Special Event

Food Truck Festival 2023- Downtown Aurora

May 5, 2023

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Benton Street- Downtown Aurora

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It’s Aurora Downtown’s Food Truck Festival on May 5. Enjoy local and regional food vendors along Benton Street from 5 to 9 p.m. Explore First Fridays venues in downtown Aurora. Come hungry! FREE to enter! RAIN OR SHINE!
Check out all of the First Fridays activities and businesses open on May 5. It’s a downtown open house with live music, art shows, cultural activities, and more.
Visit the Discussion TAB for event updates, a map, and more information about the event closer to the event date.
I’m a food vendor, how can I participate? Fill out the online form available here: https://auroradowntown.org/special-events/
What is there to do when I’m done eating? Visit First Fridays! More than two dozen downtown businesses are open with free fun.
Can I bring my pet? If your pet does well in a busy environment with lots of stimulation, then we’ll leave that decision with you.
What if it rains? The event is RAIN OR SHINE. Wear a poncho and rain boots. Yes, it’s very Midwest.
Are there vegan/vegetarian options? We encourage all of our vendors to offer vegan and vegetarian options. We hope that you can find a few.
Where’s the trash? Visit 1 E Benton St. for trash toters. There are trash cans available! Please look for them! We promise that we’re not hiding them. They’ll be staggered all along Benton Street.
Is the event accessible? Yes! Everyone is welcome. All abilities and ages are encouraged to attend. If something special is needed, then please reach out to info@auroradowntown.org.
Where are bathrooms? Portable toilets are available near the Stolp/Benton intersection.
Can I take public transportation? Please do! We have a nearby train station on Broadway/Route 25 and the 530/524/802 bus routes go through downtown. Bike parking is available at Santori Library. If you choose to drive, then we encourage carpooling. Find free city lots north of New York Street off of River Street.
Where can I find a map? Here’s a general map of downtown and parking: https://auroradowntown.org/about/parking/
Check out the DISCUSSION tab for a Food Truck Fest map including vendors.
Have another question? Please email us at info@auroradowntown.org.
Tickets to this event are not required. Please do not respond to messages or posts about tickets.
Food Truck Festival is hosted by Aurora Downtown SSA One. Find more at auroradowntown.org.

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