World’s Largest Food Truck Rally To Occur August 31st in Tampa
Tampa, FL, July 29th, 2013 –The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally Festival will occur on Saturday, August 31st, 2013 at the Florida State Fairgrounds (4800 U.S. 301 Highway Tampa, FL 33610) from 11AM-8PM. Admission is FREE and parking is $6 at the fairgrounds. The event is being organized by Generation Food Truck owners Jeremy and Candy Gomez with participation from Carlos Hernandez of the Tampa-based local food blog, CarlosEats.com, and Michael Lynch, co-owner of the food truck locating app, Truckspotting. The Tampa Tribune is the events exclusive newspaper partner and 98Rock is the event’s exclusive radio partner. Other sponsors of Generation Food Truck for the event include Ace High Printing, Yelp, Verizon FiOS, and Full Throttle Magazine.
Food trucks from all over the country will be participating in this event from places as far as Texas and North Carolina. A parade of food trucks will be held with participation from the City of Tampa Mayor, Bob Buckhorn, to break a world record previously set at Magic City Casino in Miami. Families can enjoy plenty of entertainment for children with 501st Legion international Star Wars costuming organization, bounce houses, and more. People of all ages will be able to enjoy a wide variety of gourmet food trucks and also enjoy music from 15+ live bands throughout the day.
Media personnel will cover the event live on August 31st from numerous outlets and the event is sure to be a day that will go down in history for food truck culture. Food trucks and sponsors wishing to get involved with the event can find an application and contact information at http://greatfoodtruckfest.com/.
For more information on The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally EVER food truck festival call Jeremy Gomez at (813) 562-9599 or Carlos Hernandez at (813) 407-0550. Visit the event website at http://greatfoodtruckfest.com/. The event is on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/100TruckRally and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/100truckrally.
About Generation Food Truck
Generation Food Truck is a promotion company based in Tampa, Florida that creates events and promotes food truck culture. Promoters Jeremy and Candy Gomez own Not Your Ordinary Food Truck, which serves a variety of game meat and exotic meat dishes, and created Generation Food Truck in 2012 with a mission of expanding the gourmet food truck movement. Stay updated at http://www.facebook.com/GenerationFoodTruck
About Carlos Eats
Carlos Eats is a local food blog founded in April 2010 by Carlos Hernandez in Tampa, Florida with the mission of being a guide to hungry foodies. Carlos has attended hundreds of food events and taken food tours around the world from places as far South Korea and Japan and consistently places in the list of top food blogs from Tampa Bay. Visit http://carloseats.com/ for more.
Truckspotting is a FREE smart phone application available for both the Android and iOS that helps food truck fans find out where food trucks are and utilizes GPS technology. The app started out in Chicago and Atlanta and is now in Tampa Bay and numerous other cities. Visit Truckspotting online at http://www.truckspotting.com/