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Salem Common

N Washington Square

Salem, MA 01970

Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

September 21 & 22

Saturday & Sunday

11 AM - 6 PM

FREE Entry to the festival!

FTFA is bringing the ultimate food truck and craft beer experience to Salem for the 5th year!

Featuring some of the area's most popular food trucks dishing out fan favorites such as Italian street food, seafood, sweet and savory crepes, Hawaiian poke bowls, Asian comfort food, crispy chicken sandwiches, Arepas, Bubble tea, ice cream sandwiches, whoopie pies and more!

Offering local, regional and national brews.

Festival Map

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The Food

Food Truck
Mexican Street Corn
Moyzilla (SUN ONLY)
Asian Comfort Food & Dumplings
Barrio New England Barrio Salem
Barrio Taco
Bertucci's (SUN ONLY)
Blount Clam Shack (SUN ONLY)
Seafood, Clam Shack, Lobster
TJs taste truck (SAT ONLY)
Tacos, latin american
Chicken & The Pig
Chicken Sandwiches, hot dogs, waffle fries, chicken wings
Cheese Louise
We serve 5-6 grilled cheese sandwiches, maple lemonade, and sometimes water. We keep it simple.
Chicken/ lamb/ pork belly/ squid skewers Hotdog, sausage, dumplings, strawberry/ lychee lemonade fried dough
Donali Food Truck
Sausages & Lobster Rolls
Wicked Tasty (SUN ONLY)
Gourmet Burgers, dogs, poutine, fries, new england/ american cuisnine focused
Cousins Maine Lobster (SAT ONLY)
Lobster / Seafood
Sabrosa Venezuela
Arepas, cachapas, empanadas
The Lobster Roller
Lobster Rolls and Clam Chowder
Rico’s Burritos Food Truck (SUN ONLY)
Gogi on the Block
Korean Fushion
Mac n Cheese Please
Mac n Cheese
Bone & Bread
Asian Infused
Papi's Stuffed Sopapillas (SUN ONLY)
Savory and Sweet Sopapillas
Northeast of the Border
Authentic Mexican Food
Creme Bruleee in Dairy, Vegan and Gluten-Free varieties
Uncle Joey's Cannoli
Travelin’ Pizza
Wood Fired Gourmet Pizza and Calzone
Sugarcane Hut
Juice and Smoothies
PieSons Pizza
Sweet bubble
Bubble tea
Trolley Dogs
Beef hot dogs and French fries with specialty toppings along with fresh squeezed lemonade with flavored purees
Travelin' Bones BBQ
The Roadside Diner
Fried seafood, salads, lobster rolls, desserts, subs, french fries
The Cookie Monstah
Cookies & Ice Cream
Clyde's Cupcakes
North Shore Beefie Boys (SAT ONLY)
Roast Beef Sandwiches, Crispy Chicken Sandwiches, Burgers, Pizza rolls, 3-way fries & more!
Villa of Lebanon
Bird's Nest Italian Street Food
Italian Street Food, Array of Italian Appetizers
Kowloon Mobile
Lobsta Love
Eggroll Cafe Food Truck
Crab Rangoon Eggrolls / Buffalo Chicken Eggrolls / Cheeseburger Eggrolls Japanese Curry Fries / Pulled Pork Fries / takoyaki General Gao Bento / Curry Katsu Bento Strawberry Bubble Tea / Mango Bubble Tea / Thai Tea Bubble tea
Taco Dude
South Shore Taco Guy
Hometown Poke (SAT ONLY)
Hawaiian Poke Bowls
Crepe Shop
Sweet Crepes, Savory Crepes, Ice Cream, Lemonade, Iced Tea
Slush King
Festival Foods
Whoo(pie) Wagon (VIP TRUCK)
Whoo(pie) Pies & Cookies
Jerry's Concessions
Fried dough, oreos, twinkies, chicken tenders, popcorn, French fries and assorted drinks
Friskie Fries
Gourmet Fries
Chocolate covered strawberrys, frozen chocolate covered bananas and cheesecake
Patruno's Place
Itlalian foods - rice ball, giant meatball, meatball sliders, chicken parm sliders, chicken parm on a stick, meatballs on a stick, sausage sub
Mi Corazón Taqueria
Tacos, Burritos, quesadillas, nachos, Birria
Tandoor and Curry on Wheels
Indian Food
Matilda Empanadas
Heart Shaped Empanadas
Deadproof Pizza Co
Craft Pizzas
Savage Wraps (SAT ONLY)
Unique Wrap Creations
Binge BBQ

Our Sponsors


General Info
  • FREE Admission!

  • Event runs rain or shine

  • Beer Packages available online only 

  • This event is family friendly

  • Cash & Credit available at gate and most vendors

  • ATMs will be available at Eastern Bank at Pickering Wharf, and Salem 5 on the pedestrian mall

  • Lawn Chairs are welcomed and recommended

  • Beer closes a half hour before the festival ends

Ticket Policy

No refunds on beer tickets or online beer packages

Travel & Parking

Street parking fills up fast! We recommend using public transit or a parking garage.
Travel Options


Porta potties available on site to all guests

Dog Policy

Leashed dogs are allowed

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


The Artisans

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

Gemini Girl Boutique (SAT ONLY)
Spiritual Tools
Smurphys creations
Roller perfume , soap, room spray, candles , wax melts , hemp jewelry much more
CBD American Shaman of Plaistow
Skelly Sisters
This spooky trio of folks from Salem has hand crafted a collection of salem inspired jewelry, silver and gemstone trinkets, and other hand crafted pieces of art
PAO Photography
My work includes photographs of flowers, birds, wildlife, landscape, cityscapes, astro-photography, aviation. Framed work, matted work, large scale prints on metal, canvas and acrylic
Solo Sea Glass (SAT ONLY)
Necklaces, bracelets and earrings are handmade, using wire weaving techniques and unique designs in gold, silver or copper, incorporating pearls, glass beads or gemstones and sea glass.
Spookee Keekee (SAT ONLY)
Variety of products that carry both spooky and fun vibes
Ferns and Fireflies (SAT ONLY)
I make framed sea glass art with glass and shells that I collect; hand-embroidered jewelry and other home goods; and live and preserved terrariums.
Simply the Best by Nicole (SAT ONLY)
Handmade jewlery, beaded, sterling silver and gold filled, permanent jewelry
Rebel Clay Co
handmade polymer clay jewelry
Dogs On Dough
We make cookie dough for dogs that can be served raw or baked into always fresh treats
Satanic Hot Sauce
I make and sell small batches of delicious hot sauce.
Apothecary 51 (SAT ONLY)
Handle poured and blended wood wick soy candles, gemstone infused intention mists, novelty beer can glasses.
The Hippie Bean Co (SUN ONLY)
General Merchandise
Handblown glass with a primary focus on drinkware
Mulligan Gear (SUN ONLY)
Our Cheery Corner
I sell hand-tufted goods (car coasters, coasters, tote bags, and phone grips)
Changing Seasons Creations
Home decor and gifts
The Stella Maris Boutique
General Merchandise
Hubba Hubba Foods
Handmade spice blends, including rubs, salad dressing mixes and bread dipping spice
Wicked Weird Artist (SUN ONLY)
Utilitarian Sculpture Art
Rustic Valley Designs
I produce signs, bottle openers, wine glass holders and other products using only reclaimed wood. I also produce T-shirts and tumblers.
Something Wicked
General Merchandise
Yam Collective (SAT ONLY)
Candles, sprays, diffusers
Wicked Cool Shades
Airbrushed canvases of pop art and horror / Halloween characters
Beard products for men
Pressed by Emily Paige (SAT ONLY)
Originial shirts, stickers, and greeting cards.
Seaside Stitching
We make aprons, Totes, Quilts, girls dresses, Halloween bags, baskets, home decor. There isn’t a category that fits our products.
Watercolor paintings that exude an 'approachable creepy' charm
East Kat Bath
Hand painted bath bombs and beauty products
Clancy's Creations
Framed, inexpensive watercolor art, specializing in mini art. I enjoy creating New England scenes, nautical, and botanical works. I also offer private lessons as a group or individual at your location.
Lovely Essence
We are a veteran owned candle and aroma product company. While donating a portion of our sales to clear path for veterans new England
Jacsan Essential Oils
Natural products made with certified organic essential oils
Happy Girl Jewelry
My jewelry studio is full of blow torches, textured hammers, jewelry saws, sterling silver sheets and lots of colorful gemstones
Ruby Jules Gifts
Beautiful natural stone jewelry, charm earrings, Halloween jewelry, hand crocheted hats, scarves, headbands.
Ancient Fire Henna
Henna body art
Ink By Olivia
Art prints, stickers, handscreenprinted apparel
Good Stock Permanent Jewelry
Custom fit, hand welded jewelry!
Products ranging from our popular claw clips infused with real flowers cast in resin to our celestial inspired handmade jewelry to our home decor items which double as art and functional as they can be used to display and organize your jewelry and accessories.
Still Dead Illustrations (SUN ONLY)
Original illustrations as well as prints, stickers, and more!
Magic Tree Henna
All natural henna body art
I create mental health/tattoo inspired streetwear and also give back to the Natural Alliance on Mental Illness. I make enamel pins, prints, stickers, patches, shirts, hoodies, hats, beanies, necklaces, decor and more
Ashley Mary Craftery
Ocean inspired epoxy resin art and functional home decor
Wide Awake
I am a silversmith and potter who makes semi-precious jewelry that is simple, unique and inspired by the outdoors
Wicked Wonders Shop
Tumblers, glassware, coasters, and keychains and so much more
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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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