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Plenty of Food Trucks coming to Holiday Arts & Eats Festival

Posted by boston.com  December 4, 2013 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by the Aigner/Prensky Marketing Group:

The new Holiday Arts & Eats Festival at Assembly Row in Somerville to be held this Friday through Sunday, December 6th, 7th, and 8th, will be the area’s first-ever winter Food Truck festival, in conjunction with an artisan market, local musicians, a beer and wine tent, a holiday train ride, and several other holiday and children’s activities. The artisan market and all activities will be held under a festive heated tent.
 
Food Trucks rotating throughout the weekend include:
 
Away Café                                                          Kickass Cupcakes
The Bacon Truck                                                 The Latin Spoon
Baja Taco Truck                                                  Mei Mei Street Kitchen
Bon Me                                                               Munchies Food Truck
Boston’s Baddest Burger                                      Paris Creperie’s “La Tour Eiffel”
Captain Marden’s Cod Squad                                The Pasta Pot                  
The Dining Car                                                     Pennypackers
Frozen Hoagies                                                    Rhythm ‘N Wraps
Fugu                                                                   Trolley Dogs
Green Bean Mobile Café                                       The Whoo(pie) Wagon
Kefi’s Kitchen                                                                                                      
 
Each truck will be serving a variety of popular food items including all things Bacon from The Bacon Truck, waffles and more from Green Been Mobile Café, holiday themed dessert treats from Kickass Cupcakes and the Whoo(pie) Wagon. Frozen Hoagies will also be serving Belgian waffles with homemade ice cream, hot chocolate, hot cider, floats and more. Other trucks will be serving up anything from vegan wraps and authentic Thai dishes to mac ‘n cheese, savory crepes, sliders, and more.
 
Friday night, December 6th, will be a 21+ only evening called “Holiday Arts & Eats After Dark,” featuring multiple bar areas with beer and gluhwein (hot wine), live bands and DJ, in addition to the Food Trucks and artisan market. Friday night admission is $10.
 
Saturday and Sunday, December 7th-8th is more of the Food Trucks, artisan market, Santa and an array of kid’s activities all day from 11am-6pm. Special “early” VIP entry costs $15 from 11am-12pm for shorter lines, and regular admission from 12pm-6pm costs $5 and is free for children 12 and under.
 
Holiday Arts & Eats is also partnering with the Greater Boston Food Bank. There will be a food drive area set up for the duration of the event for anyone to donate to help those less fortunate. Food items must be sealed and non-perishable.
 
A full schedule of the happenings each day can be found online at www.assemblyrow.com/events and advance admission tickets can be purchased online at www.holidayartsandeats.eventbrite.com. Admission tickets can also be purchased at the event for cash only but ATMs will be on site.
 
Assembly Row is easily accessible by car with on-and-off access from I-93 via exit 28 and exit 29, on Route 28, and via public transportation with both Sullivan Square and Wellington Circle stations are both less than a mile away. Free parking is available.

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