Little Rock- Main Street enthusiasts will find the third Main Street Food Truck Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 5 the best one yet, say organizers. "Not only do we have an exciting festival planned, we are excited to show this year's attendees the difference a year can make on Main Street!" said Sharon Priest, executive director of the Downtown Little Rock Partnership.
The 2013 downtown Little Rock festival will span four city blocks offering street eats from 25 food trucks and food carts, craft selections from 25 Etsy Little Rock vendors, local bands and musicians, a Heifer International Children's Plaza, street performers and three well stocked beer gardens selling the coldest brew in town!
Attendees can enjoy the festival activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street will be blocked off from 3rd to 7th streets. Entrance to the festival is free. A television will be set up to catch any of the day's sports activities and two radio stations will broadcast live--Heather Brown of Alice 107.7 and Broadway Joe of Power 92.3, each with live call-ins and giveaways.
Priest noted, "In an effort to make it easier for attendees and volunteers, we will not sell food and drink tickets this year."
Downtown Little Rock Partnership organizers anticipate the festival to bring thousands of people to Main Street, a goal of its Main Street Revitalization Committee. The first year's event brought 4,500 people and, while rain and thunderstorms disrupted the 2012 event, 2,700 loyal food truck fans still attended (in the rain
For more Main Street Food Truck Festival information call 501-375-0121. Become a fan on Facebook of Main Street Food Truck Festival - Little Rock for updates, conversation and parking locations or go to www.downtownlr.com. Twitter hashtag for the event is #foodtrucksrock.