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BACP announces the return of the Chicago Food Truck Festival every Friday at Daley Plaza starting July 30


CHICAGO – City of Chicago Department of Business and Consumer Protection (BACP) Commissioner Rosa Escareno is pleased to announce the return of the popular Chicago Food Truck Festival at Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington Street. After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival will feature a rotating selection of food trucks from across town at Daley Plaza every Friday from July 30 to October 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. . As Chicago continues to reopen, Food Trucks Fest will be a great opportunity to support small businesses and welcome people back to the Loop.

“As people return to work and businesses reopen, Food Truck Fest is a great way to celebrate how far we’ve come in the fight against COVID-19 while supporting small businesses at the same time,” said the Commissioner of the BACP Escareno. “Chicago is the culinary capital of the country, and we’re excited to bring our amazing food trucks back to The Loop every Friday later this summer.”

This year marks the 6e year BACP sponsored and organized the Chicago Food Truck Festival. Previous years have featured local specialties such as Lawrence’s Fish and Shrimp, Harold’s Chicken, and The Fat Shallot. This year’s lineup will feature a variety of food trucks that are sure to satisfy even the most discerning – the schedule will be released ahead of the first festival on July 30, with six trucks showcasing each Friday.

Food Truck Operators who wish to participate in this year’s Food Truck Fest must submit their completed application no later than Friday July 2. can be found at


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