LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — National Food Truck Day is Friday, June 24, and Moncus Park is celebrating by hosting a best of the summer “Food Truck Day Party” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Food Truck Day Party will be in the Market Oaks located in front of Moncus Park, and it’s a free, all-ages event. There will also be prize giveaways, vendor booths, and a “Best of Summer” fashion contest, in which families, businesses, and social groups are encouraged to wear summer colors like yellow, orange, blue, and green.

Moncus Park hosts the “Food Truck Friday” series, which Corey J. Frank, Events and Marketing Assistant, said is successful and beneficial for local entrepreneurs. “This event celebrates that success and also provides an enjoyable atmosphere for our community,” Frank said.

Food Truck Vendor Lineup is as follows:

  • Big Belly Sandwiches
  • Bon Frissons
  • C’est Bon Manger
  • Fiestout
  • Southern Kreole Cravings and Pastries
  • Taqueria el Mexicano
  • The Cookie Deaux Bistro
  • The Louisiana Bean
  • Voodoo Bites
  • Yo Daddy’s BBQ and Blues

Community partners supporting the day party include Lourdes Fitness Center, Natural Grocers, Eat Fit Acadiana, and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Food Truck Fridays is a weekly lunch series hosted by Moncus Park. Food truck vendors interested in
participating in Food Truck Fridays must apply for a permit at moncuspark.org/foodtruckfridays.