Food Truck Festival 2020

May 1, 2020

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Downtown Aurora

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5th annual Food Truck Festival is May 1! The popular annual festival brings more than two dozen food vendors to downtown Aurora. Bring your appetite!

Food Trucks are parked on the Benton Street bridges between Broadway (Route 25) and River Street (east of Route 31).

Food Truck Festival at First Fridays on May 1 brought to you by Aurora Downtown. Interested food vendors, please contact You must be registered with the City of Aurora and Kane County. Food vendor inquiries only.


5 to 10 p.m. on Benton Street in downtown Aurora, Ill.
River Street to Broadway and Stolp Avenue south of Downer Place.

Play at the kids area near the Swimming Stones with SciTech Hands On Museum! Eat on the street!

Live music at Millennium Plaza starting at 6 p.m. Scroll down for frequently asked questions.

First Fridays also brings art, music, & more to more than 20 venues throughout downtown Aurora from 5 p.m. to midnight.

Two trolleys run nonstop from parking lots to the festival.

Pick up a map at a welcome station at each entry point: Benton/River Street, Benton/Broadway & Downer/Stolp

Get questions answered at our Welcome Table at the intersection of Benton/Stolp. Look for volunteers!

List of 2020 vendors coming soon! See below for an example of last year’s vendors.

***2019 Food Vendors***

West Bridge & D Lot

1. Andres’ Restaurant
2. Auntie Vee’s
3. Bill’s Grill
4. Brother George’s BBQ
5. Burritoville
6. Cajun Connoisseur
7. Cheesie’s
8. CheSa’s Gluten Free
9. Crust Culture
10. Da Pizza Dude
11. Don Pez Fish Tacos
12. Foxy’s Ice Cream
13. Fresh off the Grill
14. Grumpy Gaucho
15. Kissed by Fire
16. Kona Ice
17. My Funnel
18. Pierogi Wagon
19. Red Hot Chicago

East Bridge

20. Culinary Gangster
21. Da Portable Rican
22. Ding Ding Chicken Wings
23. Gandi the Juice Guru
24. Happy Lobster
25. Harvey’s Fire Box
26. Holy Pierogi
27. Lucy’s
28. Modest Coffee
29. Perk N Pickle
30. Pizzeria Al Forno
31. Taco Grill
32. Whadda Jerk
33. Wurst Kitchen
34. Yum Dum

Visit for more info. and for final details.

See you on May 1! All ages! Free!

LIVE MUSIC: Enjoy live music at Millennium Plaza at 21 S. Stolp Avenue. Located in the gazebo next to Leland Tower (tallest building with the star on top).

There are several free city lots. Each trolley stop is located near a city lot. There is also a parking garage at Downer/Stolp (free for the first hour/up to $5/day). Street parking is available for 90 minutes on up. Best bet parking: Santori Library lot at Benton & Rt. 31; Lot W (behind Hollywood Casino).

Dogs are allowed outside at First Fridays, but they must be leashed at all times. Dog owners are responsible for the actions of their dogs and must clean up after their dogs. Please note the crowd and noise may be uncomfortable to some dogs. We ask that dog owners use their best judgment for the comfort and safety of everyone. If there is an incident, police will be called.

No alcohol is allowed. Please visit a nearby restaurant or tavern to imbibe.

TRASH: There are multiple trash bins located in the central area of the festival at Stolp/Benton near large blue trash flags.

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