By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Jun 04, 2019 at 2:01 PM

For the third year running, Food Truck Festivals of America will bring the Milwaukee Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival to the Waukesha Expo Center at 1000 Northview Rd.

The festival, which will feature dishes from a variety of food trucks along with craft beer, music, lawn games and activities for the whole family, takes place on Saturday, June 8 from 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Vendors

Participating food trucks include:

  • A & A Cafe (Gourmet sandwiches), Southfield, Michigan
  • Better Together Mobile Cafe (espresso and milkshakes made with Pilcrow Coffee & Sassy Cow dairy), Milwaukee
  • Brew Pub Pizza- (Pizza), Minnesota
  • Chick N Dude (Chicken sandwiches), Butler
  • Cupcake A Rhee (Gourmet cupcakes), Port Washington
  • Double B’s BBQ (BBQ), West Allis
  • Happy Dough Lucky (mini donuts and freshly squeezed lemonade), Milwaukee
  • Haynes Kitchen (Philly cheesesteaks and jerk tacos), Madison
  • JJ’s Wood Grill (BBQ, oak roasted sandwiches), Brookfield
  • La Guacamaya (Mexican food), Milwaukee
  • Lefty’s Too (Pork tots, peanut butter cheeseburgers, cheese curds), Elkhorn
  • Little Havana (Cuban food), Milwaukee
  • Marco Pollo (Fried chicken), Milwaukee
  • Meat on the Street- (Filipino sandwiches), Milwaukee
  • Mr. P’s Grilled Cheese (Grilled cheese), Palmyra
  • Musa Ice Cream (ice cream bars, popsicles), MilwaukeeMy Funnel (funnel cakes), Cary, Illinois
  • Paradise Food LLC (Mexican food), Manitowoc
  • Pudgies Food Truck (Stuffed meat pies), Hartford
  • Ricanmex Frappes & Grill (Puerto Rican food), Milwaukee
  • Rollicious Creamery (Ice cream), Madison
  • Sabor Queretano (Mexican food), Madison
  • Sammiches N Stuff (Sandwiches, deep fried sides, soups, and beverages), Sheboygan
  • Slide (Sliders and potato chips), Madison
  • Smoking Dragons BBQ (BBQ, mac & cheese), Fitchberg
  • Sojourner Mobile Coffee (Coffee and bakery), Milwaukee
  • Veebo’s Pizza (Wood-fired pizza), Rockford, Illinois
  • Wok & Roll (Asian cuisine), Cleveland, Ohio

Participating breweries include:

  • Brewfinity Brewing Co., Oconomowoc
  • City Lights Brewing, Milwaukee
  • Component Brewing, Milwaukee
  • Enlightened Brewing Co., Milwaukee
  • Geneva Lake Brewing Co., Lake Geneva
  • Good City Brewing, Milwaukee
  • Guinness
  • Lakefront Brewery, Milwaukee
  • Minhas Craft Brewery, Monroe
  • Raised Grain Brewing Co., Waukesha
  • Sprecher Brewing Co., Milwaukee
  • Toppling Goliath Brewing Co., Decorah, Iowa
  • Tyranea Brewing Co., Lake Mills
  • Vernacular Brewing Co., Hartland
  • Westallion Brewing, West Allis

Tickets

VIP Tickets are $20 (advance online only) and include an extra hour of festival time (entry at 11 a.m.), one free dessert from Happy Dough Lucky, Unlimitted bottled water from Everdry, a free ticket to the Wisconsin State Fair, a free FTFA koozie

VIB tickets are $40 and include an extra hour of festival time (entry at 11 a.m.), three beer tickets (good for three craft beers of your choice), one free dessert from Happy Dough Lucky, Unlimitted bottled water from Everdry, a free ticket to the Wisconsin State Fair, a free FTFA koozie

Advance general admission tickets are also available for purchase $5, or at the gate for $10. General Admission entry starts at 12 PM. Children 12 and under are free as well as Military (active or retired) and First Responders (with show of Valid I.D.)

To purchase tickets, visit foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com.

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.