Thousands attend first Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival
The Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival will have something for everyone with more than two dozen food trucks showcasing their appetizing delicacies this weekend.
The popular three-day food festival will feature 30 food trucks and kick off Friday, Apr. 26 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place between 8th and 9th Avenues North. The event, which is free to all, will also run Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
While the festival will be a foodie’s delight, there will also be live entertainment, two beer stations, a corn hole tournament, kid-friendly activities and fun for all.
Here’s what you need to know when you attend the 2019 Myrtle Beach Food Festival:
Food & Drinks
If you want it, they’ve got it.
Whether your taste buds crave savory cuisine, sweet treats, ice cream or just a simple cup of coffee, then you’re in luck. The featured food trucks will provide an array of options, including barbeque, burgers, pizza, grilled cheese, tacos, gyros, noodles, kielbasa, pierogi’s, ice cream, snow cones, roasted nuts, and more. Attendees can purchase food directly from the vendor.
Visit www.myrtlebeachfoodtruckfestival.com/ to view the diverse lineup.
Thirsty? You may be prohibited from bringing your own cooler, but you can grab a beer or a glass of wine courtesy of Duplin Winery at the two beer stations located throughout the festival. Attendees must have a valid ID and alcoholic beverages are cash only.
Who doesn’t enjoy listening to live music during a great meal? A group of local bands are scheduled to perform throughout the festival, so grab your lawn chairs, kick back and relax.
Check out the lineup below:
- Sweet Sweet: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Show off your tossing talents and sign up for the cornhole tournament on Saturday and Sunday at noon. The tournament, hosted by Coastal Tailgating, has a $10 entry fee that includes a blind draw and 100% payout. Participants are encouraged to bring their own partner. Registration begins at 11 a.m. To pre-register visit, www.coastaltailgating.com/tournament-registration/.
For younger festival-goers, there will be a Kidz zone area with bounce houses, carnival games, rock wall, slides and other activities. Attendees are encouraged to bring cash or credit cards with each vendor assigning their own prices for each activity.
No pets will be allowed at the festival. Exceptions will be made for service dogs.
There will be ATM machines located on festival grounds.
Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets, but coolers will be prohibited.
For more information about the festival, call 843-918-4909 or visit www.myrtlebeachfoodtruckfestival.com.