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Food Truck Thursdays

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2020 Food Truck Thursdays Information TBD

2019 FOO

Food Truck Thursdays  will return to the Ravinia District June 6 through September 12 from 4:30 PM to dusk. Alfresco diners are invited to come and enjoy a variety of food and drinks from a rotating series of more than a dozen food trucks every week, along with adult beverages from local restaurants including Abigail’s American Bistro and Ravinia Brewing Company. While dining with family and friends, attendees can enjoy a wide range of music, as well as Bags (corn hole) games for adults, and family-friendly crafts and activities. 

For information about participating in the Bags League contact Ripple Public Relations at 847.432.6000, or or visit:

Food Truck Thursdays is managed by Bensidoun USA.  Music in the Park is managed by Life Rhythms. Bags League is managed by Ripple Public Relations.  Food Truck Thursdays, Music in the Park and the Bags League is sponsored by the Ravinia District Special Service Area 17 property owners.  Music in the Park is also sponsored by the Highland Park Community Foundation. 

Dean Avenue between Roger Williams and St. Johns Avenues, and in Jens Jensen Park, across from the Ravinia Metra Station in Highland Park.

Food Truck Thursdays 2019 will run from June 6- September 12. 
4:30 PM to Dusk
*Food Truck Thursday will NOT run on Thursday, July 4*

FREE Admission

Getting There
Walk or ride your bicycle along the enhanced Green Bay Trail thats leads to into the District's charming and diverse business district. (Bike rack available at north west corner of Jens Jensen Park).

Hop on the Metra north or south to Ravinia Station at Roger Williams in the Ravinia Business Distict. 

If you are traveling by car, Highland Park is easily accessible via north Lake Shore Drive to Sheridan Road, US 41 and 294. Exit Clavey Road east to Green Bay Road and east on Roger Williams Avenue.  

Traffic Impact: Dean Avenue closed 3 PM – 9:30 PM

Look for parking in one of the nearby public parking lots or in the Ravinia School parking lot off Dean Avenue north of Roger Williams.

Music Lineup
June 6 The Ravinia Ramblers
June 13 The Frontburners
June 20 The Rolling Clones
June 27 The Don Stiernberg Trio
July 11 WACO
July18 The Jared Rabin Band
July 25 Railheart Featuring Dinamita Pereda
August 1 Radio Free Honduras
August 8 La Tosca
August 15 Tom Holland & The Shuffle Kings
August  22 The Al Rose Band
August 29  Bowmanville
September 5 The Bassment Band
September 12 The Hoyle Brothers

Want to Join the Event? 
Contact Leslie Cahill at 312.575.0294 or to learn more about becoming a part of Food Truck Thursdays.