Food Truck Rodeos at the Public Market


It's Four-Wheeled Food Fests at the Public Market--Spring, Summer, and Fall!

It’s fabulous fun `n food on four wheels featuring the community's creative mobile cuisine! Just about everything and anything that could be served from the back of a truck can be found at Food Truck Rodeo...

While you fill your face at Food Truck Rodeos, you can enjoy some local tunes from local talent--see the band lineup below!

April 27 ; May 25; June 29; July 13; July 27; August 17; August 31; September 28; October 26  

Click here to see some scenes from recent Rodeos! 

2016 Food Truck Rodeo Live Music Schedule 

Wednesday, April 27
Music by the Dirty Bourbon Blues Band  
Blues standards, original music, funk, R&B, and rock    

Wednesday, May 25
Music by Fat City  
Blues, soul, R&B, classic rock
Wednesday, June 29
Music by Amy Montrois Trio  
Cover tunes ranging from pop and country,
to alternative rock
Wednesday, July 13
Music by The Ayers Brothers  
Wednesday, July 27
Music by Out of the Blue 
Wednesday, August 17
Music by Earthtones 
Acoustic rock for grownups
Wednesday, August 31
Music by MoChester  
4-piece rock-reggae driven band
Wednesday, September 28
Music by the Tommy Brunett Band 
a craftsman and songsmith mixing old-school country,        
great story telling and rock and roll
Wednesday, October 26
Music by the Johnny Bauer Band  
A melting pot of diverse tastes and influences

Rules, Regulations, Tips

  No shirt, no shoes, no entry. 
All bags are subject to search.  
No smoking in or under sheds.  
No pets except for service animals (and note that dogs in bags or in your arms are still dogs).  
No bicycles in event area (although we encourage you to ride to the event, we have lots of bike parking).  
No skateboards or in-line skates.  
One sealed water bottle per person can be brought in; no other food or beverages.  

We highly recommend bringing some lawn chairs and even a fold-out table. We guarantee there won't be enough of our picnic tables to accommodate the hordes of Food Truck Rodeo enthusiasts.  

Have a Food Truck?

If you have a food truck and want to join some Rodeos, or seek more information about these events, click here for information, instructions and application.

And see the City of Rochester's regulations governing food trucks, carts, and trailers at
Download the new City Food Truck-Cart-Trailer Ordinance 

 More Market Events

Learn about other Public Market Special Events at our main Special Events page.   

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