Dynamic Variation:

Food Trucks in Grand Rapids

Thrillist named Grand Rapids “Michigan’s Best Food City” – and that honor applies to our vibrant food truck culture as well as our traditional restaurant scene.

Local food trucks make regular appearances at downtown’s Calder Plaza and Rosa Parks Circle and the North Quarter’s Riverside Park as well as various festivals and celebrations. Check out upcoming food truck events:

Events with Food Trucks

Daddy Daughter Dance

Kids are invited to bring their dads, moms, grandparents, or other relative as their "date" to our WINTER…

Winter Concert Series

  • Recurring monthly on the 1st

Our Winter Concert Series is back again in 2022! Join us for music from Nicholas James Thomasma (1/20)…

National Night Out Kent County

  • Recurring on the 1st Tuesday of August

A night of safety and community for residents to meet neighbors and help keep their neighborhood safe!…

Try These Tasty Trucks

Food trucks also show up at local businesses – like craft beverage destinations that don’t serve food – and in various neighborhood locations. Visit the Grand Rapids Food Truck Association Facebook page and the individual web pages of these popular trucks to find out where they’ll be next:

Around Baking Company

Offering a delectable variety of pizzas, baked goods and breakfast/brunch items.

B.D’s BBQ

Southern-style pork ribs, beef brisket and chicken plus sandwiches and sides.

Crepes by the Lakes

A fresh twist on traditional Parisian street food – sweet, savory and breakfast favorites.

Olly's Mini Donuts

Gourmet mini donuts made fresh on location with a tempting selection of delicious toppings.

El Caribe

Delectable Caribbean food – chimichurris, empanadas, chicarrons and more.

The Everyday Chef & Wife

A constantly rotating menu of creative meals, from Banh Mi sandwiches to edible cookie dough.

Ice Box Brand

Artisan-made gourmet ice cream bars with a focus on local, quality ingredients.

Kona Ice

Great-tasting shaved ice with 30 or so flavor options – under 50 calories per serving!

Kool Breeze

Slushies, snow cones, sundaes, ice cream, popcorn, cotton candy, hot dogs, sausages, tacos and more.

Mapocha

Serving authentic Chilean fare – sandwiches, empanadas, beverages and more.

Patty Matters

The winner of Mobile Cuisine’s “Food Truck Burger of the Year 2019” offers a range of gourmet burgers and sliders.

Pizza Parliament

Hand-tossed, high-quality pizzas and breadsticks uniquely crafted with an exclusive special recipe.

Pressed in Time

Handcrafted “pressed” delights include meat sandwiches, fresh crum (potato) chips and a loaded waffle nacho.

Saladino Smoke

Real pit-style BBQ selections smoked over locally grown oak, cherry, apple and mesquite woods.

Tamales Mary

Authentic, healthy Mexican favorites with vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Touch O’ Dutch

Traditional Dutch specialties – pigs n’ blanket, chicken pot pie, poffertjes and more.

UCC Desserts

Amazing one-of-a-kind cookies artisan ice cream sandwiches.

Save on Attractions with Our Culture Pass

Receive admission into many cultural attractions around Grand Rapids as well as additional exclusive discounts with our $20.00 Culture Pass.