Murrieta Food Truck Fest Set to Roll in

Murrieta will hold its inaugural Food Truck Fest Oct. 13. Proceeds will benefit the Murrieta Youth Center that is currently under construction.

The city of Murrieta's inaugural Food Truck Fest has been announced.

Plans are under way to bring some of the best food trucks in the country to on Saturday, Oct. 13. From noon to 5 p.m., residents are invited to join their neighbors for a Saturday afternoon filled with food, music, craft beer from Brew-Ligion and fun.

The Murrieta Food Truck Festival is being hosted by the Community Services Department as a way to fund-raise for the , according to a news release. The Youth Center is slated to open in the summer of 2013.

Dozens of gourmet food trucks will be on hand to serve unique dishes out of a rolling restaurant, according to the news release.

There will also be a beer garden: Brew-Ligion, Murrieta’s first brew house and grill, will be on hand hosting the beer garden and selling craft beers to those 21 and older.

Live Bands and DJ music will be played from the amphitheatre stage during the event. For those little “foodies,” a kid zone with jumpers will be set up.

Bringing chairs and umbrellas for a relaxing afternoon in the park was encouraged.

Residents planning to attend may take advantage of a Labor Day Week sale by purchasing their general admission tickets now for just $5. The discounted tickets will also be available for purchase at the Murrieta Mud Run on Sept. 10 or the Temecula Valley Century Ride on Sept. 29. 

Otherwise, pre-sale general admission is $8—$25 for a family four pack—and is available online at visit Murreitafoodtruckfest.com by clicking on the “chalk board."

Pre-sale tickets are also available for purchase at all Community Services District facilities, such as the Community Center, Senior Center and California Oaks Sports Park.

Admission the day of is $10 per person; kids 5 or younger get in free.

For $5 more, VIP tickets are available the day of the event and include early access and a VIP shaded area. Admission for VIP ticket holders begins at 11 a.m.; there is limited space available so it is on a first come first serve basis.

Business or corporate sponsorships are available now. Contact Jeri Copeland at 951-461-6122 or jcopeland@murrieta.org for more information.

For more information or details about trucks that will be on hand, visit Murrietafoodtruckfest.com or email foodtruckfest@murrieta.org.


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