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.

2019 Food Vendors

Options available: VG-Vegan; V-Vegetarian; GF - Gluten-free

Brown's Island Food Court

  • Boka Truck - Fusion Takos (VG, V, GF)

  • Nadar's Bistro - Gyros, Falafel, Dolmades, Bakalava, Greek Salad, Hummus (VG, V, GF)

  • Ginger Thai Taste - Pad Thai Chicken, Bangkok Chicken, Satay Chicken, Dumplings

  • Africanne on Main - Chicken, Fish, Veggies, Rice,Plantains, Corn Bread, Ginger Tea (V)

  • Croaker's Spot - Fish, Chicken, Cornbread, Corn on the Cob, Red beans and Rice, Mac and Cheese

  • Concession World - Italian and Kielbasa Sausage, Steak & Cheese, Ribbon Fries, Blooming Onion, Lemonade

  • Strawberry Street Events - Fried Oysters, Shrimp, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Corn Dogs, Funnel Cakes, Quinoa Bowls, Vegetarian Burritos & Quesadillas (V)

  • Jadean’s Smokin’ Six O - BBQ, Brisket, Smoked chicken. Ribs, Sausage, hand cut seasoned fries, BBQ Beans

  • Gelati Celesti - Gelati

  • Sedona Tap House - Australian Kobe Beef Sliders, Dixie BBQ Sliders, Clam Chowder, Fish Tacos, Flatbread Pizza

  • Espresso A Go Go - Coffee, Lattes, Mochas, Espressos (VG)

  • La Milpa - Quesadillas, Burritos, Mexican Tacos, Soft Tacos, Hard Tacos 

Community Foundation Stage 

  • Cool Concessions Kettle Corn - Kettle Corn

  • Leisure Time - Corn Dogs, Grilled Chicken, Chicken Finger Basket, Funnel Cakes, Fried Oreos

  • The Pie Guy - An Assortment of Sweet and Savory Pies

  • MacBrand Foods - Sausage, Cheesesteaks, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Corn Dogs, Onion Rings

  • Goatocado - Quinoa Bowls, Mac and Cheese (VG, V, GF)

  • Jem's Caribbean Cuisine - Jerk or Curry Chicken, Oxtail platters with Cabbage, Coconut Rice and Beans, and Plantains, Jerk Ribs (GF, V)

  • Thai Town - Veggie Fried Rice, Shrimp Tempura, Veggie Lo Mein, Chicken Teriyaki on Stick, Pad Thai Noodles, Veggie Egg Rolls

Altria Stage Food Court

  • Gregory's Grill - Crabcakes, Fish Tacos, Fried Oysters, NC BBQ, Crab Soup

  • ArrozRVA - Burritos, Rice Bowls, and Salads (VG, V, GF)

  • Soup 4 the Soul – Lobster, Tomato Spinach Pesto, Philly Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese, Potato Soup, Tomato Basil Soup, Clam Chowder

  • Mark's Airborne Kettle Corn - Classic Kettle Corn, Fresh squeezed Lemonade and Limeade (VG, V, GF)

  • Westray's Finest Ice Cream - Ice Cream, Sorbet (VG, GF )

  • The Hungry Turtle - Banh mi, Asian Fusion Tacos & Rice Bowls, Eggrolls (VG)

  • Shakedown Eats - Street Corn Tots, Sticky Tots, Tot-Chos, Cowboy Chili, Frito Pie, Grilled Cheese (GF, VG, V)

Westrock Craft Beer Area

  • Island Noodles - Hawaiian Style Soba Noodles prepared Vegan with protein or vegetables (VG)

  • Mama J's - Catfish, Greens, Mac & Cheese

  • International Grill - Garlic Chicken over Greek Salad, Steak in Pita, Chicken in Pita, Falafel, Greek Salad

  • Slideways Mobile Bistro - Sliders/Fries, Grilled Cheese

  • Espresso A Go Go - Coffee, Lattes, Mochas, Espressos (VG Options)

  • Curbside Creations - Po-Boys, Shrimp, Oysters, Calamari, Alligator, BBQ, Crab Balls, Fried Mac and Cheese (GF)

  • Return of the Mac - Gourmet Mac & Cheese

  • Make Me a Plate - Shrimp Boil

  • Happy Empanada - Empanadas, Elotes locos, Plantains, Rice & Beans, Mango Coleslaw (V, VG)

Craft Beer

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We’re excited to offer our very own Richmond Folk Festival Beer. This year's Hazy Folk was brewed by Alewerks Brewing Co., and is available in Richmond stores and restaurants, and will be available throughout the festival. In our WestRock Craft Beer Area, you can sample many great Virginia Beers and we will be offering special seminars and events.

Hazy Folk can be purchased in the Richmond area in these markets and restaurants, while they last:

  • 48 Hour Food Mart

  • Accacia

  • Bottleworks

  • The Caboose

  • Capital Ale House

  • Capital Ale House - Innsbrook

  • Cary St. Mini Mart

  • Corks & Kegs

  • De Fles Winkel

  • Ellwood Thompson Natural

  • Fastop

  • Fine Food Store

  • Folk Festival

  • Growlers To Go

  • Growlers To Go - Short Pump

  • Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger

  • Kroger 524

  • Kroger 512

  • Kroger 515

  • Kroger 517

  • Kroger 523

  • Libbie Market

  • Little House Green Grocery

  • Lombardy Market

  • Manchester Market

  • Market at Tobacco Row

  • Once Upon A Vine North

  • Once Upon A Vine South

  • Outpost Richmond

  • Patterson Mini Mart

  • Robinson Street Market

  • Saison

  • Shields Market

  • Shockoe Heights Market

  • Shockoe Valley Market

  • Stella’s Grocery Scotts Addition

  • Strawberry Street Market

  • The Mill

  • Total Wine Short Pump

  • Total Wine South

  • Total Wine West

  • Trolley Market

  • Union Market

  • Wegmans 129

  • Wegmans 130

  • Whole Foods Market

Specialty Wine

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

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2019 Festival

Chosen food vendors will receive the following marketing benefits:

  • A listing on the Festival’s website, with a link to the vendor’s website (if submitted)

  • A listing in the Festival’s Program Guide (35,000 copies printed and distributed)

  • A list of vendors carrying Gluten-Free, Dairy Free and/or Vegan Items along with their location, will be posted on Festival’s website and/or Facebook page.

Please make sure to read the Vendor Guidelines document as it will answer most of your questions.