First-ever Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest

Dec 19 2017, 7:59 am

“Many of the famous food trucks in the Lower Mainland will be rolling into the heart of Downtown New West on Saturday, August 10 for the first-ever Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest.”

Columbia Street will be closed by the City of New Westminster to accomodate 15 to 20 food trucks. The food trucks that have been confirmed to date are: Aussie Pie Guy, Beljam’s Waffles, Casalinga Carts, Chili Tank, DougieDog Hot Dogs, Guanaco Truck, The Gypsy Trunk, Holy Perogy, Japadog, JJ’s Trucketeria, Kaboom Box and ReUp BBQ. There should be many more food trucks that will attending the festival.

“Presented by Trapp + Holbrook, the Downtown New Westminster Business Improvement Association (B.I.A.) and the City of New Westminster, this highly anticipated event will feature beer gardens, live entertainment, and an assortment of delicious food [from the food trucks listed above] on Columbia Street between 4th Street and 6th Street from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.”

Robert Fung of Trapp + Holbrook commented, “Downtown New West continues to catch people’s attention as a great urban neighbourhood and dynamic place to live. There’s a strong sense of community here that is filled with the energy that comes from people sharing the knowledge that they are part of something special. The Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest is an amazing testimony to how progressive this town is, and how ready it is to blow the culinary and entrepreneurial doors off! Salient is really excited to be a part of this event and, with Trapp + Holbrook, to be part of the Columbia Street evolution. If you don’t already live here, get used to coming to Downtown New West for great food and a great sense of belonging. This event is a wonderful example of the atmosphere and excitement people can expect in Downtown New West.”

So mark Saturday, August 10 on your calendar and “get trucked up” in Downtown New West at the first-ever Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest!

For more information, check out this website, visit the event’s Facebook page, or follow them on Twitter @nwbia.

Feature Image: Downtown New Westminster’s Website