Bring your appetite, and perhaps an extra napkin or three, as one of the season’s biggest eating events is just around the corner.
The 2018 Food Truck Warz, will take place Sept. 14 to 16 at Princess Park between 8th and 10th Streets, part of a three-day event that’s definably got something for everyone.
Sponsored by BDNMB.CA, this will be the second-ever Food Truck Warz, as gourmet food trucks park in and around Princess Park, hoping to catch the eye of hungry visitors. This is so much more than hot dogs and hamburgers – but they have those as well.
Some of this year’s participants include Smoked & Sauced, KYU Grill, Island Fusion, The Churro Stop, Tot Wheels, Wings and Fries, Miss Tiny’s and more. From barbecue to Jamaican, dessert to delicious wings, there will be something to satisfy just about anyone and everyone.
Expect more than 20 different food trucks to fire up their grills for an expected crowd of 30,000 people over the three-day event. The 2017 Food Truck Warz attracted about 20,000 patrons.
This year, there is more to do than just dig into some tasty treats. Additional attractions for the 2018 version of the event include a beer garden, and children’s entertainment with the Wonder Shows Family Fun Carnival.
The fun kicks off on the Friday night, running from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. The fun continues on Saturday, with festivities kicking off at 11 a.m. and running again all the way until midnight. And there is also a third-day to get in on the eats, with the “warz” running from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
There is no cost to come down and check out the fine eats.
It’s also important to note that four charities stand to benefit from this year’s Food Truck Warz. Career Connections Inc. is operating the beer garden, and money they raise will go towards helping fund programing for career training.
Westman Dreams For Kids will operate a 50/50 draw, and proceeds from that will go towards providing memorable dream experiences for area youth living with serious health concerns.
Pawsitive Communities will be on hand to sell their “Adopt/Adopt don’t shop” clothing line to raise money for their spay and neuter clinics. There’s also a puppy play area, so come and see some of the local rescued animals looking for a home.
The final charity involved in this year’s Food Truck Warz is the Sprucewoods Housing Co-Op. The non-profit operates an affordable housing complex that is geared for low income families and seniors. They will be hosting raffle to help them in their efforts.
For more information on this year’s exciting event, check out their Facebook page or visit www.foodtruckwarz.com.