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 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.
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 After Dark offers festivities with entertainment, vendors, artists, artisans and food trucks on second Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Quiet Waters Park features food trucks 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. third Thursdays, 401 S. Powerline Road., Deerfield Beach 33442; 954-357-5100
Bites-n-Sips occasional events include food vendors, drink stations, vendors, fun for kids, and live 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.
Food Trucks in Palm Beach
Events with food trucks & live entertainment are usually 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Thursdays, with free entry. Venue is Town Center Promenade, 12150 Forest Hill Boulevard, 12100 Forest Hill Blvd. or Village Park, 11700 Pierson Road. Other occasional events. For information, 561-753-2484 or log on the website
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