Food Truck Rodeo Info
Durham Central Park’s Food Truck Rodeo
A Durham Central Park Food Truck Rodeo is an all-ages Sunday afternoon gathering of dozens of the Triangle’s most popular food trucks, five times each year. This is the original food truck rodeo of the Triangle–an event that helped start the food truck craze. The event is free to attend. You simply pay for what you decide to eat from the trucks’ menus–from savory and stick-to-your-ribs to sweet treats.
Locally-brewed craft beer and wine are always on hand. Sunday, March 11 is our spring Food Truck Rodeo! Durham-based Charles Latham & The Borrowed Band play two sets starting at 12:30 p.m. “One of the sharpest songwriters to emerge of late on the antifolk sphere…Charles Latham could be your new hero.”–INDY Week
Our non-profit partner for this rodeo is the Art Therapy Institute of NC. They’ll be bringing supplies to create a large scale Puzzle Project that shares the diversity, culture and connections within Durham. Add to it and see how we are all connected. Guest trucks have included included American Meltdown, MaMa Dukes, Pie Pushers, Porchetta, Chez Moi Bakery and OnlyBurger. Locally-brewed craft beer and a band are always on hand. Dogs are allowed at the Food Truck Rodeo on regular (not retractable) leashes.
Food Truck Rodeos are rain or shine. Most trucks accept credit cards but an ATM machine is on site as well. Free parking is available in nearby lots. Well-behaved dogs on non-retractable leashes are allowed. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair so that you can enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable Durham afternoon with friends and family. Thank you to our sponsor BullHouse Apartments.
Help make DCP Rodeos waste-wise events
Waste Warrior volunteers are needed to help set up, staff, and breakdown waste stations that include recycling and compost options. With the thousands of people that attend the Rodeos, volunteer efforts can help divert thousands of pounds of compostable and recyclable materials from the landfill. If you are interested in volunteering, email Erin at [email protected]
Information and Application for Food Trucks
If you own a food truck and are interested in participating in an upcoming Food Truck Rodeo, click here for more information.
Food Truck Rodeos are rain or shine. Most trucks accept credit cards but an ATM machine is on site as well. Free parking is available in nearby lots. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair so that you can enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable Durham afternoon with friends and family. Looking for trucks that participate? Have other questions?
Check the Food Truck Rodeo FAQ