Tomball’s Freight Train Food Truck Festival Returns

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TOMBALL, TX – Foodies rejoice! The 3rd Annual Freight Train Food Truck Festival rolls into Tomball’s Depot Plaza on Saturday, October 20 with some familiar faces and new taste sensations, live music from two stages and more fun than ever before.

Soul Cat Cuisine is one of two dozen rolling gourmet kitchens scheduled to attend Tomball’s 3rd Annual Freight Train Food Truck Festival.

Two dozen of Houston’s best rolling gourmet kitchens will fill two city blocks around Tomball’s historic downtown Depot with a tasty menu of mouth-watering treats to please any palate. Currently scheduled to attend are:

Best Damn Nachos, Curbside Coonexan, El Guajillo, Emina Bosnian Grill, Foodgasm, Foreign Policy, Friohanna, Gaspachos, Good Dog Hot Dogs, Hangreek, Houston Gypsy Wagon, Kreole Soul, Mardi Gras Madness, Ray’s Texas Smoke Barbecue, Sno Cream Man, Soul Cat Cuisine, The Chew Shack, The Waffle Bus, Tila’s Tacos, Truck on the Bayou, and Wylie’s Tacos.




Set beneath the shade of sprawling oak trees, the “Pour Patio” will offer live entertainment from Brenda Guy and the Robert Hartye Band along with a variety of adult beverages from Karbach Brewing, Alexander Valley Vineyards, Bogle, Constellation, Palm Bay and the Wine Group.

Performing on the big stage throughout the afternoon will be Walter Suhr & Mango Punch, a six-time Houston Press Music Award winner with a uniquely diverse repertoire from disco, R&B and country to salsa, merengue, vallenato, cumbia and more.

Troy Hess & the Texas Heartbreakers will kick off the day’s performances at 11:00 a.m. with their own brand of two-stepping tunes rooted in more than 50 years of performing with some of the true legends of country music.

There will be merchandise vendors and a Kids Zone, and Tomball’s historic 1907 Depot railroad museum will open with free tours throughout the afternoon showing off its two highly-detailed model railroad layouts, assorted railroad art and memorabilia.

Gates open at 11:00 a.m., with free admission and parking. Tomball is just 28 miles northwest of downtown Houston on FM 2920 at Highway 249. The downtown Depot festival site is at 201 South Elm Street in Tomball. Call 281-351-5484 or visit tomballtx.gov for more information.