By Lisa Carey | Examiner
October brings with it festival season and for foodies, the Haute Wheels Food Truck Festival is the place to be. Houston‘s best food trucks will be on hand with fun, food, music and more as it returns October 11-13, 2013 for Truck or Treat, adding a NEW Friday movie night to its successful weekend event line-up.
This 3-day festival will feature 37 gourmet and fun food trucks, the H-E-B Beer and Wine Garden, live music, a vendor village and the ALL NEW Friday movie night, Truck or Treat, featuring “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” on a giant 40-foot movie screen with thriller music and costume contest
Participating trucks include: Angie’s Cake, Bare Bowls, Bernie’s Burger Bus, Coreanos, Custom Confections, Chi’lantro BBQ, Chocolat d’arte, Fork in the Road, Frosted Betty, Firehouse Tacos, Fraiche, Golden Grill, Good Dog Hot Dogs, Happy Endings, H-town StrEats, It’s a Wrap, LadyBird, The Lunch Bag, Kona Ice, Kurbside Eatz, Monster PBJ, MuSubi Houston, Pi Pizza, Pocket to Me, Porch Swing Desserts, Soul Cat Cuisine, St. John’s Fire, The Waffle Bus, Tila’s, Third Coast Sandwiches, Zeapod Cakery and newcomers to the festival: Flippin Patties, Koagie Hots, Muiishi Makirritos; Nom Mi Street, Snow Cream Man and Speer’s Rolling Bistro.
While free samples are not on the menu food trucks will be selling a sample portion and strealined menu to make the ordering process smoother.
The event is more than just food, there’s music too!
Sat. October 12
12:30-1:30 p.m. Journey Agents
2-3 p.m. Electric Attitude
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Craig Kinsey
Sun. October 13
12:30-1:30 p.m. Ancient Cat Society
2-3 p.m. Folk The Suffers
3:30-4:30 p.m. New York City Queens
Details and tickets:
Haute Wheels takes place on the HCC Southwest West Loop Campus, 5601 West Loop South.
Friday October 11, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.; (Ages 21 and over only)
Saturday and Sunday October 12-13 is 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Tickets start at $16 for adults, which include $5 worth of drink tickets, music and $1 donation to the HCC Foundation. Children 12 and under are free on October 12 and 13. No one under 21 allowed on October 11.Purchase tickets online and find a complete list of food trucks and entertainment atwww.hautewheelshouston.com.
You can also visit Money Saving Parent for your chance to win four tickets to your choice of Saturday or Sunday attendance.
Participating sponsors include: H-E-B; Blue Moon; Leinenkugel’s, Rex Goliath; Middle Sister Wines; Alexander Valley Vineyards; Freixenet; KHMX, HOT 95-7; THE BULL @ 100.3, Mega 101FM and Silver Leaf Resorts.