Nine food trucks will offer a diverse and tempting selection of dining items during the 2nd Annual Food Truck Festival on Saturday. The event, hosted by Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce, will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the downtown park.
In addition to the food trucks, attendees can enjoy live entertainment from Daniel Durden from 11 a.m. to 12 noon, the WildCard Band from noon to 1 p.m. and Christopher McCollum from 2-2:30 p.m.
Kids will want to purchase a $10 wrist band to enjoy inflatables by Graceland Bounce and give the rock wall a try for $5 each. Arts and crafts vendors will also be on hand with their hand-crafted products for sale.
“The food trucks sold out last year and are excited to return this year, and we also have new trucks who will join us on Saturday,” said Victoria Gaitten, executive director of Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce. “We want everyone to come out and join us. And remember, it is the membership of the Chamber that makes events like this possible.”
Among the food trucks slated to take part in Saturday’s festival, along with their menu items, are the following:
•Molly’s Fish & Chips: Fish, shrimp & fries combo, $15; fish & fries, $10; shrimp & fries, $9; tenders & fries, $8; wings & fries, $8; pulled pork sandwich & chips, $8; drinks, $2.
•Sweet Spice Restaurant: Jerk chicken, $12; curried chicken, $12; coconut fried shrimp, $14; curried goat, $15; ox tails, $17; chicken tenders, $8; veggie plate, $12; Jamaican beef patty, $4; sides of rice & peas, white rice, mac & cheese, fries, cabbag & carrots, sweet plantains, Jamaican soda and juice and soft drinks.
•Taco Truck: Corn taco, $1.50; flour taco, $2; quesadilla, $2; quesadilla supreme, $3; torta, $6; tamale, $2.
•Chazitos Latin Cuisine: Boricua burrito meal, $12; Cuban sandwich meal, $12; Macho Yuca fries, $12; Loko Mofongo, $15; Puerto Rico plate, $12; sides of sweet plantains, crispy plantains; rice & beans; mixed plantains; Yuca fries; empanadas.
•Crave Cupcake Boutique: Vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, key lime, pumpkin and Oreo cupcakes.
•Ocean N Motion: Seafood basket, $12; shrimp po-boy, $9; oyster po-boy, $11; fish or shrimp taco, $6; taco bowl with steak and shrimp, $10; catfish sandwich with fries, $8; seafood loaded fries, $8; gator bites, $10; blooming onion, $8; nachos with cheese, $5; squealing nachos, $9; OceaNachos, $10; hot hoppin’ frog legs, $13; pork skins, $5; funnel cake, $6; fried Oreo, $4; Old Bay fries, $2-$4; sweet tea, lemonade and soda.
•Kick Back Shack: Smoke turkey legs, smoke ribs, pulled pork and all-beef hot dog combos with drinks, $10 each.
Also scheduled for Saturday are Larry Hobbs BBQ and Good Dogs TC.