Festivals & Events for Mobile Food Vendors
Please send us an event listing if you do not see it below. Contact us.
If you are planning an event with food trucks, please refer to our Planning an Event page for tips and suggestions.
Military related events in Pierce, Thurston, and Kitsap County, click here.
June 24th, 2017
Puyallup's Food Truck Frenzy
Last year, the Puyallup Parks & Recreation Department hosted their first Food Truck Frenzy in Bradley Lake Park. It was such a huge success that we had to try it again this year! See below for the application for the 2017 Food Truck Frenzy held from Noon to 6pm in popular Bradley Lake Park.
Questions about this event can be directed to:
Tyler Eidson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Puyallup Parks & Recreation
July 4th, 2017
Sammamish Fourth on the Plateau
Our largest event of the year (10,000-15,000 people) and we look to bring in a wide variety of foods. Food trucks should contact Joanna if interested: JMartin@sammamish.us
July 9th, 2017
Tacoma's 6th Ave Business District / Art on the Ave
Art on the Ave's funding comes from a combination of sponsorships and vendor fees. While we don't have exact numbers from past years, we estimate over 10,000 people will be in attendance.
Location: 6th Ave between Alder and State Street, Tacoma, WA
Reilly Rosbotham is contact and questions:
11am-7pm (set up/check in from 7-9am, and breakdown starts officially at 7pm) Flat rate fee of $280 for food vendors at the festival.
July 15, 16th 2017
Seattle Street Food Festival - S. Lake Union
Application Deadline - April 15th, 2017
2016 Attendance: 60,000+
Vendors interested apply here
July 28, 29, 30th 2017
Watershed Music Festival
This is an annual country music festival held at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington and is produced by Live Nation. This festival runs for three days and now prefers high-end food truck vendors, spots are limited, please contact us for application info.
Saturday Nights, July 22nd-Aug. 26th, 2017
Seattle Outdoor Cinema - Hosted by Mobile Food Rodeo
Vendor Application Deadline - May 22nd, 2017
Formally, the Fremont Outdoor Cinema, it remains Seattle's most celebrated community-spirited, summer big screen celebration of pop classics, cult favorites at South Lake Union's Discovery Center on the grass lawn.
Food Truck Fee | (Does not include electrical ) - $125 Flat fee (limited to 3 trucks per night)
July 22nd, 2017
2nd Annual Arlington Brewfest
Please visit www.visionforacure.com for info and email email@example.com for questions. This event sold out last year with presale tickets.
August 4th, 2017
Everett's Mutt Strutt
15th annual Mutt Strut typically has 590- people participate. The location is Langus Riverfront Park, which is directly across from the Everett Animal Shelter at 333 Smith Island Rd. Everett. The Event runs from 10am – 2pm. The fee is either $90 or $130 depending on your size and there is some power or water available. The application is below. Food truck operators would be more than welcome to bring their pets as well!
August 4th - 6th, 2017
Anacortes Arts Festival
It’s that time of year again! All applications for the August Anacortes Arts Festival are now available through our website. Booth Artisans, Fine Artists, Entertainers and Food trucks. New food truck vendor fee is 10% of sales.
August 19, 2017
As our City’s cultural event, we look for food trucks that offer ethnic foods. Vendors interested should contact Joanna at: JMartin@sammamish.us
August 19, 2017
Tacoma's 21st Annual Classic Car Show
This is an annual Car Show that takes up 8-city blocks up the main strip of South Tacoma Way. Vendors, entertainment, live music,100's of Show Cars with hundreds of attendees. Food Truck Vendor's pay a $120 fee for their spot. The STBDA is a non profit organization. Power is included.
Location address: 50th St to 58th St and South Tacoma Way Tacom
Contact is Amy Tyler or Shane Sabeti
Start and end time: 10am to 4pm
Three Thursday Nights in August 2017
City of Redmond's SO BAZAAR - Hosted by Mobile Food Rodeo
Redmond Central Connector Park
So Bazaar, a pop-up night market held on three Thursday evenings in August. Last year, the So Bazaar events filled the streets of Downtown Redmond with music, shopping and food in other-worldly settings. In 2016, the events explored extraordinary culinary experiences through themed evenings such as Le Cirque, Urban Hoedown, and the Gobal Bazaar.
Thursday nights in August for this very special free event filled with festival darlings, aerialists, art installations, food trucks, celebrity chef demonstrations, and a beer & wine garden. Food Truck Fee | (Does not include electrical ) - $125 or 10% of sales (whichever is higher) for single day. Vendor ap here.
August 26th, 2017
Tacoma's Mobile Food Fest
This large food truck festival will take place in the Sprinker Recreation Center parking lot which has ample room for event setup and public parking. Sprinker Recreation Center is located at:
14824 “C” Street South - Vendor application can be found here.
August 26, 2017
Everett Food Truck Festival
Deadline to apply is April 15th.
Vendor application is here.
Questions can be asked here: Contact@LiveInEverett.com
August 26, 2017
Tacoma's Hilltop Street Fair
The Hilltop Street Fair - 2017 is on a Saturday and they expect more than 12,000 visitors. Fee is $150 if you apply by March 15th.
Call or email with your questions/comments to:
Jo Davies, Vendor Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
August 26, 27th 2017
Whidbey Island Choochokam Music + Makers Festival 2017
Start and end time: 10AM - 10PM
Our attendance is between 8000 and 12,000 and 2017 will be our 41st Festival. We have some non-truck based food vendors as well, and are opening up for food trucks for the first time this year. We have 3 stages, over 100 vendors and 2 days of music, events, demonstrations and family fun! Only a limited number of spaces are available. Please contact email@example.com for specific information. Location: South Whidbey Community Park, Whidbey Island
Vendor application coming soon.
Mobile Food Rodeo's TRUCKTOBERFEST
Magnuson Park | Hangar 30
Application Deadline - June 30th, 2017
2015 Attendance: 5,000+ (Ticketed Event)
Vendors apply here
September 1-3, 2017
Hovander Homestead Bluegrass Festival
The Hovander Homestead Bluegrass festival in Ferndale is seeking 4-6 food trucks or vendors to serve the hungry guests at our Festival. Attendance in our first year was around 800-1,000 guests per day. Two of our vendors sold out both days last year. We were very well-received by the Bluegrass and general Bellingham community, and we expect attendance to be in the 1,000 - 1,500 person per-day range this year. We are adding a free concert for the local community on Friday evening, and two full Festival days on Saturday and Sunday. Opportunities for Sat-Sun only or all three days. Visit our website for application and more information, www.hhbgf.org/vendors
September 1-3, 2017
Olympia Harbor Days
Food trucks wanted for this is annual, free 3- day festival held in Olympia every Labor Day Weekend. The event is 44-years old and sees 55,000 attendees annually. They have over 175 arts & crafts, community, and commercial booths, a stage that host 9- bands over the weekend and lots of other fun attractions and features for families. The heart of the festival is the gathering of vintage tugboats. Currently, other non food truck vendors are offering fresh traditional cedar smoked salmon, gyros, phillies, dogs, brats, burgers, chicken strips, fries, soda and lemonade; a kettle corn vendor, a shaved ice vendor, and other fair foods including a coffee truck. Vendor information can be found here...
September 8, 9, & 10 2017
The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival brings the community together through entertainment and celebration. Vendors find more info here.
Location: Lighthouse Park at 609 Front Street in Mukilteo
Sept 9th, 2017
Skagit River Salmon Festival
Questions regarding event should be directed to: Dan Hammill
September 30, 2017
Feed the Need - Bellingham Food Truck Round Up
Application for vendors coming soon.
Based on 2017 ticket sales, we estimated that over 3,000 people were in attendance, and there were 26 food trucks/mobile vendors.
October 7th & 8th 2017
Issaquah Salmon Days
Application for vendors online here: http://www.salmondays.org/vendors
Email questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 7, 2017
Fife Harvest Festival
Since 2005, the Fife Harvest Festival has grown to become the largest community celebration in Fife with over 5,000 participants. This year the Harvest Festival will take place Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Dacca Park. The Harvest Festival hosts all kinds of arts, crafts, foods, performances, and vendors, and is fun for all ages. Vendor interested need to contact: Bonnie Moeller, Recreation Services Coordinator
December 1st, 2017
Very Merry Sammamish
This is our City’s lighting event and the food trucks that have done the best offer warm, comfort foods and warm beverages. Vendors interested should contact Joanna at : JMartin@sammamish.us
August 12 - 14th, 2016
Annual Taste of Edmonds
On behalf of the 430+ members of the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, we want to welcome you to the 34th annual A Taste of Edmonds. This is the 3rd largest festival in the state of Washington and among the “Top 100 North American Festivals”. This weekend is jam packed with fun for the whole family, check out the Arts & Crafts Vendors of all types, Food truck Vendors from near and far, a Beer and Wine Garden for the adults to enjoy, a Kids Area with rides and entertainment, not to mention 3 Stages of live music entertainment.
July 9-10th, 2016
Mill Creek Festival & Street Fair
The Mill Creek Business Association (MCBA) has proudly produced the Mill Creek Festival for the past 14- years. The funds made from the festival are used by the MCBA to make improvements in the community. For instance, all the proceeds from the beer and wine garden are specifically slated for scholarships for local students. Festival hours are 11 am to 6 pm Saturday and 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday. For more details you can contact the festival chair: Theresa Poalucci at 206-255-4483.
Food Truck vendor application, click here.
May 7th, 2016
107.7 The End Taco Truck Challenge
The End's 6th annual Taco Truck Challenge at Volunteer Park starts with the Fiesta 5K Ole! Fun Run/Walk at 9:30am. Once 11am hits, feast on food from more than 20 local food trucks, who will serve their most mouthwatering treats and unique taco- themed confections. While all trucks are decidedly delicious, only one will have the honor of being crowned the Taco Truck Champion. Enjoy live music in the Seafair Beer and Margarita Garden.
May 1st, 2016
Taco Libre Showdown
Seattle's largest outdoor Cinco De Mayo-inspired food festival returns to the Center of the Universe, the Fremont Sunday market. This is the ultimate food smackdown, spanning over two blocks along the Fremont Canal, from 11am - 7pm, celebrating the almighty taco! Enter to win the ultimate street cred bragging rights for the best taco on four wheels. The Fremont Sunday Market location offers larger built-in crowds paired with a massive beer garden and live music. For details on contest entry email Ryan at: email@example.com
April 2, 2016
19th Annual Taste of Washington
Each spring, thousands of wine and food-lovers gather in Seattle for Taste Washington, the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. Taste Washington brings together over 225 wineries, 70 restaurants and 60 culinary exhibitors from across the region for the ultimate four-day experience. The Grand Tasting event is held on Saturday 2 – 5pm at CenturyLink Field Event Center. For more details and or to buy tickets.
March 12-13, 2016
ROAM Mobile Food Conference
Roam Mobile Food Conference is the premier industry event for all things mobile food vending. From food trucks to carts, to kiosks, and beyond, Roam is the first of its kind serving North America’s mobile vending professionals. The perfect event to attend if you own or want to start your own food truck!
Join us for our 3rd event held in Las Vegas in the Spring of 2016. Roam includes established business owners, up and coming entrepreneurs, food educators, suppliers, media, and government policy makers for a day of learning, networking and fun.
Learn about best practices, innovations and trends in mobile vending technology and operations. Network with fellow professionals. Engage new suppliers in the conference exhibit area to support your growing business. Association members to receive 10% registration discount.
December 31st, 2015
First Annual Community Celebration
Machias Food Truck Market Place
Live Music, Games, Buffet, Beer, Wine, Midnight Toast! $40 per person/ $10 for kids under 12, OR $90 for a family of 4. Dog friendly for appropriately behaved pooches. Purchase tickets at Papa's Wood Fired Pizza, located at the Machias Food Truck Market Place: 3730 South Machias Road.
RSVP to : MachiasFoodTruckMarketPlace@gmail.com
November 7, 2015
Grand Opening of City Hall in Bothell
Local Food Trucks needed for a widely advertised ceremony. Music by the Evergreen Church Band. Supervised activities for children, including Legos. Bring the whole family!
Update: Come support Crisp Creperie!
Date: Saturday, Nov. 7
Time: 10 a.m. to noon
Where: New City Hall
18415 101st Ave NE, Bothell
Food Trucks who want to participate need to contact us...
October 17 - 31st, 2015
Thurston County Sporting Events
New pilot program needs a variety of food trucks for Thurston County Youth Football League and other sport seasons as well. No fee for parking on the site. However, they request 10% of the vendor profits made. Food trucks would serve customers on Saturdays at Longmire Park in Yelm, WA. Games begin as early as 9 AM, and run throughout the entire day, ending at about 5-6 PM. Looking for trucks that specialize in dogs, burgers, fries, pizza and BBQ.
Restrooms are available. Vendors can expect to make roughly ~$1000.00 per game day. They are expecting upwards of 300-600 visitors.
For more details, questions, and to participate, please contact: Kali Phoenix
Cell 253-302-0101 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 23, 2015
Seattle Magazine's 3rd
From 6 - 9pm, the local-breweries-only tasting event of the year features over 20 breweries located within Seattle, tapping the local creativity in our Emerald City.
Price of admission: $35-$40 -6 Tasting Tokens: tokens are used like money to purchase tastes of beer. Each token is good for one fill-up of your 5 oz mini-mug. Additional tokens may be purchased at the event with cash or credit cards (no checks accepted)
-BREW Seattle mini mug
-Food Trucks - to participate, email: email@example.com
-Music, Seattle beer culture and giveaways
Location: Bell Harbor
October 17, 2015
Bothell Beer Festival
Location: Downtown Bothell, Festival Street (101st) between Main & 183rd St.
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Price: $20 - $25
To purchase tickets, please click here . Last year the event SOLD OUT, so don't wait!
Current food line up: Carolina Smoke, Mr. Gyro, Tokyo Dog, Vet Chef
The 2015 event sold out at 1300 tickets!
October 3 & 4, 2015
Trucktoberfest at Marymoore Park
The most celebrated food truck festival in North America that highlights over 30-gourmet food trucks in one weekend! If you wish to participate, click here...
October 3 & 4, 2015
Anacortes Bier on the Pier
100 Commercial Ave.
Beer garden and food trucks. Click here for more details...
September 25-27, 2015
Kirkland Oktoberfest at Marina Park
Vendor application deadline is July 30th.
Click here for more vendor info
September 26, 2015
Bellingham Food Truck
Tickets are being sold for the second annual Food Truck Round Up, which is a benefit for food banks in
The event will run 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at Civic Stadium, 1355 Civic Field Way in Bellingham. It will feature food from 13 vendors, beer from Kulshan Brewing Co. and live music from SpaceBand.
Advance tickets are $10 per person, which pays for entry, five “truck bucks” good for food and beverage purchases at the event, and one raffle ticket.
Otherwise, the entry fee is $5 at the gate. All proceeds will go to the food banks.
September 20, 2015
Bite of Bellingham
The Bite is downtown Bellingham's annual food festival featuring a wide array of restaurants, a 21+ food trucks, beverage garden, kid activities and more.
Attendees have the chance to vote for a variety of categories, including Best Bite!
Admission: Free, tasting tickets are $1 a piece
Location: Depot Square Time: Noon - 4pm
September 12, 2015
Pasco's Fiery Food Truck Face Off
Downtown Pasco, 4th Avenue and Lewis Street. This year the Fiery Foods Festival in Downtown Pasco will host “Fiery Food Truck Face Off” with each mobile vendor being judged in two categories: (1) People’s Choice and (2) Best Fiery Item.
The Fiery Food Truck Face Off will begin at 4pm with judging closing at 8pm. Food Trucks that participate in our event must submit an application along with the $75.00 entry fee. You can sell any items to the public, the only stipulation is that you must have ONE spicy item.
There will be a $500.00 Grand Prize for Peoples Choice as well as $250.00 for Best Fiery Item. To sign up for our Fiery Food Truck Face off please email applications found here to firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 4 - 7, 2015
Cascadia Rainingman - Music on the Mounds
Food trucks interested in parking at Music on the Mounds in Littlerock, just south of Olympia, during some or all of the event should contact: Bethany at email@example.com
More event info can be found here...
They are still looking for trucks (vegetarian and or vegan preferred) .
August 30, 2015
World Concern's Mobile Food Fight
Twelve of the most popular food trucks in Seattle are joining World Concern to fight global hunger this summer at the Mobile Food Fight for Hunger. Sample some of the best street food in the Northwest, including nationally-recognized food trucks Where Ya at Matt, Tokyo Dog and Nosh. Ten percent of all proceeds from the event will help fight hunger through World Concern’s sustainable agricultural programs, creating lasting solutions in Africa, Asia, and Haiti.
What: Food trucks and support a great cause
When: Sunday, August 30th from 11-4 p.m.
Where: World Concern headquarters:19303 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133
August 29 & 30, 2015
NW Cannabis Classic
Tacoma is the second stop on the NW Cannabis Classic tour and offers a can’t miss experience for vendors and visitors alike, complete with innovative product demos, vibrant vendors, informative seminars, live music, lucrative networking opportunities, and undeniable excitement – it’s all happening here!
Visitors can participate in competitions, workshops and lectures, get free products and prizes, as well as enjoy the outdoor medicating area, vapor lounge and live music. There is something for everyone at the NWCC Tacoma!
Location: Tacoma Armory Building | 1001 S Yakima Ave., Tacoma, WA 98504
Show Hours: Saturday 8/29 - 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Sunday 8/30 - 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Click here for more info and tickets...
Over 5,000 people are expected to attend this event, so... FOOD TRUCKS who wish to participate should contact: Kendra Wray - firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-250-3929.
August 22, 2015
First Annual Tacoma Mobile Food Fest
More trucks needed!
The 2015 Mobile Food Fest is a new event for Pierce County Parks
& Recreation. A variety of food trucks with a mixture of tastes from all over the Puget Sound will be invited to share their fare for all you "foodies" to enjoy!
The event will take place from Noon-7 p.m. and will utilize the parking lot at Sprinker Recreation Center for food truck setup. Bring your blanket and grab a spot in the grass to enjoy your favorite tastes of the day. Event preparations are underway for a beer garden as well as mobile stage setup so you can take in some local entertainment.
Now accepting vendor applications for the 2015 Mobile Food Fest.
Please click here for more information.
August 22, 2015
Everett Food Truck Festival
Everett's mobile food fest will be held on Hoyt Ave, with free parking at EverPark garage - 2815 Hoyt. Some of the trucks you can expect to see: Streetzeria, Lumpia World, Contigo, Tokyo Dogs, Jemil's Big Easy, and more... The event is free to attend, trucks charge regular menu prices. Cash is advised.
August 15, 2015
Downtown Everett Craft Beer Festival
The 4th Annual Everett Craft Beer Festival will feature 30 Washington breweries pouring more than 100 beers. To highlight the creativity of our Washington brewers, many beers will be poured through randalls filled with unique ingredients. What is a Randall, you ask? Come to the Everett Craft Beer Festival and find out from the experts while you imbibe Washington’s best beers and enjoy live music in downtown Everett.
Location: Entrance on Hewitt Ave & Hoyt Ave
$20 advance tickets/$25 at the door while supplies last ($15 for Military with valid ID)
Designated driver admission is $5 and available at the door only (includes free water/soda) Admission includes a commemorative tasting glass & six 5 oz. tastes
August 15 & 16 , 2015
South Lake Union
Mobile Food Rodeo's 3rd Annual
Seattle Street Food Festival
The largest independent food festival in Washington, with over 75-local food booths, trucks, and restaurants. General admission is free. If you wish to participate, click here...
August 13, 2015
Food Truck Round-Up
Ashwood Park in Bellevue
Sponsored by Bellevue Parks & Community Services, the King County Library System, Jay Marc Homes and Bellevue.com.
Picnic in the park with various food choices and free entertainment. Time: 3:30-8pm and admission is free, food prices range from $2-$17. For more information,contact: Jon Wilson at 425-452-4278
August 8, 2015
Tacoma's Beer & Brewfest
Over 30 Washington State breweries, several food trucks and four blues acts. Five three is just a pun on Tacoma's area code.
Location: event will be a block party on Broadway between 9th & 11th St.
Tickets: Advance: $25, Regular: $30, Military Tickets: $25
Full Admission tickets include 6 tasting tokens and a collectible tasting pint glass.
Time: 1pm - 8pm Buy tickets here...
August 7 & 8, 2015
Kirkland Summerfest: the city’s premiere summer festival of art, music, food and family fun on the waterfront. Kirkland’s largest festival features 2 days of visual and performing arts, spectator sports, kids activities, and live entertainment, over 100 vendors and food trucks on the streets of downtown. For more details...
July 25, 2015
CALLING ALL FOOD TRUCKS!
Renaissance Fair - Whidbey Island
Contact Jerry Lloyd (email@example.com) who is looking for mobile food vendors to participate in this fair.
July 25,26, 2015
4th Annual Emerald Downs Food Truck Fest
Looking for a few more trucks, especially ones that don't fit in their current categories: Greek, Ice Cream, Crepes, Seafood, Turkey, Coffee, Flapjacks, Burgers, Hot Dogs, & Donuts.
They are open to duplicating a few burger trucks, as long as the menus aren't too similar, and we really need some good Asian representation this year!
A few details:
Contact Us for the application to participate and let Emerald Downs know asap so they can promote your presence at the Festival!
Sunday, July 19th - Kirland
Food Truck Feast
At the Kirkland Uncorked Street Fair, benefiting Homeward Pet Adoption, unique creations from some of the tastiest mobile kitchens.
Participating trucks include:
More trucks are being added weekly, click here for details..
July 19th, 2015
Metro Parks 2nd Annual Tacoma Food Truck Fest - Wright Park noon -5pm.
General admission is free.
Food Trucks click here if you want to participate.
Saturday, July 18th - Bremerton Brewfest
This year, Bremerton Summer Brewfest takes over the Boardwalk. More than 100 beers from more than 30 Washington breweries.
The event includes live music and food.
Location: 100 2nd St in Bremerton
Time: noon - 6:30pm
Click here for tickets. $25 at the door.
For a chance to win tickets, go here...
Tuesday, June 30th - Seattle's Olympic Sculpture Park - Mobile Mavens Launch Party
A mobile dining fleet of new trucks, pop-up retro campers and bike carts will debut from 7:30-9pm, buy your tickets here...
Friday, June 19th - Sunday June 21st
Marymoore Park in Redmond
Raise a glass with us on Father’s Day weekend as the Washington Beer Commission presents the 10th Annual Washington Brewer’s Festival at Marymoor Park! The Washington Brewer’s Festival is a
unique all-ages beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados can sample more than 400 beers from 105 Washington breweries.
The Washington Brewers Festival offers a fantastic lineup of food trucks and food vendors to pair with your favorite beers. Click here for ticket information, and other details...
May 17th, 2015
Maytoberfest in Spokane
The 1st annual Maytoberfest is located at Lilac Lanes, and is presented by the Spokane Food Truck Association. Ticket holders sample food from all participating trucks, 13-so far! Tickets are sold for $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Click here for more details...
May 2, 2015 - International District
Truck Showdown presented by The Mobile Food Rodeo