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South Carolina
Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

May 18


12 - 5 PM

*early entry VIP hour starts 11 am

FTFA is bringing the ultimate food truck and craft beer experience to Columbia, South Carolina!

Featuring some of the area's most popular food trucks dishing out fan favorites such as fresh and delicious lobster rolls,  hot & fresh made-to-order gourmet mini donuts, giant gourmet eggrolls,  ooey-gooey wood fired pizza, Jamaican cuisine and more!

Offering dozens of regional and national brews.

South Carolina State Fair

Gate #6 - 901 George Rogers Blvd

Columbia, SC 29201

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The Food

Food Truck Name
Dietary Options
Tropical Paradise
Lemonade/funnel cakes
Rollin With Tha Food
BBQ, Smash Burgers, Chicken Wings, mozzarella sticks, fries, Fully Involve Burger, Cowboy smash burger, chicken fingers, hotdogs, loaded fries
Super Icy Brothers LLC
Premium Dairy-Free/Vegan Frozen Desserts(Water Ice/Ice Cream) -Alcohol Infused Frozen Dessert -Gourmet Kettle Corn -Sweet Treats
Fresh Pours & Mo'
Funnel Cakes Deep Fried Oreos Walking Doritos Nachos Fresh Squeezed Lemonade (over 20 flavors)
Spicy Voodoo
New Orleans creole food
University Food Truck
Cajun Soul
Cosmic Empanadas and more
Hillbilly soda
Old fashioned soda and floats
Marilyn’s Kitchen
Southern soul food and seafood
Frozen Grapes
Wine Slushy
Pelicans SnoBalls
Lobster Dogs
Seafood-Lobster Rolls and Avocado dishes. Do have a non-seafood Avocado dish and a vegetarian Avocado dish
The Good Eats
Pancit Adobo Lumpia(pork,beef, veggies, turkey and spicy chicken) Mango Graham Crinckle cookies Kusina's grilled chicken Country style liempo Lechon Rice
Champ's Blazzzing BBQ
Comfort grilled food that's good for soul. Whole Hog BBQ, BBQ ribs, chicken, turkey wings etc
Size Matters BBQ Bus and Seafood
Seafood and BBQ
Mahjal's Filipino Food
Filipino Foods Pork Sisig Pork Skewers Assorted Eggrolls: - Pork & Shrimp - Steak & Cheese etc. - Palabok - Halo Halo
Carolina Donut Diva
Hot, fresh, made-to-order gourmet mini donuts
Maurice’s Catering
Southern classics including pulled pork, pulled chicken, beef brisket, smoked wings, mac and cheese, baked beans.
And Lobster
Lobster rolls and lobster mac
Kusina Filipina
Filipino food
Joe's Peanut Shack
Boiled peanuts
Chazitos Latin Cuisine
Latin Fushion
Alcohol infused freeze pops for adults/ assorted ice cream treats for children
The Hot Box Food Truck
Fish Shrimp Chicken wings Chicken strips Nacho chili cheese Hot dogs Fries Homemade lemonade
J’s Rainbow Italian Ice
Italian Ice
Cancha King
Peruvian Popcorn kernels in 6 different flavors
Mollys Fish & Chips
Combo(fish,shrimp&fries) Lobster Mac & cheese Fish & chips Shrimp & fries Wings & fries Burger & fries Tenders & fries Fried pickles soda/h20/cookies
Palmetto Kettle Corn
Kettle Corn
JonesZee Concessions
Eggroll Boyz
Giant Gourmet eggrolls filled with comfort foods from all over the world.
Lib's Diner
Classic diner with a culinary twist.
Chuckie Cheezz Steaks and Hoagiez
JamRock Jerk Spot
Jamaican Cuisine
Kona Ice
Tropical Shaved Ice (Hundreds of options)
Unity BBQ
American food. Pork BBQ, Turkey BBQ, Ribs, Chicken Wings, Sausage Dogs, and Fries.
Right Way Wings & Things
Lemon Pepper Wings, Hot Wings, Teriyaki Wings, Mango Hot, Plain Wings, Macaroni and Cheese, Tater Tots, French Fries, and More Wing Flavors
Billy G's Carolina BBQ
BBQ, Tacos, Sandwiches, Bowls
Smash City Burgers
Smash Burgers
Angelo’s Red Tacos
birria tacos birria doritos nachos chicken nachos birria nachos esquites mexican street corn
The Donut Shack (VIP Truck)
Mini Donuts with assorted toppings
Pineapple Island
Pineapple drinks with smoothie inside
The SnoBar Truck
Alcohol infused push up pops
Vykos To-Go
Latin-inspired refreshments and snacks (antojitos)
King of Fire
Wood Fired Pizza, Garlic Knots, Cannolis, Drinks
That Won Truck
Asian Cuisine with Southern twist.

Our Sponsors


General Info
  • Event runs rain or shine

  • Food & drink will be sold separately from admission

  • This event is family friendly and children 10 and under are FREE

  • Cash & Credit available at gate and most vendors

  • Lawn Chairs are welcomed and recommended

  • Beer closes a half hour before the festival ends

Ticket Policy

No Refunds on Admission or Beer Tickets

Travel & Parking

$5 parking (collected by the SC Fairgrounds) available at Gate #6
Travel Options

  • Drive to the festival parking lot

  • Uber/Lyft or Taxi

  • Public Transit via The COMET --> see route options


Flushable bathrooms available at 4 locations

Dog Policy

ONLY Service Dogs are allowed

The Experience

  • Dance to the tunes of a local DJ.

  • Try multiple cuisines from dozens of food trucks.

  • Enjoy local craft and domestic beers, and other alcoholic beverages.

  • Buy gifts for yourself and your loved ones in the Artisan Market.

  • Bring your friends and family, lawn chairs, blankets, and soak in the sun!

Vendor Line-up
The Experience
Our Sponsors

The Brews

Brewery Location
Stone IPA
Steel Hands Tank Series
Steel Hands Tropical IPA
Steel Hands Sandstorm
Southern Tier 2xhaze
Salvage Craft Galaxy Banger
Savage Craft Cream Ale
Palmetto Huger Street IPA
Palmetto Salted Lime LAGER
Voodoo Ranger
New Belgium Fat Tire
New Belgium Tropic Force
Kona Big Wave
Commonhouse Air is Salty
Carolina Craft Carolinian
Bells Hazy Hearted
Victory Berry Monkey
Allagash Beach Report
Stella Artois
Peak Drift IPA
Peak Drift Seltzer
Peak Drift Sour
Catawba White Zombie
Wicked Weed Pernicious
Bold Rock Cider
Michelob Ultra

The Artisans

The festival features local and regional artisans that sell handcrafted goods and packaged food products.
Let It Glow
Interactive glow toys
Crumbl Cookies
Southern Delight Pecans
We sell candied pecans cashews and almonds. We also sell hand dipped chocolate covered pecans in white and dark chocolate. We also sell them in a fine belgium chocolate (Callebaut) version.
4 Tour Farm
Cigars rolled onsite
Tallulah's Tasty Treats LLC
I make and sell freeze-dried candy. (Ex: skittles, jolly ranchers, milk duds, etc)
Southern Sparkle
Fairy hair/ hair tinsel
Amani Africa Creations LLC
Handmade fans, Knitted items and general merchandise
Luna Rose Custom Cakes
Homemade baked goods: cakes, cookies, mini loaves
D&P Woodworks and Engravings
Custom furniture, laser engraved housewares and drinkware, carved flags and decorations, cornhole boards and more
Kings Treasure
Our items range from art, paintings, prints, crystal and gemstone necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, teas and incense to mind, body and spiritual advisory for growth and wellness of humanity.
Dreamy Trendz
General Merchandise
Crafting Your Dreams
General Merchandise
Candylicious Freeze Dried Company
Freeze Dried Candy
Fired Up Custom Leather Works
Hand crafted custom leather items such as wallets, belts, bags, wrist cuffs and more!
Carolina She Shack
Tumblers of various sizes and styles, epoxy and sublimation. Other sublimation items may include tshirts, keychains, license plates, etc. Also doing laser engraved tumblers, and various other laser engraved items.
Local Dog
T-shirts with a picture of a lab at different landmarks around SC, trucker hats and tumblers
Mission 22
Clothing - Charity Organization
Crafty Yentas
Hand painted glassware, crochet items, and resin work
Crazy Chemist Candles LLC
100% Soy Wax Candles and Melts. Each fragrance is unique.
Your CBD Store
CBD related
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Hot Sauce Spot

Best South Carolina hot sauces around! Take home your favorite at the festival.
Coming Soon!
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