Announcing the Food Truck Line-up for this weekend’s Holiday Arts & Eats FESTIVAL
The new Holiday Arts & Eats Festival at Assembly Row in Somerville to be held this Friday through Sunday, December 6th, 7th, and 8th, will be the area’s first-ever winter Food Truck festival, in conjunction with an artisan market, local musicians, a beer and wine tent, a holiday train ride, and several other holiday and children’s activities.
The artisan market and all activities will be held under a festive heated tent.
Each truck will be serving a variety of popular food items including all things Bacon from The Bacon Truck, waffles and more from Green Been Mobile Café, holiday themed dessert treats from Kickass Cupcakes and the Whoo(pie) Wagon. Frozen Hoagies will also be serving Belgian waffles with homemade ice cream, hot chocolate, hot cider, floats and more. Other trucks will be serving up anything from vegan wraps and authentic Thai dishes to mac ‘n cheese, savory crepes, sliders, and more.
Friday night, December 6th, will be a 21+ only evening called “Holiday Arts & Eats After Dark,” featuring multiple bar areas with beer and gluhwein (hot wine), live bands and DJ, in addition to the Food Trucks and artisan market. Friday night admission is $10.
Saturday and Sunday, December 7th-8th is more of the Food Trucks, artisan market, Santa and an array of kid’s activities all day from 11am-6pm. Special “early” VIP entry costs $15 from 11am-12pm for shorter lines, and regular admission from 12pm-6pm costs $5 and is free for children 12 and under.
Holiday Arts & Eats is also partnering with the Greater Boston Food Bank. There will be a food drive area set up for the duration of the event for anyone to donate to help those less fortunate. Food items must be sealed and non-perishable.
A full schedule of the happenings each day can be found online at www.assemblyrow.com/events and advance admission tickets can be purchased online at www.holidayartsandeats.eventbrite.com. Admission tickets can also be purchased at the event for cash only but ATMs will be on site.
Assembly Row is easily accessible by car with on-and-off access from I-93 via exit 28 and exit 29, on Route 28, and via public transportation with both Sullivan Square and Wellington Circle stations are both less than a mile away. Free parking is available.
About Assembly Row
When fully built across 50 waterfront acres on the Mystic River, the Assembly Row neighborhood will feature a total of 500,000 square feet of outlet shops and restaurants, 1.75 million square feet of office space, a 200 room boutique hotel, 2100 residences, and a six acre waterfront park that features a children’s area, sunken amphitheater, and events and a dedicated MBTA transit stop on Boston’s Orange Line. Phase One of Assembly Row will open in mid-2014 and will include 30 nationally branded outlet shops including Nike, Brooks Brothers, and anchored by Saks OFF 5th, a variety of sit-down restaurants and cafes, a 44,000 square foot LEGOLAND Discovery Center, a 12 screen AMC Theater, 100,000 square feet of office space, 450 residences, the new six-acre waterfront park, and the Assembly Station on Boston’s Orange Line. In the heart of the neighborhood, urban commercial streets will be lined with wide sidewalks and interspersed with street side cafes, parks, outlet shops, restaurants, bike paths, and entertainment venues. Closer to downtown Boston than most of Boston, the Assembly Row neighborhood and The Outlets at Assembly Row are accessible via two exits on and off I-93 and a new Orange Line MBTA station. For more information please visit www.assemblyrow.com.