Food Truck Rally 2019 in Dallas is a day-long festival held annually in Klyde Warren Park, located in the Dallas Arts District. Usually held early spring at the beginning of April, this event is free to the public and features amazing offerings from more than 25 food trucks and carts. This year, the festival celebrates it’s second anniversary. The park hosts an occasional food truck Tuesdays or Fridays with offerings from tacos to frozen yoghurt, but at this event, some of the best food trucks from the Dallas area join the regulars for a whole day. The festival is family-friendly, so dogs and other pets are also welcome to participate. Aside from the great food offerings, there are different contests, giant games on the lawn, and entertaining live music from Dallas bands. There are also food carts, or people can bring their own picnic basket to the 5-acre Klyde Warren Park and just join in the fun.
2019 D-Town Food Fest is held in the City Hall Plaza usually at the end of April. This food festival showcases many Dallas Metro area eateries, restaurants, cafes and food trucks. Tickets are needed for admission, but kids under 8 can enter free. The event is day-long with more than 60 participating vendors. Several fun-filled and family friendly events accompany the array of food options, like great live music from some of Dallas’s best bands, fun games, contests, and exciting giveaways.
2019 Taste of Dallas is another premier food and drink festival in the Dallas Metro area and is held at Dallas Market Hall. This year the festival celebrates its 33rd anniversary and features three days of fun-filled events in early June. Tickets are required for admission, with several ticket packages available.
The festival features wonderful culinary and beverage offerings from over 200 chefs, restaurants, organizers and exhibitors. For 2019, the organizers have grouped the festival as Taste of the Neighborhoods (organized by foodie hotspots in the Metro like Downtown Dallas, Trinity Groves, Deep Ellum, Park Cities and more), Whiskeys of the World (featuring over 200 different whiskeys from around the globe), The Foodie Experience (this exclusive kick-off to the Taste of Dallas event features a one night sampling of the very best food and beverage from Dallas and vicinity), Taste Gardens (featuring one with craft beers and one with wines from local breweries), Taste Marketplace (showcase of products and services from several local and national businesses), and The Gallery (displays of art collections from both private and public collectors). On the agenda for this indoor festival is a cooking competition as well as a special showcase for food preparations suitable for Brunch.