Food Truck Festival set for Friday, Aug. 4

GRAND BLANC — The First Fridays Food Truck Festival will have another festival day on Friday, Aug. 4 with a Rock and Roll theme and 24 food trucks! The event includes live entertainment, children’s activities including a sand art craft, yard games, chalking, coloring sheets and bounce house, food trucks and outdoor seating.

The festival takes place in the parking lot of Grand Blanc High School, 12500 Holly Road with extended hours from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Vehicles will only be allowed to enter from Holly Road.

There will be a car display area for anyone who would like to show off their classic car, hot-rod or otherwise awesome vehicle. Visit the City of Grand Blanc Downtown Development more details and to save a spot for your car. There is no charge to display or view the cars.

Live entertainment by Lapeer’s Third Degree Burns keeps the crowd moving from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the grassy area to the south of the food truck. Bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the music while you eat.

Johnny Burke from radio station 103.9 FM – The Fox will be on site for a live broadcast!

The First Fridays Food Truck Festival presenting sponsors are View Newspaper Group and Genisys Credit Union. The community sponsors include Serra Benefits Group and Blessing Plumbing and Heating Company. The Kids’ Zone sponsors include Grand Blanc Police Association, Mayor Susan Soderstrom, United Healthcare Community Plan, Grand Blanc Farmers Market and Grand Blanc Rotary. The entertainment sponsors include Stan Ring, State Farm Insurance, Neuenfeldt Eyecare and Little Joe’s Restaurant.

A Carry On Festival will continue in the Grand Blanc Downtown area after the food truck festival. Restaurants will be hosting special Food Truck Festival deals.

These events build a greater sense of community in a fun atmosphere and grow excitement in the downtown area.

For more information, visit the City’s website at and the Facebook page: City of Grand Blanc Downtown Development Authority- DDA.

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