5th Annual Cornelius Food Truck Invitational this week!

Get ready for a throw-down of the area’s tastiest restaurants on 4-wheels as they battle it out for YOUR VOTE!

Join us at Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak Street, on Saturday, June 17 from 12:-00 pm – 8:00 pm as 15 of Charlotte’s best food trucks look to become crowned “Champions of Old Town”.

Food Trucks were met with hungry crowds at the 2016 Cornelius Food Truck Invitational.

Guests will vote for their favorite food trucks in categories such as:
-Best-Looking Truck
-Most Creative Menu
-Best Burger
-Most Nutritious
-& People’s Choice!

A local “celebrity” guest panel of judges will decide on the winner of the coveted Critic’s Choice Award! Hand-made trophies by Edie Lee Art will be presented to the winning trucks!

Trophies created by Edie Lee Art

Festivities also include:
—> Local Breweries
—> Street Vendors
—> Indoor/Outdoor seating
—> Kids Activities
—> & More!

Here’s how it works:

1. Gather your friends, neighbors and pets and find your way out to Oak St Mill in Old Town Cornelius

2. (recommended) Have your group all get food from different trucks and meet back up to share your findings!

3. Purchase any meal or side that catches your eye from as many trucks as you’d like. They all take CASH or CARD.

4. Have a craft beer! (or water – or something else… up to you ;))

5. Check out the other awesome artists, craftsmen, vendors and businesses!

6. Fill out one of the VOTING BALLOTS located on each table and at the Event Info Booth.


2017 Cornelius Food Truck Invitational Lineup:
Ruthie’s of Charlotte
Mel’s BLT Kitchen
The Improper Pig’s “The Oinker”
The Big Tasty
Lobster Dogs-Food Truck
Carolina Smash Truck
Now Toasted Food Truck
McDermottโ€™s Irish Pub
Hillbilly Bob’s Soda
Two Scoops..
OooWee BBQ
My Sausage Buddy
and more!

This year’s exclusive brewery sponsor is Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. Other generous community sponsors include: The Junction at Antquity, PNC Bank, LKN Citizen, Korak Design, Kadi Fit, Old Town Public House, Cornelius Cultural Arts Group and Natalie’s Fresh Orchard Juice

I live here in Old Town Cornelius and absolutely love our area's unique character. My life's calling is to work to bring art and culture to the forefront of everyday life. I work full-time for Bella Love, Inc and taking care of my adorable son, Kipton.