Raleigh, N.C. — Find your favorite food trucks at these events this week:
Ipreo Winterfest Celebration
Saturday's Ipreo Winterfest celebration in downtown Raleigh is a family-friendly event featuring rides like a Ferris wheel, a carousel and a super slide, Santa's Village, a gingerbread house competition, the Ice Raleigh skating rink, musical acts, local beer and several of your favorite food trucks. The event starts at noon and concludes at 8 p.m. after Mayor Nancy McFarlane lights the big Christmas tree in City Plaza.
Rudolph's Holiday Rodeo
On Sunday, Dec. 4, the RDU Mobile Food Association (RDUMFA) will hold its 2nd Annual Rudolph’s Holiday Rodeo in Knightdale Station Park.
This year’s festival will include some of last year’s activities, like holiday decorated food trucks, craft beer and craft cider. New this year, Rudolph’s Holiday Rodeo will also include bouncy houses, a visit from Santa and performances by Spectrum Carolers and the Wendell Middle School Jazz Band. The event will also have craft vendors and a gift-wrapping table.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Meals on Wheels of Wake County, a local charitable non-profit that provides meals for senior adults and persons with disabilities.
Art Sheppard covers food truck news on his blog, The Wandering Sheppard.