West Virginia Food Truck Festival scheduled for Saturday at Eleanor | WCHS Network | News • Sports • Business
ELEANOR, W.Va. – After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the West Virginia Food Truck Festival is set to return this weekend to Putnam County.
The 4th annual event, established six years ago, will take place Saturday at Eleanor Park & Fair Grounds in Eleanor from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Ashley Alford Glance, president of the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, told 580-WCHS there will be more than a dozen food vendors and something for everyone, including street food. Asian, traditional barbecue, desserts and healthier options. She noted that some food trucks come from several hours away, making this a true statewide event.
“We are really happy to have him back. We think with good weather forecast for tomorrow (Saturday) and people looking for fun things to do, we’re going to have a good crowd,” Glance said.
The free event also includes artisan vendors, a corn hole tournament and live music.
The musical lineup includes The Soda Pop Gypsies, Dewey Jeffrey, Kate Boytek & Holly Forbes and The Jason Mays Band.
All proceeds and donations from the festival benefit victims of domestic violence served by Branches Domestic Violence Shelter. At the event, officials accept donations of canned or canned food, new pillows and new towels. Glance said the festival selects a different nonprofit each year to donate to.
For more information, visit www.wvfoodtruckfestival.com.