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The Columbus Food Truck Festival

August 17, 2024


Franklin County Fairgrounds 

4951 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard, Ohio 43026.

The festival showcases delicious and unique fare from 50+ gourmet food trucks from Ohio and across the Midwest


The Midwest’s Premier Food Truck Festival Returns to the Franklin County Fairgrounds August 17, 2024

The complete food vendor line-up as well as performance schedule and participating artisans will be announced at a later date. 

The festival runs Saturday, August 17 from 11 a.m.– 10 p.m. 

This is a one day festival in 2024! Tickets are $5 purchased in advance and online, and $10 day of festival online and at the door. 

Guests are strongly encouraged to get their tickets before heading to the event as this event is anticipated to sell out. Limited complimentary onsite parking* is included with the admission ticket. *Parking is on a first come, first served basis for ticket holders. On-street parking is also conveniently located around the Franklin County Fairgrounds.

A portion of the proceeds from the festival benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio and Music Loves Ohio. Both non-profits have an established history of serving children and families in and around Central Ohio. Since the festival’s inception in 2011, organizers have donated over $97,000 to local charities from the event’s proceeds.

The Festival is located at the Franklin County Fairgrounds 4951 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard, Ohio 43026.

To stay up to date with food vendors, activities, and musicians, be sure to bookmark and check the festival’s Facebook and Instagram pages under the handle @colsfoodtruckfest.

ABOUT THE FRANKLIN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS AND THE FRANKLIN COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY The Franklin County Fairgrounds is operated by the Franklin County Agricultural Society. The objectives of the Society are the improvement of agriculture, horticulture, better livestock, uniform domestic science and art, and the promotion of youth activities, and the general community betterment together with all other industrial, commercial, and educational interests of the County. The Franklin County Fairgrounds is located at 4951 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard, OH 43026. For more information about the Franklin County Agricultural Society and the Franklin County Fairgrounds visit them online at

ABOUT MUSIC LOVES OHIO Music Loves Ohio is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides opportunities for Central Ohio youth to pursue their passion for music. Their financial assistance is focused on music education classrooms (public schools, private schools, and after school programs) and providing instruments to financially underserved students in Central Ohio. For more information about Music Loves Ohio, visit them online at

ABOUT RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF CENTRAL OHIO For more than three decades, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio (RMHC) has been keeping families close at the Columbus Ronald McDonald House. From its beginnings as a grassroots movement established by a partnership between volunteers and local McDonald’s Owner/Operators, the charity has served thousands of families in their deepest times of need. For more information about Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio, visit them online at

ABOUT DESTINATION HILLIARD/HILLIARD OHIO Hilliard, Ohio is a thriving community of more than 33,000 residents. Residents and corporate citizens enjoy dependable city and safety services, a highly rated public-school system, scenic parks and trails, terrific recreational programs and a variety of safe and attractive neighborhoods. Situated just west of the Scioto River along I-270, Hilliard is only a 15 to 20-minute commute to downtown Columbus. With roots that began as a village built in 1869 around the railroad station, Hilliard has grown into a city full of local pride and history.

General Terms

All Items are non-refundable, All Sales are final. No Re-Entry, if you would like to leave and come back you will need to purchase a ticket for each time you'd like to re-enter.

Refund Policy

All Items are non-refundable, All Sales are final. 

Cancellation Policy

If the event has to postpone or cancel for any reason we will do our best to honor your entry tickets for the next festival.

If the event has to closed down or be cancled due to an act of god, unfortuantley no refunds will be given. 

Item Transfer Policy

No ticket transfers permited

Age Restriction

Children 12 years of age and younger are complementary, but must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.