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Food truck festival serving up a second block party in Coquitlam

More than 20 popular eateries form across the region will be in Town Centre Park once again following a successful campaign in the spring.
Cannoli king Food truck
Cannoli King is one of 23 food trucks setting up shop in Coquitlam in September for the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival. | File photo

So nice, they're hosting it twice.

The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is travelling back to Coquitlam in September for a free two-day community block party.

This will mark the second time in five months the series will set up shop in Town Centre Park (1299 Pinetree Way) following a successful outing over the Mother's Day weekend (May 7-8).

"We had such an incredible time with you all....that we just had to come back for a second time," the event's website reads, adding 23 vendors will be serving sweet, savoury and succulent meals for those in attendance.

Additionally, the block party is set to include a beer garden, live music and a local marketplace via BC Shop Local.

The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is considered to be the largest mobile festival in all of Canada.

Its Coquitlam schedule is as follows:

  • Sept. 10 = 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sept. 11 = 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Food trucks slated to be on site include (in alphabetical order):

  • Aloha Poke
  • BeaverTails
  • Big Red’s Poutine
  • Booster Juice
  • Cannoli King
  • Cravings Kettle Corn
  • Creama Ice Cream
  • DimSum Express
  • Dos Amigos
  • Fusion Icy
  • It’s All About Grill
  • Kyu Grill
  • Little oOties Mini Donuts
  • Melt Town Grilled Cheese
  • Oh My Gado
  • Reel Mac and Cheese
  • Rolled West Coast
  • Shameless Buns
  • Shawarma Time
  • Sirius Cravings
  • Slavic Rolls
  • Teriyaki Express
  • Tornado Potato

For more information, you can visit the Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival's website.

Trucks will also be making stops in Burnaby (Aug. 26-27) and Richmond (Sept. 2-4) before rolling into Coquitlam. Its last block party is set to take place in Abbotsford a week later (Sept. 16-18).