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Fort Taber

1000 S Rodney French Blvd

New Bedford, MA 02744

New Bedford
Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

October 5


12 - 5 PM

*early entry VIP hour starts 11 am

FTFA is bringing the ultimate food truck and craft beer experience to New Bedford for the 7th year!

Featuring some of the area's most popular food trucks dishing out fan favorites such as lobster and street food nachos, Portuguese/ American Culinary Fusion,  dessert pizzas, BBQ, fresh juice and smoothies and more!

Offering regional and national brews.

Festival Map

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The Food

Food Truck
Mac n Cheese Please
Mac n Cheese
Dumplings & Asian Comfort Food
Humble Taco
Lou's Bah-Bah-Q
Bah-Bah-Q Pulled pork, Sliced Brisket, Pork ribs, hot dos, Fries, five cheese mac-n-cheese, cornbread, coleslaw, Bah-Bah-Q baked beans
Da Caribbean Flavors
Authentic Caribbean Food, such as Jerk Chicken And Jerk Pork, Jamaican Beef Patties, and Coconut Shrimp and Snapper, and other seafood options native to the Caribbean.
Lobsta Love
Bem Bōm Portuguese/American Culinary Fusion
Portuguese/American Culinary Fusion Sandwiches & Gourmet Fries
Creme Bruleee in Dairy, Vegan and Gluten-Free varieties
The Sausage Guy
Sausage Guy Sausages, SG All-Beef Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, etc.
Villa of Lebanon
Trolley Dogs
Beef hot dogs & french fries with specialty toppings with fresh squeezed lemonade with flavored purees
Traditional Wood-Fired Pizza / Dessert Pizzas, and over-the-top Spicy Pizza
Taco Dude
The Cookie Monstah
Cookies & Ice Cream
Hot Mini Donuts, Fresh Squeezed Lemonade, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Cider
Totally Tempura
Fried pickles, onion rings, fried veggie platter, fried shrimp and chicken
Blount Clam Shack
Fresh Seafood and More. Clam Cakes & Chowder, Lobster & Street Corn Nachos, Fish & Chips, Fried Shrimp, Lobster Rolls, Grilled Shrimp Cocktail.
Hometown Poke
Poke - sushi in a bowl
Bird's Nest Italian Street Food
Chicken Parm Sliders, Fried manicotti, spinach and artichoke bites, pepperoni pizza eggrolls, Arancini, Mozz sticks
Patruno's Place
Italian Foods
Uncle Joeys Cannoli
Mi Corazón Taqueria
Mexican menu. Tacos, burritos,quesadillas

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

Paid parking lot available on site - City of New Bedford will be collecting $15 for parking.  No shuttles available for this event.
Travel Options

  • Drive and park in paid parking lot

  • Uber/Lyft or Taxi


Porta potties available on site to all guests

Dog Policy

Leashed dogs allowed at this event

The Experience

  • ​​Dance to the tunes of today's hottest music

  • 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
Dorchester Brewing Co
Dorchester, MA
Pivotal Brewing Co
Bristol, RI
Redemption Rock Brewing
Worcester, MA
Proclamation Ale Co
Warwick, RI
Long Live Beerworks
Providence, RI
Hudson North Cider
Anchor & Hope
Rumford, RI
Forty Second Brew Co
Kingston, MA

The Artisans

The festival features local and regional artisans that sell handcrafted goods and packaged food products.

3D-printed novelty items such as dragons, axolotls, frogs, sea creatures, jewelry, etc
Sherri's $5 Batta Bling
Paparazzi Jewelry - Mens and Womens Necklaces Bracelets Earrings Rings and Hair Clips
Reset by Megan
Lotion, body scrub, lip scrub, body wash, soap, bath salts, bubble bath, beard oil, body oils, etc
The Stella Maris Boutique
General Merchandise
Something Wicked
General Merchandise
Beard products for men
What we sell are accessories, antiques, and found things; what we create are the most inviting, innovative, and creative spaces
CBD American Shaman of Plaistow
Jacsan Essential Oils
Natural products made with certified organic essential oils
Sammmy's Silver
Sterling silver jewelry, Its all $10 each. Everything from earrings to toe rings to men's items
Holly's Heavenly Creations
Jams and Jellies
Mission 22
Clothing - Charity Organization
Suzette’s Creations
Sublimation Tumblers, shirts, sweatshirts
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Collectibles Corner

Buy the best sports memorabilia in New England right at the festival.
Coming Soon!

Hot Sauce Spot

Best New England hot sauces around! Take home your favorite at the festival.
Coming Soon!
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