Maryland Food Truck Week, a foodie celebration and promotion of local trucks, will give residents and visitors a chance to try out mobile food offerings from around the state this month, according to a release.
The food truck week, organized by Baltimore-based food and beverage consulting agency Au Jus Solutions and presented by the Maryland Mobile Food Vending Association, will run Friday through Oct. 28 and will feature more than a hundred food trucks, including Kooper's Chowhound, Pho Wheels, Pasta La Vista Baby, Goganics and 410 Empanadas.
The week will kick off with a free food truck rally at South Point in Port Covington on Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with food trucks, beverages and a DJ by the waterfront.
Volunteer fire stations and local community groups will host food trucks on weeknights:
- The North Point-Edgemere Volunteer Fire Department will host trucks from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 22.
- The Church at Severn Run will host food trucks from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 23.
- The Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department will host trucks from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 24.
- The Odenton Volunteer Fire Co. will host trucks from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 25.
- The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department will host trucks from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Oct. 26.
The grand finale celebration will be hosted at the Baltimore Museum of Industry on Oct. 28 from noon to 5 p.m., featuring more than a dozen food trucks, local vendors, beer, wine and live music by the Concert Truck, a mobile concert hall.
The after party will be held at The Gypsy Queen food truck’s restaurant, Gypsy’s Truckstaurant, in Hampden in conjunction with the restaurant’s grand opening.
Full schedules will be posted on marylandfoodtruckweek.com.