It’s No Joke – April Food’s Day is Coming!

Announcing a brand new event in Downtown Garner – the first annual April Food’s Day Food Truck Rodeo!

When: Sunday, April 2, 2017 – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Rain or Shine)


Where: Main Street in Downtown Garner – From Griffin Street to Purvis Street


Parking & Admission: Free – Parking map coming soon!


We aren’t pulling your leg! Presented by Planet Fitness, HomeTowne Realty of Garner, and the Town of Garner in partnership with the Garner Revitalization Association.  Come downtown and join us for an afternoon filled with food, fun, shopping, and entertainment. This free event is open to the public and will have something for everyone to enjoy!

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Your favorite food trucks will be cooking up and dishing out delicious, mouth watering eats to satisfy your taste buds.

We’ve got a great line-up for you with 14 trucks including:

And 3 local craft breweries will be serving ice cold beer – including Garner’s first brewery – perfect for a beautiful spring day!

Enjoy some local entertainment while you grab a bite to eat with your family and friends!

My Cousin Skinny, an acoustic duo out of Raleigh, will be providing live music throughout the afternoon.  Youth attending The Gifted Arts, an awe-inspiring nonprofit organization located in Downtown Garner, will also be performing.

Need to find the perfect gift for an Easter basket or an upcoming graduation?

Look no further! A host of local craft vendors are joining the line-up on Main Street.  Shop everything from apparel to bath and body products to wood and metal crafts with artisans including House of Swank, Wood Grain & Grits, Late Night Fabrication, Nourished Earth Apothecary, and more!

Is there something fun for my kiddos to do while I eat and drink?

Heck yeah!  The Garner Police Athletic/Activities League (PAAL) is hosting a kids’ zone with a variety of fun, exciting activities to keep your children happily entertained while you eat, shop, and enjoy the live entertainment.

Be on the look out for more information in the coming weeks regarding the April Food’s Day Rodeo and volunteer opportunities.

This event will be held rain or shine. Due to the crowds and food we kindly request that our four-legged friends stay home.

Mark your calendars, invite family and friends, come out to support Downtown Garner and the local community while enjoying a fun-filled afternoon!  We hope to see you there!