Darke County Food Truck Rally has many activities, including craft vendors, live music, amusement rides & more.
Darke County will showcase the 3rd annual “Darke County Food Truck Rally & Competition” on Saturday, June 27, 2020, from 11am-9pm at the Great Darke County Fairgrounds. The food truck rally will be a celebration of local, small businesses. Small businesses are the backbone of our economy in the United States, Ohio and Darke County. Come out and help support them during this food truck celebration. These local small businesses need your support NOW more than ever! The event will take place rain or shine on June 27 at the Darke County fairgrounds. Free admission and $2 for parking and a portion of the proceeds will help the Solid Rock Apostolic Church Outreach program from Bradford, Ohio.
“Home to the famous Great Darke County Fair, we’re excited to be bringing together some of our region’s best food trucks for this great event,” according to Jason Blackburn, organizer for the event. “We will have a large selection of food trucks from the region including several local, Darke County favorites.
We’ll have prizes on the line for the people’s choice food truck that you get to vote on.
Last year’s People’s Choice champion, Nacho Pig from Greenville will be back to defend the title of the Darke County People’s Choice Award. Nacho Pig has won the award the past 2 years and is looking for a third title.”
The trucks confirmed so far are:
Badge’s BBQ, Buckeye Burgers, Candi’s Concessions, Chuck’s Foods, Crème de la Crème Cakery, El Meson, Get Loaded, Greek Street, Homestead Spud, Hunger Paynes, Kettle Colonel, Kona Ice, Little Z’s, McNasty’s, Nacho Pig, Ron’s Holy Smokin’ BBQ, Mikesell’s Concessions, Wholly Smokes BBQ and Zombie Dogz.
We also have a large selection of local craft vendors and specialty clothing boutique trucks and shops.
There is a full day of entertainment in the gazebo. The live entertainment includes the following: 2nd annual Darke County’s Got Talent competition from 11am-1:30pm, local Darke County favorite Noah Back from 2-5pm, and the featured band will be Darke County local, Shannon Clark & The Sugar from
5-8pm. Dayton Area Amusements will be bringing rides for the kids from noon-8pm. $17 for an arm band that can be used from noon-8pm and receive a $5 off coupon by going to the facebook page for the “Darke County Food Truck Rally & Competition.”
Family pack of tickets 25 for $20 and most rides are 2-3 tickets each.
In addition to food trucks bringing out their very best items in the hopes of fame and fortune, the Darke County Food Truck Rally and Competition will host the 2nd annual Darke County’s Got Talent Competition at the outside gazebo starting at 11am. We welcome singers, musicians, dancers, magicians, or anybody with a talent to share. First place winner will receive $150, 2nd place will receive $100 and 3rd place will receive $50. If you are interested in participating, email Jason for an application at: email@example.com.
Go to the registration table located near the “Mike Tent” to enter your name in a drawing for a chance to win over $500 in prizes donated from local restaurants and businesses. We appreciate all of our local business sponsors to help promote this great event for our community. Winners will be announced each hour and you can collect your prize at the registration table located across from the gazebo.
“We couldn’t be happier about everything that’s come together for this much anticipated event of the season,” Blackburn said. “Amazing food, one-of-a-kind local crafts and great vendors, live music, Darke County’s Got Talent competition, amusement rides, family-friendly entertainment and much more – it’s going to be a great day for the whole family, and we hope you can come join us!”
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