Where is the carnival being held?
Ruffey Lake Park
When is the carnival?
The carnival will run from the 9th of March to the 12th of March
Fri, Mar 9, 2018 // 5pm-9pm
Sat, Mar 10, 2018 // 12pm-9pm
Sun, Mar 11, 2018 // 12pm-9pm
Mon, Mar 12, 2018 // 12pm-4pm
Is the event in the same spot as last year?
No - this year we have moved our event site to the South West corner of the park, behind The Boulevarde Adventure Playground
How much does it cost to get into the carnival?
Nought, nada, nothing! The Doncaster Food Truck Carnival is a FREE event, with free entry and entertainment.
What entertainment will there be?
As well as a kids carnival and live music there will be some exciting free entertainment to be announced shortly.
How many food trucks will be attending and what will they offer?
Bring your appetite! There will be on average 20+ food trucks on site each day serving food from around the world, including a variety of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free dishes.
Where's the best place to park?
There will be paid parking available off King St (in between The Boulevarde and Church Rd). There is free parking in and around Ruffey Lake Park although we ask that you respect residents and only park in permitted spaces
I have limited mobility, where's the best place to park?
Parking for people with limited mobility is available in the event carpark (accessed from The Boulevarde). Parking is limited and vehicles must display an authorized disability permit at all times.
Is there public transport nearby?
Buses operate frequently in the area however as parking is limited we recommend that patrons plan ahead and where possible walk, cycle or get dropped off at the event.
Will alcohol be sold at the event?
Unfortunately, this is not a licensed event. Water & soft drink only.
Do I need to bring cash or can I Tap&Go?
Our bar and food trucks (with a very small exception) all accept cash and card.
Can I withdraw money at the event?
There will be ATMs on site however we encourage you to bring cash or Tap&Go to avoid unnecessary lines!
How much seating is available?
We have tables and chairs for about 600 with additional seating available in the pop-up bars. There is also an open area for those who wish to bring along a picnic blanket.
Will there be any activities for kids?
Yes! Our kids carnival will run through the duration of the event along with other kids activities. Although the Kids Carnival is free to enter, rides will incur a fee.
Who is your charity partner for this event?
There will be donation tins and buckets set up around the Carnival to help support our local charity partner. If you can afford to do so then please give generously.
Can I bring my dog?
Yes we are a dog friendly event however we ask that your furry friends be kept on a leash at all times.
Is there first aid on site?
First aid will be onsite throughout the duration of the event. In case of an emergency or for first aid assistance, please notify a staff or security member, or head directly to the first aid tent.
Who is welcome at the carnival?
This is a event for everyone, both young and old so be sure to bring a great attitude and most importantly your smile!
Hope to see you there!