There are so many upcoming events from May 1st through May 5th, I thought it warranted a blog post. (Also, many farmers markers will also be opening this weekend so be sure to check out my Chicago Farmers’ Market Finder)


  • Tap This at Fischman Liquors (from 5-9). Featuring Virtue Cider and Cheesies Truck (including gluten-free sandwiches)
  • Food truck rally at The Garage. Featuring Jerk and The Salsa Truck (not completely sure of the lineup yet)
  • Uncubed Job Fair. 2-5 1446 W. Kinzie w/ Gino’s Steak Truck


  • First Friday at Archer Liquors (from 6 – 9). Featuring beer from Lagunitas and Bells and these fine food trucks Windy City Patty Wagon, Haute and Ready, Bridgeport Pasty, Beaver’s Donuts, Tittles Cupcakes
  • NestFest on the NEIU Campus. Featuring Husky Hog BBQ
  • Chicago Pizza Boss at Solemn Oath tap room from 5-9


  • The Long Grove Chocolate Fest (in Long Grove). Featuring Hoof and Feather
  • Big Trucks at the Palatine Family Acquatic Center. Featuring Toasty Cheese, Flirty Cupcakes, Baby Cakes
  • Chicago Pizza Boss at Urban Legend Brewing in Westmont


  • The Wilmette Spring Flea Market (410 Ridge Road, Wilmette) w/ The Fat Shallot
  • Beer Festival at the Rock Island Public House featuring Husky Hog BBQ
  • Windy City Patty Wagon at Archer Liquors from 12-5


The City of Chicago Food Truck Rally at Daley Plaza from 11-7. Featuring these trucks:

  • Cheesies Truck
  • Chicago Lunch Box
  • The Fat Shallot
  • Gino’s Steak Truck
  • Giordano’s
  • Chicago Lunch Box
  • Harold’s Chicken Shack
  • Tittles Cupcakes
  • The Slide Ride
  • Kefir Truck
  • Tamale Spaceship