Win VIP Tickets to the Street Fare Derby Saturday

Saturday, September 24, the New Orleans Fair Grounds plays host to the Street Fare Derby, a one-of-a-kind food extravaganza that features tasty treats from over 15 local food trucks and pop-up vendors. The event, presented by, celebrates the city’s emergent street food scene.

Taqueria D.F. Food Truck

Photo by Kyle Petrozza.

Participating food vendors include: BBQ n Some, The Big Cheesy, The Burrito Juke Joint, La Cocinita, Crepes a la Cart, Empanada Intifada, Fork in the Road, Fresh Junkie, The Fry Bar, Geaux Plates, Lola Deux, Melt Down Popsicles, Peace Love + Snowballs, Streats McGee, Woody’s Fish Tacos, and Ms. Linda’s Yakamein.

The festivities will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., with musical guest Papa Grows Funk and Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers on hand to spice up the afternoon. Tickets are $15 at the gate or $10 online if purchased by Friday, September 23. Special VIP tickets, which allow for early entry and include a free t-shirt, $15 worth of food tickets, and reserved parking are available for $40.

OffBeat scored a pair of these VIP passes, and we’re giving them away to a lucky reader. Fill out the form below for a chance to win. If you’re one of the unlucky few not already receiving it, you’ll be signed up for our award-winning email newsletter, the Weekly Beat, to keep up on the news about New Orleans and Louisiana’s music, food, and arts. We’ll randomly choose a winner from the entries and email him/her on Friday morning.