"Food Truck Thursdays" will return to Niagara Falls in about a month.
The weekly events, which feature food trucks and occasional musical performances at the Niagara Falls Train Station, will return May 9, it was announced Monday by Mayor Paul A. Dyster and the city's Office of Planning and Economic Development.
Events run from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. and take place rain or shine since there is indoor and outdoor seating.
The 2019 summer lineup begins with Dirty Bird Chicken N' Waffles and an appearance by jazz and blues vocalist Sharon Bailey.
"It is a sure sign of the summer season with the return of Food Truck Truck Thursdays at the Niagara Falls Train Station," Mayor Dyster said in a release. "This popular and ever-growing event continues to bring residents and tourists alike together over some of Western New York’s greatest culinary and musical talents, and we look forward to its return for many years to come."
May 9 – Dirty Bird Chicken N' Waffles; live music by Sharon Bailey
May 16 – Anchor Bar
May 23 – Mother Cluckers
May 30 – Lloyd; live music by Thomas Tedesco
June 6 – Ms. Judi's
June 13 – The Salad Bar
June 20 – Caribbean Flava
June 27 – Anchor Bar; live music by Thomas Tedesco
July 4 – no event
July 11 – The Great Foodini
July 18 – Dirty Bird Chicken N' Waffles
July 25 – Ms. Judi's
Aug. 1 – The Salad Bar; live music by Thomas Tedesco
Aug. 8 – The Anchor Bar
Aug. 15 – Caribbean Flava
Aug. 22 – Goofy's
Aug. 29 – Fat Bob's Smokehouse
Sept. 5 – Lloyd
Sept. 12 – Dirty Bird Chicken N' Waffles
Sept. 19 – The Great Foodini
Sept. 26 – TBA; live music by Bruce Wojick
The schedule also can be found on the FallsBiz Facebook page.
"Since its launch, Food Truck Thursdays at the Niagara Falls Train Station have become a popular lunchtime event among locals and tourists," said Allen Booker, organizer and minority enterprise & business development coordinator. "Based on customer feedback, we have added live music on selected dates, and a late-afternoon food truck event that will take place in August."
That later event is the "Food Trucks at the Tracks Happy Hour" from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21.
The series is presented by the Niagara Falls Office of Planning & Economic Development.
For more information, contact Allen.Booker@NiagaraFallsNY.gov.
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