Food Trucks On The River Oct. 19 In Shelton

Celebrate Shelton, the organization which hosts Downtown Sounds Summer Concerts & Food Trucks as well as the Holiday Community Tree Lighting, is pleased to announce Food Trucks on the River on Friday, October 19th starting at 4:00pm located on Veteran’s Memorial Park in Downtown Shelton. There is a rain date of Friday, October 26th.

“We are excited to continue our efforts in bringing fun and free events to Downtown Shelton for all families to enjoy,” noted Michael Skrtic, co-creator of Celebrate Shelton.

On Friday, October 19th starting at 4:00pm there will be over 25 food trucks. Starting at 4:30pm, there will be live music from The Lone Gnome/Benny Mikula. Parents, bring your kids for a special costume parade at 5:30pm, and at 6:00pm live music will continue with Tracy Jo & The Toads Acoustic Duo. The event will conclude with a DJ dance party provided by Big Boy Entertainment starting at 7:00pm.

“We have brought you the best of CT’s food trucks, live music, a kids costume parade along with a huge beer garden highlighting the official beer of our event, New England Brewing Company. We will also be offering a Paint-A-Pumpkin area where all proceeds will go to Adam’s House,” said Nicole Heriot-Mikula,  co-creator of Celebrate Shelton.

Celebrate Shelton is proud to partner with Adam’s House, which is a non-profit based in downtown Shelton offering grief education and peer support in a home-like setting for children and families.

“This event is free to attend, but we encourage a $5 suggested donation to sustain Celebrate Shelton’s efforts in the community. We also ask everyone to bring a perishable item to build Spooner House’s pantry for the upcoming holiday season says Jimmy Tickey. 

Food Trucks on the River include:  3 Chicks Grille, Angie’s Cocinita, Chef Bills Makin Bacon, Chompers, Cinnamon Churros, Dad’s Food Truck, Fork in the Road, Four Flours Baking Co., Fryborg, Greek Style Grill, Lenny and Joe’s Fish Tale, Lucky Dog Food Truck, M & M Steaks, Me’stezo Grill, milkcraft, Pierogies on wheels, Shoreline Prime, Sugar Bakery Cupcake Truck, Sultan kebab, SWAT southern wings and things, Szabo’s, Carmela’s Italian Kitchen, and Urban Synergy in Action, Uncle Willie’s BBQ, Snickering Coyote BBQ.

Food Trucks on the River at Veterans Memorial Park is sponsored by Star99.9, Shelton Exchange Club and New England Brewing Company. Celebrate Shelton – an initiative that highlights our community by creating fun and family-friendly events – began in 2011 by small business owners – Nicole Heriot-Mikula, Michael Skrtic and Jimmy Tickey. Learn more about Celebrate Shelton at


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