Saturday, July 04

Brookdale Newsroom

Brookdale to Host Homecoming Food Truck Fest

Community members of all ages are invited to a day of music, food, prizes and family-friendly games and activities during the first ever 90.5 The Night Food Truck Festival, held Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus.

The free event, hosted by Brookdale Public Radio, will feature more than 12 area food trucks, including Empanada Guy, Mary Queen of Pork, Surf and Turf Truck, House of Cupcakes and the Tasty Trolley.

Live music acts include Sharif, Waiting for Henry, Matthew Logan Vasquez of Delta Spirit,Boo Ray and Anthony D’Amato.

Attendees are also invited to brave a Halloween-themed “Trail of Terror,” play alongside 90.5 The Night DJs in a Corn Hole tournament, throw pies at their favorite radio personalities, jump around in a bounce house, have their faces painted or join in a world-record attempt for “most kazoos played on a college campus.”

Funds raised at the event will support 90.5 The Night, Monmouth County’s only public radio station. The event also serves as an official 50th anniversary homecoming celebration for Brookdale.

“This is basically a big ‘thank you’ to all of the listeners and Monmouth County community members who have supported the radio station and the college for so many years,” said station manager Tom Brennan. “Bring your families and come enjoy a great day on our beautiful campus.”

Parking for the event is in lot 6. Children and pets are welcome. Admission is free, and food is served on a cash basis. For more information visit www.90.5thenight.org/foodtrucks.