“Invading” Your Taste Buds: The Inaugural Rocky Mount Food Truck Invasion

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Downtown Rocky Mount will become a literal testing ground for more tastes than one can imagine on Saturday, October 26. Starting at 4:00 p.m., the city’s Community and Business Dev elopement Department will introduce the first ever Rocky Mount Food Truck Invasion.

This “tasty” first time event will be downtown at Northeast Main Street between Thomas and Goldleaf Station. The inaugural Downtown Rocky Mount Food Truck Invasion, will take place Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 from 4-9 p.m. This rain or shine event is sponsored by the city of Rocky Mount’s Community and Business Development Department.

There will be over 20 food trucks on hand at the first ever Rocky Mount Food Truck Invasion.

Delicious and “Tasteful” Variety at Rocky Mount Food Truck Invasion

 This community-focused event will delight foodies and those who crave downtown festivities. With an anticipated 20+ food trucks in attendance, event-goers will taste cuisine from a variety of food vendors. There will be opportunities to support artisans who will have lots of amazing handcrafted items for sale.

Refreshing Suds and a Hall of Famer on the “Beats”

An on-site beer garden, featuring local craft beer vendors from the city, will be serving up delicious brews. The event will even boast Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, DJ Terminator X. 

The Rocky Mount Event Center serves as the perfect backdrop for the Downtown Rocky Mount Food Truck Invasion, as it is also celebrating its one-year anniversary. 

It is expected that local breweries from Rocky Mount Mills, such as Hopfly Brewing will be on hand at the Beer Garden as well on October 26.

Kids Celebrate One Year of the Events Centerat Rocky Mount Food Truck Invasion

This family-friendly event will have lots of fun-filled activities for kids of all ages. There will be face painting, henna tattoos, a coloring station, a balloon artist and open play in the game room. The Event Center will also house a “nursing nook” for breastfeeding moms. 

All activities are free and will be located inside the Rocky Mount Event Center.

Space is still available for additional food trucks and vendors to participate.

Those interested in participating should contact event organizers Burt + Brewington Creative Agency at burtandbrewington.com, visit www.thefoodtruckinvasion.com, call 919-244-1435 or email events@burtandbrewington.com 

The city of Rocky Mount hopes this event will be successful in creating an unforgettable experience for those who attend and the community at large.

Visit www.rockymountnc.gov for more information about the city and its continued efforts to support and revitalize downtown Rocky Mount.

For more information on the Rocky Mount Event Center, an indoor sports and event facility located in downtown Rocky Mount, visit rockymountevents.com.