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Fort Taber

1000 S Rodney French Blvd

New Bedford, MA 02744

New Bedford
Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

*NEW DATE* October 28


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 5th year!

Featuring some of the area's most popular food trucks dishing out fan favorites such as juicy flavorful hot dogs, delicious lobster rolls, super satisfying sundaes and more!

Offering regional and national brews.

Festival Map

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The Food

Food Truck
Cheese Louise
Artisan Grilled Cheese
Gonzalez Food Truck
Mexican Gourmet
Birria Gordita Tacos
Mexican, birria tacos,Mexican street corn
Lobsta Love
Taco Dude
Street Tacos
Papi's Stuffed Sopapillas
Handmade sopapillas
Creme Brûlée
The Cookie Monstah
Cookies & Ice Cream
Raffa Chimis
Chimis (Beef ,Chicken Pork) Papas Locas/Crazy Fries (Beef , Chicken, Pork ) Bacon Cheese Fries Wings/Tenders/Fries/Plantains
Villa of Lebanon
Lebanese cuisine
Sabrosa Venezuela
100% Authentic Venezuelan Food & Beverages
Bem Bōm Portuguese/American Culinary Fusion
Portuguese and American
Shishkaberrys of NE
Chocolate covered strawberries
New City Microcreamery
Ice Cream
Hog Wash BBQ Co
Traveler’s on Tour
Asian. American.
Cheesy Chicks
Mac n cheese
Bubbe's Blintzes (VIP Truck)
Blintzes (sweet)
Travelin' Bones
Potato Potato
French fries & tater tots
What's up Cupcake
Trolley Dogs
Beef hot Dogs french fries lemonade
Dumplings & Asian Comfort Food

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

  • ATMs will be available at festival

  • 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
Union Station
Providence, RI
Redemption Rock Brewing
Worcester, MA
Proclamation Ale Co
Warwick, RI
Long Live Beerworks
Providence, RI
Hudson North Cider
Anchor & Hope
Rumford, RI
42nd Parallel
Kingston, MA

The Artisans

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

Emiliajon co
Trendy hand dyed apparel
J & L Delights
Wide Awake
Metalsmith and potter who makes handmade sterling silver and porcelain jewelry.
Knotty Witches
Soy Candles And Resin Art
Hair Accessories
Emerald City Suds
General Merchandise
Dogs The Brand
Duck canvas linocut printed patches, varied upcycled fabric linocut printed patches, one-of-a-kind upcycled clothing in sizes ranging from XS to 4XL, linocut printed bandanas/scarves/hankies,linocut prints on recycled paper, linocut prints on rice paper, various handmade buttons (pins), homemade stickers, kandi jewelry, bead strings, bead mobiles.
Oshun decor
African inspired home decoration
I make bead pens and offer a custom bead bar to make pens and keychains
Green Compass Global
CBD related
Ashix Art
I sell art prints, T-shirts, stickers, and so much more featuring my brightly colored, comic book inspired artwork.
Funky Soul
General Merchandise
Brian Johnson
Handmade artisan cutting and charcuterie boards
Yam Collective
Candles, sprays, diffusers
Linked Permanent Jewelry
We make handcrafted jewelry pieces that are never duplicated and that are competitively priced in the permanent jewelry market. We offer trendy boutique items, including clothing, handbags, candles, and miscellaneous fashion accessories.
Refugee Protection International
Wood / Recycled / Reclaimed
Taj Collective Co.
handcrafted polymer clay jewelry
Land Pirate Lifestyle Brand
Leisure clothing line designed for those who want to make a statement with their style
Serious Dirt
Hemp CBD
Life With Rainbows
Jewelry, Resin art and home decor
Suzettes Creations
Sublimated tumblers, wine,sports,kids,tea towels, wine bottle bags
Wicked Wonders Shop
Tumblers/tshirts/ small bags/ horror themed items
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