoisseur, Mother Wilmas Marshmallow Factory, American Glory, Skyline Snow Cones, Valpo Velvet, Designer Desserts, Woody's Curly Fries, Da Portable Rican, King Of The Road, Flying Taco's, Pierogi Wagon and Lucy's. 

"The Region is known for our summer festivals such as Festival of the Lakes and Pierogi Fest, but wouldn't it be nice to have this area known for having one of the largest food truck festivals in the country?" Jimenez-Susoreny said. "The NWI community has really embraced the food truck craze and we are bringing the most popular food trucks in the Region together for one epic event, in addition to providing attendees with family friendly entertainment, live music, a bar area and more."

In addition to the fest amenities, there will be a splash pad and a mobile charging area provided by T-mobile. 

Pre-sold tickets are currently available online for $7 with a non alcoholic beverage. Children 13 and under are free. For more information on the event and to purchase pre sold tickets, click for details or follow the NWI Food Truck Fest on FB @ NWIFoodTruckFest. 

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