A Guide To National Food Truck Day

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Temple's food truck plaza, The Yard, is a local attraction in the downtown district where many food trucks take up residency. This food truck plaza is an excellent source of local food and good times. With outdoor seating and a variety of food options, you'll find yourself wanting to make trips to The Yard more often and what better day is there to check out the local food trucks than on National Food Truck Day? Check out all of the information we have available for you about this fantastic downtown event!

What Is National Food Truck Day?

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National Food Truck Day is a time to celebrate local food truck owners and their venture into the world of mobile food kitchens and tasty treats. The National Food Truck Day celebration taking place at The Yard will be full of food trucks and celebrate through live music, yard games, free axe-throwing, and delicious food from local food trucks.

When Does National Food Day Take Place? What Time?

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National Food Truck Day takes place on June 24th, 2022. The special event will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.

Where Is The Yard Food Truck Plaza Located?

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The Yard Food Truck Plaza is located at 212 S. Main St. The Yard is located past Treno Pizzeria and Mo's Rail Yard Saloon. Located nearby to the Santa Fe Depot and Kid's Stop playground, the food truck plaza is just a short walk from major attractions and restaurants like Treno Pizzeria & Taproom and MexiKo Cafe

Where Can You Park?

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Event attendees can park on street-side parking or in public parking lots throughout the downtown district. There will be plenty of parking for everyone to spend time in downtown Temple and enjoy The Yard Food Truck Plaza. 

What Can You Expect?

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National Food Truck Day will be full of fun activities, performances, and great food.

Astron +55 will be playing a perfect mixture of classic hits from various genres. You might have seen this incredible band performing at previous First Friday events and we are excited to welcome them back for a night of food and fun at the food truck plaza.

Visitors to The Yard Food Truck Plaza can also expect to see an axe-throwing trailer hosted by Black Axe Co. Axe-throwing is free for all event attendees. Get ready to tally up the scores and see who's got the best aim in your friend group. Want more fun activities? There will be yard games for guests to enjoy a few more activities around the food truck plaza.

Planning to stay for the duration of the event? Make sure to pack a few essentials with you before you go. While The Yard does have several picnic tables and seating options, its an excellent idea to bring a lawn chair or two just in case the tables fill up. Plus, lawn chairs will give you plenty of room to find the best spot for viewing Astron 55's performance. Don't want to carry around a lawn chair? Opt for a light picnic blanket that your and your group can lounge on. With the Summer weather in full swing, you can expect temperatures to be hot. Make sure to pack lots of water to stay hydrated as you enjoy some fun in the sun and outdoor activities.

 

What Food Trucks Will Be At The Event?

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Chock Full Of Cheese

Delicious grilled cheese sandwiches with some added twists. 

808 Island Grindz

Say Aloha to Hawaiian fusion foods and flavors that will leave your taste buds satisfied.

Taqueria Mi Lindo Nayaret

Authentic Mexican food packed full of the perfect seasonings.

Mama Lama Mobile Kitchen

Mediterranean dishes featuring gyro, shwarma, falafel, and much more!

Cupcake Ave.

Gourmet cupcakes, anyone? These large cupcakes are a delightful treat and feature special toppings and flavors. 

Tasties Snow Cones

Snow cones perfect to beat the heat!

 

Check out more information about the trucks at theyardtemple.com.

Learn More About The Yard

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For more information on this event, upcoming events and the food trucks, check out The Yard website or follow Discover Downtown Temple on Facebook.

Tag us on Instagram at #discovertemple and @discovertemple with your exciting photos from this special event or photos of tasty treats and good times at The Yard Food Truck Plaza for a chance to be featured on our website and social pages. Show us how you discover Temple!

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