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The food trucks will gather on May 20 for the first-ever Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival. (PHOTO: FTFA Facebook)

First-ever FTFA Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival to take place May 20

Summer is almost here, and that means more food trucks on the streets of Milwaukee. It also means more festivals bringing together trucks of all types.

Among the first food truck events of the summer is the first-ever Milwaukee Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival, which will be on Saturday, May 20.

The event, hosted by Food Truck Festivals of America (FTFA), will be held at the Waukesha Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd. It takes place from noon to 6 p.m., with a VIP hour from 11 a.m. to noon.

Participating food trucks include Blue Cow Creperie, Dan O's Donuts, Meat on the Street, The Denson's, Toast, The Rolling Cones, Soho Gourmet Cuisines, Sweet Perfections Bake Shoppe, Smokin' L's BBQ, Gypsy Soul Food and Faf Concessions. But trucks are being added to the roster daily.

Breweries will include Raised Grain Brewery, Leinenkugels, Henry Weinhard, Lakefront Brewing, Lake Louie, Great Lakes Brewing, Sprecher Brewing, Titletown Brewing, Wisconsin Brewing, Furthermore, Lombardi, North American Breweries and Hypothesis.

Both general admission and VIP tickets can be purchased online. General admission is $5 in advance or at the gate for $10. Children 12 and under are free. VIP tickets are $20 and include early access to the festival, one free dessert, a craft beer and a free FTFA branded koozie.

For more information, follow Food Truck Festivals of America on both Facebook and Twitter.


mbradleyc | April 26, 2017 at 11:46 a.m. (report)


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