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Deals and discounts: Food truck events in South Florida

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 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 are discontinued, it’s always wise to call ahead or refer to the information online for confirmation.

Food Trucks in Broward


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

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 click here

Dania Beach

Dania After Dark offers festivities with entertainment, vendors, artists, artisans and food trucks on second Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tree Tops Park. Photo/Broward Parks & Recreation


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

Deerfield Beach

Quiet Waters Park features food trucks 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.  third Thursdays, 401 S. Powerline Road., Deerfield Beach 33442; 954-357-5100

Coral Springs

Bites-n-Sips events include food vendors, drink stations, vendors, fun for kids, and live entertainment. Entry is free.  Fees apply for food and some activities. Occasional eents are offered from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on The Lawn, 9500 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs. Events include  September 16 & November 4

Food Trucks in Palm Beach


Events with food trucks & live entertainment are usually held from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Thursdays at Wellington Amphitheater, 12100 Forest Hill Blvd. or Village Park, 11700 Pierson Road. Until further notice, events are at Village Park. For information, call 561-753-2484 or visit the website

Boca Raton

Tasty Tuesdays 5 p.m. Tuesdays at amphitheater in West Boca.  Venue: Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 20405 Amphitheater Circle, Boca Raton 33498, website, 561-966-7043

Food Trucks in Miami-Dade

Food Truck Fiesta at Tropical Park

5 p.m. to 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 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 10800 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, website

Food Truck Festival at Pelican Harbor Marina

1275 NE 79th St., North Bay Village
5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays

Food Trucks Festival at Highland Oaks Park

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


Food trucks: Where to find them around Miami

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Entertainment calendar

Friday, December 9, 2022

What the Constitution Means to Me

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

A Very Merry Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

'Stranger Things' immersive exhibit

11:00 am to 9:00 pm | FREE | Aventura Mall

holiday market at Dania Pointe

5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Dania Pointe holiday night market

5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Tropical Park

Holiday films in West Palm Beach

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | FREE

Holiday events at Bonnet House in Fort Lauderdale

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $0-35.00 | Bonnet House

Rudolphs Winter Wonderland

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Tamarac Park

Jazz & holiday music in Hollywood

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | TY Park

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.00-22.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Holiday in Paradise light show, ferris wheel & other festivites in West Palm

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $20.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights in the Acres

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Holiday displays & fun in Pembroke Pines

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Oasis Church

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Winterfest in Wellington

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Village Park

Symphony In Lights at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Fast Lane Friday

6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | $0-25.00 | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Boynton Beach holiday boat parade

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE

Boynton Holiday Boat Parade

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Boynton Harbor Marina

Holiday light show and snow fall in West Palm, 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | The Square downtown West Palm

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Zoo Miami

Snow flurries at Dania Pointe

7:00 pm to 7:20 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Jam on percussion for free

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | South Florida Center for Percussive Arts

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

"Elf The Musical Jr." in Sunrise

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $20.00 | Sunrise Civic Center

Live music at Grandview in West Palm

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Nightly Snowfall

7:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free outdoor films in Hollywood

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Snow flurries at Dania Pointe

8:30 pm to 8:50 pm | Dania Pointe

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks
Weekly on Tuesday @ 5:00 pm-9:00 pm (starting July 19, 2022)
Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks
Amphitheater in Boca Raton
Monthly on the 3rd Thursday @ 6:00 pm-9:00 pm (starting July 21, 2022)
Food Trucks at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield
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