Mobile food season is finally here - and here are two food truck gatherings for your calendar. The first is a new event from Tacoma’s Metro Parks - Food Truck Fest will be July 20 in Wright Park. The second is a returning event, Moveable Feast, now in its third year. That gathering will be Sept. 13 at Cheney Stadium.
Food Truck FestWhen: noon-5 p.m. Sunday July 20Where: Wright ParkInfo: metroparkstacoma.org/foodtruckfestThis free event is still booking participants, but expects to have at least 20 food trucks and mobile businesses serving eats at the one-day festival that comes with free entry and live entertainment at Wright Park. Food truck operators - now is the time to get in contact with coordinator Phedra Redifer. She’s booked a handful of trucks, but is on the lookout for more. There’s a vendor application and more information here. Among the booked trucks are Odette D'Aniello's Celebrity Cake Studio truck and Budha Bear Bagels.
Moveable FeastWhen: Sept. 13Where: Cheney StadiumInfo: facebook.com/tacomafoodtruckThis year’s Moveable Feast has been moved to later in the summer, on Sept. 13. Check the event's Facebook page for updates. Read my coverage of the 2013 Moveable Feast here. Read coverage of the 2012 Moveable Feast here.