The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally EVER is upon us. Lots of planning and effort has gone into this event and it will all come to light tomorrow on August 31st, 2013 at the Florida State Fairgrounds from 11AM-8PM. FREE Admission – you only pay for the food at the food trucks you choose to eat at. Parking will cost $6 – make sure to bring lots of hungry friends! Enjoy live music all day long. There will be over 90 food trucks from around the United States present at this event that has been planned by Generation Food Truck, Truckspotting, and Carlos Eats. Media partners include Tampa Tribune and 98Rock.
A 2-mile parade will occur prior to the event and kickoff at 9:15AM with remarks starting at 8:45AM from Encore Tampa (1210 East Ray Charles Blvd., Tampa) – a historical center of Tampa that is the birthplace of the lemon meringue cake pie and formally hosted music talent ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to Ray Charles. This parade aims to break the world record for most food trucks in a parade. City of Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn will give remarks at this landmark event.
Come join us tomorrow and be a part of history.
Event Name: The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally EVER Fest
Date & Time: Saturday, August 31st, 2013, 11AM-8PM
Venue: Florida State Fairgrounds
Address: 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610
Read stories on the event:
Houck: All abroad for World’s Largest Food Truck Rally (Tampa Tribune)
How to survive the ‘World’s Largest Food Truck Rally’ in Tampa (Tampa Tribune)
World’s Largest Food Truck Rally in Tampa this weekend (Creative Loafing)
Eat your heart out at the World’s Largest Food Truck Rally (Tampa Bay Times)
Food Truck Rally Saturday aims for world record (Tampa Bay Business Journal)
Plan Your Weekend: August 29-September 1st (Tampa Bay Times)
Food Truck Friday: Sweet G’s BBQ (Fox News Tampa Bay)
Local food truck headed to Tampa for world record bid (Highlands Today)
Food Truck Owners Flock to Tampa for Try at Guinness World Record (Osprey Observer)
Smackdown of food truck rallies: Tampa takes on Miami’s record (Tampa Bay Times)
Bid to break Guinness food truck record nears goal (Tampa Tribune)