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Bahia Sur Kennel Club of Chula Vista Dog Show

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Summer Food Truck Festival

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Event: Valley Center Food Truck Festival

« return to April, 2014

Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014

Time: 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: Bates Nut Farm



Description: Sixteen of Southern California's finest gourmet food trucks will be parked under the trees, offering a wide variety of mobile cuisine. This wildly popular family event will feature some of the favorite food trucks from Southern California, including newcomers Calbi and My Tornado Potato from Orange County, and Waffle N Roll from LA. The Beer Garden will serve craft beers from 12:00 – 5:00 to guests 21 and over with ID.

While the variety of cuisine from Asian street fare to decadent desserts is the main draw, many family-oriented activities will be happening throughout the festival, making this a fun day on the farm for all ages. Live music on the Bates stage from 1:00 – 6:00. Here's the schedule:
1:00 - 1:45: Ubiqitous School of Music
2:00 - 2:45: Santana Brothers
2:45 - 3:00: Kailie Luckey
3:00 - 3:45: Waking in Sonata
4:00 - 5:45: LoCali Grown

The Kids Zone will feature extreme attractions from Wow Factor Attractions. There will also be an Arts and Crafts area. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to enjoy their gourmet treats under the trees. Parking and festival admission are free.