Las Vegas Foodie Fest brings gourmet food trucks to the Silverton

CREATED Apr. 28, 2012

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  • The Silverton Casino plays host to the first ever Foodie Fest. Video by ktnv.com

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  • Silverton Casino Hotel is partnering with Red Dragon Events & Promotions to bring an epic, weekend-long festival to the food lovers of Las Vegas. Video by ktnv.com

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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Silverton casino-hotel is partnering with Red Dragon Events & Promotions to bring an epic, weekend-long festival to the food lovers of Las Vegas on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29.

The festival will take place in Silverton's parking lot from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $7 in advance and $10 the day of the event. A portion of the proceeds from the entire event will benefit Three Square Food Bank.

The scheduled activities of this festival appeal to both children and adult foodies with more than 30 gourmet food trucks, 15 food vendor booths, a farmer's market, eating contests, a beer garden, carnival rides and games, live demonstrations by chefs, a tequila party tent and live entertainment featuring live bands and DJs.

Featured celebrity food trucks will include White Rabbit Truck seen on Travel Channel, FukuBurger from The Food Network, Vizzi Truck from Modern Marvels, Devilicious from The Great Food Truck Race and Mangia Mangia from The Cooking Channel.

Tickets for the festival can be purchased online at lasvegasfoodiefest.showare.com or the day of at the gate.