Venue: 18th Street, Allport, Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood
Date: 11th June and 12th June.
Time: 11am to 10pm.
Foodies visiting Chicago in June will be happy to know that as many as 25 food trucks will congregate in the heart of Chicago from 11th June to 12th June. These trucks will offer you the chance to savour the very best of street food delicacies.
Various events and cultural activities which mark the food fest have infused a ‘social ‘element to this otherwise food event. A $20 ticket will allow one to try out drink and food from any of the five food trucks or restaurants. Individual purchases can also be made by paying extra.
The ‘food truck social’ will also showcase the neighbourhood’s local craftsmanship and its various retailers. The historic Thalia Hall established in the year 1892 will enthral the audience with performances by live bands, electrifying music and loads of fun. The event has also earned the reputation of being a family extravaganza with various kid’s activities like dart games and art and craft. The EleVarte Community Studio and Yollocalli Art Reach in Pilsen offers exciting creative activities for kids as well as adults. Face painting is another activity that draws attention. Visitors will also have the pleasure of experiencing the local culture and the vibrancy of the neighbourhood.
Trucks to Look Forward to
Just some of the trucks that serve mouth watering delicacies are 5411 Empanadas, Bridgeport Pastry, Caponies Express, Chicago Pizza Boss, Husky Hog BBQ, Da Lobsta. Furthermore, Azul18 and Dia De Los Tamales are a couple of restaurant vendors that serve finger licking meals.
Food and Drinks
Pilson Punch House’s famous margarita punch and Revolution beer are quite sought after. Several cocktails and sponsored wines are also a part of the beverages on offer. Lobster rolls, jerk chicken, and pierogi served by the trucks are among the local favorites.
The food fest provides facilities such as comfortable seating area, wheel chair entrance for the handicapped and easily accessible washrooms. Check out the official website and keep yourself updated for ticketed shows and other events at Thalia Hall. Similarly, the official website of Chicago’s public transportation will address your queries regarding transportation.