NJ Food Festivals Happening This Spring

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NJ food festivals

Spring is here in New Jersey and that means festival season is upon us. We got you covered with the best NJ food festivals happening this spring. From empanada contests to food truck and music fests, these are the NJ food festivals to keep an eye out for this spring. 

Touch a Truck Food Truck & Vendor Fair

When

April 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where

Manchester Twp. Elementary School – 101 North Colonial Drive, Manchester, NJ

What To Expect

Local food trucks and vendors, big trucks, kid-friendly, cash only 

Ticket Info

Latin Food Festival

When

April 14, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where

Garden State Plaza – 1 Garden State Plaza Dr., Paramus, NJ 

What To Expect

Street tacos, arepas, empanadas, music, games and more

Ticket Info

2nd Annual CHALL Food Truck Festival

When

April 14, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where

470 E. Evesham Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ, 

What To Expect

Hands Down BBQ food truck, Buddha Belly Waffles, baseball, softball, fundraisers 

Ticket Info

Morristown Restaurant Week

When

April 15-19

Where

Morristown, NJ

What To Expect

35 participating restaurants and businesses, special promotions, events, price fixe menu specials and more

Participating Restaurants and Additional Info

 

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Whole Lotta Empanada Food Truck and Music Festival

When

April 20, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Where

20th Century Field –  75 Elizabeth St, Garfield, NJ

What To Expect

15 separate empanada vendors, People’s Choice Best Empanada Awards, additional food trucks, lobster rolls, garlic knot sliders, music and more

Ticket Info

Jersey City Night Market

When

April 20, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Where

Journal Square – 136 Magnolia Landing, Jersey City

What To Expect

Local food vendors, shops, artists, music, family-friendly events, drinks, fundraisers and more

Additional Info

The Original NJ Empanada Fest

When

April 27, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

Where

Rustic Mall – Main St, Manville, NJ

What To Expect

A variety of empanadas, BBQ trucks, Asian cuisine, trampolines, henna tattoos, face painting, beer and wine, live music and more

Ticket Info

Randolph Food Truck and Music Festival

When

April 27 11 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

Where

County College Of Morris – 214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, NJ 

What To Expect

18 NJ food trucks, local NJ beer, sangria, margaritas, rock wall, bounce house, hatchet throwing, can/food drive, live music from Nikki Briar Band, Wind Up Monkey and Uncle John’s Band

Ticket Info

Paramus Food Truck Festival

When

April 28, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Where

Paramus Park Mall-North – 700 Paramus Park, Paramus, NJ

What To Expect

23 NJ food trucks, NJ beer, Lomo Truck, Cold Stone Creamery, Uncle Sal’s Gourmet Egg Rolls, Johnny Zeppoli, pony riding, mini golf, live music and more

Ticket Info

 

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Run the Vineyards Renault Winery 5 Miler and Food Truck Festival

When

April 28 – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Where

Renault Winery – 72 North Bremen Avenue, Egg Harbor City, NJ

What To Expect

Race, after party, NJ’s oldest winery, live music from Matt Noffsinger Band, local NJ food trucks, Buon Viaggio Wood Fire Pizza, Wicked Grill, Mannino’s Cannoli Express, complimentary glass of wine and more

Ticket Info

New Jersey Wine & Food Festival

When

May 3-5 

Where

Crystal Springs Resort – Sussex County, NJ

What To Expect

Winemaking class, VIP Grand Tasting, Friday dinner, tasting menus, wine, brunch, after party, cabaret, top NJ chefs, seminars, sample bites from NJ’s best chefs and more

Additional Info

Chester Food Truck and Music Festival

When

May 4, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Where

Municipal Field – 177 Main St, Chester, NJ

What To Expect

20 NJ food trucks, local NJ beer, sangria, margaritas, rock wall, bounce house, can/food drive, live music from Country Comfort, Rock Bottom and Mad Slap Tones

Ticket Info

Asbury Park Vegan Food Festival

When

May 18, 11 a.m. – May 19, 5 p.m. 

Where

Bradley Park – 101-199 5th Ave Asbury Park, NJ 

What To Expect

Vegan and plant-based meals from local chefs, vegan fashion, plant-based products, live music, food from Cinnaholic, Freakin Vegan, How Delish HD, Twisted Potato and more

Ticket Info

Keyport Food Truck & Music FEASTival

When

May 25, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Where

Keyport Waterfront Park, Keyport, NJ

What To Expect

17 NJ food trucks, Angry Archie’s, The Rolling Pita, Twisted Steaks and more. Live music from Eddie Testa Band, Only Human and Pure Petty

Ticket Info

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