From 26 May to 12 June on Zagreb’s Lake Jarun, the first Croatian Street Food Festival is taking place with more than 20,000 visitors expected
There was a big turn out at Lake Jarun yesterday as the popular Food Truck Festival opened.
The traditional performance on the occasion of the opening of the festival belonged to the The band Ljetno Kino has the honour of opening the festival with DJ Bizzi, who got the big crowd dancing.
Young Nika Turković and DJ Frx will play on the music stage tonight from 7 pm.
For the next 18 days until June 12, Lake Jarun will be the place to go out after work and on the weekend with a relaxed atmosphere, delicious food and concerts in the evenings.
Free concerts by local performers starting at 8 pm:
27 May – Nika Turković
2 June – Boris Stock
10 June – Jedan dva Tribute Duo Balašević
Street food on offer includes burgers, BBQ, fish specialties, ethnic delicacies and sandwiches, fritters and craft ice cream, but also drinks such as craft beer, gin, cocktails, aperol spritz, coffee and juices.
“Picnic” from Zadar presents its offer in “Podravka Food Court” for the first time, along with its multi-award winning Blackie burger, Zagreb street food institution “El Toro”, Slavonian “Time Out”, American specialties such as loaded fries / nachos by Vegeta Grill Marinada BBQ from the “Loaded” truck and fantastic fish snacks in the form of sushi, fish tacos at the “Cromaris food corner”.
Varaždin’s “Reshetka powered by Đurina hiža”, is premiering its two new burgers for the Zagreb audience and will make a special festival guest appearance on Thursday, June 9.
Lovers of sweets will get their money’s worth in the sweet zone where they will be able to enjoy a rich selection of Croatian craft gelato at the food truck “Pri suncu”, prepared by young pastry chef Nina Šarić and exquisite fritters at “Nadina fritule”.
Find refreshment in the shade of the Jarun oasis in the Medvedgrad, Badel, Jack Daniels, Hendricks, Cocktails, Aperol Spritz, Pipi and Jamnica zones.
There are also numerous children’s workshops on weekends, an outdoor library, a fashion flea market, a small plot to buy seasonal local products, a chance to take photos on a unique retro vehicle, a photo bus and many other fun activities.
All events and concerts at the Food Truck Festival are free for visitors, and the festival is open to visitors during the working week from 4 pm to 12 am, while on weekends from 11 am to 2 am.
Friends of the festival are: Medvedgrad, Badel, Podravka, Pipi, Jamnica, Vino Laguna, Aperol, Hendricks, Thomas Henry, Cromaris, Zvijezda, Lavazza, I want a book, Saponia, Aquarius, Jutarnji list, Yammat FM and the Zagreb Tourist Board.