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April 25, 2017

Veronica Parsloe
Festival Director
Harwinton Family Food Truck Festival
Tel. 203.364.7205


Harwinton Lions Club Celebrates Centennial Anniversary with 1st Annual Family Food Truck Festival, taking place Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Harwinton Town Hall now featuring over 20 food trucks

(Harwinton) — The Lions Club of Harwinton will host the 1st Annual Harwinton Food Truck Festival on Sunday June 25, 2017 from 11 AM to 7 PM at the Harwinton Town Hall located at 100 Bentley Drive.

The Festival will feature over 20 food trucks, music, kids’ activities, sampling vendors and other local vendors. The event is being sponsored by local businesses, including Torrington Savings Bank, Thomaston Savings Bank, Family Propane, LLC, Ultimate Plumbing & Heating, Litchfield Bancorp and Albreada Refuse & Sweeping.

Lions Club International is commemorating its Centennial Celebration from now until June 2018. This celebration marks 100 years of humanitarian service from Lions across the globe. The Lions Club of Harwinton is introducing the Harwinton Food Truck Festival as part of its ongoing contribution to the Centennial with hopes this event grows into an annual event that will attract people from all of Litchfield County and its surrounding areas.

The purpose of this event is to create fun for families in surrounding communities and demonstrate a love for food by bringing everyone together. Proceeds from the event will support local causes including health and community advancement, as well as Harwinton’s annual Hometown Holiday celebration.

This fundraiser will be the first of its kind in the immediate area, bringing the exciting aspect of food truck festivals into the Harwinton community. There will be plenty of family activities, including a variety of inflatables, caricature drawings and face painting. There will be food sampling vendors and local vendors selling clothing, crafts, food products, pet toys and more.

Food trucks currently confirmed include 744 Express, Antojos Criollos, Blackie’s Hot Dogs, Bradley Taffy, Bumski’s, Caseus Cheese Truck, Chompers, Cutie Pie’s, DrewbaQ Food Truck, Farmington Farm Truck, Firehouse Grill, Fryborg, Kranky’s Dawgs, Peppermill Catering, Pork Friends & Company, Poutine Gourmet, Sugar Cupcake Truck, Sultan Kebab, Ultimate Sundae and The Whey Station. More will be announced soon.

There are opportunities to advertise in the Event Program, where local businesses can place an advertisement or coupon. For more information about sponsoring, vendor opportunities or volunteering, please contact Harwinton Family Food Truck Festival Director Veronica Parsloe at (203) 364-7205 or

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Harwinton Lions Club

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.

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Course cost is $299 per person.  Snacks and refreshments provided.

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