Food Truck Festival Coming to McKinley Park Saturday

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Graham Kilmer

Park'd Pop-Up Pub & Grub volition person nutrient trucks and a 1960's beverage motortruck dispensing beer.

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Park Pub. Photo from Milwaukee County.

Park Pub. Photo from Milwaukee County.

A caller nutrient motortruck festival volition instrumentality spot connected Milwaukee’s lakefront this weekend.

The event, called “Park’d! Pop-Up Pub & Grub”, is being hosted by Milwaukee County Parks astatine McKinley Park betwixt Lagoon Drive and McKinley Marina.

The lawsuit volition tally from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and diagnostic a fig of section nutrient trucks and a caller parks section brew truck. The section created “Park Pub,” a 1960s-era beverage motortruck reconfigured to dispense beer.

Marketing materials from the parks section amusement the rolling pub volition beryllium serving brew from Lakefront Brewery, Eagle Park Brewing Company, Molson Coors and White Claw.

Vendors volition see Wisconsin Fried Cheese Curds, Immy’s African Cuisine and Heavenly Roasted Nuts.

The lawsuit was created by a fund amendment from Milwaukee County Supervisor Sheldon Wasserman.

“Tomorrow volition beryllium a beauteous day, and this lawsuit is simply a cleanable accidental to enactment our unthinkable parks strategy by enjoying immoderate section nutrient and the lakefront earlier cheering connected the Bucks successful crippled 5,” said Wasserman successful a statement.

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The parks section chose McKinley Park for the festival earlier successful the twelvemonth due to the fact that of its ample greenish abstraction allowing plentifulness of country to patronize the nutrient trucks and signifier societal distancing.

While it was Wasserman’s amendment that got the shot rolling, James Tarantino, manager of concern services for Parks, said successful March that the section had been looking into ways to usage peculiar uses to enactment nutrient trucks.

More events are planned.

“This is conscionable a warmup! Park’d has much lakefront events coming. We’ll instrumentality to the lakefront August 28-29,” says the lawsuit website.

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