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Food Truck Battle
Food Truck Battle

Sat, May 13


NYS Fairgrounds

Food Truck Battle

We are sponsoring this event! Come by our sponsor table and say hi! This event is hosted by the Food Truck Association, not Syracuse Eating Club.

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Time & Location

May 13, 2023, 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM

NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13209, USA

About the Event

Are you ready for a Food Truck Battle?!

The largest gathering of food trucks in CNY history is BACK and taking over the NYS Fairgrounds Chevy Court on Saturday, May 13th from 11am-10pm.

Join us for a deliciously fun-filled day, curated for the food truck foodies and local lovers! Cast your vote for best truck out of 50+ locally owned food trucks from Syracuse, Rochester, Ithaca and beyond, PLUS enjoy an incredible live music line-up, headlined by Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness! It's a party you don't want to miss! And that's not all folks -- support your favorite local artists in the Artisan Village, enjoy craft beer and wine slushies, low-cost food samples ($3-$6), take the kids through the Kidzone, play some yard games and so much more!!


$5 General Admission (Increases to $10 the week of the festival) - GA ticket includes festival admission and presale line access.

$30 Music Lovers VIP (Increases to $40 the week of the festival) - VIP ticket includes festival admission, presale line access, and exclusive VIP area access. Exclusive access to VIP standing room in front of the stage & adjacent VIP tent with covered seating.

Kids under 12 are FREE and do not require a ticket for general admission. (Will need to purchase a VIP ticket for kids' VIP access.)

FREE parking in the brown lot, entrance is through the main gate only.

50+ locally owned food trucks will roll into Chevy Court ready to BATTLE.

  • Angry Pig BBQ
  • Herlihy BBQ & Smokehouse
  • Mamacitas
  • PB&J's Lunchbox
  • Toss & Fire Wood-Fired Pizza
  • Rocky's Roadside
  • Elm Street Tacos
  • Oompya Loompyas
  • D&G's Mac & Cheese
  • Bob Barkers
  • Baga Bowls
  • Calle Tropical
  • Muzzis Italian Ice
  • Wolf's Patio Pizza
  • Bold Coast Lobster Co.
  • The Baked Potato Express
  • Shaved Ice
  • Skippys Ice Cream
  • Sarita's Food Truck
  • Carvel DeWitt
  • Cue Dogs
  • Ali Baba
  • Liehs & Steigerwald
  • Funk & Waffles
  • Silo Food Truck
  • Petit Nosh
  • Birdsong Cafe
  • Byblos Street Grill
  • Melt
  • Ma & Pa's Kettle Corn
  • Spud Shack
  • Baja Cali Taco Co
  • Food Rescue Food Truck
  • Fair Deli
  • Silver Street Rd Kettlecorn
  • It's a Utica Thing!
  • Blueberries & Lace
  • Limp Lizard BBQ
  • Via Napoli Express
  • Hughies House of Hotcakes
  • The Bacon Bomb
  • Exhale Cafe & Bakeshop
  • Ali Baba Food Truck
  • Yum Yum Shack
  • Oh Crepe & Waffles
  • Phokouttahere
  • Barlows Concessions
  • Johnny Gee's BBQ
  • Ji-Woo's Korean Seoul Food
  • Driftwood BBQ
  • Anthonys 19th Hole
  • Theo Petros
  • Leo's Donut Factory
  • The Bite Box

Food Truck List Subject to Change

Main Stage Entertainment includes daytime performances by Local Favorites:

Just Joe | My So Called Band | Fondu | Brownskin Band | Hard Promises

ALSO featuring Nationally Touring acts Michigander and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness!

Artisan Village featuring 50+ locally curated artists and local live acoustic music with Ryan Mackie all day long in the Science & Industry building!

KidZone, Wandering Entertainment & More!

A portion of ticket sales to benefit Helping Hounds Dog Rescue and Erin's Angels!

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