Cornelius Food Truck Invitational

Be a part of Lake Norman’s largest food truck competition on Saturday, Sept 7 as 15 of the area’s best restaurants on 4-wheels battle it out for your vote! You decide who goes home a winner in a variety of categories including Best-looking Truck, Most Creative Menu, Most Nutritious, Critic’s Choice and the coveted People’s Choice Award! So join us for lunch, dinner, and everything in between, and then cast your vote to help us crown the culinary champs of Old Town!

This Year’s Competition: Saturday, September 7th, 12 – 8PM

This Year’s Competitors

A Worthy Dog

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Brats, dogs, nachos, fresh popcorn and more!


B’s Grill

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Specialty gourmet hot dogs and street food.

Bun Appetit

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Small batch cinnamon buns and sweet rolls made with responsibly harvested organic cinnamon.

Carolina Smash Truck

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Gourmet grilled cheese and southern style-sides!!!


Crafty Burgr

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Hand Crafted Burgers, in-house baked buns, fresh ground beef and fresh toppings.

Creemoso Cheesecake

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Cheesecake truck serving up personal-size cheesecakes made to order.

Food Freaks

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Gourmet stuffed burgers, hand-cut wedge fries, sweet-n-crispy apple rings, and our signature pickle dogs!

GOGI Truck

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Sweet, salty, sour, acidic & spicy. The ingredients are simple, gluten free and delicious.

Hillbilly Bob’s Soda

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A throwback mobile soda stand offering fresh Root Beer, Cream Soda and Floats.

Jive Turkey Legs

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Smoked turkey legs with a unique twist on southern favorites, Cajun shrimp loaded cheese fries, deep fried crab legs and more.

Lakeside Lemonade

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Rock ‘N Rollin Smashed Drink Specialists serving lemonades, drinks, and desserts.

Lobster Dogs

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The Best Maine Style Lobster, Shrimp & Crab Rolls in the Carolina’s along with signature Stuffed Avocados.

Momo Truck

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Delicious dumplings, spicy noodles, savory rice bowls & many more. Proudly bringing Himalayan flavors to your streets in Charlotte, NC.

Ooowee BBQ

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BBQ Sundaes stacked with smoked chicken or pork, baked beans, mac & cheese and cole slaw, topped with homemade sweet Carolina BBQ sauce.

Queen City Sliders

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A variety of classic sliders and waffle tots served hot and fresh.

Ruthies of Charlotte

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Southern food with a Twist such as collard green quesadilla, meatloaf mac & cheese sandwich, salt ‘n pepper fried catfish and more.

Scratch Kitchen

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Brunch-style food truck offering made-from-scratch signature products using high quality local ingredients.

Yummi Banh Mi

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Vietnamese Sandwich Food Truck. Combines French influences w/ Vietnamese ingredients.

And There’s More!

The Cornelius Food Truck Invitational isn’t just about enjoying the area’s finest culinary creations on 4-wheels. We’re bringing a jam-packed lineup of fun for the entire family, from street vendors and live entertainment, to fresh dog treats, kids activities and more. Come hang out and stay a while, lunch or dinner and everything in between… they be sure to cast your vote for your favorite trucks!

Cornelius Food Truck Invitational Activities include:

-15 Food Trucks
-Live Music
-Local Craft Breweries
-Artists & Craftsmen
-Sweets and Treats
-Kids Bounce House
-Local Business Special
-Games and more!

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