Event calendar

Fun & Food Trucks

Event information

Date: Friday, July 12, 2024

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-727-8700

Location: Hammel Woods — Route 59 Access


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Two people walking by a food truck. Photo by Anthony Schalk

Event details

Celebrate summer nights with the second of this year’s Fun & Food Trucks events. Eat eclectic local foods in the preserve while having a blast participating in a variety of activities. This event will offer something for the entire family, including live music, outdoor lawn games and a bounce house for the kids as well as delicious bites from Smokin' Z BBQ and Tacos Maui and The Dock serving adult beverages.

Fun & Food Trucks is supported by Old National Bank. Thanks to their sponsorship, the Forest Preserve will be giving away Crumbl mini cookies to the first 500 visitors. In addition, Crumbl will be on site selling cookies. 

Event requirements

No registration required.

The event is hosted along paved pathways and natural surfaces across uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or    submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.