Fall Food Truck Festival & Carnival

food truck carnival
 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Grace Tiezzi, Assistant to the Town Manager 
Town of Avon
(860) 409-4300

gtiezzi@avonct.gov
 
TOWN SHARES DETAILS REGARDING AVON FALL FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL & CARNIVAL
 

Avon, CT – September 4, 2019 – The Town of Avon will hold a Fall Food Truck Festival & Carnival on September 13, 14, and 15, 2019 at 99 Thompson Road. The event will include food trucks, carnival rides and artisan crafts tents, as well as live performances from local bands. Additionally there will be a fireworks show on Saturday night at 9:00 p.m. More details regarding the event have been listed below. 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
 
Friday, September 13th 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Food Trucks, Carnival Rides, Crafts Tents.  
LIVE performance by The Fivers (7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) 
 
Saturday, September 14th 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Food Trucks, Carnival Rides, Crafts Tents. 
LIVE performances by Eastbound River Band (1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.), Lauren Michaud & Austin Rivera (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.), Sound Risk (5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) and the Conscious Club (8:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.). 
FIREWORKS SHOW by Pyrotecnico at 9:00 p.m.
 
Sunday, September 15th – 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Food Trucks, Carnival Rides, Crafts Tents. 
LIVE performance by Corey Rieman & the Dilemma (2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) and Smith Acoustic Duo (5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
 
CARNIVAL RIDE TICKETS & SPECIALS: 
Ride tickets will be sold for $1.00 per ticket, 22 tickets for $20.00 or 40 tickets for $35.00. Each ride costs 3-4 tickets. 
 
Ride All-Day/Night Bracelet Specials ($25.00 per bracelet) may be purchased and used during the following periods:
• Friday 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
• Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Updated 9/14/19) NEW SUNDAY RIDE SPECIAL - $20 PER BRACELET TO BE USED SUNDAY 12:00 P.M. TO 5:30 P.M. 

*NOTE A NEW RIDE BRACELET MUST BE PURCHASED FOR USE DURING EACH RIDE ALL-DAY/NIGHT PERIOD. A SINGLE BRACELET CANNOT BE USED FOR MULTIPLE PERIODS.*

 
PARTICIPATING FOOD TRUCKS (Updated 9/10/19): Angry Skillet, Dee's Flavors, Fried Dough Shack, Plymouth Kettle Corn, Thai Kitchen, Samba's Cuisine, Sweets and Eats, El Bori, Deb's Cafe, Tots, Brats, and Hots, Deep Fried Pickles and Tornado Potato, Deep Fried Oreo, Lemonade Man, Everything for $5 or Less (Kids' Food Truck), Tater Shack, Mac Attack, 3 Chicks Grill, Maui Wowi, Amy's Sweet Treats/Soft Serve Ice Cream, Holy Smokz, Makin Bacon.
 
FREE PARKING AVAILABLE AT:
• 99 Thompson Road (please access via Old Farms Road ONLY) -
  • On Saturday, parking in this location will be limited to handicap spaces and a small number of general spaces. A greater number of general parking spaces will be available on Friday and Sunday.
• Thompson Brook School, 150 Thompson Road
• Scotts Sweeping, 165 Thompson Road
• Pine Grove School, 151 Scoville Road
• Apple Rehab of Avon, 220 Scoville Road
• Valley Community Baptist Church, 590 West Avon Road – 
  • Friday – Parking available 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday – Park in southwest lot only from 11:00 a.m. to 7:15 p.m., after 7:15 p.m. whole facility available for parking
  • Sunday – No parking prior to 1:00 p.m. due to services. Whole facility available for parking after 1:00 p.m. 
• Avon Senior Center, 635 West Avon Road
 
FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE AVAILABLE FROM:
• Apple Rehab of Avon
• Valley Community Baptist Church
• Avon Senior Center
• Shuttle service for handicap guests and their parties available from ALL parking lots
 
WHAT TO BRING:
• Clear bags are encouraged