Howl at the moon tonight, salsa till you drop tomorrow as food trucks roll out to some interesting and exotic parties and festivals this weekend. Here's the deal:
Friday, October 14
Tobacco Road is hosting the Downtown Full Moon Party tonight from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. The Road encourages everyone to dress creatively and outrageously (costumes are encouraged), so invite your inner freak for a night of drum circles, hula hooping, dancing, fire twirling, eating, drinking and yoga.
Entertainment includes live music by the band Free Like Me, flamenco dance classes by Miami Flamenco Institute, drumming by Esteban Camacho (AKA Mr. Bongoman), and DJ Umber Bandi-Ville.
Drumming starts at 10 p.m. with an open house policy for performers and drummers...so bring your own drums (or anything else to get a beat going) and join the circle. Food trucks (TBA) will serve dinner. $5 cover charge, valet parking available. Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Avenue, Miami
Food trucks at Tamiami Park from 6 to 11 p.m. Free parking, but no pets or glass containers allowed. Trucks include 90 Miles,
Chamo's on Wheels,
Cold Stone Creamery, CubanCube, Daddy's Grill,
Dim Ssam a Gogo,
Miami Angels Roasted Corn,
Mojo on the Go,
Mr. Good Stuff,
Pardo's Grill, Perros Express,
The Pit Stop,
The Real Chill,
The Red Koi, El Rincon del Coqui,
Shaorama Romanian FreshFood,
Sir Mixx A Lot,
Snow Caps, and
Sugar Rush. Tamiami Park, 10901 SW 24th Street, Miami
Food Truck Pile Up at JM Lexus of Margate tonight from 5 to 10 p.m. Trucks include Big Kahuna, Che Grill, CheeseMe, Dim Ssam a Gogo, Divan Bakery, Dolci Pecatti Gelato, The Fish Box, Guiseppe's Italian Sausage, Jefe's Original Fish Taco, Latin Burger, Latin House Grill, Mangia Mia, The MexZican Gourmet, Moty's Grill, Nacho Bizness, Nacho Mama's, El Rey de la Paella, The Rolling Stove, and Sugar Yummy Mama. JM Lexus of Margate, 5350 W. Sample Road, Margate
Saturday, October 15
If you like salsa (not the kind you put on your tacos), head over to
Jungle Island tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Sabor Hispano Festival. The festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage month and includes
music, activities, entertainment and sampling from 25 Latin-inspired
The festival is also attempting to break the World Record for Largest
Simultaneous Salsa Dance! At exactly 2pm, guests will gather in the
park's Garden Outpost and "salsa" along to the music in hopes of
achieving the World Record. To purchase tickets ($15), click here.
Trucks at Sabor Hispano include Frita Man, Grill Master, 90 Miles to Go, The MexZican Gourmet,
El Rey De La Paella, Latin Burger, El Rincon de Coqui, The Red
Koi, The Flying Saucer, Latin House Grill, Mr. Good Stuff, Chamos on
Wheels, Dim Ssam a Gogo, Cold Stone Creamery, Lemon Man, Havana Rice, Cuban Cube,
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Churramania, Sugar Rush, Yellow Submarine, Snow
Caps, CheeseMe, Mr. Chimi and Miami Angels Corn.
Wheelin' Dealin' Street Food Festival at Magic City Casino from 5 to 10 p.m. Free parking, raffles and beer is available. Trucks include 90 Miles To Go, Chamos on Wheels, Daddy's Grill, Dim Ssam a Gogo, Dolci Peccati Gelato, The Fish Box, Grill Master Cafe, Guiseppe's Italian Sausage, Latin Burger, Lemon Man, Mangia Mia, The MexZican Gourmet, Papa's Tapas, The Pork Shop, El Rey de las Fritas, The Rolling Stove, Sugar Rush, Sugar Yummy Mama, and Taco Fresh. Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Avenue, Miami