Community members can sample menu items from ten food trucks and enjoy the music of South Boulevard Band at the 2018 Food Truck Fest and Starlight Concert at Brummel Park on Tuesday, July 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Guests are encouraged to arrive early and hungry to purchase various menu items from food trucks, including cookiesw/flavor, Pierogi Wagon, Lucy’s, Happy Lobster, More Cupcakes, CheSa’s Gluten Tootin’ Free Food Truck, Da Pizza Dude, La Cocinita, Piko Street Kitchen and Tamale Spaceship. Food trucks will be on site beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The free event will feature music from South Boulevard Band, a dynamic group of Chicago music scene veterans specializing in classic rhythm and blues and rockin’ soul tunes. Together, the band’s members have almost 200 years of musical experience, delivering a great show every time they take the stage. The concert will take place from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Interactive family activities will be offered before the concert from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. 

Brummel Park is located on Brummel Street at Elmwood Avenue. In the event of inclement weather, the rain site for the concert will be the Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave. Information will be available, if necessary, at 4:30 p.m. on the show date by calling or texting 847-448-4311 or by following @parkrecevanston on Twitter.

The Starlight Concert Series is presented by the City’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department. For the complete concert series schedule, visit