Laurita Winery in New Egypt, NJ is kicking off food truck festival season with BaconFest 2024 and it sounds awesome.

The two-day event will take place on Sat. April 27 (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) and Sun. April 28 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.).

You can stroll the beautiful winery grounds while pairing their wines with food from a variety of trucks.

In addition to the wining and dining, there will be live music, wagon tours, and face & arm painting. If you go Saturday night you’ll also get to see fireworks.

Explosions of red fireworks on the background on a dark night sky.

As of writing this, these are the food trucks that you can expect to see:

Saturday only:

⚫ Cold Stone Creamery
⚫ Empanada Guy
⚫ Have A Ball

Young men enjoy talking and eating pasta at food truck

⚫ La Rosa Chicken & Grill
⚫ Latin Bites
⚫ Pad Thai Food Truck
⚫ Pasta Paradise
⚫ Wheelie Good Perogies

Tourist couple buying pasta from food truck at outdoor market

Both Saturday and Sunday:

⚫ REDs Pizza Express
⚫ Beach Shack Food Truck
⚫ Five Sisters Food Co.
⚫ JD'S House Of Bacon
⚫ Maddalenas CheeseCake Co.
⚫ Shore Good Eats n Treats


⚫ Star of the Sea Seafood
⚫ The Mexi-Boys
⚫ Twisted Steaks
⚫ ElemeN7ts by NitroGirl
⚫ Tacoholics

Andrey Elkin
Andrey Elkin

As for the live music schedule, this is the line up:

Saturday, April 27
🎶 Rangers Nouveau: 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
🎶 Dockside Band: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
🎶 Strictly 60s: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Sunday, April 28
🎶 Jersey SureCats: 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
🎶 Undercover 80s: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.


You can purchase tickets here. Anyone under 21 can get in for free!

If you’ve never been to Laurita Winery, it’s gorgeous. Take a look around from when my colleague visited it a few years ago. Cheers!

A look inside Laurita Winery

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