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
Food Trucks in Volunteer Park in Plantation, usually 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesdays, often with live entertainment and activities. Free parking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Lauderhill, Food Truck Roll 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. October 26 and other dates at Lauderhill city hall 5581 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Lauderhill 33313. Events usually include vendors and activities.
The events include food for purchase and activities. The venue is Lauderhill city hall, 5581 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Lauderhill 33313.
Food Trucks at ArtsPark in Hollywood usually 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. first Mondays
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
Occasional food truck events with outdoor films.
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.
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
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.
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
5-10 p.m. Thursdays at Highland Oaks Park, 20300 Northeast 24th Avenue, Miami 33180, website