Food Truck Thursdays with Music in the Park’ will return to the Ravinia District June 7th through September 13th from 4:30 PM to dusk. Alfresco diners are invited to come and enjoy a variety of food and drinks from a rotating series of food trucks every week, along with adult beverages from local restaurants including Abigail’s American Bistro, Ravinia Brewing Company and the Ravinia District’s new Italian restaurant, Viaggio. Food Truck Thursdays will be held on Dean Avenue between Roger Williams and St. Johns Avenues, and in Jens Jensen Park, across from the Ravinia Metra Station.
Each Thursday will feature more than a dozen food trucks along Dean Avenue, offering mouthwatering options including everything from freshly made Da Pizza Dude pizza to tasty poke bowls from Loop Juice and heavenly Beavers Coffee and Donuts made on site. Other food truck favorites include Chicago Lunchbox, Da Lobsta, The Fat Shallot, La Cocinita, Izakaye Yume, Louie B Fresh Mobile Kitchen, Mothers Truckn Good Food, Popcorn Jester, Rio Bamba, Sausage Fest, Swirl Café, Yum Dum, and more! Family-friendly crafts and activities in Jens Jensen Park will add to the fun.
While dining with family and friends, attendees can enjoy live music in Jens Jensen Park from 5:30-8:30 PM, sponsored by Ravinia District Special Service Area 17 property owners, Highland Park Community Foundation and Life Rhythms.
The public is encouraged to walk, or bike along the enhanced Green Bay Trail – Robert McLory Bike Trail that leads into the charming Ravinia District. Ride the Metra north or south to Ravinia Station at Roger Williams in the Ravinia Business District, or take a Pace Bus. If traveling by car, Highland Park is easily accessible via north Lake Shore Drive to Sheridan Road, US 41 and 294. Exit Clavey Road east to Green Bay Road and east on Roger Williams Avenue. Free parking is available. Follow RaviniaDistrict.HighlandPark on Facebook for sneak peaks of weekly food trucks, music and event updates, or visit cityhpil.com/thingstodo.