Where to Find the Food Trucks During Derby Week

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Food trucks are the in thing in Louisville these days. Locals and those visiting the city of Louisville for Derby festivities may want to check out some of our local flare at a stop at a food truck counter. Here’s what I found going on around the curbsides this week.

This Twitter handle, WhereTheTrucksAt, is a gem of a social media tool! It’s a food truck finder that uses real-time GPS location data! It works nationally and Louisville is one of its cities, super cool and handy!

Check out Louisville Food Truck Association on Facebook. They update their page pretty regularly and have their different events listed on their page.

See the Louisville Street Food Alliance too, they are very up to date on their Facebook page and Twitter accounts.

Follow BizParkFoodies to find out where food trucks will be visiting within business and industrial parks.

Blackbeard Espresso will be at the Pegasus Parade Thursday (5/1) from 5pm-7pm with Metro United Way at 334 E Broadway at Preston Street.

Grind Burger Kitchen will be at The Moth at Headliners on Tuesday (4/29) from 6pm-8pm and at the Pegasus Parade on Thursday (5/1) from 5pm-7pm with Metro United Way at 334 E Broadway at Preston Street. They will also be at Maker’s Mark on Friday (5/2).

Jam Pan will be at DRE Medical in the Eastpoint Business Park on Tuesday (4/29) from 11:30am-2pm and Metro United Way for the Pegasus Parade on Thursday (5/1) from 5pm-7pm with Metro United Way at 334 E Broadway at Preston Street.

Longshot Lobsta will be at the Aero Club at Bowman Field on Thursday (5/1) from 7pm-11pm.

Sweet n Savory will be at the Pegasus Parade on Thursday (5/1) from 5pm-7pm with Metro United Way at 334 E Broadway at Preston Street.

Traveling Kitchen will be at the Chow Wagon on Tuesday (4/29), Humana-Blankenbaker on Wednesday (4/30) 11am-1:30pm, Humana Waterside on Thursday (5/1) 11am-1:30pm, 5th and Market on Friday (5/2) 11am-1:30pm, and at the Sherby Festival on Friday (5/2)

502 Café will be at Old Taylor Bar all week long.

On a side note, Louisville Food Tour takes participants on a walking tour of restaurants throughout the NuLu district on East Market Street every Saturday. It’s totally awesome. See this review here!

Know of more food truck venues for Derby week? Comment here or tweet them to me @LouStoryGal. I’ll add them to this list!

Photos courtesy of Twitter handle @WhereTheTrucksAt and the Facebook pages of the following: Blackbeard Espresso, Grind Burger Kitchen, Jam Pan, Longshot Lobsta, 502 Café.  

 

About Erin Nevitt
Longtime Louisvillian, I am a children's librarian at heart and have a passion for children's lit. I am most recently a stay-at-home mom who is always on the move, searching for family fun in Louisville. If it's free, it's preferable!
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