Event info: Food & Beverage

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Expect lots of great food at the festival
We strive to bring the best in ethnic, regional and traditional foods to delight guests and showcase a wide variety of tempting foods to complement the spirit of the festival. From classic festival fare to exotic flavors from far-flung places around the globe, everyone is sure to find something to love. You'll have a tough time deciding between Thai, German, Indian and much more.

2017 Food Vendors

Brown's Island Food Court
Boka Truck Fusion Takos
Nadar's Bistro Gyros, Falafel, Dolmades, Bakalava, Greek Salad, Hummus
Ginger Thai Taste Pad Thai Chicken, Bangkok Chicken, Satay Chicken, Dumplings
Africanne on Main Chicken, Fish, Veggies, Rice, Plantains, Corn Bread, Ginger Tea
India K' Raja Butter Chicken, Lamb Curry, Vegetable Samosa, Naan, Vegetable Korma, Chai Tea, Mango Lassi, Bhatura
Caribbean Pot Jerk Chicken, Curry Chicken, Rice & Beans, Cabbage
Croaker's Spot Fish, Chicken, Cornbread, Corn on the Cob, Red Beans & Rice, Mac and Cheese
Amira Enterprises Italian/Kielbasa sausage, Philly Steak, Chicken Philly Steak, Funnel Cakes, Butterfly Chips
Strawberry Street Events Fried Oysters, Shrimp, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Corn Dogs, Funnel Cakes
Jadeans Smokin Six O BBQ, Brisket, Smoked Chicken. Ribs, Sausage, Handcut Seasoned Fries, BBQ Beans
Gelati Celesti Gelato
Slideways Bistro Gourmet Sliders
Espresso A GoGo Coffee


Community Foundation Stage Food Court
Cool Concessions Kettle Corn Kettle Corn
Leisure Time Corn Dogs, Grilled Chicken, Chicken Finger Basket, Funnel Cakes, Fried Oreos
Happy Empanada Empanadas, Plantains, Rice & Beans, Mango Cole Slaw, Chips & Mango Salsa
MacBrand Foods Sausage, Cheesesteaks, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Corn Dogs, Onion Rings
Goatocado Vegan Sandwiches and Sides


Altria Stage Food Court
Gregory's Grill Crabcakes, Fish Tacos, Fried Oysters, NC BBQ, Crab Soup
La Milpa Quesadillas, Burritos, Mexican Tacos, Soft Tacos
Food Corner & Grill Chicken Teriyaki on a Stick, Veggie Fried Rice, Veggie Lo Mein, Pad Thai
The Hungry Turtle Banh Mi, Vietnamese Tacos, Egg Rolls, Rice Bowls, Sushi Bowls, Asian-styled Sliders & Hot Dogs
Mark's Airborne Kettle Corn Kettle Corn
Strawberry Street Mini Donuts Gourmet Mini Donuts

Tredegar Food Court
Island Noodles Hawaiian Style Soba Noodles available Vegan, with Protein, or with vegatables
King of Pops Gourmet Popsicles
International Grill Garlic Chicken over Greek Salad, Steak in Pita, Chicken in Pita, Mediterranean Sausage, Falafel, Greek Salad
Urbanna Seafood Crab cakes, Soft Shell Crab Sandwich, Popcorn Shrimp, Chicken fingers
Espresso A Go Go Coffee, Lattes, Mochas, Espressos
Cool Concessions Po-Boys,  Shrimp, Oysters, Calamari, Alligator, BBQ, Steak and Cheese, Crab Balls, Fried Mac & Cheese
Cheezilla Gourmet Grilled Cheese Gourmet Veggie and Meat Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Return of the Mac Gourmet Mac & Cheese
River City Wood Fire Roasted Corn, Lemonade



Craft Beer

This will be the fifth year that a specially brewed beer will be offered at the Richmond Folk Festival. This year's Folk FestivALE was brewed by Champion Brewing, and is available in cans in Richmond stores and will be available throughout the festival. In our craft beer tent, you can sample many great Virginia Beers and we will be offering special seminars and events.

Specialty Wine

We will also be offering Foot Stompin' Festival Red, and Foot Stompin' Festival White as our signature wines.