Below is a list of the top and leading Food Festivals in Dallas. To help you find the best Food Festivals located near you in Dallas, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Dallas’s Best Food Festivals:
The top rated Food Festivals in Dallas, TX are:
- Klyde Warren Park – gives free programming and educational options
- MLK Food Park – will be a vibrant and colorful space
- Ferris Wheelers Backyard & BBQ – is the over-the-top design district hot spot that serves up the best BBQ in town in the shadow of a 50-foot running Ferris wheel
- Trinity Groves – invites you to come out to support Dallas’ next generation of young businessmen and experience history in the making
- MUTTS Canine Cantina – is the first place to play with your best friends
Klyde Warren Park
Klyde Warren Park, grab a bite from Food Truck Lane displayed by CBS 11, with a variety of options available on weekdays and weekends. Its mission is to give free programming and educational options for the enrichment of visitors’ lives, to exhibit the diverse multitude of cultures and talents Dallas has to give and to be a town square where citizens may gather and make traditions together.
The 5.2-acre park relies on contributions from donors to keep it safe, clean, and active for more than one million visitors each year. Food trucks will be in the park daily from 11 am – 3 pm and on Saturday and Sunday nights from 11 am – 8 pm.
Dining, Food Truck, Everyday Activities, Events, Visit The Park, Join & Give
“Delightful place to relax in the midst of an urban landscape. Fun playground for the kids, and a small splash area. Lots of little cafe tables and benches to have a picnic or a bite from the good trucks. Lots of food truck options suitable for any diet! You can check out the food truck options online.” – Michelle B.
MLK Food Park
MLK Food Park will be a vibrant and colorful space in the Forest District of South Dallas. Created by the Better Block as part of The Real Estate Council’s Dallas Catalyst Project, the provisional space is designed to address multiple concerns, provide much-needed community space for the Forest District area, produce a pop-up incubator for South and Southern Dallas culinary entrepreneurs, and serve as a testing ground for Dallas policy change addressing low barrier, mobile food vending options.
The park will feature a variety of shipping container storefronts, building facades, food trailers, food trucks, and carts to further the discussion around permitting more affordable, rapidly deployable food vending options in the City of Dallas.
“A wide variety of options and they’re so yummy. All of the vendors are so nice.” – Akia W.
Ferris Wheelers Backyard & BBQ
Ferris Wheelers Backyard & BBQ is the over-the-top design district hot spot that serves up the best BBQ in town in the shadow of a 50-foot running Ferris wheel. This & That’s a remarkable restaurant and bar roster previously included the bar concept So & So’s and celebrity chef-driven restaurant, Wayward Sons. This & That Concepts has presented such popular neighborhood staples as High Fives, Tiny Victories, The Whippersnapper, Alice, and Session Pilates to the local community.
In just four short years, caterers Phil Schanbaum and Brandon Hays have made eight new restaurants, received several accolades, including two Best New Restaurant awards – and forever altered the terrain of the Dallas dining scene. Their joint take up again now include more than a decade of working with celebrity chefs and restaurant developers to bring new concepts to life.
Menus, Reservations, Catering, Dining
“My experience was during the week at lunchtime and Wao! The food is great! Flavorful and filling amounts. Moody was the gentleman that helped me in my decision-making on what to try. (Brisket, chopped beef mashed potatoes) I thank him for knowing his menu and making the recommendations. I’m definitely returning over the weekend to experience the nightlife side in the back.” – Jorge P.
Trinity Groves invites you to come out to support Dallas’ next generation of young businessmen and experience history in the making. They know you will want to return again and again. Central to the Trinity Groves plan is the restaurant concept incubator program, which promotes chefs and restaurateurs to create and present unique restaurant concepts to a team of experienced caterers who will then promote them to bring their ideas to reality.
In addition to restaurants and retail, they feature a microbrewery and a culinary events center. They also host many thrilling events such as art and theater shows, live musical performances, and chef cook-off competitions.
Restaurants, Retail & Shops, Event Spaces, Recreation, Art, Incubate, Events
“Great food and vibes with a lively atmosphere. Our waiter Leon was extremely helpful! I had the in-house cured pork pineapple fried rice and it was so good. Strawberry sake was phenomenal, soup dumplings were just like I imagined after seeing them on so many Asian shows. I’m definitely coming back!” – Sophie M.
MUTTS Canine Cantina
MUTTS Canine Cantina is the first place to play with your best friends. They are an off-leash dog park that provides to both two-legged and four-legged friends alike, where pups and peeps come to have fun. Come on in. Have a seat. And stay for a while. Become a member and enjoy the benefits of its community every day. Their daily, monthly, or yearly membership allows you and your pet to roam free across our sprawling one-acre, off-leash dog park with separate areas for small and large breed dogs.
Food & Drink, Events, Dog Park
“This place is really cool. The staff is awesome and they go above and beyond for their customers. I would definitely recommend checking them out.” – Jeremy B.
Shera Elliott graduated from the New Mexico State University with a major in biology and a minor in Biological Basis of Behavior & Health Care Management. Shera grew up in Los Angeles, but moved to Las Cruces for college. Shera has written for several major publications including the Albuquerque Journal and NPR. Shera is a community reporter and also covers stories important important to all Americans.