Flint Township’s Food Truck Festival features Michigan’s top purveyors

Flint Township’s Food Truck Festival features Michigan’s top purveyors

It’s time to hit the road and now, food trucks, according to the Flint Township DDA, which will introduce its Food Truck Festival June 28 at Vehicle City Harley-Davidson’s (Friday) Bike Night.

5-2-OH’s founders Autumn (front) and John Filburn (back) promise customers an explosion of taste from the first bite of one of their signature tacos to the last. Photo courtesy of 5-2-OH

This event is so much more than a bike night, according to event head Carol Pfaff-Dahl, who is excited about Friday’s mash-up of the area’s vibrant biking and food culture.

Hot dog! The Bavarian Inn Cluck Truck features many of the Frankenmuth Restaurant’s favorites. Photo courtesy of the Cluck Truck

“Everyone is welcome to come out for this family-friendly event,” she says.

Food truck chefs are king these days and there will be no shortage of them at the event where visitors can choose from a variety of food options from Korean and shrimp tacos, Frankenmuth chicken, Reuben sandwiches, buttered noodles, brats and sauerkraut and pot pies.

Food trucks will begin serving at 4 p.m. and will shut down at 9 p.m.If you’ve got a sweet tooth, it will definitely be satisfied, according to organizers who confirmed there will also be bread pudding, funnel cake, Black Forest cherry cake, pretzels, cheese puffs, doughnuts, and ice cream available.

Generations of Taste: Originally opened by Mr Prince in 1962, Prince Gourmet features the founders’ famous dishes lovingly prepared by his children and grandchildren. Photo courtesy of Mr. Prince

The Food Truck Festival is expected to expand the excitement of Vehicle City Harley-Davidson’s Bike Nights, which already attract a significant following among area bikers, which can number in the hundreds on big bike nights.

The event includes a stunning area of bikes and riders, many who are as eclectic as their hogs. It’s kind of a love fest for area riders who compete in a Hot Bike Contest and groove to live bands, which play from 4 to 9 p.m. on scheduled event nights.

Smokin’ good flavor. That the hallmark of Primal Pizza’s  wood-fire pies. Customers line-up and don’t budge for anything. Photo courtesy of Primal Pizza

The Food trucks will be out at Bike Nights on July 26, Aug. 23 and Sept. 6 for Bike to the Bricks.

The following food trucks have been confirmed at press time:

5-2-OH Truck

Bavarian Inn Cluck Truck

Cops & Robbers

Mr. Prince Gourmet

Petey’s Donuts

Smoking Aces BBQ

Primal Pizza

 

Editor’s Note: Food truck vendors can call Carol Pfaff-Dahl at 810.252.2049 for more information about participation guidelines and registration. 

A part of Vehicle City Harley-Davidson’s Bike Nights is its “Hot Bike” contest, where owners vie to receive one of the top three honors for their ride. Photo courtesy of Vehicle City Harley-Davidson

Lead photo courtesy of Smoking Aces BBQ

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