Vancouver’s street food scene is on fire right now. What better way to taste the new street food options than to attend Vancouver’s annual summer Food Cart Fest?
Food Cart Fest launches Sunday, June 23 and continues every Sunday through September 22. The wildly-popular event is as tasty as it sounds. 20 of Vancouver’s finest food trucks come together to dish up snacks and meals including deluxe grilled cheese, wood-fired pizza, fusion fish tacos, wild BC-sourced fish and chips, and Aussie hand pies. The trucks circle around communal tables. Add an ocean view, a community market, live music, DJs, more craft food vendors, and kids’ activities and Food Cart Fest is a full day’s worth of fun.
In 2012, about 5,000 foodies and summer fun seekers ventured out to Food Cart Fest at the Waldorf in East Van each weekend. This year, the organizers (Arrival Agency) and the city worked to find a more central location to entrap even more hungry Vancouverites. In 2013, Food Cart Fest takes place at at 215 West 1st Avenue. The festival is adjacent to the Cambie Street Bridge and Olympic Village; between West 1st Avenue and the seawall. If you’re taking public transport, Food Cart Fest is just a short walk from the Canada Line’s Olympic Village Station; the Aquabus’ Spyglass Place Dock; and bus routes along Broadway, Cambie, Main, and West 2nd Avenue.
Find the full list of participating Vancouver Food Cart Fest 2013 vendors after the jump.
Food Trucks/Carts at Vancouver Summer Food Cart Fest 2013
Aussie Pie Guy
The Chili Tank
Feastro the Rolling Bistro
Finest at Sea
Guanaco Salvadoran Cuisine
The Juice Truck
Mogu Japanese Street Eats
Mom’s Grilled Cheese
The Reef Runner
Soho Road Naan Kebab
Taser Grilled Cheese
Vij’s Railway Express
Food Cart Fest will run Sundays from 12 to 6pm June 23-September 22. Admission is $2. Children 13 and under enter for free.
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