The culinary event of the year is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever! The Food Truck Throwdown is set to take place on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Peoria Sports Complex, located at 16101 N. 83rd Ave. This eagerly anticipated gathering promises a delightful evening of diverse flavors, family-friendly fun, and community support.

Foodies, get ready to indulge in a smorgasbord of flavors! The Food Truck Throwdown boasts an impressive lineup of over 55 local food trucks, each offering a unique culinary experience. From savory to sweet and everything in between, attendees can explore a wide range of dishes that cater to every palate.

But that’s not all – the stadium’s bar will be open, serving adult beverages to complement the culinary offerings. And here’s a special treat for those looking to sample multiple delights: every food truck will have a $5 sample item, making it easier than ever to savor a variety of dishes.

The Food Truck Throwdown is more than just a food festival; it’s a family-friendly extravaganza. Kids of all ages will be entertained throughout the event with free bounce houses, tractor train rides, and face painting. The pirate-themed splash pad and playground add an extra layer of excitement for the little ones, ensuring they have a blast while parents explore the food offerings.

What sets this event apart is its commitment to charitable giving. All proceeds from the Food Truck Throwdown will be channeled through the Peoria Diamond Club, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting youth charities. This year, the event organizers are excited to announce new partnerships with additional charities, and the names of the chosen recipients will be revealed closer to the event date. Attendees can relish the event’s delicious offerings while contributing to a meaningful cause.

Worried about parking? Don’t be! Parking for the Epic Food Truck Throwdown is free, ensuring a hassle-free experience for all attendees.

Tickets are $5 per person (ages 13 and up) and kids 12 and under are free. For more information, visit