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Food trucks in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach

For an outdoor activity with tasty fare, lots of free events in South Florida feature food trucks.

Often events in Miami, Broward & greater Palm Beach include live music, fun for youngsters, or other entertainment. Lots of food truck events are in parks and free to attend.

Pair dinner with a nature walk, fun on a playground or tossing a Frisbee. You'll pay for the food you order, and with various vendors, the selection is ideal for satisfying a variety of preferences.

Event days are occasionally switched or events postponed, it's always wise to  phone or refer to the information online to ensure the event is on the day you are venturing out.

 

Food Trucks in Broward

Plantation

Food Trucks in Volunteer Park in Plantation, usually 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesdays, often with live entertainment and activities. Free parking.

Plantation

Plantation Heritage Park offers food trucks events 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. fourth Thursdays, 1100 S. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation 33317, 954-357-5135, free entry and free parking. Amenities include playgrounds, fitness equipment, and picnic shelters.

Pompano Beach

Free Old Town Untapped art, food & entertainment events in Pompano Beach, first Friday of most months. Festivities take place at Northeast First Street and North Flagler Avenue, including at Bailey Contemporary Arts, 41 NE First St. For more information, call 954-545-7800 or log online

Pompano Beach

Food Trucks events occasionally at McDougald House, 450 NE 10th Street, Pompano.  Events in 2023 include 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. September 22 and October 20, with food vendors, yard games, DJ. Adult drinks are sold to patrons at least age 21.

Fort Lauderdale

Food in Motion with food trucks and other vendors 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. November 3 and other occasional events at Esplanade Park, 400 SW 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale. Parking is usually about $3 an hour.

Dania Beach

Rock The Block Food Truck events in Dania 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. third Thursdays January to June in Dania.

The event is outdoors at Casino @ Dania Beach, 301 E. Dania Beach Boulevard, Dania Beach.

Tree Tops Park. Photo/Broward Parks & Recreation

Davie

Tree Tops Park features food trucks 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. first Thursdays, 3900 SW 100th Ave., Davie 33328, 954-357-5130

Lauderhill

In Lauderhill, Food Truck Roll occasional events 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.  at Lauderhill city hall 5581 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Lauderhill 33313.

The events include food for purchase and activities. The venue is  Lauderhill city hall, 5581 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Lauderhill 33313.

Hollywood

Food Trucks at ArtsPark in Hollywood usually 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. first Mondays

Hollywood

Food trucks are 6  p.m. – 9 p.m. second Thursdays at TY Park in Hollywood with free entry.  TY Park, 954-357-8811, 3300 N. Park Road., Hollywood 33021

Tamarac

Food trucks are offered 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. the last Friday of the month, with entertainment and games. The venue is Tamarac community center, 8601 W. Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac. 

Tamarac

Occasional food truck events with outdoor films.

Coral Springs

Bites-N-Sips occasional events include food vendors, drink stations, vendors, fun for kids, and entertainment. Entry is free.  Fees apply for food and some activities. Occasional events are offered from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on The Lawn, 9500 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs.

Coconut Creek

Fluffy's Food Truck events are second and third Fridays with free entry.

5 p.m. – 9 p.m. second Fridays at the community center, 1100 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek

5 p.m. – 9 p.m. third Fridays at Sabal Pines Park, 5005 NW 39th Avenue, Coconut Creek 

Food Trucks in Palm Beach County

Boca Raton

Tasty Tuesdays 5 p.m. Tuesdays at the Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 20405 Amphitheater Circle, Boca Raton,  561-966-7043, website.

Wellington

Food Trucks & Music series are usually 5-9 p.m. Thursdays, with free entry, at the newly renovated Wellington Amphitheater, 12100 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington. For information, 561-753-2484 or visit the website.

Also read  Food Trucks & Music in Wellington.

Food Trucks in Miami-Dade

Feature: Food Trucks in Miami

Food Truck Fiesta at Tropical Park

5-10 p.m. Fridays at Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th St, Miami 33155. Includes free parking, kids activities, entertainment, and bounce house, website

Food Trucks Tuesdays at Haulover Park

5-10 p.m. Tuesdays, 10800 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, website

Food Truck Festival at Pelican Harbor Marina

5-10 p.m. Wednesdays at 1275 NE 79th St., North Bay Village, website

Food Trucks at Highland Oaks Park

5-10 p.m. Thursdays at Highland Oaks Park, 20300 Northeast 24th Avenue, Miami 33180, website

 

Food trucks: Where to find them around Miami-Dade

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Other events with food trucks

Monday, March 4, 2024

Food Trucks in Hollywood

5:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood ArtsPark

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Sunset Cove Amphitheater, Boca Raton

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Food Truck Tuesdays at Haulover Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Haulover Beach Park

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Food Trucks In Volunteer Park

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Volunteer Park Plantation

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Food Truck Thursdays at Highland Oaks Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Highland Oaks Park

Food Trucks at Tree Tops in Davie

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Treetops Park

Night Market, Boca Raton

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Sanborn Square Park, Boca

Friday, March 8, 2024

Fluffy's Food Trucks in Coconut Creek

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Coconut Creek community center

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Tropical Park, South Miami

Free outdoor movie and food trucks in Tamarac

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Tamarac Park

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Live band in Weston

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Weston Regional Park

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Sunset Cove Amphitheater, Boca Raton

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Food Truck Tuesdays at Haulover Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Haulover Beach Park

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Food Trucks In Volunteer Park

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Volunteer Park Plantation

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Food Truck Thursdays at Highland Oaks Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Highland Oaks Park

Friday, March 15, 2024

Fluffy's Food Trucks in Coconut Creek

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Sabal Pines Park

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Tropical Park, South Miami

Tunes 'n Trucks in Sunrise

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Flamingo Park in Sunrise

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Sunset Cove Amphitheater, Boca Raton

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Food Truck Tuesdays at Haulover Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Haulover Beach Park

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Food Trucks In Volunteer Park

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Volunteer Park Plantation

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Food Truck Thursdays at Highland Oaks Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Highland Oaks Park

Food trucks and vendors in Wilton Manors

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Equality Park

Friday, March 22, 2024

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Tropical Park, South Miami

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Sunset Cove Amphitheater, Boca Raton

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Food Truck Tuesdays at Haulover Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Haulover Beach Park

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Food Trucks In Volunteer Park

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Volunteer Park Plantation

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Food Truck Thursdays at Highland Oaks Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Highland Oaks Park

Food Trucks in Plantation

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Plantation Heritage Park

Friday, March 29, 2024

Food trucks in Tamarac

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Tamarac community center

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Tropical Park, South Miami

Monday, April 1, 2024

Food Trucks in Hollywood

5:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood ArtsPark

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Sunset Cove Amphitheater, Boca Raton

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Food Truck Tuesdays at Haulover Park

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Haulover Beach Park

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks
When
Weekly on Tuesday @ 5:00 pm-8:30 pm (starting July 11, 2023)
What
Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks
Where
Sunset Cove Amphitheater, Boca Raton
Cost
FREE
When
Monthly on the 4th Thursday @ 6:00 pm-9:00 pm (starting July 27, 2023)
What
Food Trucks in Plantation
Where
Plantation Heritage Park
Cost
FREE
When
Monthly on the 2nd Friday @ 5:00 pm-9:00 pm (starting October 13, 2023)
What
Fluffy's Food Trucks in Coconut Creek
Where
Coconut Creek community center
Cost
FREE
When
Monthly on the 3rd Friday @ 5:00 pm-9:00 pm (starting October 20, 2023)
What
Fluffy's Food Trucks in Coconut Creek
Where
Sabal Pines Park
Cost
FREE
When
Every Last Friday @ 5:00 pm-9:00 pm (starting February 23, 2024)
What
Food trucks in Tamarac
Where
Tamarac community center
Cost
FREE
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