Ever wondered where your favourite food truck likes to hang out? Or looking for some finger licking, delicious street food but not sure where to go?
We’ve put together a list of events where the best food trucks will be headed in 2017. Hit the road and satiate that portable palate!
Disclaimer: food comas DO happen, and food babies ARE REAL!
Finders Keepers Markets
Where: Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide
When: All year round
The Finders Keepers Markets feature hand picked Australian designers, artists and foodies who sell good old fashioned homemade wares. You won’t be short of a unique steal as you search through the high-quality stuff that passionate hands have created. Alongside this comes a variety of delicious delicacies that look like the kind your Grandma makes. If you’re searching for a quirky treat to fuel your shopping, not to mention some of the best artisan food truck coffee you’ll ever drink, Finders Keepers is your answer!
The Food Truck Depot Group
Where: Queensland, various locations
When: Various times, stay up-to-date via their Facebook page
Keep an eye on The Food Truck Depot Group’s Facebook page for some lively, tasty and social events centred around hot food and good vibes! This organisation has their fingers on the pulse of what’s new in the food truck world, and are constantly organising events where you can treat your taste buds to a variety of new discoveries!
Groovin the Moo
Music festivals have really been turning it up a notch lately, and we don’t just mean in the sound department. Many festivals are providing some seriously good grub, as food trucks travel the circuit providing sustenance to the hippies, the ravers, the rockers and the punks. Gone are the days when hot chips (though a classic) were your only option to keep those fists pumping and legs jiving throughout the day. Groovin the Moo has been known to serve up an array of dishes including wood-fired pizzas, gozlemes, calamari and curries to suit all taste buds.
Night Noodle Markets
Where: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
When:Yet to be confirmed
The night noodle markets are a celebration of all things Asian cuisine. Think perfectly sweet and fluffy bao buns, salty and savoury pork and prawn Singapore noodles and succulent dumplings. Is your mouth watering yet? It will be when this truckful of delicious cuisine comes to town! Follow the Good Food Month calendar to be alerted when dates are released for this event in 2017 because it never fails to disappoint!
Food Truck Carnival Co.
Where: various suburbs in Melbourne
When: All year round
The Food Truck Carnival Co. are the wandering gypsies of delectable dishes. The Carnival big shots have hand picked the best food trucks in Melbourne to travel to various suburbs offering up a wide variety of gourmet foods with street vibes and casual dining experiences. As with everything in Melbourne, it’s trendy, it has spectacular lighting, and it has a VIP club for particularly passionate foodies.
Where: Customs House, Pitt St Mall and Hyde Park
When: various times
If you’re after some food truck action on the regular, we’ve got the skinny on the most frequent hangs for Sydney’s favourite transient nosh vendors. Head over to Customs House, Pitt St Mall or Hyde Park around lunch or dinner time and you’ll be sure to find some delectable street food to alleviate any hangry behaviour.
If you’re trying to track your favourite food truck with the fervour of an obsessed stalker, we recommend the following apps to assist your mission:
Are you the owner of a food truck looking to travel to interstate events and festivals? Trust Door to Door to courier your mobile business to or from each event. Leave the driving up to us so you can concentrate on serving up the best street food to hungry customers!