Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: August 12th and August 13th, 2016

 

Columbus Food Truck Festival Returns to Downtown Columbus, OH

 

The Festival will offer a collaboration with the Cornerstone of Hope and  Music Loves Ohio. Columbus Food Truck Festival has donated over $33,000 to local charities over the last 5 years.

 

 

 

 

Columbus, Ohio, July 12, 2016 - The 6th Annual Columbus Food Truck Festival, America's largest food truck festival, is back on August 12th and August 13th, 2016 at the Columbus Commons, 160 South High St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. The Columbus Food Truck Festival is a two-day event featuring over 70 of the best food trucks in Ohio, music, arts and crafts, kids’ activities and family fun for all ages.
 
The foodie feast begins Friday, August 12th at 12 pm and continues through the evening of Saturday, August 13th with great food, live music and special events. Experience the sounds of local and national recording artists perform live. The Festival will offer a collaboration with the Cornerstone of Hope and  Music Loves Ohio. Columbus Food Truck Festival has donated over $33,000 to local charities over the last 5 years.
 
“The Columbus Food Truck Festival is one of the most unique events in all of Ohio says event organizers Mike Gallicchio & Chas Kaplan. "Our mission is to facilitate food tourism and create more vibrancy for Columbus, draw attention to Downtown Columbus and support our local small business owners."
 
Entertainment:
Headlining The Columbus Commons Bicentennial Pavilion Stage Friday - Angela Perley and The Howlin' Moons
Headlining The Columbus Commons Bicentennial Pavilion Stage Saturday – Mr. Fahrenheit and the Lover Boys!
 
More Bands playing throughout the weekend are:
The Winnie Cooper Project
Doc Robinson
Introspect
Anna & The Consequences
Ladybird
The Fabulous Johnson Brothers
Safety Squad
Urban Tropic
The Cordial Sins
The Deeptones
Jaclyn Hodos
Willie Phoenix
Brave Weather
Clave Sonic
 
DJ/MC Matty Sexton all weekend.
 
DJ/MC Matty Sexton on The Columbus Commons Bicentenial Pavilion
 
Hours and Cost:
This is an All Ages Event
The Columbus Commons area of the event is free for everyone from noon-6pm Friday and noon-5pm Saturday.
Friday 6m until close: $5 entrance fee; Saturday 5pm until close: $5 entrance fee. Kids 10 and under get in free.
The expansion lot, where over 20 Food Trucks are located and the Groove U/Music Loves Ohio stage, is free admission throughout the event.
Kids fun day is 12pm to 5pm Saturday at The Columbus Commons
 
Event open operation hours are 12Ppm to 10pm both days.
 
www.columbusfoodtruckfest.com  
 
Recent Press:

The Daily Meal named The Columbus Food Truck Festival as one of the Best and Largest Food Truck Rally’s in America. Click here to see the slideshow.
Columbus Underground named The Columbus Food Truck Festival the number one food event in Columbus!
Vacation Idea Magazine named The Columbus Food Truck Festival one of the 10 Best Food Truck Festivals in the United States.
DestinationsTravelMagazine.com listed Columbus Food Truck Festival 2015
Columbus Business First – Brewery District Food Truck Festival Kicking off Friday
This Week Community News – Food Truck Fest is Nov. 1 in Brewery District
Pedal Instead – 3rd Annual Columbus Food Truck Festival 2013
NBC4 – Columbus Food Truck Fest 2013 NBC4 Interview
Capital-Style – Columbus Community: Food Truck Festival
Columbus Underground – Food Truck and Cart Festival Invades Columbus Commons on Friday
Columbus Live – Staff Pick: Ohio Food Truck and Cart Fest
The Columbus Dispatch – Food trucks and carts draw crowds to Columbus Commons
The CW Columbus – Street Team: Columbus Food Truck & Cart Fest
The Breakfast Grub Guy – Festival Review: Columbus Food Truck & Cart Fest
Local Matters – Columbus Food Truck Fest for Local Foods Week
Columbus Live – Preview: Columbus Food Truck & Cart Fest
Easy Travel Mom – Food From a Truck
Ruth E. Hendricks Photography – 3 Year Blogoversary- Food Truck and Cart Fest, Columbus Ohio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Mike Gallicchio

Email: mike@cgventures.biz

 

Columbus Food Truck Festival

PO Box 401, Columbus, Ohio, 43215

Web: www.columbusfoodtruckfest.com

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: The Columbus Food Truck Festival

Event Date: August 12th & August 13th 2016

Event Time: Event open operation hours are 12Ppm to 10pm both days.

Event Location: Columbus Commons 160 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Admission: The Columbus Commons area of the event is free for everyone from noon-6pm Friday and noon-5pm Saturday. Friday 6m until close: $5 entrance fee; Saturday 5pm until close: $5 entrance fee. Kids 10 and under get in free. The expansion lot, where over 20 Food Trucks are located and the Groove U/Music Loves Ohio stage, is free admission throughout the event.

Web: www.columbusfoodtruckfest.com

Contact: Mike Gallicchio, mike@cgventures.biz

Description: The 6th Annual Columbus Food Truck Festival, America's largest food truck festival, is back on August 12th and August 13th, 2016 at the Columbus Commons, 160 South High St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. The Columbus Food Truck Festival is a two-day event featuring over 70 of the best food trucks in Ohio, music, arts and crafts, kids’ activities and family fun for all ages. The foodie feast begins Friday, August 12th at 12 pm and continues through the evening of Saturday, August 13th with great food, live music and special events. Experience the sounds of local and national recording artists perform live. The Festival will offer a collaboration with the Cornerstone of Hope and  Music Loves Ohio. Columbus Food Truck Festival has donated over $33,000 to local charities over the last 5 years.

 


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