Four local fests

Food truck festival July 22 in Wright Park

Tantalize your taste buds, savor the scents, feast your eyes on nature’s beauty, and devour the sounds of great local music.

Ride your bike and park it in the free bike corral.

Wright Park, 501 South I St.

Sunday, July 22 at 10:30 AM – 6 PM

Admission is FREE!


The afternoon will feature a wide variety of mobile food trucks from near and far along with local entertainment.

• Arnold’s Happy Days

• Ben and Jerry’s / Hula Girl Ice Cream

• Celebrity Cake Studio

• CJ’s Phillys

• Dippin’ Dots

• Europa Bistro

• HamHock Jones Soul Shack

• Hometown Dogs

• Kama’aina Grill

• Lumpia World

• Mobile Food Command Center

• On The Grind

• Original House of Donuts

• Panda Dim Sum

• Sam Choy‘s Poke to the Max

• Sirius Wood Fired Pizza

• Stacks Burgers

• The Pit Stop Grill

• Tijuana Taco

• Tornado Potato

• Smokin’ Robinson’s

• Burrito Boy

• Lizzie Lou’s Too


Baking With Julia & Kristen Marlo


The Keep Tacoma Beered Garden

More info at Sponsored by Mud Bay and Bloodworks Northwest. A community partnership between Metro Parks Tacoma and Bloodworks Northwest is making it more convenient to give blood that’s needed at Tacoma-area hospitals. When you donate, you’re saving lives!

Ride a bike, eat, do art and listen to music. No matter what you do, enjoy the summer. Photo by Morf Morford
Ride a bike, eat, do art and listen to music. No matter what you do, enjoy the summer. Photo by Morf Morford

Blood Drive at Food Truck Fest

July 22, 2018 from 10:30 am-6 pm

Wright Park, 501 South I St.

Reserve your donation time online at

  – Metro Parks


Don’t forget Tacoma’s Ethnic Fest 

Since 1986 Ethnic Fest has grown to become the largest celebration of culture and community in Tacoma. Voted the best festival of the South Sound; this year Ethnic Fest takes place Saturday-Sunday, July 28-29, from Noon to 7:00pm at historic Wright Park in Tacoma, WA. This family-friendly, free festival has grown in size and hosts Kid’s Zones, multiple entertainment stages, as well as numerous specialty arts & crafts, food and informational vendors. You are invited to apply to participate in Ethnic Fest and join us in celebrating over 30 years of culture, community and festivities.  More info here:

– Metro Parks

Photo by Morf Morford
Photo by Morf Morford


Spanaway Island Fest 

And if you are looking for that island vibe, don’t miss 2018’s 3rd Annual Spanaway Island Fest August 11th at 14824 C St S, Tacoma WA 98444 or at this website –

Yes, you can expect music, food and an unmistakable island experience.


Pierce County Parks & Recreation’s 4th Annual Mobile Food Fest

The event will take place from 11am-6 p.m. August 18 and will utilize the grass outfields at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St S, Tacoma WA 98444. Bring your blanket and grab a spot in the grass to enjoy your favorite tastes of the day.

Entrance into the Food Fest is free! Food is purchased from each truck.

A beer garden and stage with live bands will make this an event you won’t want to miss!

Check out the concert lineup. 

* 11:30-1:30pm: The Olson Brothers Band (Country, Rock)

* 2:00-3:30pm: Buddy Ritchie & The Bopper (50’s and 60’s)

* 4:00-6:00pm: The John Welsh Band (Latin, African, Reggae)

Check out the website for event information including which trucks will be onsite!

See who’s coming so far:

Lumpia World

Langostino Sushi Burrito

The Pit Stop Grill

Tornado Potato

Wich Came First

Arnolds Happy Days

Mini the Dough-Nut

– Pierce County Parks & Recreation