Civic Center Eats 2018 is off to a great start celebrating their 13th season

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Posted Tue, Jun 26, 2018

Food Trucks are set up and ready for the lunch crowd to flow in on June 19,2018 [Photo: Cameron Krausman]

DENVER— Civic Center Eats, Denver’s favorite summer lunch spot returns for its 13th season. At Civic Center Eats you will find Denver’s largest gathering of food trucks which hosts over 25 food trucks every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from May 1-Oct. 4 at Denver’s Civic Center Park.

“Civic Center Eats is a really busy day for us. We usually serve around 40 people when we set up here,” said Myriah Montoya of Papa Beau’s family Italian food truck.

Patrons starting to line up for their favorite lunch trucks What Would Cheesus Do? and Pasty Republic’s famous “Pasty Bus” [Photo: Cameron Krausman]

The 2018 season is off to one of their best starts yet averaging around 1,600 attendees each day and rotating through 83 of Denver’s favorite food trucks including 28 new vendors.

“Mac Shack is probably my favorite food truck. They have all sorts of mac and cheese, but I get the cheeseburger,” said Civic Center Eats intern, James Kilgore.

According to Civic Center Eats interns and volunteers, Arepas

Arepas House fans patiently waiting in the longest line at Civic Center Eats on June 19,2018 [Photo: Cameron Krausman]

House Venezuelan food truck has consistently been there most popular vendor and they have awarded them two days per week to keep up with their high demand.

“I love Arepas House! I would eat there every day if I could,” said Jay Schielke, Civic Center Eats regular.

On top of the various food options and live music, Civic Center Eats also donates a portion of the proceeds to Civic Center Conservancy a nonprofit dedicated to restoring, enhancing and activating downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park.

If You Go:

—            What: Civic Center Eats

—            Where: Civic Center Park

—            When: May 1-Oct. 4

—            Time: 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

—            Entrees Range from $6-$16

—            Phone: 303-861-4633

—            Free Bus Ride: On 16th St. Mall to Civic Center Station

One Response to “Civic Center Eats 2018 is off to a great start celebrating their 13th season”

  1. Lisa McIntyre Says:

    Great coverage of a truly local event that offers an international flare. Connecting the money patrons us to a non-profit is good information, too.

    Reply

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