3 food truck fests you have to hit

Treat your family to a few meals out this summer via these food truck events that are kid-friendly, affordable and undeniably delicious. Offering a taste of the best Chicago has to offer, food truck fests are not only a fun day out, but they also support the local community and vendors.

Chicago Food Truck Fest

June 27-28, Armour Square Park. This fun fest hosts a variety of food trucks with diverse offerings including Tamale Spaceship, Pierogi Wagon, Gino’s Steak Truck and Taquero Fusion. Stop at Beaver’s Donuts or Crave Bar for an artisan-inspired ice cream bar for dessert. chgofoodtruckfest.com.

Food Truck Fests at Daley Plaza

City Hall debuted its version of a food truck festival last year, and it’s back again this year on select dates from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 5, 10 and 16; July 8, 13 and 31; Aug. 5, 18 and 28; Sept. 1, 9, 22 and 28; Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28. The city announces the food truck participants via Twitter at #ChiFoodTruckFests.

Chicago Food Social

Aug. 22-23, Milwaukee Avenue between Division and Noble. Along with Chicago’s tastiest food trucks, this event features live music, chef demonstrations, an oyster shucking competition and lots of family fun. chicagofoodsocial.com.

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