Food trucks are the life blood of great food served fast. The power of mobility allows great food to come to you; be at the back streets of the inner northern suburbs to its lively presences at a music festival. The Australian food truck movement has transition beyond the seddie servo presence to a well loved culture standard.
A parade of food trucks is a healthy signal that a smorgasbord of street food waits. And for the months of Spring and Summer of 2016, The Food Truck Park in Preston is bring a truck-load of foodie related events. The High Street location will be the base of operation for its summer campaign; offering a variety of food trucks every weekend plus a jammed packed ‘food truck’ events for all occasions.
Halloween Party, October 28-30
The last Friday of October is Halloween, and what better way to celebrate all things spooky, creepy and dark is at Preston’s Food Truck Park. Dress up to scare as horror movies will be shown throughout the weekend and food truck offerings that include Fancy Hanks, Greek Street Food, Bites on Wheels plus more.
Vegan and Vegetarian Weekend, November 4-6
Meat free Monday extends to Thursday for the first week of November with a number of plant-based food trucks arriving at Preston. It’s an opportunity for vegetarians and vegans foodies to rejoice with plenty of options while allowing the meat eaters a chance to try something different. Food Trucks include Woking Amazing, Jerry’s Vegiburgers, Simply Vegan Bus and The Butter Thief.
Cheese and Wine Festival, November 11-13
One of the biggest event on the calendar – Cheese and Wine Festival. Melbourne favourite food trucks are pairing their signature cheese dishes to wines for this Spring Carnival season. Visit cheese market stalls and Victorian wineries at this three day gourmet foodie event. An unique opportunity not to be missed.
The Big Chicken Festival, November 18-20
Whether it’s having a ‘wing’ of a time rocking the drumsticks, The Big Chicken Festival is all about the chook. Chicken = finger licking love.
Sweet Tooth Truck Festival, November 25-27
Cutting straight to the good bits, the Sweet Tooth Truck Festival is all about the sweet stuff. With the choice of chocolate, churros, donuts, ice-cream, waffles, crepes, vegan baked goods and every other sweet fantasy all at one place. Line-up announced soon.
Summer Seafood Weekend, December 16-18
Ahoy there! The Summer Seafood Weekend is coming to Preston this December. This weekend promises nothing but seaside vibes featuring home grown food trucks specialising in cuisine from the sea. Tuck into fish and chips, calamari, crab burgers, oysters and craft beer before the holiday season. Line-up announced soon.
OPEN NYE and NYD!
We are ready to party and ring in 2017! The Food Truck Park Preston is the perfect place for a relaxed, local and delicious start to 2017.
The Important Stuff
Who: Food Truck Park
Where: 518 High Street, Preston
When: Open every Friday 5pm-10pm, Saturday 12pm-10pm and Sunday 12pm-9pm every week.
What: Precession of food trucks and good weekend vibes