2nd Annual Downtown Bennington Food Truck Festival


The annual Downtown Bennington Food Truck Festival is excited to return for its second year of food, beer, crafts, music, and fun on Sept. 14. School Street will be closed for the day and the food trucks will be lined up for people to roam freely and choose from a great variety of offerings sure to please any palate, including Mediterranean, Jamaican, Mexican, Slavonian, Thai, Mexican, comfort foods, slushies, smoothies, desserts and more.The craft vendors will be set up in the lot between Shaffe's Men's shop and Hoisington Realty (green space). They will be showcasing their hand-made items such as: Jewelry, soaps, hula hoops, jerky, honey, relishes and more!

Entertainment for the day will be also be held in that same lot. Three popular local bands will be singing their hearts out with great tunes. Beard & Glasses is the first act, followed by Flashpoint (2:30-4 p.m.) and the Throwbacks (4:30-6 p.m.)

For our guests that are over 21 years old, there will be a beer tent by Madison's Brewing Co. serving up these two brews: Fest Bier, Harvest Pumpkin and others. Wine will also be available.

Children’s activities too. Look for the Art Bus and help "Paint the Bus" (from Vermont Arts Exchange) and face painting.

Sarah Perrin of Green Mountain Concessions and Betsy Greenawalt of Leap’n Cow Cafe and Frozen Yogurt are the co-founders and planners of this event. As two Bennington business owners they believe that downtown is worth showcasing and are also hoping to inspire other residents to come up and plan cool events that will not only be fun and exciting but will bring people to the area.

Entrance to the event is free. It's a great day to explore downtown Bennington, eat and drink with friends and family and hear some dynamite music. Email bennfoodtruckfest@gmail.com for more information.

Event Date
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Event time
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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