By Contributor | Lake Norman Citizen
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — The selection of entrees, beverages and desserts for patrons at the upcoming summer Food Truck Rally at Historic Rural Hill continues to grow.
At least 15 mobile vendors have confirmed their participation in the event to be held Friday, July 26, at Rural Hill, off Neck Road in southwestern Huntersville. The rally will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Entry is free and food trucks will have individual menu offerings and prices.
With additions still expected in the coming days, the current list of participants in the Rural Hill Food Truck Rally includes entree specialists Sal’s Roadside Eatery, Herban Legend, Sunrise Grill and Sandwich, Wingazza, The Roaming Fork, Gourmet Goombahs, Roots Farm Food, Auto Burger and Fry Guys, Smoke and Go, Turkey And…, Maki Taco and Minacci’s Kitchen, along with dessert entrepreneurs King of Pops and Southern Cake Queen.
In addition, craft beer from Highland Brewing, wine from Shelton Vineyards and plenty of water from Huntersville’s own Midas Spring Water will be available. Outside food and beverages will not be permitted.
In addition to the food and drinks, the July Food Truck Rally will also feature live music by Charlotte’s own Moonshine Racers. A kid’s zone attraction, corn hole competition, hiking and living history experiences will also be offered along with hayrides around the historic acreage and items displayed and available for purchase from local merchants.
Food trucks, long popular as lunch destinations and snack providers in primarily urban settings, have gained popularity in recent years as festival attractions and previous rallies at Rural Hill have attracted large crowds. For more details about this month’s event, visit www.ruralhill.net.
The Food Truck Rally is being sponsored by WKKT 96.9 KAT radio and the McIntosh Law Firm in Davidson along with support from Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation, the Town of Huntersville, Highland Brewing, Shelton Vineyards, the Lake Norman Citizen, Mountain Khakis and Midas Spring Water.
Rural Hill, the Revolutionary War-era homestead of the Davidson clan, is a 265-acre working farm maintained and promoted by Rural Hill. The 250-year-old estate hosts the Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Games every spring and has evolved into a popular venue for an assortment of recreational, entertainment and educational programs.