Food & Beverage

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. A listing of vendors will be added soon.

2018 Food Vendors

  • Boka - Fusion Takos
  • Nadar's Bistro - Gyros, Falafel, Dolmades, Baklava, 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
  • Croaker's Spot - Fish, Chicken, Cornbread, Corn on the Cob, Red Beans and Rice, Mac and Cheese
  • Concessions World - Italian/Keilbasa Sausage, Philly Steak, Chicken Philly Steak, Funnel Cakes, Butterfly Chips
  • Strawberry Street Event Concessions - Fried Oysters, Shrimp, Clams, Crab Cakes, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Corn Dogs, Funnel Cakes
  • Jadean's Smokin Six-O - BBQ, Brisket, Smoked Chicken, Ribs, Sausage, hand-cut seasoned fries, BBQ Beans
  • Gelati Celesti - Gelati
  • Slideways Mobile Bistro - Gourmet sliders – Beef, Chicken, Vegetarian 
  • Espresso A Go Go - Coffee, Lattes, Mochas, Espressos
  • Cool Concessions Kettle Corn - Kettle Corn
  • MacBrand Foods - Sausage, Cheesesteaks, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Corn Dogs, Onion Rings
  • The Pie Guy - An assortment of sweet and savory pies!
  • Leisure Time - Corn Dogs, Grilled Chicken, Chicken Finger Basket, Funnel Cakes, Fried Oreos
  • Goatocado - Vegan Sandwiches  and Sides
  • Gregory's Grill - Crab cakes, 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
  • Mama J's - Catfish nuggets, Macaroni & Cheese, Collard Greens, Corn Muffins
  • Hand Popped Kettle Corn - Kettle Corn
  • Westray's Finest Ice Cream - Ice Cream
  • Dank Eats Funky Pitas - Chipotle Chicken Bacon Ranch, Gyros, Steak, Falafel, Veggie
  • Rare Olde Times - Reuben Egg Rolls, Scotch Eggs, Fish 'n' Chips
  • Island Noodles - Hawaiian-Style Soba Noodles prepared either Vegan, with Protein, or Vegetables
  • 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 Company - Crab Cakes, Soft Shell Crab Sandwich, Popcorn Shrimp, Chicken Fingers
  • Cool Concessions - Po-Boys, Shrimp, Oysters, Calamari, Alligator, BBQ, Steak and Cheese, Crab Balls, Fried Mac and Cheese 
  • Return of the Mac - Gourmet Mac & Cheese
  • Make Me A Plate, LLC - Steam Shrimp Boil,  Bing bang Shrimp, 
  • Happy Empanada - Empanadas, Plantains, Rice & Beans, Mango Coleslaw, Chips and Mango Salsa

Craft Beer

This will be the sixth 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. 

Applications for the 2018 Folk Festival are no longer being accepted

The application window for the 2018 festival is now closed.

Vendors can download the following info.