The lineup for the Yellow Cab's first food truck rally of the 2020 season.

Mark your calendars: Local food truck rally to return to Dayton in March

Feel as though you’re suffering from food truck withdrawals? Well, the Yellow Cab Tavern is hoping to cure your culinary woes with the return of their most popular dining event.

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For the sixth year in a row, Yellow Cab Tavern will be welcoming guests to the Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally. The first installment in the 2020 series will be taking place on Friday, March 20, beginning at 5 p.m. From that point on, a food truck rally will be held on the third Friday of every month through October.

With a rotating lineup of food trucks, The Yellow Cab Food Truck Rallies offer beer, free live music and new and intriguing local cuisines for attendees to try.

“We’re so excited about the 2020 season of Yellow Cab Food Truck Rallies,” said event organizer Brian Johnson, in a press release. “These events are always a great opportunity for the community to come together over great food! This year will introduce a greater variety of trucks so that food-lovers can try something new and also enjoy their longtime favorites.” 

The first Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally of the season in Dayton will be taking place on Friday, March 20, showcasing the best and brightest food trucks in the Miami Valley.

Featured food trucks for the March rally include:

• Momma’z Boyz


• The Wicked Lobstah

• The Pizza Bandit

• Rolling Indulgence

• Billie Gold Bubble Tea

• Hunger Paynes

• HaolePino Hawaiian-Filipino Island Cuisine

• Smokin’ Bee-Bee-Q

• La Pampa Mobile

• Twisted Taco Dayton

Please note, trucks are subject to change. 

The musical acts are still being determined and will be announced at a date in the future.

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In addition to these dinnertime food truck rallies, brunch rallies will also be taking place on the first Sunday of every month from April through October, beginning at 10 a.m. The first brunch rally will take place on Sunday, April 5. 

Featured food trucks for the April brunch rally include:

• Sprouting Dreams

• Momma’z Boyz

• Christian Bros Meat Company

• HaolePino Hawaiian-Filipino Island Cuisine

• What The Taco

• Rolling Indulgence


• The Pizza Bandit

• Billie Gold Bubble Tea

Yellow Cab Tavern will also be selling Bloody Marys, mimosas and more during this brunch rally. 

“Whether you join us for dinner, brunch or both, there’s a lot to love at Yellow Cab Food Truck Rallies,” Johnson said. “Our season runs through October, but the earlier you attend the earlier you can discover your new favorites!”

Monthly brunch food truck rallies returned to the Yellow Cab in Dayton on Sunday, April 7. The food trucks in attendance included El Meson, Drunken Waffle, Twisted Taco, Greek Street Food Truck, Son of a Biscuit, EAT, Bricky Barrels Smoked BBQ LLC, Billie Gold Bubble Tea and Sweets on the Streets. TOM GILLIAM / CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER
Photo: Tom Gilliam

The Yellow Cab Food Truck Rallies are held at 700 E. Fourth St. in Dayton. All ages are welcome and the event is rain or shine and free to the public.


What: Yellow Cab Food Truck Rallies

When: The first rally will be held on Friday, March 20, beginning at 5 p.m., with the rest following on the third Friday of each month through October. Brunch rallies will be held on the first Sunday of each month from April through October.

Where: Yellow Cab, 700 E. Fourth St., Dayton

Cost: Free, with the cost of food truck fare

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