The Washington State Food Truck Association 

is hosting its 2nd annual event:

Advance tickets for $5 can be purchased here:

(Kids may enter/attend free.  Vendors will offer a military discount.)

Facebook Event Page

Food trucks are an important source of economic opportunity for entrepreneurs of all types. They can enhance the culinary culture of your city, increase employment, enliven streets, and provide food options in underserved areas – if you let them.  Our event mission is:


Celebrating the uniqueness of street food while incorporating local ingredients and promoting the interests of small business owners." 


Taste from Washington’s best mobile food (and beverge) vendors as they display their unique culinary creations.


Location: On the campus of Bates Technical College at

2201 S 78th in Tacoma

When:  Saturday, June 16th

Time: 11am to 4pm


Food trucks, trailers, carts & pop-ups, locally made beverages, and street entertainment for the whole family, and a chance to support & promote the student-run food truck culinary program, the NW USO and the Washington State Food Truck Association.  This event is for all food truck lovers and for those who want to start a food truck.

We need you!

Local artisans, agricultural product representation, meal-kit delivery service providers, street entertainers, cooking demos, and anything food & food truck related.

To participate and find more details:


Exhibit Booth

Merchandise Vendor

Food Vendor   

Street Entertainers


Each category/application will be vetted to prevent overlap of menus and/or merchandise.  This event will be heavily promoted through all social and media outlets for maximum attendance. 

Important Dates:

Application deadline:                    April 15, 2018

Notification of acceptance:        April 30, 2018

Full payment due:                            May 15, 2018

Temp. Health permit ap              May 31st, 2018 


Volunteers are needed in various areas throughout the day. Volunteers will receive complimentary admission to the event with food and beverages. You must be 21 or older to volunteer.

All volunteers will receive a t-shirt courtesy of our Volunteer Sponsor, "TBD".

Send an email with your First and Last Name, and t-shirt size to:   Once your email is processed you will receive an email confirmation and a final email in early June with additional volunteer instructions. It may take a day or two to respond to your request. 

Volunteer T-Shirts

Food vendors participating include:


Tabassum - Asian street pies

J & J BBQ Company - Southern BBQ

Del Finos Pizza - Chicago deep dish pizza

Puft Bubble Waffles - Hong Kong style  sweet & savory egg waffles

Curbside Urban Cuisine - Burgers 

Roamin Rome Italian - Pasta & more

Ezell's Famous Chicken

Scotsman Espresso

Papa Arepas! -  Venezuelan arepas & empanadas

Poutine Your Mouth! - Fries w/cheese & gravy

Tornado Potato - Spiral cut seasoned potatoes and more..

CMO (Northwest USO) - hotdogs

Bliss - small batch creamery

Banh Mi Saigon - Vietnamese sandwiches & eggrolls

Boss Mama's Kitchen - gourmet burgers &  sammies

Tijuana Taco - Mexican

Kama"iana Grill - Hawaaiian

The Fork & Fin - seafood

Amuse Booze Cupcakes



Event partnership, supporting our local military and their families:

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Legislators in this district are:

Senator Steve Conway

Rep. David Sawyer @SawDave

Rep. Steve Kirby