Your guide to Dayton-area food truck events in August

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Your guide to Dayton-area food truck events in August

With summer here, foodies have to stay informed and organized so as not to miss out on any of the great grub events. To that end, Daytonians can’t get enough of our food trucks. Here’s a listing of food truck events through mid August. 

Know of one that’s not on this list? Email Jim.Ingram@Coxinc.com.

The Sons of Italy group celebrated Garlic Fest 2017 on Saturday, July 24, at the Bella Villa Hall located at 2625 County Line Road in Kettering. The event featured food trucks offering garlicky eats, a bocce tournament, cooking demonstrations and more. TOM GILLIAM/CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER Tom Gilliam

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 9

TIME:  11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Riverscape MetroPark, 237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton

INFO: Jay Cullis will perform live.

Lunch at Wright-Patt

TIME: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE: Wright-Patt Air Force Base (Areas A and B)

TRUCKS: Dayton Urban BBQEl Meson and Hunger Paynes (Area A) El Meson and Lilia’s Outside Cafe (Area B)

The Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally was held Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Old Yellow Cab Company in downtown Dayton. PHOTO / Tom Gilliam Tom Gilliam

FRIDAY, AUG. 11

Thank Goodness It’s Food Truck Friday

TIME: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

WHERE: Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 1043 S. Main St., Dayton

TRUCKS: TBD

Spend your lunch break outside!

Food Truck Friday

TIME: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 

WHERE: Fairborn Theater, 34 S. Broad Street, Fairborn

TRUCK: The Drunken Waffle

Nothing says lunch like a sandwich made with breakfast food.

Heart of Centerville Food Truck Rally

TIME: 5-8 p.m.

WHERE: Heart of Centerville, 27 W. Franklin St., Centerville

TRUCKS: Lilia’s Outside Cafe and others

The Heart of Centerville is an organization created to spur growth and development of local businesses. 

The video game-themed food truck promises larger portions of comfort food. Contributed

SATURDAY, AUG. 12

Second Saturday Street Faire 

TIME: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

WHERE: Waynesville Main Street Historic District

TRUCKS: Mega Bites and others.

There will be vendors of all sorts at this event, including artists, authors and more.

Art On The Lawn

TIME: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE: Mills Lawn School, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs

TRUCK: La Pampa

There will be arts and crafts of all kinds, sponsored by co-op group Village Artisans.

TIME: 5-9 p.m.

WHERE: Yellow Springs Brewery, 305 N. Walnut St. Ste. B, Yellow Springs

TRUCK: La Pampa

Enjoy some local craft brews and Argentine food.

SUNDAY, AUG. 13

Art On The Commons

TIME: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

WHERE: Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd.

TRUCKS: Harvest Mobile Cuisine and others

This one-day event juried display and sale of fine arts and fine crafts from over one hundred artists from Ohio and surrounding states. Located in Lincoln Park Civic Commons, Art on the Commons features live music and concessions in a scenic outdoor park of reflecting pools and paved walkways. Pets are not allowed.

The Sons of Italy group celebrated Garlic Fest 2017 on Saturday, July 24, at the Bella Villa Hall located at 2625 County Line Road in Kettering. The event featured food trucks offering garlicky eats, a bocce tournament, cooking demonstrations and more. TOM GILLIAM/CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER Tom Gilliam

MONDAY, AUG. 14 

TIME: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Riverscape MetroPark, 237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton

TRUCK: Carvaso’s

Mexican fusion food with the music of Elijah Worthington.

TUESDAY, AUG. 15

TIME: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Riverscape MetroPark, 237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton

TRUCK: The Drunken Waffle

Brenna Geyer performs while you enjoy waffle sandwiches.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16

TIME: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Riverscape MetroPark, 237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton

TRUCK: The Wicked ‘Wich of Dayton

Eclectic, made-to-order combinations served up while local artist Kyleen Downes performs.

The Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally was held Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Old Yellow Cab Company in downtown Dayton. PHOTO / Tom Gilliam Tom Gilliam

THURSDAY, AUG 17

TIME: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Riverscape MetroPark, 237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton

TRUCK: El Meson

Unique world cuisine with the music of Reyna Spears.

FRIDAY, AUG. 18

TIME: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Riverscape MetroPark, 237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton

TRUCK: Latin Arepas

Nosh on tropical street food while Jersey Joe performs. 

Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally

TIME: 5-10 p.m.

WHERE: Yellow Cab Building, 400 E. Fourth St., Dayton

TRUCKS: Ramen RickshawEl MesonSmokinbeebeeqThe Drunken WaffleThai1OnGreek Street Food TruckCarvaso’sHunger PaynesSweet P’s Handcrafted Ice Pops, and Flying Santucci Bros. Gourmet Cotten Candy

Plenty of food options, plus craft beer and free live music. More information can be found here.

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