This spring break, come sample a diverse range of some of the region’s finest gourmet food truck fare at Balboa Park's Spring Fling Food Truck Festival. From April 15 to 19, more than a dozen of San Diego’s most popular food trucks will line the El Prado walkway from 12 noon to 7:00 p.m. Live bands and dancers will perform on the Plaza de Panama stage starting at 4:00 p.m., and various park and community organizations will host free hands-on activities for families on select dates. There will also be a rotating selection of games and activities on the Plaza, including giant checkers, hula hoops, bowling, cornhole, and giant tumbling blocks.
All acts 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. unless noted otherwise
April 15: Theo and the Zydeco Patrol — Theo Bellow’s tasty musical gumbo of up-tempo deep southern tunes delivers a swinging good time.
April 16: Carmen Murray Jazz Trio — Jazz drummer prodigy Carmen Murray returns to the Plaza stage with her talented young trio to perform jazz favorites and standards.
April 17: Flavor Company Dance Entertainment — Dance Party! Flavor Company dances through the decades to Latin rhythms, Afro/Soca, disco, pop, jive/swing, and the awesome 80s.
April 18: Bayou Brothers — A special dance floor will be rolled out for the Bayou Brothers’s special blend of foot-stomping Cajun, zydeco, and blues.
April 19: Tavo & Mariachi 3.0 — Led by Tavo Alcosar of Jarabe Mexicano, the unique mariachi-style band performs an eclectic mix of Mexican folk, Tex-Mex, Latin rock, and reggae-cumbia music.
The Spring Fling Food Truck Festival is a program of the Balboa Park Conservancy in partnership with the City of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation. Additional promotional support provided by XEWT Channel 12, Star 94.1 FM, San Diego Public Library, and Lyft.
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